Chapecoense soccer team

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 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&...

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 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.