Posts Tagged Latin America and Caribbean

Rio Olympic tickets go on sale despite football uncertainty

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.

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Apology for wrong anthem for El Salvador before game in US

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.

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Morris replaces Johannsson on US roster vs Switzerland

CHICAGO (AP) — Stanford forward Jordan Morris has been added to the U.S. roster for Tuesday’s exhibition game against Switzerland in Zurich.

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What to Watch in the Cricket World Cup final

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Cricket World Cup final on Sunday will feature the tournament co-hosts and traditional sports rivals Australia and New Zealand. The Australians have won four World Cup titles from six previous finals.

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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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