By Amaris Castillo | 08/02/2011 - 11:15
In a press conference yesterday in Miami, Colombian singer, songwriter and philanthropist Shakira announced that her Fundación Pies Descalzos and FC Barcelona (her boyfriend Gerard Pique’s soccer team) have signed on agreement to build two sports complexes—one in Miami and one in Cartagena, Colombia—for local youth.
By Amaris Castillo | 07/01/2011 - 08:00
Some members on Mexico’s national soccer team have been booted out of the Copa America tournament for bringing prostitutes into their hotel rooms.
By Adriana Rivera | 06/15/2011 - 11:20
The Copa America soccer tournament held in Argentina and set to start July 1 will likely be postponed due to an erupting volcano in Chile that is grounding flights. The South American futbol competition is being delayed due to the amount of ash that the volcano is spewing into the air, which is making it difficult for teams to arrive via airplane.
By Mariela Rosario | 10/25/2010 - 11:30
The Chilean miners have been surrounded by a whirlwind of media activity ever since they were rescued, but this week, the 33 will take a moment to enjoy the fresh air and play a game of soccer with the men who rescued them.
By Mariela Rosario | 12/07/2009 - 16:17
A band of Brazilian thieves managed to pilfer 10 million reais (almost six million dollars) on Sunday, while most of their countrymen were engrossed in a national final soccer championship. The gang used the finals of Brazil's premiere league to cover the brazen robbery.
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 07/06/2009 - 12:11
Javier Florez, a soccer player for Atletico Junior, killed a fan on Sunday because he was among a group who blamed Florez for losing the title in the Apertura tournament against Once Caldas.
“The young men shouted at him, ‘Weak, weak,’ and he [Florez] turned around, took a gun and shot,” said a witness to the shooting, which took place in Barranquilla.