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  • Monday, December 26th 2016 - 04:08 UTC

    “You lot can sod off”, ex Top Gear Clarkson Xmas greeting for Tierra del Fuego

    “Happy Christmas to everyone. Except the Tierra Del Fuego people of Argentina. You lot can sod off.” Jeremy Clarkson (@JeremyClarkson)

    Jeremy Clarkson, the ex leading star of one of BBC's most successful programs, Top Gear is back again squabbling with his not so generous hosts in the extreme south of Argentina. A veteran provocateur which feeds into British nationalism, this time in his Christmas greetings he had a special reference to Tierra del Fuego from which he was chased away in late 2014.

  • Monday, December 26th 2016 - 03:40 UTC

    Singer, songwriter George Michael dies “peacefully,” aged 53

    “Last Christmas” star George Michael, 53, found dead at his home on Christmas Day

    Fans of the former member of the WHAM duo were shocked in disbelief on Christmas Day as Michael Lippman, the publicist of the 53-year-old star, conveyed the news to the media: “It is with great sadness that we can confirm our beloved son, brother and friend George passed away peacefully at home over the Christmas period,” he said in a statement at around 11pm.

  • Tuesday, December 20th 2016 - 07:00 UTC

    Chile sanctioned with fine and stadium ban for eighth bout of homophobic chanting

     This is the eighth time since October 2015 that Chile has been sanctioned by Fifa for similar homophobic incidents by their supporters.

    Fifa hit Chile with a two-match stadium ban and a 30,000 Swiss franc (US$29,000) fine on Monday for a fresh bout of homophobic chanting by their fans. The Copa America champions are barred from playing at their Santiago home stadium for matches against Paraguay and Ecuador next year.

  • Monday, December 19th 2016 - 08:28 UTC

    A bus to tour Buenos Aires' football stadiums starts operating Monday at no cost

    The football stadiums of Buenos Aires certainly are a tourist attraction

    A bus tour of Buenos Aires focused solely on its most traditional football stadiums will be available starting Monday, the city's Tourism Authority announced. Under the name of “Barrios Futboleros” (Football Neighbourhoods) the new service will make stops at Boca Juniors, River Plate, San Lorenzo, Huracán and Argentinos Juniors.

  • Tuesday, December 6th 2016 - 06:19 UTC

    It's Official: Chapecoense are South American Cup Champions

    Conmebol declares Chapecoense winners of the match they were enroute to playing when their airplane crashed

    The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) Monday officially awarded the 2016 South American Cup title to the Brazilian team Chapecoense, who lost most of their players and staff as their airplane crashed in Colombia last week on its way to playing the final's first leg in Medellín against the local squad of Atlético Nacional, who was awarded the Conmebol's Fair Play Centennial prize.

  • Friday, December 2nd 2016 - 09:59 UTC

    Chapecoense in denial Lamia was a bad choice, CONMEBOL not to blame for it either

    Chapecoense officials stand by their decision to fly LAMIA

    The airline “has all the requirements that Chapecoense sought for its international trips,” a spokesman for the Chapecoense football club in western Santa Catarina said Thursday. A British Aerospace 146 - RJ 85 of the Bolivian charter airline Lamia, carrying the club's team to play the first leg of the South American Cup final against Atletico Nacional, crashed Monday night on approach to Medellin's Jose Maria Cordova international airport, killing almost everybody onboard.

  • Thursday, December 1st 2016 - 14:13 UTC

    From dream to nightmare in seconds: Chapecoense fans cry their heroes

     All year, the once struggling, impoverished club had delighted the people of Chapeco, a city of about 200,000 in Santa Catarina state. Now, only grief remains.

    Fans of Chapecoense, the Brazilian football club enjoying a fairy tale season until almost wiped out in a plane crash, wept outside the stadium on Tuesday. All year, the once struggling, impoverished club had delighted the people of Chapeco, a city of about 200,000 in Santa Catarina state. Now, only grief remains.

  • Tuesday, November 29th 2016 - 11:16 UTC

    Plane carrying Chapecoense football team crashes on approach to Medellin

    From celebration to mourning. Plane carrying Brazilian football club players crashed in Medellin...

    A Bolivian-registered airplane carrying the football players of Brazilian team Chapecoense crashed in a mountainous area as it approached Medellin's Jose Maria Cordova international airport around Monday midnight, local time. The team was due to play the first leg of the South American Cup (the second most important club continental competition) final against Libertadores Cup holders Atlético Nacional on Wednesday. Five survivors out of 81 people on board have been reported.

  • Monday, November 28th 2016 - 09:04 UTC

    Uruguayan football out of control: hooligans force the cancelling of the derby

    Social media shows when a 13 kilos carafe is about to fall on a group of police officers

    Uruguay's derby between Peñarol and Nacional was called off on Sunday after fans clashed with police in and around the Centenario stadium, while cooking gas carafes were dropped from the stands against officers injuring several. An estimated 150 hooligans were finally arrested by riot policy with horses and dogs and the match was suspended when the police said it could not guarantee the safety of players and people at the stadium.

  • Monday, November 28th 2016 - 07:32 UTC

    Fifth Dakar Rally in South America: 9.000kms in Paraguay, Bolivia and Argentina

    The rally will be run this coming January 2-14 in Paraguay, Bolivia and Argentina over nearly 9.000kms of roads, tracks and dunes, with a stay at high-altitude

    The official presentation and the route details for the 2017 edition of the Dakar Rally were unveiled this week at a ceremony in Paris. With the addition of Paraguay, the Dakar will visit the 29th country in its history and the 5th on the South American continent, but as Paraguay makes its entry into the race program Chile makes its exit.