Posts Tagged Latin America and Caribbean

Carter wins 100 meters in Stockholm meet

Michael Tinsley of the U.S. reacts after winning the men's 400m hurdles during the IAAF Diamond League DN Galan athletics meeting at the Stockholm Olympic Stadium on August 21, 2014. (AP Photo/TT News Agency, Henrik Montgomery) SWEDEN OUT

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Nesta Carter of Jamaica was the only sprinter to dip below 10 seconds as he won the men’s 100 meters at the DN Galan Diamond League meet on Thursday.

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Brazil’s Palmeiras struggling with Argentine coach

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian club Palmeiras made a rare move when it hired an Argentine coach earlier this year, and the results have not been good.

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US routs Dominicans in exhibition as Rose rests

Dominican Republic forward Francisco Garcia, left, and U.S. guard Kyrie Irving chase a loose ball during the first half of an exhibition basketball game at Madison Square Garden in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — Derrick Rose heard the fans chanting his name, and yes, he would’ve loved to give them what they wanted.

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FIFA, Russia relations hit rough spot

GENEVA (AP) — Relations between FIFA and its next World Cup host, Russia, are under strain.

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Pekerman extends contract with Colombia until 2018

In this July 6, 2014 file photo, Colombia's coach Jose Pekerman, from Argentina, holds a Colombian flag as the team parades before supporters as they are welcomed home from the World Cup, in Bogota, Colombia, following their loss to Brazil in the quarterfinals. Colombia's Football Federation announced on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 that Pekerman will stay on as coach for the national selection. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara, File)

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia coach Jose Pekerman has signed a contract extension that will keep him with the team until 2018.

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