Peru

Manuel Burga, the former president of Peru’s national football association, was acquitted of racketeering conspiracy two days after fellow ex-South American football officials Juan Napout and Jose Maria Marin were found guilty of multiple corruption charges in a US court.

Lima hopes to put itself on the world stage with the hosting of this year's IOC Session and the 2019 Pan American Games, but do the dual award of the 2024 and 2028 Games and construction delays threaten to take the gloss off its moment in the sun? 

The UK has reached an agreement to serve as the main delivery partner of the 2019 edition of the Pan American Games multi-sport event, which will take place in the Peruvian capital of Lima.

Peru will host the opening stage of next year’s edition of the Dakar Rally endurance motorsport event, it has been announced.

The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has awarded its 2018 World Championships to the Peruvian capital of Lima.

The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has confirmed that six cities from three continents have lodged bids to host the 2018 edition of its World Championships.

Peru has withdrawn from co-hosting the 2016 Dakar Rally motorsport event due to forecasts anticipating severe effects from the El Nino weather pattern in the country.

The Pan American Sport Organisation (PASO) has confirmed surfing will feature at the 2019 edition of its Pan American Games multi-sport event, which will be held in the Peruvian capital of Lima.

SportAccord has suffered a fresh blow with the Peruvian Olympic Committee (COP) withdrawing its hosting rights to the 2017 World Combat Games in the wake of the fallout created by president Marius Vizer’s controversial comments about the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

Peru has stepped in to the void left by Chile’s withdrawal as a regular host of the Dakar Rally, by securing the rights to stage the opening rounds of the 2016 edition of the annual motorsport event.

The International Roller Sports Federation (FIRS) has signed a long-term hosting agreement with Peru which will culminate with Lima staging the 2021 World Roller Games, while the federation has furthered its development strategy by partnering with Italian company Filmmaster Events.

The Peruvian capital of Lima has been appointed to host the 2017 edition of the World Combat Games multi-sport event.

The Pan American Sports Organisation (PASO) has backed Peru’s staging of the 2019 Pan American Games amid concerns over Lima’s organisation of the multi-sport event that had led to speculation hosting rights could be removed from the capital.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) unveiled plans today (Tuesday) for new headquarters and announced that the Peruvian capital of Lima will host the organisation’s 2017 Session during which the host city for the 2024 summer Olympics will be selected.

The International Roller Sports Federation (FIRS) has announced that Barcelona and Lima will compete to host the inaugural edition of its Roller Games World Championships in 2017.

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has announced that the Chinese city of Kunshan will host the 2016 Thomas & Uber Cup Finals, while the Peruvian capital of Lima has secured the rights to the 2015 World Junior Championships.

Lima 2019 has set its budget for the Pan American Games at $712m (€523.5m) and is targeting the completion of its major sports facilities before 2016.