HONDURAS

  • Honduras beauty queen Maria Jose Alvarado goes missing November 17, 2014

    Tegucigalpa: Miss Honduras World 2014, Maria Jose Alvarado, and her sister, Sofia Trinidad, has been missing since last week, beauty pageant organiser Eduardo Zablah has said. The beauty queen and her sister have not been seen since Thursday, Zablah said. The two women disappeared after attending a birthday party in Santa Barbara,...
  • World Cup 2014: Switzerland meet Argentina in last 16 as Shaqiri sinks Honduras June 26, 2014

    Manaus: Xherdan Shaqiri scored all three goals on Wednesday to put Switzerland into the second round of the World Cup with a 30 victory over Honduras. The Swiss will next face Lionel Messi and Argentina on Tuesday in Sao Paulo. Shaqiri scored his first goal in the sixth minute, dribbling into a...
  • As it happened: Honduras vs Switzerland, Ecuador vs France June 26, 2014

    Catch all the LIVE updates from both the Group E matches as Honduras take on Switzerland whereas Ecuador face France. (Scroll down for the Live Blog) Exactly four years after their last World Cup meeting, Switzerland and Honduras will face each other under almost identical circumstances. If France beat Ecuador in...
  • World Cup 2014: 4 years later, Switzerland and Honduras meet again June 24, 2014

    Manaus: Exactly four years after their last World Cup meeting, Switzerland and Honduras will face each other under almost identical circumstances. The teams drew 00 at the last World Cup on June 25, 2010, a result that led to the elimination of both teams. On Wednesday June 25, 2014...
  • Football World Cup 2014: How the world tweeted #HON versus #ECU June 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Enner Valencia struck twice to give Ecuador a 21 World Cup win over Honduras on Friday and raise their hopes of making the last 16, leaving the Hondurans with only a first finals goal since 1982 as consolation. While the match was on, the world was also simultaneously tweeting,...
  • World Cup 2014: Ecuador edge past Honduras to stay alive June 21, 2014

    Brazil: Ecuador forward Enner Valencia scored twice in a 21 comeback victory over Honduras on Friday that kept his team in contention at the World Cup. Ecuador moved into second spot in Group E with a match remaining against groupleading France, who have had two dominating wins. Honduras took the lead in...
  • As it happened: World Cup 2014, Honduras vs Ecuador June 21, 2014

    Catch all the Live action from the Group E encounter between Honduras and Ecuador at the Arena da Baixada in Curitiba. (Scroll down for the Live Blog) When Ecuador and Honduras meet at the Arena da Baixada, there's every chance they will play in the knowledge that defeat will end...
  • World Cup 2014: Ecuador, Honduras meet in a mustwin game June 19, 2014

    When Ecuador and Honduras meet at the Arena da Baixada on Friday, there's every chance they will play in the knowledge that defeat will end all hope of qualifying for the knockout stages of the World Cup. The two teams face each other in the southern city of Curitiba soon after...
  • World Cup 2014: Karim Benzema brace helps France cruise past Honduras June 16, 2014

    Porto Alegre: Karim Benzema scored twice and created a third that was confirmed by goalline technology as France beat Honduras 30 on Sunday in their first World Cup match. The dominant win was a relief for France, whose team of highly paid players failed to win in South Africa and was...
  • World Cup 2014, France vs Honduras: as it happened June 15, 2014

    Catch all the Live action from the Group E encounter between France and Honduras at the Estadio BeiraRio in Porto Alegre. (Scroll down for the Live blog) Former champions France should put underdogs Honduras to the sword in their World Cup Group E opener in Porto Alegre on Sunday although...
  • World Cup 2014: What to watch on day four June 15, 2014

    Rio de Janeiro: France are preparing for their first World Cup match since leaving South Africa in disgrace four years ago following a player strike and a groupstage exit. Didier Deschamps' inexperienced squad needs to perform on the sport's biggest stage to win back supporters and is expected to beat Honduras...
  • World Cup 2014: Erratic France aim not to trip over underdogs Honduras June 14, 2014

    Former champions France should put underdogs Honduras to the sword in their World Cup Group E opener in Porto Alegre on Sunday although their penchant for selfdestruction gives the Central Americans hope of an upset. Les Bleus go into the campaign with a happier, more settled squad under coach Didier...
  • FIFA World Cup 2014: Olivier Giroud ready to face up to Honduras battering June 13, 2014

