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Colombia plane crash kills 7

The cause of the crash is not known and an investigation is underway.

Neymar set to return for Brazil, says coach

Neymar has not played since suffering an ankle injury in a friendly match against Qatar in June which ruled him out of the Copa America.

Everton defender charged by FA over breach of betting rules

Stringent rules are in place about sports betting in order to prevent match-fixing and spot-betting.

Colombian football player threatened after missed Copa penalty

Colombia's William Tesillo says he has been threatened via social media after his missed penalty kick cost Colombia the chance to remain in the Copa America tournament.

Chile beat Colombia in shootout to reach Copa semi-finals

Reigning champions Chile advance to the Copa America semi-finals after beating Colombia 5-4 in a penalty shootout following a 0-0 draw.

Colombia to host 2020 Copa America final

The current Copa America is ongoing in Brazil and is at the quarter-final stage.

Relentless Colombia win again despite sweeping changes

Colombia enjoys a 1-0 win over Paraguay in their Copa America group stage campaign, leaving the latter's hopes of staying in the tournament hanging by a thread.

Late Zapata goal gives Colombia 1-0 win over Qatar

A late goal from Duvan Zapata, his second in two games, give Colombia a 1-0 win over Qatar and guarantee their place in the Copa America quarter-finals.

Messi ‘bitter’ as Colombia stun Argentina

Argentina can still make the knock-out stages with games against Paraguay and guests Qatar, the Asian champions, to come.

Martinez scores cracker as Colombia win grudge match with Argentina

Roger Martinez scores a notable goal as Colombia beat Argentina 2-0 in a Copa America Group B opener which burst into life after a sluggish start.

Falling prices rock coffee-growers in Colombia

Coffee producers in Colombia are selling at a loss, blaming the crash on stock market speculators who have force prices down to an all-time low.

Peru and Colombia call for more aid to help with Venezuelan...

Colombia and Peru calls on the international community to commit more aid to help them cope with an influx of around 2 million Venezuelans who have migrated to the two countries in recent years.

Colombia filmmaker killed making documentary on violence

A man has been shot and killed by four armed men when he was collecting testimonies from people who suffered violence during the civil war.

Lima Group accuses Maduro of protecting Colombian ‘terrorist groups’

The bloc did not provide details on the groups in Colombia that it alleges Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is protecting.

Colombian football rocked by allegations girls were sexually abused

Rozo informed her superiors in the Colombian Football Federation but says it was not until her allegations began appearing in the media that Luna was dismissed.

Colombia: Bom punca saluran paip minyak mentah Trasandino terbakar

Serangan berlaku di wilayah Narino di barat negara itu, berhampiran sempadan Ecuador.

Venezuelans trapped along border after weekend unrest

Venezuelan citizens are forced to stay on in neighbouring Colombia as the border remains closed.

Two killed as Venezuela aid showdown turns violent

Two people, including a 14-year-old boy, were killed in clashes with security forces on the Brazil-Venezuela border amid efforts to bring in aid there.

Colombia demolishes former Escobar fortress in Medellin

In its place will be erected a memorial to the victims of Escobar's reign of terror that ended when he was killed by police in 1993.

Carlos Queiroz appointed Colombia coach

Queiroz replaces Jose Pekerman, who left the job after Colombia were knocked out in the last 16 of the World Cup by England on penalties in July.

White house: Trump to discuss Venezuela with Colombian president

Colombia has borne the brunt of a refugee exodus from Venezuela, which is in chaos as Maduro struggles to hold onto power.

Colombian dissident Farc rebel leader killed in military operation

Defence Minister Guillermo Botero said that Cadete had been bringing together dissidents to form a new group.

Venezuela’s Maduro accuses Trump of ordering his murder

The 56-year-old Maduro also said his armed forces remained loyal and President Vladimir Putin was firmly behind him.

Brazil given kind Copa America draw, Argentina land Colombia

Brazil will kick-off the tournament on June 14 against Bolivia in Sao Paulo.