• More than 200 Boca Juniors hooligans being held in Paraguay

    ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — More than 200 hooligans following Argentine club Boca Juniors were detained in Paraguay for acts of vandalism at a Copa Libertadores round-of-16 match against local club Cerro Porteno.

  • Carlos Arthur Nuzman, Brazil's Olympic Committee President speaks during the Olympic flame welcoming ceremony at the Olympic Museum, in Lausanne, Switzerland, Friday, April 29, 2016. (Anthony Anex/Keystone via AP)

    Rio Olympic flame visits UN office in Geneva

    GENEVA (AP) — The Olympic flame for the Rio de Janeiro Games came to the United Nations in Geneva on Friday, where officials said a team of refugee athletes will bring a message of hope for refugees around the world.

  • This April 19, 2016 photo shows a rift in the highway caused by a 7.8-magnitude earthquake, in Chacras, Ecuador. The strongest earthquake to hit Ecuador in decades flattened buildings and buckled highways along the country's Pacific coast on a Saturday evening of April 16. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

    AP PHOTOS: Fragments of shattered lives after Ecuador quake

    PEDERNALES, Ecuador (AP) — The dreams, plans and even the lives of hundreds of families were shattered in one moment — 6:58 p.m. on April 16 — when a magnitude 7.8 earthquake rocked the central coast of Ecuador.

  • The Christ the Redeemer statue is lit in green and yellow to mark 100 days left to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, April 27, 2016. The Olympic countdown clock hits 100 days to go on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

    Rio mayor wants Olympic cauldron in revitalized port area

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Mayor Eduardo Paes says he wants the Olympic cauldron to burn in Rio de Janeiro’s revitalized port area.

  • Dortmund's Mats Hummels smiles during the break of a German first division Bundesliga match between VfB Stuttgart and Borussia Dortmund in Stuttgart, Germany, Saturday, April 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

    Dortmund’s defender Hummesl wants Bayern move

    DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Borussia Dortmund captain and central defender Mats Hummels has asked to be released from his contract so that he can move to Bundesliga rival Bayern Munich next season.

  • Argentina's Tigre soccer club directive Ezequiel Rocino, shows the place in his arm where he had a biochip implanted for testing, at Tigre stadium, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Tigre launched a new identification system consisting in a biochip implanted under the skin. The club called this innovative idea, the Passion Ticket. According to Tigre’s officials, they will become, after passing the testing stage, the first club in the world to let the fans into the stadium using a tech gadget inside their bodies. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

    Soccer-crazy Argentina club offers fans an implantable chip

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Fans in soccer-mad Argentina often chant: “I carry you inside me!” when talking about their favorite club. It might soon be more than just a slogan.

  • Fox to show 4 Copa America games on main US network

    NEW YORK (AP) — Fox will televise four matches of this year’s Copa America Cententario on its main network and air three on the entertainment channel FX.

  • Rowing World Champion Katerina Nikolaidou of Greece lights the cauldron during the handover ceremony for the Olympic Flame at Panathinean stadium in Athens, Wednesday, April 27, 2016. The flame arrives in Brazil on May 3, and will be relayed across the vast country by about 12,000 torchbearers before the Aug. 5 opening ceremony in Rio de Janeiro's Maracana Stadium. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

    Rio gets Olympic flame 100 days before games

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Olympic flame was handed to organizers of the Rio de Janeiro Games in Athens on Wednesday, 100 days before the opening ceremony in Brazil.

  • In this Saturday, April 23, 2016 photo, residents are silhouetted against the facade of a church, the only building illuminated after a 24-hour blackout, in the El Calvario neighborhood of El Hatillo, just outside of Caracas, Venezuela. Energy rationing has been added to the hardships faced by Venezuelans overwhelmed by inflation, shortages of food and medicine and rising crime. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

    Protests as Venezuela embraces 2-day workweek to save power

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan cities cleaned up from a night of looting and fiery protests Wednesday as government offices closed their doors for the rest of the week in the face of a worsening energy crisis that is causing daily blackouts.

  • South Korean Olympic athletes and models present the South Korean Olympic team uniforms for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games at Korean National Training Center in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, April 27, 2016. South Korea's Olympic committee on Wednesday unveiled long-sleeved shirts and pants it says will help protect the country's Olympic athletes from the mosquito-borne Zika virus at this year's games in Rio de Janeiro. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

    South Korea reveals long-sleeved athlete clothing for Rio

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s Olympic committee on Wednesday unveiled Zika-proof uniforms complete with mosquito repellent it says will help protect athletes from the virus at this year’s games in Rio de Janeiro.