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UNICEF role

Guadalajara-born soccer star Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez is to serve as a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Mexico.

Chivas opt for grass field

Proving the grass is always greener on the other side, local soccer club Chivas de Guadalajara has ditched the artificial playing surface in the Omnilife Stadium for a natural grass pitch. Chivas’ Dutch advisor Johan Cruyff was behind the decision, according to a club statement.

New golf academy opens

A new Jack Nicklaus Golf Academy is set to open at the Nicklaus Design Nayar Course in late June.  The third such facility in Mexico, the academy will offer a complete golf instruction and training combining the latest technology with the Nicklaus’ famed playing philosophy.