RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro’s pledge to clean up the blighted waters where the 2016 Olympic sailing events are to be held has suffered another setback: A prominent Brazilian sailing and environmental organization declined a city contract to help clean up sewage- and trash-filled Guanabara Bay.
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ST. JOHN’S, Montserrat (AP) — Former Netherlands forward and assistant coach Patrick Kluivert has made a winning start in World Cup qualifying as coach of Curacao.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The first phase of ticket sales for the Rio Olympics in 2016 began on Tuesday despite uncertainty about the football tournament.
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.
CHICAGO (AP) — Stanford forward Jordan Morris has been added to the U.S. roster for Tuesday’s exhibition game against Switzerland in Zurich.