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FIFA probe bad boy Suarez for 'punching' Chile playerRediff.com12 Apr 2013
Uruguay forward Luis Suarez is being investigated by FIFA for allegedly punching Chile defender Gonzalo Jara during a South American World Cup qualifier last month.
WC qualifier: Uruguay's Suarez banned for Venezuela gameRediff.com28 Mar 2013
Striker Luis Suarez will miss South American champions Uruguay's crucial World Cup qualifier in Venezuela, the upstarts threatening to deny them a place in next year's finals in Brazil.
Uruguay face Messi headache ahead of WC qualifierRediff.com10 Oct 2012
Stopping Lionel Messi is the primary concern of South American teams facing Argentina in the World Cup qualifiers. This week it is Uruguay's turn.
Messi sends Argentina top in World Cup qualifyingRediff.com3 Jun 2012
Argentina's decision to play their four world class forwards was fully justified in a crushing 4-0 win over Ecuador that put them top of the South American World Cup qualifiers on Saturday.
WC qualifier: Messi stars as Argentina rally to win over ColumbiaRediff.com16 Nov 2011
Lionel Messi and Alexis Sanchez, club mates at Barcelona, sparkled as Argentina and Chile put behind them a weekend to forget with victories in the South American 2014 World Cup qualifiers on Tuesday.
Santos edge Penarol to claim Libertadores CupRediff.com23 Jun 2011
Santos were crowned champions of South America for the third time after goals from teenagers Neymar and Danilo gave them a 2-1 win over Penarol in the second leg of the Libertadores Cup final on Wednesday.
Brazil name Pato, Ganso in Copa America squadRediff.com8 Jun 2011
Brazil coach Mano Menezes has named injured pair Paulo Henrique Ganso and Alexandre Pato in his 22-man squad for the Copa America.
Holders Inter bounced out of Libertadores CupRediff.com5 May 2011
Holders Internacional fell victim to another Uruguayan ambush of a Brazilian team when Penarol upset them 2-1 away to knock them out of the Libertadores Cup on Wednesday.
PHOTOS: Scintillating Uruguayan horse-taming festRediff.com26 Apr 2011
We are sure you have seen enough people getting hurt trying to tame bulls. But ever seen wild horses giving a hard time?
Diego Forlan in KolkataRediff.com30 Jul 2010
Uruguayan World Cup star Diego Forlan was on Friday accorded a warm welcome by the people of football-crazy Kolkata when he arrived on a three-day trip. A huge crowd gathered at the NSCBI airport to have a glimpse of the 2010 World Cup Golden Ball winner, who wore a T-shirt with his name 'DIEGO' written along with the name of the television reality show that has brought him to Kolkata.
Forlan, the discovery of this World CupRediff.com12 Jul 2010
The final was a festival of yellow cards and it would have been worse for the Oranje players if the British referee had not been so kind.
Linesman's wife knew Espinosa had made a mistakeRediff.com2 Jul 2010
The wife of a linesman, who wrongly disallowed Frank Lampard''s goal against Germany, revealed on Thursday that she instantly knew he had blundered.
Uruguayan teenager eyes debut at World CupRediff.com13 Apr 2010
Making an international debut at a World Cup is a rare occurrence that could happen to Uruguayan teenager Sebastian Coates in South Africa in June. Coates has a good chance of being included in coach Oscar Washington Tabarez's squad for the finals after being on the bench against Costa Rica in the two-leg qualifying playoff -- when he almost came on.
'Rich past can help Uruguay in World Cup'Rediff.com13 Apr 2010
Uruguay's 2010 World Cup coach Oscar Washington Tabarez is adamant his team, representing a small country of 3.5 million people, would not dwell on that past when they head to South Africa for the June 11-July 11 finals.
Banned Maradona picks squad for friendlyRediff.com27 Nov 2009
Argentina coach Diego Maradona named a squad on Thursday for a friendly he is banned from taking part in.
France, Portugal, Uruguay eye World Cup spotsRediff.com15 Nov 2009
France, Portugal and Russia all moved closer to next year's World Cup finals with first leg playoff wins on Saturday, although none of them did enough to take victory for granted in the second legs next week.
Maradona feels mistreated by the mediaRediff.com14 Nov 2009
Argentina coach Diego Maradona feels mistreated and persecuted but says he is focussing on his job, family and the support of "ordinary people."
