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· July, 2013

Stories about Sport from July, 2013

30 July 2013

Serbia, Turkey, Slovenia and Brazil on Winning Streak at Girls’ U18 Volleyball World Championship

Bosnian Fans of Serbia's Red Star Football Carve 60-Meter Mountainside Logo

As many fans and foreign friends from the region attest, it is a sign of true fanaticism for one's favorite football club.

Ecuadorian Football Star Christian Benítez Dies

Football fans are saddened by the unexpected death of the Ecuadorian "Chucho" Benítez, current champion with Club América [Mexico].

20 July 2013

Jamaican Athletics Doping Charges: Guilty or Not?

Athletics fans across the Caribbean were stunned by the news that several Jamaican runners have tested positive for banned substances, including former world record holder Asafa Powell.

8 July 2013

Football Stars Duke it Out in Lima for Messi Charity

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...

5 July 2013

Brazil Stockpiles Arsenal of Non-Lethal Weapons Ahead of World Cup

The Brazilian government has purchased thousands upon thousands of non-lethal weaponry, including tear gas and Taser guns, from arms firm Condor to use as part of its security strategy during...

3 July 2013

Brazil Wins Confederations Cup, Amid Protests On and Off the Field

Protests marked Brazil's win in the Confederations Cup. Protest signs were raised inside Maracanã, while clashes between police and demonstrators occurred outside. Brazil beat Spain 3-0 and Italy won third.