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.

June 18, 2016
June 18, 2016

[WATCH] Colombia outlast Peru to reach semis

Colombia reach the semifinals of the Copa America Centenario by beating Peru on penalties in New Jersey.

June 12, 2016
June 12, 2016

Falcao returns to Monaco

Colombian striker Radamel Falcao confirms that he is returning to Monaca, where he played in 2013 and 2014, after two mediocre seasons on loan at Manchester United and Chelsea.

June 8, 2016
June 8, 2016

Colombia into last eight, US bounce back

Colombia become the first side to reach the quarter-finals of the Copa America Centenario, while the United States thump Costa Rica 4-0 to get their campaign back on track.

June 5, 2016
June 5, 2016

Colombia crush USA

Colombia wreck the United States' hopes of a winning start to the Copa America Centenario as goals from James Rodriguez and Cristian Zapata give the South Americans a comfortable 2-0 victory.

June 4, 2016
June 4, 2016

Rodriguez, Zapata silence USA

Colombia come and spoil the party, easing to a 2-0 win over the United States in the Copa America Centenario curtain raiser in Santa Clara on Friday.

February 7, 2016
February 7, 2016

'3,100 pregnant women in Colombia have Zika virus'

Over 3,100 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, President Juan Manuel Santos says.

February 6, 2016
February 6, 2016

Colombia links Zika to rare nerve disorder deaths

Colombia says three people have died after contracting the Zika virus and developing a rare nerve disorder. Health Minister Alejandro Gaviria said there was a "causal connection" between Zika, the Guillain-Barre disorder and the three deaths.

November 18, 2015
November 18, 2015

Argentina secure vital win

Lucas Biglia's goal gave Gerardo Martino a lifeline in the Argentina hotseat, as the nation downed Colombia 1-0 to put their World Cup qualifying campaign back on track.

October 27, 2015
October 27, 2015

ELN rebels in Colombia kill 12 security staff

Leftist rebels in Colombia ambushed a group carrying regional election ballots, killing 12 members of the security forces, officials say.

October 23, 2015
October 23, 2015

Brazil get Neymar back for ‘war’ with Argentina

Brazil coach Dunga has welcomed the return of captain Neymar ahead of what he has labelled a ‘war’ with Argentina next month.