Chapecoense soccer team

May 24, 2017
May 24, 2017

Chapecoense docked points, knocked out of Libertadores

Chapecoense are docked three points for fielding a suspended player and opponents Lanus awarded a 3-0 win.

May 8, 2017
May 8, 2017

Chapecoense win state title six months after air tragedy

Chapecoense won the Santa Catarina state championship on Sunday to lift their first title since most of their team died in a plane crash last November.

April 5, 2017
April 5, 2017

Chape take Supercup lead as fans remember air crash

Chapecoense beat Atletico Nacional 2-1 in the first leg of their South American Supercup final on Tuesday as the game was marked by memorials to those killed in an air crash before the teams' scheduled Copa Sudamericana final last November.

April 4, 2017
April 4, 2017

Nacional arrive in Brazil for emotional Chape game

Colombia's Atletico Nacional arrived in southern Brazil to fanfare on Monday for the first leg of the South American Supercup final against Chapecoense, a team that was almost wiped out in a plane crash before their scheduled meeting last November.

March 8, 2017
March 8, 2017

Neto, Ruschel included for Libertadores

Chapecoense have named Neto and Alan Ruschel, two of the survivors of the tragic plane crash which decimated the club, in their Copa Libertadores squad.

January 26, 2017
January 26, 2017

Brazil beat Colombia in Chape benefit game

Brazil beat Colombia 1-0 in a benefit match for the families of those killed in the Chapecoense air disaster but Wednesday's game in Rio de Janeiro was marred by a disappointing turnout.

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 decimated the Brazilian club.

December 18, 2016
December 18, 2016

Pilot in footballers' crash 'was not trained properly'

The pilot in the plane crash that killed 71 people traveling to Colombia on a Bolivian charter including footballers from Brazil had not flown enough hours to pilot commercial flights, a copilot's attorney said Saturday.

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 team, prosecutors said.

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 out.