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Tag: Uruguay

World Rugby apologise for song gaffe after coach’s ‘Georgia not Russia’...

World Cup's insensitive blunder particularly embarrassing given countries’ tense relations.

Powerful Georgia slay giant-killers Uruguay at World Cup

Georgia coach Milton Haig targeted Sunday's clash as a 'must-win' game.

Uruguay stun Fiji in World Cup’s first upset

The mostly amateur South Americans took their chances against error-prone opponents.

Former Uruguay striker Forlan announces retirement

Forlan played for major European teams such as Manchester United, Villarreal, Atletico Madrid and Inter Milan before ending his career in Asia.

Uruguay crash out of Copa to Peru after Suarez misses in...

Uruguay suffer a galling quarter-final exit to Peru, losing 5-4 on penalties after having three goals ruled out in a 0-0 draw after 90 minutes.

EU, South America bloc reach trade deal after 20 years of...

The European Union and South American trade bloc Mercosur agree on a vast trade deal to end 20 years of talks over one of the world's largest regional commercial accords, negotiators say.

Cavani praises Uruguay’s attitude and mentality

Tabarez is happy that Uruguay will get an extra day of rest ahead of their quarter-final against Peru.

Japan and Ecuador miss out on Copa quarters with draw

Japan and Ecuador were vying for a quarterfinal spot by way of being two of best third-place finishers, but their draw gave the last spot to Paraguay.

Italian mafia boss flees Uruguay prison

Rocco Morabito had been awaiting extradition for 'international drug trafficking'.

Uruguay court orders sale of WWII Nazi eagle from sunken warship

Half the proceeds will go to the government and half to the salvage team that found the insignia.

Red hot Stuani puts Thais to sword

The Girona striker struck his third goal in two games against Thailand.

Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay relaunch 2030 World Cup bid

The four national presidents committed to creating a local organising committee with a representative from each country to coordinate with CONMEBOL.

Mbappe injured as France see off Uruguay

The 19-year-old was left writhing on the ground in pain, appearing to sustain a shoulder injury as he crashed to the turf.

Disputed Neymar penalty gives Brazil win over Uruguay

It was Brazil's fifth win in a row since they were knocked out of this year's World Cup.

Uruguay’s Torreira ready for Brazil showdown

Lucas Torreira is hoping to help Uruguay beat Brazil for the first time in 17 years.

As Canada awaits, Uruguay’s legal cannabis project provides benchmark

Uruguay legalized the production, distribution and sale of marijuana for recreational purposes in December 2013, before allowing the drug to be sold in pharmacies from July 2017.

Brazil line up November friendly against Uruguay in London

Brazil are due to play friendly matches against Saudi Arabia and Argentina in the coming week, while Uruguay are in Asia to face South Korea and Japan.

Veteran Tabárez signs new deal as Uruguay coach

According to the AUF, Óscar Tabárez holds the record of coaching the most matches with the same national team

Uruguay, Argentina rack up big wins in friendlies

Uruguay beat Mexico 4-1, while Argentina beat Guatemala 3-0.

FIFA intervene to run Uruguayan Football Association

FIFA made the move to ensure free and fair elections can be held for the AUF's presidency.

England, Uruguay fined for breaching marketing World Cup rules

Both teams are fined for displaying unauthorised commercial branding on playing equipment items and Uruguay for arriving late for one of their matches.

Griezmann inspires France past punchless Uruguay

After beating Uruguay 2-0 via goals scored by Raphaël Varane and Antoine Griezmann, France will play against either Brazil or Belgium in the semifinals.

Peñarol: the Uruguayan giants that seduced Griezmann

After Antoine Griezmann publicly declared his support for Peñarol, the Uruguayan club's global visibility rose exponentially.

Never mind Uruguay’s defense, let’s focus on our own, France captain...

Hugo Lloris said that France will have to rely on their defense to beat Uruguay.