Copa America 2021: Brazil to host the tournament, confirms CONMEBOL

Earlier, CONMEBOL had confirmed that Copa America will not be played in Argentina in view of the current COVID-19 circumstances.

May 31, 2021, 21:22 PM IST

COVID-19: Messi, Neymar to get Chinese vaccines

In a statement published on its official website, CONMEBOL said the vaccination programme would prioritise each of the national squads, coaches, officials and other workers taking part in the Copa America to be played in Argentina and Colombia from June 13 to July 10.

May 01, 2021, 13:48 PM IST

CONMEBOL says 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers to start in September

The first two rounds of qualifiers were scheduled to take place in late March before being postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak.

Apr 18, 2020, 18:07 PM IST

Copa America postponed to 2021, says CONMEBOL

 The rescheduled tournament would be played between June 11 and July 11, 2021.

Mar 19, 2020, 15:15 PM IST

South America asks FIFA to suspend World Cup qualifiers amid COVID-19

According to CONMEBOL, the outbreak could have an impact on South American national teams that have members in Europe and if they are put in quarantine, they would have to stop playing.

Mar 12, 2020, 13:28 PM IST

What Argentina need to do for 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification

Argentina are sixth in the ten-team group, and their match-up against all-ready eliminated Ecuador becomes one of the most important talking points in sports.

Oct 10, 2017, 12:52 PM IST

2018 FIFA World Cup, Qualifiers: Uruguay vs Argentina — Preview, TV listing, date, time, venue

Argentina are currently placed fifth, behind Brazil, Colombia, Uruguay and Chile. Their performance at Montevideo's Estadio Centenario tommorow will have a huge bearing on their future prospects. Besides, the fixture has its own reputation, with lots of history attached to it.

Aug 30, 2017, 19:17 PM IST

Post horrific air-crash Brazilian club Chapecoense to finally play Atletico Nacional for title

The first leg of the Recopa Sudamericana final, between the champions of the Copa Sudamericana and the Copa Libertadores, will be staged in the southern Brazil city of Chapeco on April 4.

Mar 28, 2017, 09:54 AM IST

Touching gesture: CONMEBOL gives Copa Sudamericana title to Chapecoense after tragic plane crash

Soon after the tragedy, Colombia`s Club Atletica Nacional, which were scheduled to play Chapecoense in the biggest game in the club`s history, asked for the trophy to be awarded to the Brazilian team to honour the victims.

Dec 06, 2016, 05:44 AM IST

Copa-Euro showdown: Proposal made for match between Copa America and Euro 2016 winners

Alejandro Dominguez, the president of CONMEBOL, told reporters at a press conference an invitation to UEFA had been made to stage the inter-continental showdown.

Jun 25, 2016, 00:09 AM IST

FIFA politics: Prince Ali says some teams have been given unfavourable fixtures

FIFA is mired in the worst crisis in its 111-year history, with corruption investigations under way in Switzerland and the United States.

Feb 11, 2016, 20:57 PM IST

Paraguay officials raid South American soccer confederation CONMEBOL

Two soccer bosses, a former president of Honduras and a former head of CONMEBOL, pleaded not guilty last month to US charges.

Jan 08, 2016, 01:41 AM IST

Eugenio Figueredo: Former FIFA vice-president admits to accepting bribes

Figueredo`s own lawyer was not immediately available for comment. 

Dec 27, 2015, 13:07 PM IST

Eugenio Figueredo bribes paid `for decades`, claims prosecutor

Former FIFA vice-president Eugenio Figueredo received millions of dollars in bribes throughout his career at the top of South American football, prosecutors claimed Friday.

Dec 26, 2015, 05:13 AM IST

FIFA ex-VP Eugenio Figueredo jailed pending Uruguay trial

Figueredo faces two to 15 years in prison if convicted.

Dec 25, 2015, 08:35 AM IST

Suspended FIFA official Juan Angel Napout extradited to USA

The 57-year-old Paraguayan had agreed to be extradited and was escorted by two US police officers to New York.

Dec 16, 2015, 08:28 AM IST

CONMEBOL gets new chief after FIFA arrests

Wilmar Valdez takes over as interim president from arrested Juan Angel Napout.

Dec 11, 2015, 23:21 PM IST

FIFA official Juan Angel​ Napout agrees to extradition to US: Swiss Authorities

Napout, a citizen of Paraguay, was detained in Zurich last week on a US warrant accusing him of accepting bribes.

Dec 08, 2015, 23:33 PM IST

Arrested CONMEBOL head agrees to US extradition: Report

Napout and Hawit were suspended from football by the FIFA ethics committee for 90 days after their arrests.

Dec 08, 2015, 08:48 AM IST

Bolivia ex-football chief says will cooperate with FIFA probe

Osuna is among 16 South American football officials charged last week.

Dec 07, 2015, 08:52 AM IST