Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina FIFA Lifts Threat to Suspend Nigeria From World Soccer Madrid, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) FIFA has lifted a threat to suspend Nigeria from international soccer, clearing the team to resume its Africa Cup of Nations qualifying program. Japan Expels Asian Games Athletes for Hiring Services of Prostitutes Jakarta, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The Japanese Olympic Committee (COJ) today expelled four athletes from the basketball team that competes in the 2018 Asian Games, which are being contested in Indonesia, for allegedly hiring the services of prostitutes. Lionel Messi to Be Absent From the Best of the Season List Nyon, Switzerland, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The European Football Union (UEFA) has announced today the list of three players to choose the best player for the 2017-2018 season, and Argentina''s Lionel Messi is the big absentee. DPRK Proposes to Expand Sports Cooperation with South Korea Jakarta, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Deputy Minister of Sports of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Won Kil-u, assured here today that Pyongyang and Seoul should form joint teams in more sports, if possible, and expand cooperation in that sector. Messi Promises to Do His Best to Win Champions League Barcelona, Spain, Ago 15 (Prensa Latina) Argentine striker playing for FC Barcelona, Lionel Messi, assured Wednesday that he would do his best for his team to win the 2018 edition of the Champions League this season. More than 50,000 Police and Soldiers to Secure Asian Games Jakarta, Aug 15 (Prensa Latina) Around 50,000 soldiers and police officers will monitor the development of the Asian Games (ASIAD 2018), scheduled to begin next Saturday in Indonesia, said the spokesman for the organizing committee, Danny Buldansyah. Croatia Forward Mario Mandzukic Retires From National Team Zagreb, Aug 14 (Prensa Latina) Striker Mario Mandzukic said goodbye to the Croatian football team today after reaching the final in the last World Cup in Russia-2018. Tokyo Tests Method to Beat Heat in 2020 Olympics Tokyo, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) The metropolitan government resorts to traditional Japanese techniques to beat the heat in the 2020 Olympic Games, the Yomiuri Shumbun newspaper published today. Juan Martin del Potro and Diego Schwartzman Join Team World Chicago, USA, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) Wimbledon runner-up Kevin Anderson, World No.8 John Isner, and Argentine young gun Diego Schwartzman will join Team World at the Laver Cup in Chicago in September 21-23. Real Madrid Defender Odriozola to Miss UEFA Super Cup Madrid, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) The former Real Sociedad man will have to wait for his competitive debut for his new club after being diagnosed with an abductor injury. Spaniard Jorge Lorenzo Wins Austrian Grand Prix of MotoGP Spielberg, Austria, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) The Spanish rider Jorge Lorenzo won the Austrian Grand Prix of MotoGP today, defeating his compatriot Marc Marquez. Naert, Mazuronak Get Marathon Golds at Euros Championships BerlĂ­n, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) Belgium's Koen Naert was never troubled while Volha Mazuronak of Belarus overcame a late scare as they won men''s and women''s marathon gold in contrasting style on Sunday at the European championships. Supercup Barcelona-Sevilla in Spanish Soccer to Premiere VAR Madrid, Aug 11 (Prensa Latina) The duel for the Spanish Supercup next Sunday between Barcelona and Sevilla will mark the debut of VAR in an official soccer competition in the Iberian country, highlights today the local media. Courtois: Today I Fulfil a Childhood Dream Madrid, Aug 9 (Prensa Latina) Joining Real Madrid has been hailed as the fulfilment of a lifetime dream by new signing Thibaut Courtois. Manchester City, West Ham with New Players London, Aug 9 (Prensa Latina) The management of English clubs Manchester City and West Ham have announced today the signing of Australian Daniel Arzani and Spanish Lucas Perez, respectively, for the upcoming football season. Robert Lewandowski Staying at Bayern Munich, Says Niko Kovac MĂșnich, Aug 8 (Prensa Latina) A chat with Niko Kovac has persuaded striker Robert Lewandowski that his future is with Bayern Munich. Kovac has also dismissed rumors of a move for Ante Rebic, while Jerome Boateng is unlikely to join Manchester United. Tokyo 2020 Olympics to Up Security With Facial Recognition Technology Tokyo, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) A facial recognition system will be used across an Olympics for the first time as Tokyo organizers work to keep security tight and efficient at dozens of venues during the 2020 Games. Usain Bolt to Train with Australian Football Club Sydney, Australia, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) World speed ex-astro Usain Bolt reached an agreement to train with the Central Coast Mariners of the Australian Premier League football league, the entity announced today. Indonesia Expects High Profits from Asian Games Jakarta, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) Indonesia aims to obtain about 1.6 billion dollars and other indirect profits from the Asian Games (Asiad''2018), scheduled for August 18 in this capital and the southern city of Palembang. Clarence Seedorf Named Cameroon Coach, Patrick Kluivert His Assistant Yaounde, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) Cameroon has appointed Clarence Seedorf head coach of the national soccer team with Patrick Kluivert as his assistant.