Colombia

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 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 4, 2016
December 4, 2016

Monaco top, PSG stunned

Colombian striker Radamel Falcao scored twice as Monaco thrashed Bastia 5-0 to move top of Ligue 1 on Saturday, while French champions Paris Saint-Germain crashed to a shock 3-0 defeat at Montpellier.

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...

November 29, 2016
November 29, 2016

Messi flew by the same plane two weeks ago!

A charter plane carrying a Brazilian football team which crashed in the mountains in Colombia late Monday killing 76 people so far flew Lionel Messi and his Argentina national team two weeks ago,...

October 19, 2016
October 19, 2016

Diego caught smuggling cocaine

Former Colombia international Diego Osorio was arrested by authorities for carrying over a kilo of cocaine in his underwear.