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61st Puerto Vallarta Sailfish and Marlin Tournament
Richard Dangler

From November 16-19, 2016, the Puerto Vallarta Fishing Club will host hundreds of anglers from all over the world during the 61st annual Puerto Vallarta International Fishing Tournament, one of the most prestigious national and international sportfishing tournaments on the West Coast.

13th Annual Puerto Vallarta Half Marathon & 5K Run

The 13th Annual Puerto Vallarta Half Marathon and 5K Competition will be run on November 6. As part of the Mexican circuit of marathons and half-marathons, some of the best runners from all Mexico as well as athletes from other countries participate in this popular race every year.

World Golf Hall of Fame 2017 Class Includes Lorena Ochoa
Mexico News Daily

Guadalajara's Lorena Ochoa will be among the 2017 inductees into the World Golf Hall of Fame, the first Mexican-born golfer to be chosen. The 37th woman to be inducted, Ochoa, 34, is also the first Latin American and the youngest woman to enter the Hall of Fame.

Hook the Cure Tournament Returns to Puerto Vallarta
Richard Dangler

Fishing and golfing enthusiasts are heading to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico for a long weekend of fun, frivolity, and entertainment at the 11th edition of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's premiere fishing, golf and spa outing, 'Hook the Cure Powered by IOTEC,' set to take place Nov. 3-6.

US-Mexico 2026 FIFA World Cup Bid Gets a Boost
Business Insider

Last week, FIFA's governing council voted to ban countries in Europe and Asia from hosting the 2026 World Cup. This, along with FIFA President Gianni Infantino's support of the US-Mexico bid, significantly increases the chances for the US and Mexico to co-host the 2026 tournament.

Help Support Mexico's SUP Team on its Way to Fiji 2016
Jorge Jiménez

The Riviera Nayarit Athletes on Mexico's Stand Up Paddle Team are preparing for the 2016 ISA Fiji SUP and Paddleboard World Championship, set to take place in November - and they need your help to make it there, so a Go Fund Me account has been set up for donations.

Riviera Nayarit Hosts 3rd 5-10K Guayabitos Race
Jorge Jiménez

The 3rd Guayabitos 5-10K Race is ready to go in Rincon de Guayabitos on Sunday, October 16. With cash awards totaling 42,000 pesos to be split among the winners of the event's three categories - the traditional 5 and 10 K, and a colorful 3k run - this is one race you don't want to miss!

Double Weekend Challenge at Barceló Puerto Vallarta
Puerto Vallarta CVB

If you are into Crossfit, Puerto Vallarta is the place to be Sept 29-Oct 2, as the Hotel Barceló hosts the Double Weekend Challenge, an event that will bring groups of multi-discipline athletes of both genders and all ages together for a weekend of challenging Crossfit competitions.

4th Annual 3–7K Flamingos Run in The Riviera Nayarit
Jorge Jiménez

The Hotel Samba Vallarta's 4th Annual 3–7K Flamingos Run is set for September 24, 2016. Using the tagline 'Running For Our Health' and with the objective of helping those in need, the registration cost for the race is cans or kilos of non-perishable food items for the most vulnerable.

4th Annual La Cruz International Fishing Tournament
Ricardo Acerco

Offering over 3 million pesos in prizes, the 4th Annual La Cruz International Fishing Tournament, scheduled to be held Sept 28-Oct 1, 2016 at Marina Riviera Nayarit in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, promises some hot and heavy competition in the sailfish, marlin, tuna and dorado categories.

3rd National Guayabitos Beach Volleyball Tournament
Riviera Nayarit CVB

Some of Mexico's best volleyball players will come together at Playa Rincon de Guayabitos in the Riviera Nayarit on September 10 and 11 to compete for the $30 thousand pesos in prizes to be won at the 3rd National Guayabitos Beach Volleyball Tournament.

Riviera Nayarit Hosts 3rd Stop of 2016 Mundo Golf Tour
Jorge Jiménez

The gorgeous Jack Nicklaus-designed Vidanta Golf in Nuevo Vallarta will host the third stop of the Mundo Golf Tour 2016 on September 3rd. The tournament is returning to the Riviera Nayarit for the second consecutive year, offering great prizes and lots of fun.

Five Olympic Sports You Can Practice in Mexico

Now that the Rio 2016 Olympic Games are over, many sports fans are wondering what to do with the rest of the summer. Here's an idea... come to Mexico! An integral part of Mexican culture, sports are plentiful here with many international competitions held throughout the country.

Club de Golf Chapultepec in CDMX to Host WGC Event

Tournament officials announced Wednesday that the World Golf Championships will be held at Club de Golf Chapultepec in Mexico City, March 2-5, 2017. Next year's tournament, the first in a new seven-year agreement with Grupo Salinas, will be the first WGC event held in Mexico.

Puerto Vallarta Recognizes its Outstanding Athletes

Last week, Mayor Arturo Pena Davalos led an awards ceremony to honor the Puerto Vallarta athletes who, representing the state of Jalisco, won a total of 37 medals (22 gold, 8 silver and 7 bronze) in the 2016 National Youth Olympics and the 2016 National Paralympic games.

Salma Hayek's Cousin Competing for Mexico in Olympics
Yahoo Sports

Mexican-American actress Salma Hayek will be keeping an eye on her distant cousin, Yvonne Treviño Hayek, who is scheduled to become Mexico's first women's long jump competitor in the Olympics since 1968 when the 27-year-old takes the oval for Wednesday's qualifying event.

10 Life Lessons Everyone Can Learn from Olympic Athletes

All eyes are on Rio for the next two weeks as the world's greatest athletes compete in the 2016 Summer Games. While it's great to enjoy the games, there are actually some very important lessons that can be learned from watching Olympic athletes. A former professional athlete explains.

Mexico City MNF Tickets Sold Out in Under 30 Minutes
Associated Press

The NFL says the November 21 Monday Night Football game in Mexico City between the Oakland Raiders and the Houston Texans sold out within minutes. A league statement said the tickets, which went on sale at 11 am on Thursday, July 28th, were gone in less than half an hour.

Puerto Vallarta Open Removed from FIVB Calendar

Part of the 2015-2016 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour, the Puerto Vallarta Open, which was scheduled to take place from October 11 to 16, has been cancelled due to constraints encountered by the event organizers in Mexico. Puerto Vallarta last hosted an Open in October of 2015.

Monday Night Football in Mexico Tickets on Sale July 28

Arturo Olive, Managing Director of NFL México, announced that tickets for the first-ever Monday Night Football game played outside of the US, featuring the Oakland Raiders hosting the Houston Texans at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City, will go on sale next week via Ticketmaster.

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