Posts Tagged South America

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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Platini prepares to announce FIFA election plan

GENEVA (AP) — Michel Platini is set to announce Thursday if he will challenge former mentor Sepp Blatter for the FIFA presidency.

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Ronaldinho in talks to join Palmeiras

SAO PAULO (AP) — Ronaldinho could be headed to Palmeiras, and the Brazilian club is hoping to make the deal official on Tuesday as part of its centennial celebrations.

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Del Potro denies tax evasion in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Juan Martin del Potro denies he has committed tax evasion in his native Argentina.

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Messi back to old self under new Barcelona coach

FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi, from Argentina, reacts after scoring against Elche during a Spanish La Liga soccer match at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Bad World Cup memories be gone. Lionel Messi is back to his match-winning self.

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