Luis Figo drops out of FIFA election, cites corruption

...2018 World Cup to 36 teams would create one extra place for each of Africa, Asia and the region covering North and Central America and the Caribbean (CONCACAF), plus upgrading playoff entries for South America and Oceania to become guaranteed...

Program for English language learners grows in Augusta schools

...have many Spanish-speaking neighborhoods here in Augusta, which is attractive to anyone coming here from Mexico or Central America," Cliett said. "We also have GRU, which brings in doctor and teachers from places like China and Japan, who...

FIFA recommends plan to move Qatar World Cup to winter

...priority, CONCACAF fully supports the recommendation made by the special task force," the governing body for North and Central America and the Caribbean said in a statement.For now, the 2022 World Cup - the first to be played in an Islamic country...


...Costa Rican goalkeeper Keylor Navas was honored as Male Player of the Year.The governing body of soccer in North and Central America and the Caribbean said Tuesday that Wambach won after finishing second to U.S. teammate Alex Morgan in last year's...


...Canada for the first time.The United States will open its title defense in the 12-nation championship of North and Central America and the Caribbean on July 7 at Frisco, Texas. College BaseballGamecock coach given extensionSouth Carolina baseball...

US trade deficit jumps 17.1 percent to $46.6 billion

...imports outpaced U.S. export sales to Europe.The U.S. deficit with Mexico fell to $53.8 billion, the lowest since 2009. The United States ran a record surplus of $34.4 billion with the countries of South and Central America.

Ailing Allenby pulls out off Humana Challenge

...the Pete Dye design at Casa de Campo in the Dominican Republic.The tournament is for amateurs from South America, Central America and the Caribbean. ... Jimmy Walker says being a professional athlete makes him less prone to criticize when he...

Brazilian Andre Tourinho leads Latin American Amateur by one

...and 62 players advanced to the final two rounds.The Latin American Amateur is for players from South America, Central America and Caribbean countries. Of the top 14 players on the leaderboard, three were from Argentina, three were from Chili...

Expedition company owners hope excursion leads to business

...he's starting with Barbour: Central America Overland Expeditions.The two...their first expedition through Central America on July 9. They've rented...Woodhams said.While in Central America, the group plans to connect...

Deployed soldiers prepare to return

Signal Corps soldiers who deployed to Central America to help with Hurricane Mitch relief are preparing...for the 93rd Signal Brigade. Eight soldiers left Central America before the holidays and arrived home Christmas Eve...