South America

Fifa has today (Thursday) handed a life ban to Romer Osuna, former treasurer and member of the Executive Committee of the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol), in the latest sanction relating…

Brazil has become the second country to reconfirm its interest in hosting the 2023 Women’s World Cup after Fifa announced that its flagship women’s tournament would expand to 32 teams for the next edi…

The Paraguayan capital of Asuncion has decided to pull out of hosting the 2022 South American Games amid rising costs, with the country’s government saying it intends to reallocate the funds to build a…

The Pitch International agency has announced a new series of ‘All or Nothing’, which will feature the Brazilian national football team and will be made available on Amazon Prime Video.

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) has brushed aside criticism over Brazil’s staging of the 2019 Copa América, stating that the event will serve as a template for future editions.

Sergio Cabral, the former governor of Rio de Janiero, admitted in court on Thursday to giving a $2m bribe to Lamine Diack, the former president of the International Association of Athletics Federations,…

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has reiterated his desire to take the country’s Formula One grand prix to Rio de Janeiro from 2021.

Chinese liquor company Kweichow Moutai is considering a sponsorship deal with Argentinian football team River Plate. According to a report in Ole.

The Hammer Series team cycling competition has announced that it will take events to three Colombian cities over the next three years

The Campeonato Brasileiro Série A will be the only major football league in the world without international, local-language distribution in 2019. Callum McCarthy looks at why Brazilian club football lags behind its European counterparts.

Brazilian state building society spending was as much as 20 per cent of the 2018 shirt sponsorship market in Brazil

Paysandu Sport Club end agreement with Puma to enter white-label deal with garment maker Share of shirt sales increases from 10% to between 25 and 30%

Lima 2019 president Carlos Neuhaus looks forward to hosting the Pan American and Parapan American Games next year, and the impact they can have on Peru and its people.

Australia and Qatar are set to compete at next year’s edition of the Copa América national team football tournament following invites from the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol).

Four popular soccer clubs from Mexico and Argentina will face off in the US this summer in the inaugural Colossus Cup.

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has claimed that the Brazilian Grand Prix will be moved to Rio de Janeiro

Confusion surrounds the future of the Brazilian Grand Prix after President Jair Bolsonaro claimed the country’s annual Formula One race will move to Rio de Janeiro in 2020, while promoters for its current h…

World Skate, the global governing body of roller skating sports, has appointed Argentina as host of its 2021 World Skate Games

Jose Maria Marin, who was convicted in 2017 of corruption charges in the United States has been banned from football activities for life by Fifa

Rogerio Caboclo has been named as the new president of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF). The 46-year-old was the only candidate for the role

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) has confirmed that Argentina and Colombia will serve as joint hosts of the 2020 Copa América.

Conmebol, the South American football confederation, has chosen British sports technology company Hawk-Eye Innovations Limited to provide the video assistant referee (VAR) solutions to its continental…

The South American effort to return the Fifa World Cup to the continent in 2030 has been revamped, with Chile formally confirmed as part of the bid for the national team football tournament

The government of the state of Rio de Janeiro has said it will regain control of the crisis-hit Maracanã stadium, stating that its current operators have failed to fulfil their contractual obligations.

Fifa has agreed to open up the vote for hosting rights to the 2023 Women’s World Cup, while world football’s governing body has also confirmed that the video assistant referee (VAR) system will be in …

Conmebol, the South American football federation, has provisionally chosen Argentina and Colombia as co-hosts of the 2020 Copa America

US motor-racing series IndyCar is considering staging a future race in Argentina, it has emerged