Posts Tagged Latin America and Caribbean

Indians sign Russell Branyan to minor deal

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians have reunited with slugger Russell Branyan, signing him to a minor league deal for the remainder of the season.

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Brazilian club promises to punish racist fans

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian club Gremio has promised to help identify and punish the fans who taunted a player in the latest case of racism to taint the national game.

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Boca Juniors fire coach Carlos Bianchi

In this May 11, 2014 file photo, Boca Juniors' coach Carlos Bianchi leaves the filed after defeating Lanus 3-1 at an Argentine league soccer match in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, File)

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Carlos Bianchi was fired as Boca Juniors coach a day after the team lost for the third time in four games in the Argentine league.

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Olympics, Paralympics look for volunteers in Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Rio de Janeiro Olympics and Paralympics want diversity in the ranks as they begin the search for 70,000 volunteers.

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John Degenkolb of Germany wins 4th Vuelta stage

CORDOBA, Spain (AP) — German rider John Degenkolb outsprinted Vicente Reynes and race leader Michael Matthews to win a hot, sunny fourth stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Tuesday.

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