Articles tagged 'chile'

Campbell: An unlikely hero 4 April 2016 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Under-21 ladies hockey team knew they would break their World Cup qualification jink when defender Stephanie Campbell scored in the semi-finals against Namibia last week. Campbell's goal helped Zimbabwe win the match 2-1 and seal their place in the final and with it a pla...
Victorious hockey team back home 31 March 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe Under-21 women's hockey team returned from Namibia yesterday where they finished second behind South Africa to qualify for this year's World Cup to be held in Chile. The squad secured their World Cup ticket after defeating hosts Namibia 2-1 in the semi-finals before going on ...
Brazil bank on height advantage 28 June 2014 LONDON - Brazil aim to make their height advantage count against Chile when the teams meet in a Round of 16 World Cup match tonight according to striker Fred. "I've talked to our fullbacks, our wingers: They (the Chileans) are short," Fred told reporters at Brazil's training camp in Teresopoli...
Iniesta rallies La Roja 18 June 2014 RIO DE JANEIRO - Spain midfielder Andres Iniesta says that the defending champions must ready themselves for a fight when they tackle Chile in Wednesday's make-or-break World Cup encounter in Rio de Janeiro. Spain's 5-1 drubbing by the Netherlands has left them in a vulnerable position in Grou...
Disaster declared after Chile quake 2 April 2014 SANTIAGO - Chile has declared two northern regions hit by a magnitude 8.2 earthquake to be disaster areas. At least six people are known to have died and tens of thousands of people have been evacuated. The quake struck at 20:46 local time (23:46 GMT) about 86km (52 miles) north-west of the...
Huge poll win for Chilean left 16 December 2013 SANTIAGO - Left-wing candidate Michelle Bachelet has been elected Chilean president for a second time, defeating her run-off rival by a wide margin. With nearly 90% of the vote counted, Ms Bachelet had 62% to 38% for Evelyn Matthei, a former minister from the ruling centre-right coalition. ...
Chile presidential candidate resigns 18 July 2013 SANTIAGO - Chile's conservative presidential candidate, Pablo Longueira, has withdrawn from the election campaign. His son, Juan Pablo Longueira, told reporters the politician had been suffering from depression since winning the primary elections. President Sebastian Pinera's governing alli...