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Uruguay arrests Italian wanted since 1995

MONTEVIDEO: An Italian wanted for more than 20 years for drug trafficking and mafia activities has been arrested at a hotel in Uruguay's Montevideo city, the Interior Ministry announced. Rocco Morabito, who was described as a member of…

Six teams wiped out by plane crashes

The plane crash in Colombia involving Brazilian football team Chapecoense Real that killed as many as 75 people is far from the first such tragedy to strike the world of sport. Here is a look at six other disasters: - Italy's Torino…

Messi magic sparks Argentina, Brazil march on

MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY: Lionel Messi produced a magical display to get Argentina's World Cup qualification back on track Tuesday as Brazil notched their sixth consecutive victory to put one foot in the 2018 finals in Russia. Messi curled…

Luis Suarez picks up Golden Shoe award

BARCELONA: Barcelona's Uruguayan star Luis Suarez on Thursday collected the Golden Shoe award for the leading scorer in Europe last season and admitted he never imagined being the most prolific member of such a star-studded attack. "I…

Messi makes scoring return, Brazil sink Ecuador

MONTEVIDEO: Lionel Messi scored the winning goal on his return from a short-lived international retirement on Thursday as Argentina defeated Uruguay to take control of South America's 2018 World Cup qualifying race.