• Argentina's Sergio Aguero is carried off the filed after an injury during a 2018 Russia World Cup qualifying soccer match against Ecuador in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

    Argentina forward Aguero may miss next World Cup qualifier

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Sergio Aguero will miss Argentina’s World Cup qualifier against Paraguay next week with a left-leg injury.

  • Chile's Matias Fernandez, left, Arturo Vidal, center, and Eduardo Vargas celebrate after Vargas scored against Brazil during a 2018 World Cup qualifying soccer match in Santiago, Chile, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015. (AP Photo/ Luis Hidalgo)

    Brazil loses without Neymar; Argentina falls with no Messi

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil showed Thursday it can’t win against the best without Barcelona star Neymar, losing 2-0 at Chile as qualifying in South America opened for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

  • 2016 Olympic equestrian events may not be held in Brazil

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The equestrian events for next year’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro might have to take place outside Brazil, the head of the country’s equestrian confederation has warned.

  • 2016 Olympic equestrian event may not be held in Brazil

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The head of the Brazilian Equestrian Confederation has warned that equestrian events at next year’s Rio de Janeiro Olympics might have to take place outside Brazil.

  • Ecuador's coach Gustavo Quinteros attends a training session in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015. Ecuador will face Argentina for a 2018 World Cup Russia qualifier soccer match in Buenos Aires on October 8. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

    No Messi, Neymar, Suarez and Rodriguez as qualifying opens

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Lionel Messi, Neymar, Luis Suarez and James Rodriguez will all be missing when 2018 World Cup qualifying gets underway in South America on Thursday.

  • Sao Paulo says Osorio resigns to coach Mexico national team

    SAO PAULO (AP) — Juan Carlos Osorio of Colombia has quit as coach of Brazilian club Sao Paulo FC to take over Mexico’s national team.

  • In this July 28, 2015 file photo, children play in a water fountain next to Olympic rings at Madureira Park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Some foreign ticket buyers for next year's Rio Olympics are paying higher prices than they should, failing to benefit from the steep decline in the value of the Brazilian currency against the dollar. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo, File)

    Rio Olympics cutting costs with Brazil deep in recession

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Olympic organizers, faced with the reality of a country deep in recession, are trimming costs to keep their budget balanced.

  • Two teams ought to finally earn a win in RWC Week 3

    LONDON (AP) — On Day 19 of the Rugby World Cup, two teams ought to finally walk off a pitch smiling.

  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry addresses the Our Ocean international conference on marine protection in Vina del Mar, Chile, Monday, Oct. 5, 2015. President Barack Obama declared new marine sanctuaries in Lake Michigan and the tidal waters of Maryland on Monday, while Chile blocked off a vast expanse of the Pacific Ocean near the world-famous Easter Island from commercial fishing and oil and gas exploration. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)

    US, Chile declare new marine reserves, fight overfishing

    VALPARAISO, Chile (AP) — In a story Oct. 5 about the United States and Chile setting up new marine sanctuaries, The Associated Press incorrectly quoted Secretary of State John Kerry as saying, “There is literally too much money chasing too much fish.” What Kerry said was, “There is literally too much money chasing too few fish.”

  • Argentina’s Emiliano Grillo wins Web.com Tour Finals finale

    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Argentina’s Emiliano Grillo made a 25-foot birdie putt on the final hole Sunday to win the Web.com Tour Finals-ending Web.Com Tour Championship, and Rob Oppenheim got the last PGA Tour card when Lucas Glover shook up the order with a closing bogey.