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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.

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.

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.

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 International 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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

Oakland Raiders to Announce Draft Picks in Mexico City
Fox News Latino

The Oakland Raiders will announce their third-day draft selections from Mexico City on Saturday. The draft announcements for the 4th through 7th rounds will be part of the Raiders' Mexico City fan fest, a kickoff for the team's activities leading up to this fall's game at Azteca stadium.

'King' David Estrada's Comeback is Set For Jalisco

'King' David Estrada will headline the latest installment of the Teofista Boxing Series 'Mexico #3: Batalla en el Lago,' at the Coliseo Deportivo Municipal Luis Donaldo Colossi in Jamay, Jalisco on Saturday, April 30. This will be Estrada's first bout since 2013.

2016 Laser World Championship in The Riviera Nayarit
Jorge Jiménez

From April 12-May 28, Vallarta Yacht Club will host the 2016 Laser World Championships. This competition is the most important event in the Vallarta-Nayarit FMV CUP 2016: besides competing for the world title, participants are also looking to win tickets to the 2016 Olympic Games.

Formula E Heads for Historic Mexico City Race

Formula E is heading to Mexico for a history-making race, Saturday. The inaugural Mexico City ePrix on March 12 is ready to energize the nation and follow on from the triumphant return of the popular Formula One Mexican Grand Prix last November.

San Diego Padres First MLB to Head to Mexico City

It has been 12 years since Major League Baseball played in Mexico City. Now, the San Diego Padres and Houston Astros have their calendars full for spring training with one of their locations being Mexico City. The teams will play two games in Mexico on March 26 and 27.

Mexico's Daniel Suarez Making NASCAR History

Mexico's Daniel Suarez quietly reached a NASCAR milestone on Saturday. With his second-place finish in the Boyd Gaming 300 in Las Vegas, Suarez moved atop the Xfinity Series standings, making him the first foreign-born driver to lead one of NASCAR's national touring series.

Vallarta Race Kicks Off 4 Months of Sailing Events
Ricardo Acerco

Copa FMV 2016 Vallarta Nayarit, a four-month celebration of sailing events in beautiful Banderas Bay, got underway on Friday with the 32nd running of the Vallarta Race. This race will be followed by a series of regattas in Banderas Bay through the end of May.

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