Tabarez is Uruguay`s muse

Oscar Washington Tabarez earned a deserved reward for five years of overhauling the Celeste as he led Uruguay to a record 15th Copa America title.

Forlan scores two as Uruguay win Copa America

Diego Forlan scored twice after Luis Suarez`s opening goal as Uruguay beat Paraguay 3-0 to win the Copa America and be crowned South American champions for a record 15th time.

Uruguay, Paraguay set for surprise Copa final

Uruguay will be overwhelming favourites to see off Paraguay and clinch a record 15th continental crown, their first since 1995, to break their tie with Argentina.

Guerrero treble gives Peru third place at Copa

Paolo Guerrero scored a second-half hat-trick as Peru took third place at the Copa America with a 4-1 win over Venezuela on Saturday.

Uruguayan media laud Celeste`s Copa run

Uruguay`s media on Wednesday paid tribute to their national team after the win over Peru saw the `celeste` reach the Copa America final.

Paraguay advances to Copa America final

Paraguay advanced to the Copa America final against Uruguay by beating Venezuela in a penalty shootout following a goalless draw.

Xavi backs Messi and slams Copa America pitches

Criticism of Lionel Messi following Argentina`s Copa America exit is "totally exaggerated" and having decent pitches would have helped him play better.

Small fry no longer, Venezuela dream on

Uruguay may be the favourites as the last big-name side left standing at a Copa America full of shocks - but there is little doubt which team is the people`s favourite among the final four.

Copa America SF: Uruguay`s keyword `caution`

Sights set on a record 15th Copa America title, Uruguay do not want to be considered favourites when they meet Peru in an unexpected semi-final in La Plata on Tuesday.

One big-hitter, three surprises left at Copa

A weekend of quarter-final shocks has left the Copa America shorn of some of its biggest names, leading fans of Uruguay to dream of what would be a record 15th title.

Brazil media scathing after Copa collapse

Brazil`s media were scathing on Monday after the national team were unceremoniously dumped from the Copa America by Paraguay in a quarter-final penalty shoot-out.

Copa America: Venezuela leave Chile in cold

Venezuela completed a weekend of Copa America shocks by reaching the semi-finals for the first time in their history with a gutsy 2-1 win over fancied Chile.

Peru shock Colombia to reach Copa semis

Peru shocked favoured Colombia on Saturday to reach the semi-finals of the Copa America.

Uruguay into Copa semis as Argentina ousted

Uruguay shocked hosts Argentina 5-4 on penalties to win their Copa America quarter-final.

Brazil star Pato anticipates tough Paraguay test

Brazil striker Pato is anticipating another tough test against familiar opponents when the Selecao take on Paraguay in the quarter-finals of the Copa America on Sunday.

Uruguay standing in way of Messi, Argentina

Fans bombarded Lionel Messi with jeers and graphic profanities last week in a disorganized 0-0 draw against Colombia.

I will always play for Argentina, says Messi

Barcelona star Lionel Messi does not care what the Argentine press writes about him and will not stop representing Argentina.

Brazil beats Ecuador 4-2 to reach Copa quarters

Alexandre Pato and Neymar scored two goals each as defending champions Brazil hit form with a 4-2 win over Ecuador to secure a Copa America quarterfinals spot.

Copa America: Venezuela comeback stuns Paraguay

Venezuela stunned Paraguay with two goals in the dying minutes to snatch a 3-3 draw and retain their lead in Group B at the Copa America.

Copa America: Chile win Pacifico clasico

Chile took neighbourly bragging rights at the Copa America, winning their Pacifico clasico with Peru to top Group C while Uruguay edged Mexico to book a quarter-final with hosts Argentina.