Posts Tagged Latin America and Caribbean

US women to host New Zealand, Ireland, Mexico, South Korea

CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. will host exhibition games against New Zealand, Ireland, Mexico and South Korea to prepare for the Women’s World Cup.

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Fagundez grew up in the US, but chooses to play for Uruguay

MALDONADO, Uruguay (AP) — New England Revolution forward Diego Fagundez has chosen to play his international football with Uruguay — the land of his birth — and not with the United States, where he grew up and has lived since he was five.

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Contestants vie for Miss Universe crown in Miami on Sunday

Miss Colombia Paulina Vega smiles as the the crown is placed on her head as she becomes Miss Universe during the Miss Universe pageant in Miami, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

MIAMI (AP) — Miss Colombia Paulina Vega has been crowned Miss Universe, beating out first runner-up Miss USA Nia Sanchez and contestants from more than 80 other countries at Sunday’s pageant in Miami.

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AP NewsAlert

MIAMI (AP) — Miss Colombia Paulina Vega crowned Miss Universe; Miss USA Nia Sanchez named runnerup.

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DeAndre Yedlin added to US roster for exhibition at Chile

CHICAGO (AP) — Newly acquired Tottenham defender DeAndre Yedlin will join the U.S. national team in South America for Wednesday’s exhibition against Chile at Rancagua.

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