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5 Who Made Mérida the Boxing Capital of the World

To the rhythm of uppercuts and jabs, the former world champions Gustavo “Guty” Espadas, Miguel Canto, Freddie “Chato” Castillo, Lupe Madera and Juan Herrera made Mérida...

Amazonas de Yaxunah to Face Off Against the Jaguarcitas in Mérida

This Sunday the Amazonas de Yaxunah will face off against the Jaguarcitas of Yucatán’s State University. 

Mérida’s Kukulcán Stadium to Get Major Upgrades by Mexico’s Military

The Kukulcán Alamo baseball stadium will get a major-league remodel fit for the Leones de Yucatán.

Team Mexico Wins Big at Pok Ta Pok World Cup in...

The World Cup attracted 18 teams from Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Panama, Mexico, and the United States.

The Amazonas: A distinctively rural softball team that plays to win

The Amazonas of Yaxunah start off every softball game with Maya battle cry, ending with a roaring mujeres fuertes! Though the team started off in...

The Amazonas of Yaxunah win big after their first international game...

The Amazonas of Yaxunah win big during their first international game.

Major scandal puts Leones baseball playoffs at risk

The Leones allegedly handed in fake birth certificates to México’s immigration service to obtain Mexican citizenship for some players.

Mexico’s national soccer team makes little boy’s dream come true

Heading the call, Mexico's national soccer team invited little Xavian to join them for quesadillas at their hotel before a big match.

Cilcloturixes argue that ‘life is better on a bike’

Cicloturixes have played a vital role in getting new government mobility programs off the ground, including the city's nearly 50 miles of bike lanes as well as improved infrastructure for pedestrians.

Yucatán’s major-league baseball stadium to get major upgrades

The upgrades, which will cost in the ballpark of 500 million pesos, are intended to increase the stadium's capacity.

Salvador Alvarado’s Cathedral of Sports looks good for 83

Mérida’s Salvador Alvarado sports complex is known affectionately to locals as “the cathedral of sports.”

6 alternative sites Yucatán ‘sustainable stadium’ are a state secret

Yucatán’s ‘sustainable stadium’ project is moving to a yet-to-be-announced location after months of protest by people living in Mérida’s north. 

US$200M up for grabs at Riviera Maya PGA tournament

Among the favorites to come out on top is 25-year olf Raúl Pereda who earlier this year made an extremely strong showing during the Jalisco Open.

Lucha Libre expo promises to not pull any punches

This Saturday a Lucha Libre expo will kick off in Plaza Patio, east of Centro, at 4 p.m.

Two of Mexico’s most famous female soccer players tie the knot

Pro-soccer stars Bianca Sierra and Stephany Mayor announced over social media that they have married. 

Broncos cheerleaders play a friendly softball game against the Amazonas of...

Yaxunah’s Amazonas softball team received a visit from a group of Denver Bronco’s cheerleaders with whom they shared a friendly game of softball. 

Bacalar to host new open-water pro swimming competition

Bacalar is preparing to receive athletes from across the country for an open-water swimming championship.

Kiteboarding takes Yucatán’s coast by storm

With 378 kilometers of coastline stretching from Celestún to El Cuyo, there is more than room enough for everyone to do their own thing.

Simone Biles takes a training break on Yucatán’s beaches

Multiple Olympic medalist Simone Biles has been spotted on the Yucatán Peninsula vacationing with friends. 

Yucatán authorities say it’s about time to regulate lasso tournaments

A call to action from congress comes after a teenage vaquero lost his life during a tournament earlier this week in Kanasín. 

The NFL reaches out to Yucatán for partnership

NFL Mexico Director Olivé Hawley met with Yucatán Gov. Mauricio Vila Dosal in Mexico City to discuss potential partnerships to bring more “American football” to the state.

10 arrested in Valladolid after illegal cockfights are busted up

Ten people, including at least one minor, were arrested in Valladolid for their involvement in organizing illegal cockfights. 

Mérida hosts 2022 marathon despite COVID-19 fears

Mérida hosted its official marathon Sunday as part of celebrations to commemorate the 480th anniversary of the city’s foundation. 

Runners in Mérida take to the streets for December’s traditional Turkey...

The 21-kilometer race called “La Carrera del Pavo” — or Turkey Run, began at 6 Sunday morning from El Parque de Las Américas in García Ginerés, but the party-like atmosphere was already raging by 5.  
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