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Puerto Vallarta Invests 5 Million Pesos in Sports Stadium
Puerto Vallarta Mayor Arturo Dávalos Peña continues to bet heavily on sports by making the largest investment in history, more than 5 million pesos, to improve the Agustín Flores Contreras Municipal Sports Stadium for the enjoyment of residents and tourists.
Mariel Hawley to Swim Banderas Bay for a Good Cause
In late October, the World Open Water Swimming Association's 2019 Woman of the Year, Mariel Hawley, will attempt to swim the 42 kilometers between the north and south ends of Banderas Bay, to raise funds for the Corazón de Niña children's shelter in Puerto Vallarta.
2020 Puerto Vallarta Hook the Cure Event Goes Virtual
In 2020, fundraising events look a little bit different from the way they used to. Hook the Cure powered by IOTEC is no exception. This year's 15th annual outing, usually held at Villa Premiere Boutique Hotel in Puerto Vallarta, will be held virtually this November.
Luchadores: 'Put a Mask on or We'll Put a Move on You'
Last week, Mexico's masked wrestlers hit the streets to body slam the deadly coronavirus by promoting face coverings and other safety measures. The luchadores handed out face masks, gave tips on how to wear them correctly, and treated residents to impromptu matches on the streets.
Lucha Libre Legend Reveals All in 'Nail in the Coffin'
In 'Nail In The Coffin,' semi-retired professional wrestler and Lucha Libre legend, Ian Hodgkinson reveals the harsh realities behind the glamour of being the infamous 'Vampiro.' This fascinating 88 minute documentary will be available on major VOD/Digital platforms Sept 8th.
Puerto Vallarta Bicycle Lane System Plan Moves Forward
The Municipal Government, through the Vallarta Avanza program, is working on the development of a master plan that will provide citizens with a sustainable mobility option through the creation of a bicycle lane system on various roads in Puerto Vallarta.
Star-Studded Mixed Martial Arts Event in Guadalajara
Combate Americas announced that it will return to Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico on Friday, September 27, with a star-studded mixed martial arts fight card event at Foro Sur. The bouts will be televised live in the U.S. on both Univision (12 am ET/PT) and TUDN (12 am ET/9 pm PT).
Guadalajara to Host CONCACAF Tokyo 2020 Qualifiers
The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) has announced that the region's qualification tournament for the Men's Olympic Soccer Tournament Tokyo 2020 will take place from March 20 to April 1, 2020 in Guadalajara, Mexico.
The 'Fittest Woman on Earth' Inspired Puerto Vallarta
While vacationing in Puerto Vallarta last week, Tia-Clair Toomey, a.k.a. the 'Fittest Woman On Earth,' invited sports enthusiasts to spend a day training with her. While here, the three-time CrossFit Games champion also gave a motivational talk at Marriott Resort's Champions Sport Bar.
Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf Classic, November 14-17
The Punta Mita Gourmet and Golf Classic, an annual celebration of 'The Good Life,' returns to the Riviera Nayarit November 14-17, 2019. Combining the best of Mexico's food and drink with the chance to play on two Jack Nicklaus golf courses, this is one event you won't want to miss.
Chavez Jr. Knocks Out Evert Bravo in First Round
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. is ready to make up for lost time. The second-generation former titlist returned the ring for the first time in more than two years, the moment lasting all of 82 seconds as he tore through Colombia's Evert Bravo on Saturday evening in San Juan de los Lagos, Jalisco, Mexico.
Formula 1 to Race in Mexico City Until the End of 2022
If you are a Formula One racing fan, you'll be happy to hear that the F-1 Mexican Grand Prix will continue to be held in Mexico City until at least the end of 2022. on Thursday, a new three-year deal between Formula 1, race promoters, and government officials was signed.
Vallarta Team One Step Closer to 2019 Jalisco Cup
The Puerto Vallarta soccer team advanced to the knockout stage of the 2019 Jalisco Cup last weekend, beating the municipality of Tuxcacuesco for a second time with a score of 6-0, in the sixteenth round of the state's most important amateur soccer tournament.
