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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.

Canal 22 to show Winter Olympics

Although Mexico is unlikely to send any competitors to the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia next year, the games will be screened here thanks to communications magnate Carlos Slim, whose company America Movil acquired the transmission rights earlier this year.

Mexico brushes aside New Zealand

Mexico’s national soccer team defeated New Zealand 5-1 on Wednesday to virtually guarantee a place in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. El Tri now travel to New Zealand for the return leg on November 20, a game that will surely be a formality.