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Uruguay`s lower house approves controversial marijuana bill

Last Updated: Thursday, August 01, 2013, 10:40

Uruguay`s lower house approved a controversial bill which for the first time would put a government in charge of production and distribution of legal marijuana.

Liverpool confirm they rejected Arsenal offer for Suarez

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 09:45

Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre has confirmed the club rejected an offer from Arsenal for Luis Suarez and remain determined to keep hold of the Uruguay international.

Forlan`s double sees off Fluminense

Last Updated: Sunday, July 14, 2013, 12:38

Uruguay`s Diego Forlan scored two first-half goals to help International beat reigning champions Fluminense 3-2 in Brazil`s Serie A football championship.

France U20 boss delight at World Cup win

Last Updated: Sunday, July 14, 2013, 08:31

France Under-20 boss Pierre Mankowski has declared his delight after his side triumphed over Uruguay Under-20s in the World Cup final on Saturday.

Confederations Cup: Buffon inspired as Italy seal third

Last Updated: Monday, July 01, 2013, 09:43

Italy claimed third place at the Confederations Cup with a 3-2 penalty shootout victory over Uruguay after a 2-2 draw in an entertaining third-fourth place play-off at Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador.

2013 Confederations Cup: Italy vs Uruguay - Preview

Last Updated: Saturday, June 29, 2013, 16:02

After each suffering late heartbreak in the Confederations Cup semi-finals, Italy and Uruguay will attempt to rouse their weary bodies for Sunday`s third-place play-off in steamy Salvador.

Confederations Cup: Late drama sends Brazil into finals

Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 08:45

Paulinho popped up with a late winner as Brazil progressed to the Confederations Cup final with a hard-earned 2-1 victory over a gritty Uruguay side on Wednesday night.

Protests put Brazil-Uruguay semi-final at risk

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 17:46

The Confederations Cup semi-final between Brazil and Uruguay scheduled for Wednesday is at risk of being suspended due to a mass rally planned outside the Mineirao Stadium.

Neymar likes to fool referees: Lugano

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 09:12

Uruguay captain Diego Lugano has stoked the flames ahead of his side’s Confederations Cup semi-final against Brazil by labelling Neymar a player who likes to con referees.

Brazil beware Uruguayan firepower as final looms

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 11:45

Brazil may have waltzed through their group to reach the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup but they are only too aware of the party pooping abilities of tomorow`s rivals` Uruguay.

Uruguay voters scuttle referendum on abortion law

Last Updated: Monday, June 24, 2013, 13:26

A national vote on whether to call a referendum to repeal Uruguay`s law legalizing abortion failed to garner enough support, according to results.

Confederations Cup: Uruguay rout Tahiti, face Brazil in semis

Last Updated: Monday, June 24, 2013, 10:47

Uruguay secured their place in the Confederations Cup semi-finals with an 8-0 drubbing of Tahiti, featuring the fastest goal in the competition`s history.