Posts Tagged South America

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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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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Usain Bolt wins 100-meter race on Rio beach

Jamaican Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt, front, smiles after crossing the finish line of the "Mano a Mano" men's 100m challenge in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug.17, 2014. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Usain Bolt won a 100-meter race on a Rio de Janeiro beach with a time of 10.06 seconds on Sunday.

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Israel-Argentina Davis Cup tie moved to Florida

LONDON (AP) — Israel’s Davis Cup tie against Argentina next month has been moved to Sunrise, Florida, because of the conflict in Gaza.

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