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Families untied. Chiriboga testifies against father and 'friends' in FIFAgate court

November 24 - The son of disgraced former Ecuador FA president Luis Chiriboga (pictured) has testified against his father in the FIFAgate corruption trial in New York, admitting he facilitated bribery payments. Jose Chiriboga, son of Luis Chiriboga, gave an emotional account of how he laundered $2.8

INSIDEWORLDFOOTBALL.COM - 2017-11-24 13:08:00

Scola's double double against Paraguay

Argentina had a dominant start in the FIBA Basketball World Cup Americas Qualifiers with a 96-63 win over Paraguay. Luis Scola led Argentina with a 22 point, 11 rebound and 6 assist performance. Enjoy his highlights. Argentina had a dominant start in the FIBA Basketball World Cup Americas Qualifiers

EUROHOOPS.NET - 2017-11-24 15:17:00

Mercosur to offer EU faster reduction in tariffs: Argentine negotiator

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - South American trade bloc Mercosur will offer the European Union (EU) a faster cut in import tariffs than currently included in a trade deal proposal, but will ask for the EU to accept more of its beef imports in exchange, the Argentine negotiator said. Mercosur, whose full

GLOBALRUBBERMARKETS.COM - 2017-11-24 00:15:34

USA rises in FIFA rankings despite failing to qualify for the 2018 World Cup

(TNS) - Nine teams that didn't qualify for the 32-team field for next summer's World Cup will have to be content with spots in the top 32 in the latest FIFA world rankings, which were announced Thursday. The U.S., which failed to make the cut in soccer's quadrennial championship for the first time s

STARDEM.COM - 2017-11-24 02:53:00

Tite: I challenge players to be excellent

Adenor Leonardo Bachi, aka Tite, took over as Brazil coach in June 2016, at what was a critical time for probably the most iconic team in world football. Humiliated on home soil at the FIFA World Cup two years earlier, they lay outside the qualification places in the preliminaries for the 2018 FIFA

FIFA.COM - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

36 Hours in Asuncin, Paraguay

Asuncin is a fascinating, under-visited city, a place of decaying old buildings and uneven sidewalks, bits of Guaran (an indigenous language) mixed in with Spanish in speech and on signs, and a recent infusion of cosmopolitan cool visible in coffee shops and industrial-chic hotels. Whether you seek

NEW YORK TIMES - 2017-11-23 10:00:03

The Copa Libertadores Stars Who Are Ready to Shine in Europe in 2018

We've reached the final stage of the 2017 Copa Libertadores. Gremio and Lanus contested the first of two legs on Wednesday evening, and will renew battle next Wednesday to determine who will be crowned kings of South America. It's a competition that sheds light on some of the continent's finest star

BLEACHER REPORT - 2017-11-23 08:28:41

Atlanta star Miguel Almiron tells his story in moving Players' Tribune post

You may know about Miguel Almiron and his fairy-tale journey from humble childhood circumstances to a starring role on Paraguay's national team, and on to a pivotal place in Atlanta United's delirious debut MLS season, where he earned All-Star and Newcomer of the Year honors. But the inside story is


Under siege: Socialist Venezuela pushes back against U.S. and its allies

Venezuela's Constituent Assembly sing the national anthem on the steps of the National Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Aug. 4. | Ariana Cubillos / AP "The crisis in Venezuela today poses a direct threat to international peace and security. Venezuela is an increasingly violent narco-state tha


How Pedro Almdovar Pushed Argentina's Greatest Filmmaker to Make Her Best Movie Ever

Lucrecia Martel needed Pedro Almdovar and nearly 30 other producers to help finish her sweeping period epic "Zama." Then she got sick. "Zama" Sixteen years ago, Pedro Almdovar saw Argentine director Lucrecia Martel's first narrative feature "La Cienaga," the story of teenagers in a bourgeois family


On-arrival visas should be extended online

The visitors who entered Qatar on a tourist visa on arrival should extend the same electronically through the website of the Ministry of Interior. This extension service is provided free of charge. The Airport Passports Department urged the visitors to use this electronic channel to extend the on-ar


US FIFA trial witness describes how millions were laundered

NEW YORK - A government witness in the US corruption trial related to soccer's world-governing body FIFA testified on Monday about millions of dollars paid to former soccer officials in exchange for broadcasting and sponsorship rights for international tournaments, all logged in a secret spreadsheet


What's Your Beef? Europe, Latin American Trade Talks Falter

BRUSSELS - A battle over beef between the European Union and Argentina and Brazil could push trade talks beyond a year-end deadline and lead to further years of delay. On-off trade talks between the EU and the Mercosur group of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay have spanned 17 years. But it is


Brazilian company confirms Russia beef ban, extent still unclear

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian beef processor Minerva SA said on Tuesday that Russian authorities have temporarily suspended beef imports from Brazil, although Brazilian authorities had yet to confirm the extent of broader restrictions by Russia. Russia's agricultural safety watchdog Ross


Tom Rohde, Classical Guitarist

His concert will feature guitar music from Brazil, Spain and Paraguay, with selections influenced by traditional and popular musical styles. Classical Guitarist Tom Rohde has performed throughtout the U.S., Brazil and Taiwan as a soloist and chamber musician. He has appeared at the Spoletto Festival


Boca Juniors' Dario Benedetto set for six months out with ACL injury

Benedetto set for long lay-off with ACL injuryRead Cardona sorry for eye gesture vs. S KoreaRead Boca fan attempts to sneak into stadiumRead Peru ask FIFA to move Argentina qualifier World Cup Qualifying - CONMEBOLSep 11, 2017Read Bomb scare at Boca Juniors' La BomboneraRead Tevez: Very difficult to


15 people being treated for Brucellosis in Paraguay outbreak

The latest in the brucellosis outbreak linked to the Faculty of Veterinary Sciences of the National University of Asuncin in Paraguay shows that fifteen people are in treatment or follow-up, according to the Ministry of Public Health and Social Welfare (MSPyBS). There are 15 patients who are in trea


FIFA Trial Witness Says Officials Used Car Names to Disguise Secret Payments

NEW YORK (AP) - Payments to the head of Peruvian soccer were masked under the name ''Fiat.'' Money for Paraguay's boss was listed as ''Honda.'' Excel spreadsheets detailed the cloak-and-dagger recording system of money given to ''Benz,'' ''VW,'' ''Toyota,'' ''Kia,'' and ''Peugeot,'' among others, in


VENEZUELA: Government And Opposition Schedule Meeting For December

(RTTNews) - The Venezuelan government and opposition representatives scheduled a meeting for the first days of December to discuss the end of the economic blockade and respect for political rights in the country, said the head of the national government delegation for political dialogue, Jorge Rodrg


Jimmy Carter Honored by Argentina

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was recently recognized by the Argentine government in a ceremony held at the Carter Center in Atlanta. Carter, 93, was conferred the highest honor awarded by the government of Argentina: the 'Order of the Liberator General San Martn.' The politician, who served as