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South American football body unveils anti-corruption reforms

South America`s soccer confederation, CONMEBOL, announced a raft of reforms on Wednesday designed to root out corruption and clean up the organisation`s image after the biggest graft scandal to hit the world`s favourite sport.

Jul 30, 2015, 17:36 PM IST

Corruption scandal in Latin America takes shine off Copa America

It should be South America`s showpiece soccer tournament. Instead the Copa America kicks off in Chile on Thursday as a widening U.S.-led investigation lifts the lid on rampant corruption among the sport`s top officials.

Jun 11, 2015, 18:25 PM IST

Copa America 2016 games lure 24 US hopefuls

Two dozen US cities want to host matches in the 2016 Centennial Copa America tournament, the first time the event will be staged outside South America, USA Soccer announced Thursday.

Jan 09, 2015, 17:28 PM IST

Joel Santana named Vasco da Gama coach for fifth time

Joel Santana has been appointed the head coach of struggling Brazilian football club Vasco da Gama for the fifth time.

Sep 06, 2014, 17:47 PM IST