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Chile loses FIFA appeal in World Cup case with Ecuador

Sep. 16, 2022 16:20 PM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — Chile has lost its appeal to replace Ecuador at the World Cup in Qatar, but Friday's verdict by FIFA will lead the case to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. FIFA dismissed Chile’s argument that Ecuador player Byron Castillo was actually Colombian and ineligible to...

Chile loses appeal at FIFA to replace Ecuador at World Cup for allegedly using an ineligible player

Sep. 16, 2022 10:01 AM EDT
ZURICH (AP) — Chile loses appeal at FIFA to replace Ecuador at World Cup for allegedly using an ineligible player.

Chile presents appeal to FIFA in World Cup case with Ecuador

Sep. 15, 2022 10:35 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — Chile presented its appeal challenging Ecuador’s place at the World Cup to FIFA on Thursday in a case regarding an alleged ineligible player, with a verdict possible within 24 hours. Barely nine weeks before the 32-team World Cup is scheduled to start on Nov. 20,...

Live updates: Charles back in London as king; queen mourned

Sep. 09, 2022 15:48 PM EDT

BOGOTA, Colombia — Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela offered condolences to the United Kingdom on Friday following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, the longest reigning British monarch. Queen Elizabeth II’s death was headline news in several Latin American countries. ...

How octogenarian brothers' colorful posters went global

Sep. 03, 2022 14:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For years, Miguel and Carlos Cevallos made a living by drawing posters for neighborhood nightclubs, taco trucks and restaurants in Queens, painting in the businesses’ basements or on their tables and attracting clients by word of mouth. Until an Instagram account...

Chile appeal hearing in World Cup case set for Sept. 15

Sep. 01, 2022 10:35 AM EDT

ZURICH (AP) — Chile's appeal hearing to challenge Ecuador’s place at this year's World Cup because of an alleged ineligible player has been set for Sept. 15. FIFA said Thursday its appeals committee has invited Byron Castillo, the Ecuador player at the center of the dispute, to...

Shooting, blast in Ecuador port city kills 5, damages homes

Aug. 14, 2022 12:40 PM EDT

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Gunfire and a subsequent explosion left at least five people dead, 15 injured and several others missing, as well as damaging homes, in the Ecuadorian port city of Guayaquil, authorities said Sunday. On its Twitter account, Ecuador's Prosecutor's Office said...

FIFA moves World Cup start in Qatar up 1 day to Nov. 20

Aug. 11, 2022 16:45 PM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA has formally moved the World Cup start up by one day to give host nation Qatar an exclusive Sunday evening slot with a global audience. Qatar will now play Ecuador in Doha on Nov. 20 — just 101 days after FIFA’s decision Thursday — stretching the World Cup...

FIFA moves start of World Cup one day earlier, lets host Qatar open tournament against Ecuador on Nov. 20

Aug. 11, 2022 16:22 PM EDT
ZURICH (AP) — FIFA moves start of World Cup one day earlier, lets host Qatar open tournament against Ecuador on Nov. 20.

FIFA looks to start World Cup in Qatar 1 day earlier

Aug. 10, 2022 10:56 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — Host nation Qatar is set to play in the opening game of its own World Cup tournament after all — and on a stand-alone day being added to the schedule barely 100 days before kickoff. Soccer's marquee tournament is now set start one day earlier than originally...