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  • Ecuador rout Venezuela, Paraguay stunned

    Ecuador romp to a comfortable 3-0 victory over Venezuela to reignite their 2018 World Cup qualifying challenge as Paraguay's bid suffers a setback with a defeat to struggling Bolivia.

  • United States

    US reach semis

    The United States survive a late onslaught to beat Ecuador 2-1 and advance to the semi-finals of the Copa America for the first time since 1995 after a pulsating and sometime fractious match in Seattle on Thursday.

  • Brazil fire blanks, Peru edge Haiti

    Eight times champions Brazil are held 0-0 by Ecuador in the glamour game as the second day of the centenary Copa America tournament muster up only one, albeit spectacular, goal from three matches on Saturday.

  • Ecuador struck by 6.7 magnitude earthquake

    A strong earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Moment magnitude scale struck Ecuador early today, one month after a much larger quake killed some 660 people, the US Geological Survey said.

  • Ecaudor earthquake toll rises to 646

    A week after Ecuador's devastating earthquake, President Rafael Correa has said the number of fatalities has risen to 646.

  • Another 6.1 tremor felt in Ecuador

    A fresh tremor rattles Ecuador overnight, a 6.1 magnitude jolt that was the strongest aftershock since a lethal earthquake killed hundreds of people on Saturday. There was no immediate report of further damage.

  • Ecuador quake death toll hits 413

    At least 413 people are now known to have died in the earthquake that struck Ecuador, the country's government says.

  • Bangladesh’s condolence for Ecuador quake

    Bangladesh has expressed deep shock at the tragic loss many lives and injury of hundreds of people in the devastating earthquake in Ecuador.

  • Ecuador quake toll at 272, 'certain to rise'

    At least 272 people have been confirmed dead and more than 1,500 people injured after Ecuador was hit by its most powerful earthquake in decades.

  • Ecuador earthquake: Death toll rises to 233

    A powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake has killed at least 77 people in Ecuador, Vice-President Jorge Glas says.A state of emergency is declared in six provinces and the National Guard is mobilised.

  • Ecuador to sell part of Amazon rainforest to oil companies

    Ecuador is planning to auction off three million of the country’s 8.1 million hectares of the pristine Amazonian rainforest to Chinese oil companies.

  • Argentina fold without Kun and Messi

    Argentina were below-par all evening and finally slumped to a 2-0 defeat against Ecuador in Buenos Aires, as the absences of Messi and Aguero were felt keenly up-front.

  • Messi tells Aguero to wear his No. 10 shirt

    Sergio Aguero will adopt the No. 10 shirt for Argentina while it is left vacant due to the injury of its usual wearer, Lionel Messi.

  • Messi doesn’t need surgery

    Barcelona star Lionel Messi will be back in action before the two months originally stipulated, Argentina team doctor Donato Villani has said.

  • Chile's football team

    Chile beat Ecuador in Copa America opener

    Hosts Chile began their quest for a maiden Copa America title with victory over Ecuador in Santiago.