Media can't kill me any more than they already have: Lionel Messi
Media can't kill me any more than they already have: Lionel Messi

Argentine forward Lionel Messi on Friday hit out at local media for reports stating he would take a break from his national side after a disappointing performance in the Copa America.

Chile to deport pedophile Irish priest

 The Chilean government has decided to deport an Irish priest who was convicted last year of sexually abusing a young girl, the interior ministry said Friday.

Chile anti-smoking bill has tobacco industry on edge

A tough anti-smoking bill is trying to get nicotine-hooked Chile to kick the habit, but has provoked a backlash from the powerful tobacco industry.

Chile tackles army silence on dictatorship crimes

Chile launched a special unit within the army Monday to help investigate abuses committed by late dictator Augusto Pinochet`s regime and uproot pacts of silence protecting perpetrators.

Chile jails 14 officers for death of Pinochet henchman

Chile`s Supreme Court jailed a group of 14 Uruguayan and Chilean army officers Tuesday for kidnapping and killing a top agent of late dictator Augusto Pinochet`s regime in order to silence him.

Major copper mine in Chile closed by storm

Chile`s state mining giant Codelco -- the world`s top copper producer -- called off operations at one of its largest facilities Sunday due to a major storm that has killed at least five people.

No valid treaty with Chile when Verhoeven was arrested: Delhi HC told

The Delhi High Court was on Friday told that when a French woman, facing extradition to Chile for her alleged involvement in the assassination of a senator there, was arrested there was no valid treaty, convention or arrangement between India and the South American country.

Belgium move ahead of world champions Germany in FIFA rankings
Belgium move ahead of world champions Germany in FIFA rankings

Belgium moved ahead of Germany into second place in the updated FIFA rankings released on Thursday after the world champions had points devalued from last year`s triumph in Brazil.

Chile charges five ex-military in youth`s burning death

Five former Chilean soldiers were indicted Thursday in the killing of a teenager who was burned to death after being picked up at a protest during the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet.

Argentina frets over Lionel Messi`s future
Argentina frets over Lionel Messi`s future

Argentina is gripped by a debate over superstar Lionel Messi, who was devastated by losing the Copa America final and has withdrawn into a shocked isolation. 

Jorge Sampaoli to stay with Chile, insist Federation
Jorge Sampaoli to stay with Chile, insist Federation

Jorge Sampaoli will stay on as coach of Copa America winners Chile until the 2018 World Cup despite hinting he might seek a new challenge, the Chilean Federation president declared on Monday.

Always dreamed of lifting Copa at home: Chile keeper Bravo
Always dreamed of lifting Copa at home: Chile keeper Bravo

 Chile goalkeeper Claudio Bravo was elated to have achieved his dream of winning 2015 Copa America at home.

'Messi's Argentina trophy will come at some point'
'Messi's Argentina trophy will come at some point'

 Argentine attacker Ezequiel Lavezzi still believes teammate Lionel Messi will inspire Argentina to an international title despite losing to Chile in the Copa America 2015 final.

Winning penalty gave me unbelievable joy: Chile coach
Winning penalty gave me unbelievable joy: Chile coach

Chile coach Jorge Sampaoli says the winning penalty, converted by star striker Alexis Sanchez, that saw the hosts beat Argentina and claim their first-ever Copa America gave him "unbelievable joy".

Gerardo Martino to stick with Argentina losers
Gerardo Martino to stick with Argentina losers

Argentina coach Gerardo Martino insisted he would stick with the squad beaten in the Copa America final for the 2018 World Cup campaign even though he bemoaned missed chances.

Lionel Messi downfall plotted by Argentine Jorge Sampaoli
Lionel Messi downfall plotted by Argentine Jorge Sampaoli

It took an Argentine, Jorge Sampaoli, to plot Chile`s triumph in the Copa America final against his own country.

Javier Mascherano baffled as Copa America jinx continues
Javier Mascherano baffled as Copa America jinx continues

Argentina enforcer Javier Mascherano was at a loss to explain his team`s latest tournament defeat after Saturday`s loss to Chile at the Copa America. 

Lionel Messi’s family attacked by Chile fans during Copa America final
Lionel Messi’s family attacked by Chile fans during Copa America final

Parents and two bothers of superstar footballer Lionel Messi were attacked on Sunday by sections of Chile fans during the Copa America final.

Chile stun Argentina to win first Copa America crown
Chile stun Argentina to win first Copa America crown

Chile defeated Argentina on penalties here Saturday to end their 99-year wait for a Copa America crown and condemn Lionel Messi to a second straight heartbreak in a major international final.

Chile will continue to attack Argentina: Sampaoli
Chile will continue to attack Argentina: Sampaoli

Chile football coach Jorge Sampaoli said his side will not change the way they play when they meet Argentina in the final of the Copa America here on Saturday.