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Local sporting heroes stutter through 2013

For several years, this newspaper has been charting the steady  rise to international stardom of three young Guadalajara-born sportsmen: boxer Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, Formula One racer Sergio “Checo” Perez and soccer ace Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez.


University’s pro soccer team puts Chivas, Atlas in the shade

A disastrous season for Guadalajara’s top two soccer teams, Chivas and Atlas, has been offset by the change in fortunes for the Universidad de Guadalajara’s Leones Negros (Black Lions), who won the Ascencio MX league crown last weekend and are within one playoff game – to be held next May – of returning to the Liga MX, the top tier of Mexican soccer.


Lexi Thompson triumphs at Guadalajara Country Club

Lexi Thompson sank a six-foot birdie putt on the final hole of the Lorena Ochoa Invitational  to edge Stacy Lewis by one stroke and win her second LPGA trophy of the season.


TV Azteca buys Atlas soccer club in $50 million deal

Mexico's second-largest broadcaster TV Azteca has purchased Guadalajara soccer club Atlas in a deal reportedly valued at almost 50 million dollars.


Trio lead Ochoa golf tournamanet at half-way mark

Anna Nordqvist, So Yeon Ryu, and Pornanong Phatlum share the lead at 9-under-par after two rounds of play at the sixth Lorena Ochoa Invitational at the Guadalajara Country Club.



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