    Brazil: France's opening match at the World Cup against a Honduras side with a reputation for aggression promises to be a bruising encounter on Sunday. And France striker Olivier Giroud thinks it will suit him perfectly. After an encouraging season for Arsenal in the combative Premier League, Giroud is relishing the...
  • World Cup 2014: France wary of physical threat posed by Honduras June 12, 2014

    France are bracing themselves for combat against a rugged Honduras side in their World Cup Group E opener in Porto Alegre on Sunday, coach Didier Deschamps said on Wednesday. Deschamps heard English complaints about Honduras's tackling during their 00 friendly draw in Miami on Saturday which he watched on television. "They have...
  • England held to a goalless draw by Honduras in World Cup warmup June 8, 2014

    Miami Gardens: England and Honduras drew 00 in a fiery and physical final World Cup warmup match that saw Honduras defender Brayan Beckeles sent off at Sun Life Stadium on Saturday. The weather was as wild as some of the action on the pitch in Miami Gardens, with the game...
  • Brazil hammer Honduras 50 in international freindly November 17, 2013

    Brazil turned on the style in the second half to score four goals and hammer Honduras 50 in a friendly in Miami on Saturday. Honduras started strongly but Brazil opened the scoring in the 21st minute when Paulinho took possession on the right and delivered an inviting low cross for Bernard...
  • Belgium face Colombia in a friendly November 13, 2013

    Belgium and Colombia are not usually considered heavyweights in world football yet their meeting on Thursday is arguably the most attractive of the friendlies being played this week. Both teams qualified for the World Cup in style, sit proudly in the top five of the FIFA world rankings and will be...
  • Injured Marcelo dropped from Brazil squad November 9, 2013

    Sao Paulo: The Brazilian football federation says injured Real Madrid left back Marcelo has been dropped from Brazil's team for the friendlies against Honduras and Chile this month. The federation says the decision was made after team doctor Jose Luis Runco received a report from Real Madrid's medical staff indicating that...
  • Jamaica's Jermaine Hue handed a ninemonth ban for doping September 27, 2013

    Zurich: FIFA suspended Jamaica player Jermaine Hue for nine months on Thursday after he tested positive for a banned substance at a World Cup qualifying match. Team doctor Carlton Fraser was banned from football for four years for administering the drug, dexamethasone, FIFA said Thursday. "This suspension covers all types of matches,...
  • Spain's football team crashes out of Olympics July 30, 2012

    London: Spain were eliminated from the men's Olympic soccer tournament Sunday after another 10 loss. Honduras forward Jerry Bengtson scored the lone goal in the seventh minute, knocking a header past Spain goalkeeper David de Gea. It was an intense match packed with heated aggression. Spain players picked up seven yellow cards...
  • US team says Honduras prison fire was an accident February 22, 2012

    Honduras: US investigators concluded on Tuesday that the deadliest prison fire in a century was accidental, and may have been caused by a lit match, cigarette or some other open flame. The US Embassy in Honduras said in a statement that a team of investigators from the US Bureau of Alcohol,...
  • Honduras: More than 300 killed in prison fire February 16, 2012

    Tegucigalpa, Honduras: Trapped inmates screamed from their cells as a fire swept through a Honduran prison, killing at least 300 inmates in one of the world's deadliest fires in decades, authorities said on Wednesday. Some 475 people escaped from the prison in the town of Comayagua and 356 are missing...
  • US: At least 356 killed in Honduras prison fire February 16, 2012

    Honduras: A fire started by an inmate tore through an aging and severely overcrowded Honduran prison, burning and suffocating inmates in their locked cells and killing as many as 356 people in one of the world's deadliest prison fires in a century, authorities said on Wednesday. The local governor, a former...
  • Two fans shot dead after football match in Honduras July 28, 2009

    Tegucigalpa (Honduras): Two people were shot dead and more than 15 injured in Honduras on Sunday when fans of rival football teams clashed outside a stadium following a match, police said. Police arrested dozens when they moved in to quell the violence, which erupted after the two teams, Olimpia and Motagua,...
  • Brazil, USA open with wins in men's football August 7, 2008

    Beijing: A late goal from midfielder Hernanes gave Brazil a 10 win over Belgium in their opening match in Group C on Thursday. In other matches, Italy thrashed Honduras 30, the United States crept past Japan 10 thanks to a Stuart Holden goal while Australia and Serbia battled to a 11...
  • Honduras want Maradona to be coach October 26, 2006

    Tegucigalpa (Honduras): Honduras said on Wednesday that they want former Argentina captain Diego Maradona to coach their national side. Maradona, who has had only two brief coaching experiences, was visiting the Central American nation on Wednesday where he was due to meet directors of the Honduran federation. "Maradona said last...