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150 Participated in Puerto Vallarta's First Aquathlon

On Sunday, 150 athletes participate in the first Puerto Vallarta aquathlon, a sporting event that consisted of a continuous, three-stage race involving running, then swimming, followed by more running. The contest was divided into several categories, ranging from Children's to Veteran's.

10th Banderas Bay Marlin & Tuna Fishing Tournament
Banderas News Team

Fishing teams with up to four members per boat are invited to participate in the Bahía de Banderas Sport Fishing Club's 10th International Tuna and Marlin Fishing Tournament in Banderas Bay, which will take place July 14-16, 2016 at the Vallarta Yacht Club in the Paradise Village Marina.

Puerto Vallarta to Host a Series of Fun Runs in July
María Francesca

Whether you are looking for a change of pace, a fun way to stay in shape, or a chance to 'strut your stuff' in friendly competition, Puerto Vallarta has something fun for everyone to enjoy in July. The city is revving up for a series of Fun Runs that are all about getting active and having fun.

Vallarta Athletes Exceed National Paralympic Goals
Lorena Sonrisas

The Puerto Vallarta athletes on the Jalisco team in the 2016 National Paralympics not only reached their goal of winning 8 gold medals, but also brought home 1 silver and 2 bronzes, helping the State of Jalisco win its 13th consecutive title as the sports competition's National Champions.

Vallarta Paralympics Team On Track to Meet Expectations
Gerardo González

The first group of Puerto Vallarta athletes selected to represent the state of Jalisco in the 2016 National Paralympics put the municipality's adapted sports team on track to meet their coach's high expectations, winning four medals, including three gold, in the first round of competitions.

Eight Vallarta Athletes Going for 2016 Paralympics Gold

The first group of Vallarta athletes selected to represent the state of Jalisco in the 2016 National Paralympics set out Sunday for Acapulco with the ambitious goal of winning eight gold medals. Coach Erika Santillan said eight PV athletes passed the state qualifiers to join Jalisco's team.

PGA Moving 2017 World Golf Championship to Mexico City

PGA Tour officials say they relocated the 2017 World Golf Championship from Trump's National Doral Miami resort, where it has been held since 1962, to Mexico City because they were unable to find U.S. sponsors. Mexico's Grupo Salinas won the title sponsorship in an $18 million deal.

56th Int'l Sport Fishing Tournament in San Blas
Riviera Nayarti CVB

From June 1-5, 2016, the 56th International Sport Fishing Tournament in San Blas will assemble approximately 200 angling enthusiasts from all over the world, who will vie to catch the largest sailfish, marlin and dorado - and win fabulous prizes!

3rd Riviera Nayarit Mountain Bike Race, May 28

400 participants are preparing for the Third Riviera Nayarit Mountain Bike Race, an intense, one-of-a-kind biking competition that combines beach tracks and mountain trails. The race, which is open to riders from 4 to 59 years, starts at 3 pm on May 28 in Litibú-Higuera Blanca.

Zombie Warrior Neon Race to Benefit Vallarta Families
María Francesca

The second edition of the 'Zombie Warrior Neon Race' will be held on the evening of Saturday, May 21 next to the Pitillal River. This fun-filled event with a cause supports various municipal DIF programs that provide food and other basic necessities to vulnerable families in Puerto Vallarta.

World Cup Bid Could Pull US & Mexico Closer Together

Calls for the U.S. and Mexico to co-host the 2026 FIFA World Cup are not new, but buzz for a potential U.S.-Mexico bid has grown this month following the 66th FIFA Congress held in Mexico City, where officials from both soccer federations held meetings on the subject, says ESPN.

Riviera Nayarit Sweeps SUP National Team Competition
Riviera Nayarit CVB

The top Stand Up Paddle and paddleboard competitors in Mexico gathered in Sayulita from May 6-8 to compete in the 2016 SUP National Team Competition. Though local surfers took nearly all of the spots, Ana Mariscal, from Sinaloa, snagged a spot, nixing the possibility of a Nayarit-only team.

US Softball Teams Compete in Vallarta College Challenge
Triple Crown Sports

The 10-team field of high-caliber D-I fastpitch programs that will make up the 2017 Puerto Vallarta College Challenge is set for two sessions in February. This preseason event will bring several of the most accomplished US college teams to Vallarta's Nancy Almaraz Stadium.

5th Jarretaderas Surf Fishing Tournament on May 15
Riviera Nayarit CVB

The 2016 Jarretaderas Fishing Tournament will take place on Sunday, May 15th. Now in its 5th year, the event was designed not only to search for the largest catch, but also to bring families together and promote surf fishing in the Banderas Bay area.

Laser Men's World Championship in Banderas Bay
Sailing Scuttlebutt

The Laser Standard Men's World Championship will take place May 10–18, 2016 at the Vallarta Yacht Club in Nuevo Vallarta. The top 20 competitors from the ISAF World Cup in Hyeres, France will be competing against each other on Banderas Bay for the second time in two weeks.

Mexico SUP & Paddleboard Team Selection in Sayulita
Riviera Nayarit CVB

The top Stand Up Paddle (SUP) and paddleboard competitors in Mexico will be in Sayulita, the Riviera Nayarit's Surf Capital, from May 6-8, competing for one of the fifteen spots open to the men and women that will make up the Mexican National SUP and Paddleboard Team.

Raiders Give Mexico a Taste of the NFL During Draft Days
Associated Press

The Oakland Raiders relocated south for the third day of the NFL draft Saturday. South of the border, that is. Amid sombrero- and lucha libre mask-clad fans, the Raiders announced their late-round picks from Azteca Stadium, where they'll face the Houston Texans on November 21.

Hook the Cure Returns to Puerto Vallarta Nov. 3
Gary Green

The Eleventh Annual Hook the Cure powered by IOTEC will return to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico on November 3, 2016. The four-day catch-and-release offshore tournament, an official event of the Redbone Celebrity Series, will benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

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