Paraguay

Paraguay will host the start of the 2017 Dakar Rally endurance motorsport event, it has been announced.

Paraguayan Football Association (APF) president Juan Angel Napout has been appointed as the new president of the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol).

Clothes manufacturer Adidas agreed an eight-year deal with the Paraguayan Football Association.

TV audiences for the FIFA World Cup in host country Germany have rocketed by 51 percent on the 2002 event, according to the latest research commissioned by Infront.

TV audiences in Europe for the FIFA World Cup look set to beat expectations judging by the initial viewing figures.

FIFA chiefs are likely to close the roof of certain upcoming World Cup games – to help prevent the shadows which left many TV broadcasters complaining.

Circuit bosses at Silverstone have agreed to show live coverage of England’s opening World Cup match, which takes place on the same day as qualifying for the British Grand Prix.

UKTV G2 will simulcast each of the 31 matches being screened live by the BBC at this summer's FIFA World Cup.

UK free-to-air broadcasters ITV and the BBC have come to an agreement over joint coverage of the FIFA World Cup this summer.

The IRB’s weekly magazine programme ‘Total Rugby’ has increased its global reach to more than 77 million households worldwide, and arrived in a fifth continent.

Infront Sports & Media has reached agreement with OTI (OrganizaciC3n de Telecomunicaciones Iberoamericanas) for the broadcast rights to the 2006 FIFA World Cup across Central and South America.

Terrestrial broadcaster Channel 4 has acquired the UK TV rights to soccer tournament Copa Libertadores 2004, South America’s equivalent to Europe’s Champions League.

The FIFA Statutes Revision Committee will meet for the first time in Zurich on November 3-4.

Terrestrial broadcaster ITV has been found in breach of the UK broadcasting act after it switched coverage of this summer's World Cup to one of its digital channels.

Terrestrial broadcaster ITV has been found in breach of the UK broadcasting act after it switched coverage of this summer's World Cup to one of its digital channels.

ESPN has launched its second sports network in Argentina – ESPN+.

ESPN has launched its second sports network in Argentina – ESPN+.