Colombia

Martinez cracker helps Colombia past Argentina

Roger Martinez scored an outstanding goal as Colombia beat Argentina 2-0 in an exciting finale to a Copa America Group B opener on Saturday that burst into life after a sluggish start.

July 31, 2022
July 31, 2022

Invincible Brazil win Copa America Feminina

Brazil emerged victorious as Copa America Feminina champions after a hard-fought 1-0 win against Colombia on Saturday, played in Colombia.

June 16, 2019
June 16, 2019

Martinez cracker helps Colombia past Argentina

Roger Martinez scored an outstanding goal as Colombia beat Argentina 2-0 in an exciting finale to a Copa America Group B opener on Saturday that burst into life after a sluggish start.

June 25, 2018
June 25, 2018

Colombia knock Poland out

Goals from Yerry Mina, Radamel Falcao and Juan Cuadrado give Colombia a convincing 3-0 win on Sunday against Poland.

June 18, 2017
June 18, 2017

3 killed, 11 hurt in blast at upscale Colombia mall

Three people including a young Frenchwoman were killed and 11 others wounded Saturday when an explosion rocked an upscale Bogota mall, the mayor said.

April 1, 2017
April 1, 2017

Colombia landslide kills 254

Flooding and mudslides kill at least 254 people in south-west Colombia, officials say.

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.

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 friendly.

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 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 Football Confederation (CBF) spokesman told Reuters on Monday.