Posts Tagged Latin America and Caribbean

Rio wins legal battle over Olympic golf course

SAO PAULO (AP) — A Rio de Janeiro judge on Wednesday denied a request from prosecutors to halt construction of the Olympic golf course because of environmental concerns, curtailing fears that the venue won’t be ready in time for test events.

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No. 22 UCLA fades late, falls to Oklahoma 75-65

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — This is what UCLA coach Steve Alford was worried about.

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N. Florida tops Elon 72-65, wins title in Cancun

CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Dallas Moore scored 21 points, including a back-breaking 3-pointer with 31 seconds left on Wednesday, to lead North Florida to a 72-65 win over Elon in the championship game of the Mayan Division of the Cancun Challenge.

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Northwestern holds off Miami (Ohio) 55-46

CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Alex Olah and Vic Law scored 13 points apiece as Northwestern held off Miami (Ohio) 55-46 on Tuesday, advancing to face Northern Iowa in the Cancun Challenge championship game Wednesday.

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Northern Iowa’s balance sinks Virginia Tech 73-54

CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Matt Bohannon scored 13 points to lead a balanced attack and Northern Iowa defeated Virginia Tech 73-54 in the Riviera Division of the Cancun Challenge on Tuesday.

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