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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.  

After kicking off the ‘Mayan ball game’ World Cup in Mérida,...

Mérida has kicked off an international Pok ta Pok tournament, also known as the "Mayan ball game" World Cup. 

‘Mayan ball game’ returns a new to Mérida’s Plaza Grande

Reenactments of the Mayan Pok Ta Pok ceremony returned Wednesday to Mérida’s Plaza Grande.

The German Forrest Gump makes his way to Yucatán

The man dubbed the German Forrest Gump ran his way into Mérida yesterday.

Tensions flare over plans for Mérida’s new stadium

Promotion of Housing Industry, says Mérida’s new multi-purpose stadium will increase property values in the city’s north. 

Bars, cantinas, and sports centers to re-open in Yucatán

Mérida’s bars and cantinas will be allowed to operate once again, but only at 50% capacity. Photo: Carlos Rosado van der...

Not everyone is excited about Mérida’s new stadium

Mérida's new stadium is set to be built in the north of the city in the Cordemex neighborhood, but not everyone is excited.

Yucatán unveils details of its striking new sports stadium

Plans have been unveiled for the construction of a new sports arena in Mérida’s north with a maximum capacity of 32,000 spectators. 

Church of Maradona opens its doors in Cholula Mexico

The Church of Maradona, or Iglesia Maradoniana, is a religion, created by fans of the late Argentine football player Diego Maradona, whom they believe to be the best player of all time.

Leones fans hope to return to the park for the 2021...

The Parque Kukulcán Álamo is capable of seating nearly 15,000 fans. Photo: Carlos Rosado van der Gracht The...

Mexican wrestlers refuse to yield to their greatest foe, COVID-19

Mexican wrestlers will be entering the ring once again, but this time outdoors in some of Mexico’s best known tourist attractions....

What do we know about the NFL game in Mexico in...

2021 will mark the return of an NFL game to Mexico for the first time since 2019. 2021...

NFL to return to Mexico in 2019 despite stadium fumble

The NFL's decision to move a Chiefs-Rams game from Mexico City to Los Angeles apparently has not soured the league's relationship with Mexico.

Olympic swimmer begins a political career in Mérida

Will her years as a competitive synchronized swimmer prepare Karem Achach for politics? The mayor seems to think so.

World Cup fans cause a quake in Mexico City

Hirving Lozano scoring the lone goal in Mexico's 1-0 victory over reigning World Cup champion Germany appears to have led to an artificial earthquake in Mexico City.

NFL’s Monday Night Football has a date in Mexico City

"American football" is coming back to Mexico. The Kansas City Chiefs will face the Los Angeles Rams on Monday, Nov. 19 at the Azteca Stadium...

Sporting goods chain Decathlon expects June grand opening in Mérida

A big-box sporting goods store from France will be at bat here by June.

Boxing returns to Mérida bullring Friday

Darwin "Bombardero" Berrón and William "Terrible" Puch will face off in a program called "The New Generation."