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· July, 2013

Stories about Sport from July, 2013

Football Player Dies During a Match in Peru

  22 July 2013

Five minutes before the end of a game between the football teams Real Garcilaso and Sporting Cristal, 18-year-old Sporting Cristal player Yair José Clavijo suffered a cardiac arrest and passed away. Sporting Cristal's medical team tried unsuccessfully to resuscitate him at the field of the Municipal Stadium in Urcos, in...

Iranian Mountain Climbers Missing in Pakistan

According to the head of a Pakistani mountaineering club, the search for three missing Iranian climbers has been called off, as of Sunday July 21, 2013. The mountain climbers sent a call for help on Thursday July 18, on their way down from Broad Peak after successfully reaching the 8,051-meter (26,414-foot) summit....

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Football Stars Duke it Out in Lima for Messi Charity

  8 July 2013

The so-called "duel of the giants" generated lots of hype in the Peruvian capital of Lima, with the visit of Argentinian football star Lionel Messi for a charity match with great international football figures. Game proceeds benefited the Leo Messi Foundation, which protects at-risk children and teenagers.

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