Posts Tagged Central America

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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Mexico to meet Costa Rica at Citrus Bowl in CONCACAF tuneup

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Mexican national soccer team is coming to central Florida to play one of a series of exhibition matches as it prepares to compete in the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

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Funeral held for Mexican wrestler killed during match

In this April 13, 2007 photo, Mexican wrestler Pedro Aguayo Ramirez, known as Hijo del Perro Aguayo, top, tries to remove the mask of Mistico during a wrestling match 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/Ezequiel Tlaxcala-CUARTOSCURO.COM) MEXICO OUT - NO PUBLICAR EN MEXICO - MANDATORY CREDIT - CREDITO OBLIGATORIO

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The funeral was held Sunday for Mexican wrestler Pedro Aguayo Ramirez, known as Hijo del Perro Aguayo, who died from injuries sustained during a match in Tijuana.

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