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  • France in semifinals

    Raphael Varane's glancing header and a goalkeeping blunder that gifted Antoine Griezmann a soft goal gave France a 2-0 victory over Uruguay in the first World Cup quarter-final on Friday.

  • Uruguay make case for defence despite attacking riches

    With an attack spearheaded by Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani, Uruguay are expected to thrill at the World Cup, yet after three straight clean sheets in the group phase, it is their rock-solid rearguard that has impressed the most in Russia.

  • Suarez sends Uruguay, Russia through

    Luis Suarez scores in the 23rd minute as Uruguay beat Saudi Arabia 1-0 in their A fixture at the Rostov Arena today to seal their place in the last 16.

  • Weed, pot,

    Uruguay pharmacies start selling pot

    Pharmacies in Uruguay start selling marijuana under the final phase of a four-year-old law that made the small South American country the first in the world to legalise pot from production to sale.

  • Cavani at the double as Uruguay down Venezuela

    Edinson Cavani maintains his superb start to the season with two goals as Uruguay extend their lead at the top of South America's 2018 World Cup qualification tournament with a 3-0 win over Venezuela.

  • Venezuela KO Uruguay

    Uruguay are sent crashing out of the Copa America Centenario on Thursday as Venezuela and Mexico march into the quarterfinals.

  • Venezuela eliminate Uruguay

    Salomon Rondon's first-half effort put Venezuela into the Copa America quarterfinals after a 1-0 win over Uruguay in Philadelphia.

  • Whose anthem is it!

    Copa America Centenario organisers are left red-faced on Sunday after an embarrassing blunder which sees Chile's national anthem played instead of Uruguay's ahead of their Group C clash with Mexico in Arizona.

  • Mexico down Uruguay after anthem blunder

    Mexico defeat Uruguay 3-1 in a stormy Copa America Centenario that see both teams finish with 10 men after a pre-match furore over a bungled national anthem.

  • Aedes aegypti mosquito, Zika virus

    S America holds crisis meeting as Zika 'nightmare' spreads

    South American health ministers hold an emergency meeting on slowing the spread of the Zika virus, dubbed a "nightmare" by hard-hit Brazil, where it is blamed for brain damage in babies.

  • Barcelona fail in appeal against Suarez ban

    Barcelona FC's appeal against their Uruguayan striker Luiz Suarez's two-game ban in the Copa del Rey fails as the decision is upheld by the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF).

  • South America flood ‘worst in 50 years’

    Vast areas in Paraguay, Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil is being hit by the worst flooding in 50 years, forcing the evacuation of more than 150,000 people.

  • How Barca cope sans Messi

    For this weekend, Neymar and Suarez must prove Barcelona can win El Clasico without the rivalry's all-time top scorer Lionel Messi.

  • Triumvirate silenced the critics

    Neymar believes Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and himself were always going to be a success for Barcelona.

  • Messi is Barcelona's best player: Suarez

    Luis Suarez believes Barcelona's formidable attacking trio works so well because there is no "jealousy" between himself, Lionel Messi and Neymar.

  • Messi

    Argentina ‘desperate’ for trophy: Messi

    Argentina's Lionel Messi says his star-studded team are "desperate" to mark their status by winning the Copa America final against hosts Chile.

  • Chile Copa America 2015

    Chile stun Uruguay to reach Copa America semis

    Hosts Chile move into the Copa America semi-finals after Mauricio Isla's late winner knocked nine-man holders Uruguay out of the tournament.

  • Argentina

    Argentina 1- 0 Uruguay: Aguero winner

    Sergio Aguero scores a brilliant near-post header as Argentina defeats defending champions Uruguay at the Copa America 2015.

  • After 252 years, English warship to be recovered off Uruguay

    A sunken English warship, perhaps holding a treasure chest of gold coins onboard, will be raised from its watery grave off the coast of Uruguay after being submerged for some 252 years.