Posts Tagged Central America

Apology for wrong anthem for El Salvador before game in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Organizers of a soccer match in the U.S. capital are apologizing to El Salvador for playing the wrong national anthem before an exhibition game against Argentina.

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Morris replaces Johannsson on US roster vs Switzerland

CHICAGO (AP) — Stanford forward Jordan Morris has been added to the U.S. roster for Tuesday’s exhibition game against Switzerland in Zurich.

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El Salvador soccer players acquitted in match-fixing case

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Eleven soccer players and two foreign businesspeople accused of match-fixing involving El Salvador’s national team were acquitted of criminal charges Friday.

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Mexico: Wrestler died almost instantly from injury in ring

In this May 27, 2010 photo, Mexican wrestler Pedro Aguayo Ramirez, known as Hijo del Perro Aguayo, poses for photographers at the start of a news conference in Mexico City. Ramirez, the son of a wrestling legend in the country, died early Saturday March 21, 2015, from a hit suffered in the ring in Tijuana, the Baja California state prosecutor's office said. (AP Photo/Enrique Ordonez-CUARTOSCURO.COM) MEXICO OUT - NO PUBLICAR EN MEXICO - MANDATORY CREDIT - CREDITO OBLIGATORIO

MEXICO CITY (AP) — An autopsy has found that “lucha libre” wrestler Pedro Aguayo died almost immediately of injuries suffered in the ring over the weekend, Mexican authorities said Wednesday.

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Clint Dempsey injures hamstring, out 2-3 weeks

CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. captain Clint Dempsey will miss exhibition games at Denmark and Switzerland because of a strained right hamstring. He is expected to be sidelined two to three weeks.

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