Mexico's Julio Cesar Chavez Jr vs Evert Bravo August 10
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. will return to the ring August 10 after more than 2 years of inactivity. The location of the fight against Colombia's Evert Bravo has not yet been decided, but whether it's in Puerto Vallarta, Lagos de Moreno, Jalisco or Tijuana, the event will be televised by Azteca 7.
Vallarta Team Continues Jalisco Cup Winning Streak
The Puerto Vallarta soccer team continued their winning streak last weekend in the municipality of Tuxcacuesco, defeating the home team 4-3 in their first game of the second phase of the 2019 Jalisco Cup. A rematch will be played at Agustín Flores Contreras sports stadium on July 27 at 4 pm.
Vallarta Team Among the Favorites of the Jalisco Cup
The draw to determine the matches to be played by the teams that moved on to the 2nd phase of the 2019 Jalisco Cup took place in San Juan de los Lagos last week. Puerto Vallarta will play their first game in Tuxcacuesco on July 21 or 22, then host the Tuxcacuesco team on July 27.
Municipal Charrería School Opens in Puerto Vallarta
Last week, Mayor Arturo Dávalos Peña announced a new program that gives Puerto Vallarta kids the opportunity to learn the elements of the traditional sport that identifies Mexico internationally - the Charreria - through free, twice-weekly classes at the charro arenas in Ixtapa and Mojoneras.
Mexican Boxer Canelo Alvarez Wins 2019 ESPY Award
Canelo Alvarez, boxing's biggest star and the king of the middleweight division, has won the prestigious 2019 ESPY award for Best Boxer. This award is yet another achievement in what is becoming a historic career for the 28-year-old star from Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.
PV Soccer Team Moves on to Next Phase of Jalisco Cup
The Puerto Vallarta soccer team continued its winning streak last week, defeating the San Sebastián del Oeste team 6-0 in the last game of the regional phase of the 2019 Jalisco Cup, and now moves on to the second phase of the state's most important amateur soccer tournament.
13th Banderas Bay Marlin & Tuna Fishing Tournament
Sportfishing fans are preparing their rods and reels to 'catch the big one' at the 13th International Marlin & Tuna Fishing Tournament, set to be held from July 18-20 in the waters off the coast of Vallarta-Nayarit, and hosted by Paradise Village Marina in Nuevo Vallarta.
Puerto Vallarta Soccer Team Wins 5th Jalisco Cup Match
The Puerto Vallarta team has won its first five matches in the regional phase of the 2019 Jalisco Cup, the state's most important amateur soccer tournament. They'll be playing again on Saturday and are expected to to emerge victorious before moving on to the next stage of the tournament.
Local Fighter Goes to Thailand for Muay Thai World Cup
Puerto Vallarta fighter Miguel Angel Padilla Robles will represent Mexico in the World Championship of the International Amateur Muay Thai Federation (IFMA), which is set to take place July 20-30 in Bangkok, Thailand, with the King of Thailand himself handing out the prizes.
59th International Sportfishing Tournament in San Blas
The Marina Fonatur in the historic port of San Blas is set to welcome the 59th San Blas International Sport Fishing Tournament June 27-29, 2019. With competitions in 3 categories: sailfish, marlin and dorado, this tournament is considered the best of its kind on the Mexican Pacific.
PV Team to Play 3rd Jalisco Cup Soccer Game on Saturday
The amateur soccer team representing Puerto Vallarta in the 2019 Jalisco Cup have won their first two regional matches, and hope to continue their winning streak on Saturday, June 15, as they take on the team from San Sebastian del Oeste at the Agustín Flores Contreras Sports Stadium.
June in the Riviera Nayarit Means Beach, Sun, and Fun
The Riviera Nayarit is the ideal destination for event tourism, thanks to the sheer number of great activities that take place year-round. This month, Mexico's Pacific Treasure is hosting musical, sports, and cultural events as part of their June tourism offer.
Fourth Vallarta Aquathlon Set for Sunday, July 7, 2019
The countdown has begun for one of the most important athletic competitions in the Banderas Bay region, the Fourth Annual Acuatlón Deportivo (Sports Aquathlon), set to take place on the boardwalk and beaches in downtown Puerto Vallarta on Sunday, July 7, 2019.