Chapecoense

January 11, 2017
January 11, 2017

Chapecoense opponents awarded

Atletico Nacional collected the Fair Play prize at Monday's FIFA awards ceremony after the Colombian side requested Chapecoense receive the Copa Sudamericana title following a plane crash that...

December 20, 2016
December 20, 2016

Brazil to meet Colombia in Chape benefit game

The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) has announced a benefit game between Brazil and Colombia on Jan. 25, the same day Chapecoense play their first game since the air crash that prompted the...

December 7, 2016
December 7, 2016

Bolivia detains airline CEO after Colombia air crash

Bolivian authorities detained on Tuesday the chief executive of airline LaMia, the owner of the plane that crashed last week in Colombia and killed nearly all of Brazil's Chapacoense soccer...

December 7, 2016
December 7, 2016

Plane tragedy overshadows Club World Cup

Atletico Nacional will play through their grief over the Chapecoense plane tragedy when they tackle the Club World Cup in Japan -- just days after their Copa Sudamericana final opponents were wiped...

December 6, 2016
December 6, 2016

Brazil invite Colombia to play in Chape charity match

Brazil have invited Colombia to play a friendly match next month with proceeds from the game going to families of the Chapecoense players and staff killed in the Medellin air crash, a Brazilian...

December 6, 2016
December 6, 2016

Chapecoense awarded Sudamericana title

South American football confederation CONMEBOL agreed Monday to award the Copa Sudamericana to Brazilian club Chapecoense, whose team was wiped out in a plane crash while heading to the final.

December 2, 2016
December 2, 2016

Rivals rule out final game against Chapecoense

Chapecoense's opponents in the last game of the Brazilian league season said they would not play the match out of respect for the stricken club who lost most of their players in a plane crash.

December 1, 2016
December 1, 2016

Fans mass at Brazil to mourn dead players

Thousands of Brazilians who had been expecting to spend Wednesday night cheering their beloved Chapecoense football team in its hour of glory were instead gathering at the home stadium to mourn...

December 1, 2016
December 1, 2016

Chapeco in mourning

Thousands of grieving fans in green and white filled the Chapecoense stadium in remote southern Brazil on Tuesday, singing their team's praises and chanting one by one the names of players who...

November 30, 2016
November 30, 2016

Crash survivors undergo operations in Colombia

Doctors treated traumatized survivors and an investigation was to get underway on Wednesday into an air crash that killed 71 people and wiped out Brazil's Chapecoense soccer team en route to a...