Soccer governing body FIFA has spent months examining allegations of corruption into the runup of Russia and Qatar's successful bids to win the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. Now it's said there was no serious corruption — a claim even its own investigator finds incredible.
You don't have to be all that fit to enjoy the TV soap opera that millions of people are watching right now in Colombia. Although, it is about sports. Sort of. "La Seleccion" is a TV series about some star Colombian soccer players.
The government of Nicaragua is fast-tracking a bill that would authorize a company from China to build a new canal connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. The dream of a Nicaraguan canal dates back more than a century.
Fans of the San Lorenzo professional soccer team in Buenos Aires are ecstatic about the new pope. The former Cardinal Bergoglio is a longtime fan of San Lorenzo. Anchor Marco Werman gets the details from The World's William Troop.
The World's William Troop tells us about a musician from Brazil named Siba. He specializes in a kind of poetic street music that is popular in Brazil's northeastern corner. This is not samba, or bossa nova.
The Cuban band Rhythms del Mundo adds a little Latin spice to classic rock and soul tunes. They also get a little help from artists like Amy Winehouse and Jack Johnson. The World's William Troop has more.
For the past three months, a political soap opera has transfixed Mexico. It's the story of Juanito (pictured), a street vendor from Mexico City who rose to political stardom. William Troop explains why Juanito's story is worthy of a telenovela.
The musical group ï¿½Los Tigres del Norteï¿½ pulled out of a Mexican music awards show after organizers asked them not to perform their latest hit ï¿½ a song about drug violence, immigration and corruption in Mexico. The World's William Troop has details.
David Beckham's dream of playing in a fourth soccer World Cup looks to be over after he tore his left Achilles tendon on Sunday. The 34-year-old England midfielder had surgery in Finland today. The World's William Troop tells us more.