Uruguay

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...

June 10, 2016
June 10, 2016

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.

June 7, 2016
June 7, 2016

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...

June 6, 2016
June 6, 2016

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.

February 4, 2016
February 4, 2016

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.

January 13, 2016
January 13, 2016

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).

December 27, 2015
December 27, 2015

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.

November 19, 2015
November 19, 2015

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.

October 12, 2015
October 12, 2015

Triumvirate silenced the critics

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

September 7, 2015
September 7, 2015

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.

July 4, 2015
July 4, 2015

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.