Peru

June 12, 2022
June 12, 2022

Aus, NZ, Peru, Costa Rica fight for last two World Cup places

The last two places at the World Cup finals will be decided this week, with Australia, New Zealand, Peru and Costa Rica digging into their stamina reserves for do-or-die battles.

August 28, 2019
August 28, 2019

Archeologists find remains of 227 sacrificed children in Peru

Archeologists in Peru say the 227 bodies they have unearthed from a site used by the pre-Columbian Chimu culture is the biggest-ever discovery of sacrificed children.

June 26, 2018
June 26, 2018

Peru end winless streak

Already eliminated Peru get their first World Cup win in 40 years and their first goal in 36 with a 2-0 victory over Australia on Tuesday.

April 27, 2018
April 27, 2018

Evidence of world's biggest child sacrifice found in Peru

Archaeologists in Peru finds evidence of the biggest-ever sacrifice of children, uncovering the remains of more than 140 youngsters who were slain alongside 200 llamas as part of a ritual offering some 550 years ago, National Geographic announces.

November 16, 2016
November 16, 2016

Second half brilliance lifts Brazil over Peru

An outstanding performance from Gabriel Jesus helps Brazil to a 2-0 win over Peru and move the five times World Cup winners four points clear at the top of the South American qualifying group for Russia 2018.

November 16, 2016
November 16, 2016

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.

November 15, 2016
November 15, 2016

Brazil wary of Peru's attacking duo

Brazil coach Tite warns his side to be wary of Peru's attacking threats, Christian Cueva and Paolo Guerrero, when the two teams clash in World Cup qualifying in Lima.

June 19, 2016
June 19, 2016

Peru pay the penalty

Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina is the hero as Colombia slay their penalty shoot-out jinx to defeat Peru and advance to the semi-finals of the Copa America Centenario here Friday.

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 14, 2016
June 14, 2016

Brazil crash out

The Copa America Centenario erupts into controversy on Sunday after a refereeing blunder sends Brazil crashing to a 1-0 defeat against Peru -- and out of the tournament.