BRASILIA, Brazil - Colombia beat Peru 3-2 on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) in the third-place match at Copa America after striker Luis Díaz scored a pair of goals, one of them assisted by goalkeeper Camilo Vargas.The final of the ...
Jul 10, 2021
SAO PAULO - Duvan Zapata scored with an 86th-minute header off a perfect cross by James Rodriguez to give Colombia a 1-0 win over guest Qatar and a spot in the knockout stage of the Copa America on Wednesday.After squandering ...
Jun 20, 2019
SALVADOR, Brazil - James Rodriguez got the best of Lionel Messi in the Copa America on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time), leading Colombia to a 2-0 win over Argentina in the teams' debut in the South American tournament.Rodriguez set up Roger ...
Jun 16, 2019
SALVADOR, Brazil - Will it be more of the same or the starting point of a prosperous cycle?The question applies to both Argentina and Colombia ahead of their Copa America debut in Brazil on Saturday at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador ( ...
Jun 15, 2019
MOSCOW - The research paid off for Jordan Pickford.When Carlos Bacca stepped up to take Colombia's fifth and final penalty, Pickford knew he was likely to shoot to the left.The 24-year-old goalkeeper, in just his seventh England ...
Jul 4, 2018
KAZAN, Russia - Radamel Falcao's first World Cup goal led Colombia to a 3-0 victory over Poland on Sunday and kept the team in the running for a spot in the knockout round.Poland was eliminated.Falcao, who missed the ...
Jun 25, 2018
SARANSK, Russia - Japan did what no other Asian team had ever done at a World Cup - beat a South American squad on the biggest stage in soccer.The 2-1 victory over Colombia on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) was another surprising result ...
Jun 20, 2018
VOLGOGRAD, Russia - Colombia midfielder Carlos Sanchez will be relieved about one thing. His third-minute dismissal in the team's opener with Japan on Tuesday at the World Cup (Wednesday, Manila time) isn't the fastest in the tournament' ...
Jun 20, 2018
SANTA BARBARA, California - Egan Bernal tasted glory at the Tour of California when he rode solo to the top of Gibraltar Road.Sebastian Henao and Tao Geoghegan Hart were just as heroic on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time).After powerful Team Sky worked ...
May 15, 2018
MUMBAI, India - The United States advanced to the round of 16 at the under-17 World Cup despite losing 3-1 to Colombia on Thursday (Friday, Manila time).Both teams finished on six points along with Ghana, which won Group A on ...
Oct 13, 2017
MONACO - Monaco's top scorer Radamel Falcao looks set to stay at the French league leaders next season.The Colombia striker, who has one year left on his contract, gave reassuring signs he will stay in an interview with sports daily ...
May 3, 2017
ZURICH - Brazil has taken over at the top of the FIFA rankings for the first time since 2010.After losing Lionel Messi to a four-match ban, Argentina lost 2-0 at Bolivia last week and dropped to No. 2.World Cup ...
Apr 7, 2017
MADRID - Colombian cyclist Nairo Quintana plans to ride in this year's Giro d'Italia as preparation for the Tour de France.Quintana's Movistar team has detailed his schedule for the 2017 season, with a return to Italy&# ...
Jan 20, 2017
MADRID - Unhappy with his lack of playing time, James Rodriguez has become a nuisance for Real Madrid.As most players were celebrating the team's victory at the Club World Cup in Japan, Rodriguez was telling reporters about his disappointment of ...
Dec 20, 2016
YOKOHAMA, Japan - Atletico Nacional sealed third place at the Club World Cup on Sunday, beating Mexican side Club America 4-3 on penalties after a 2-2 draw.Substitute Miguel Borja converted the winning spot kick for the Copa Libertadores champion, after ...
Dec 18, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - A soccer player who survived an air crash that killed most of his teammates has returned to Brazil.Doctors say goalkeeper Jackson Follmann of the Chapecoense team is well enough to have back surgery on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) ...
Dec 14, 2016
BARCELONA, Spain - Barcelona says it has extended an invitation to host a friendly match against the Brazilian soccer club involved in last week's plane crash.Chapecoense was on its way to the final of the Copa Sudamericana, one of South ...
Dec 9, 2016
CHAPECO, Brazil - The president of Brazilian football team Chapecoense was buried on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) as fans paid their final tributes, trying to put behind them the worst moment in the club's history.Club president Sandro Pallaoro was on ...
Dec 5, 2016
MEDELLIN, Colombia - Authorities prepared Thursday (Friday, Manila time) to transport home the bodies of dozens of victims of this week's air tragedy in Colombia as grief turned to anger amid indications the airliner ran out of fuel before slamming into ...
Dec 2, 2016
MEDELLIN, Colombia - Colombian police say that five people have survived a plane crash near Medellin's international airport and the rest of the passengers have been killed.Gen. Jose Acevedo, head of police in the area surrounding Medellin, provided the information. ...
Nov 29, 2016
SANTIAGO, Chile - Alexis Sanchez has picked up a leg injury in training and will miss Chile's World Cup qualifier against Colombia on Thursday (Friday, Manila time).Instead of traveling to Colombia's Caribbean city of Barranquilla, the Chilean football ...
Nov 9, 2016
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