Brazilian Andre Tourinho leads Latin American Amateur by one

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Andre Tourinho, of Brazil, had eight birdies in his round of 6-under 66, giving him a one-shot...three were from Chili and three were from Costa Rica, with one each from Brazil, Mexico and Uruguay.

Chilean Matias Dominguez grabs lead in Latin American Amateur

...Sebastian Munoz of Colombia (71) and Joaquin Bonjour of Argentina (73) were four shots behind at 210. Andre Tourinho of Brazil, the 36-hole leader, took a triple bogey on the par-4 15th hole and shot 75. He was five strokes behind."It's been...

Toyota remains top in global vehicle sales, beats VW, GM

...this month.Toyota's sales grew 6 percent in the U.S. from the previous year, 13 percent in China, and 10 percent in Brazil, according to the maker of the Camry sedan, Prius hybrid and Lexus luxury models.Toyota suffered a setback in 2011, when...

Martin Kaymer extends lead to six at Abu Dhabi Championship

...Munoz, of Colombia (71), and Joaquin Bonjour, of Argentina (73), are four shots behind at 210. Andre Tourinho, of Brazil, the 36-hole leader, took a triple bogey on the par-4 15th hole and shot 75. He is five strokes behind."It's been...

Ace boost Rory McIlroy's chances at Abu Dhabi Chammpionship

...former Jaguar, shot 75 and missed the cut by three. LATIN AMERICA AMATEUR: In Buenos Aires, Argentina, Andre Tourinho, of Brazil, had eight birdies in his round of 6-under 66, giving him a one-shot lead going into the weekend.Tourinho is at 8-under...


...to qualify for the 2012 London Olympics. He was a member of last year's World Cup team but didn't appear in any games in Brazil.The son of an American mother and Norwegian father, Diskerud played for Stabaek in Norway from 2008-11, spent the first...

Travel Briefs-New and Now

...offers slew of shows in 2015The lineup for music festivals taking place in Las Vegas in 2015 includes a new one for the city: Brazil's Rock in Rio.Rock in Rio is scheduled for May 8-9 and May 15-16 with performers such as Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars...

US gains 252K jobs; unemployment falls to 5.6 percent

...economy, is in recession. Russia's economy is cratering as oil prices plummet. China is straining to manage a slowdown. Brazil and others in Latin America are struggling.Fears about significantly cheaper oil spooked investors earlier this week before...

Brazil's economy slips into a recession

SAO PAULO - Brazil has slipped into recession, with government figures released Friday showing...the country's GDP stands at 1.27 trillion reals ($567 billion).Brazil last experienced a recession between October 2008 and February 2009...

Oddities not rare in sports in 2014

Gothic folklore met modern dentistry, with the whole world watching.This was the World Cup and the Bite of Brazil ? a mouthwatering, open-jawed, succulent chomp on an unsuspecting victim that would have done proud any vampire worth his...