Maradona faces FIFA's disciplinary hearingRediff.com11 Nov 2009
Argentina coach Diego Maradona will appear before a FIFA disciplinary committee on Sunday over his foul-mouthed outburst last month, soccer's world governing body said on Tuesday. Maradona could be sidelined from matches in next year's World Cup if FIFA decide to hand him a stadium ban for his rant at the end of the 1-0 win in Uruguay that guaranteed his team a place at the finals in South Africa.
Maradona's insults made 'in violent emotions'Rediff.com30 Oct 2009
Diego Maradona was "in a state of violent emotion" when he made lewd remarks at journalists after Argentina qualified for the World Cup finals, the Argentine Football Association's (AFA) lawyer said on Wednesday.
Maradona could face ban and fine for outburstRediff.com17 Oct 2009
Argentina coach Diego Maradona could be banned for several matches and fined for an obscenity-filled outburst at a news conference after Wednesday's World Cup qualifying win over Uruguay. According to article 58 of FIFA's disciplinary code, the sanction could be for a minimum of five matches, prohibit Maradona stadium access for the duration of the suspension and include a fine of at least 20,000 Swiss francs.
Messi admits he wasn't at his best for ArgentinaRediff.com16 Oct 2009
Argentina forward Lionel Messi acknowledged he was not at his best for Diego Maradona's side in their World Cup qualifiers against Peru and Uruguay. Argentina beat Peru 2-1 with a last-gasp goal on Saturday and then defeated Uruguay 1-0 in Montevideo on Wednesday to finish fourth and qualify for the South Africa tournament.
Argentina no certainties for direct qualificationRediff.com12 Oct 2009
Argentina are favourites to come out on top of Wednesday's three-way race for South America's remaining World Cup place and a playoff berth.
Argentina survive to set up last-day deciderRediff.com11 Oct 2009
Diego Forlan and Martin Palermo scored last-gasp goals as Argentina, Uruguay and Ecuador switched places on a dramatic Saturday of South American qualifiers for the 2010 World Cup. Diego Maradona's Argentina, having beaten Peru 2-1 at home in torrential rain, go to Montevideo on Wednesday to defend an automatic berth in the South Africa finals against a Uruguay side that turned the tables on Ecuador.
Maradona to review Argentina roleRediff.com8 Oct 2009
Diego Maradona, unhappy with interference in his job as Argentina coach, will review his position after their final World Cup qualifier away to Uruguay in Montevideo next week, he said on Tuesday.
Good results for rivals can hurt ArgentinaRediff.com3 Sep 2009
Argentina's hopes of reaching the 2010 finals in South Africa could be severely limited this weekend, should the results of the South American World Cup qualifiers go to form. Diego Maradona's Argentina face Dunga's South American group leaders Brazil (27 points), who added the Confederations Cup in late June to their 2007 Copa America title.
Estudiantes win Copa LibertadoresRediff.com16 Jul 2009
Estudiantes scored a a come-from-behind 2-1 victory over Cruzeiro to lift their fourth Copa Libertadores title on Wednesday.
Brazil serve up lethal cocktail in UruguayRediff.com8 Jun 2009
Brazil served up another lethal cocktail of uncompromising defence and clinical counter-attacks in their unprecedented 4-0 win in Uruguay on Saturday.
Ronaldinho left out of Brazil squadRediff.com22 May 2009
Off-form Ronaldinho was left out of Brazil's squad on Thursday for next month's World Cup qualifiers and the Confederations Cup. Striker Ronaldo, who has not played for his country since the last World Cup, was also overlooked despite a promising start to his latest comeback with Corinthians. Brazil face Uruguay in Montevideo on June 6 and host South American group leaders Paraguay in Recife four days later.
Frustration for Brazil and ArgentinaRediff.com11 Sep 2008
Brazil and Argentina endured more frustration in the World Cup qualifiers with draws against Bolivia and Peru respectively.
Brazil held in Peru, Salas strikes for ChileRediff.com19 Nov 2007
Kaka produced another superb strike to help Brazil draw 1-1 away to Peru in Sunday's World Cup qualifiers while Marcelo Salas scored his first international goals for more than two years in Chile's 2-2 away draw to Uruguay.
TCS secures $200 mn four-yr deal in MexicoRediff.com16 Nov 2007
Mumbai-based IT services provider Tata Consultancy Services has signed a four-year, $200 million (around Rs 800 crore) contract with the Social Security Institute of Mexico -- one of its biggest deals and its first government contract in the region.
TCS' Uruguay, Argentina arms mergedRediff.com28 Sep 2007
TCS Vice-President (Business Development) Mario Tucci has been appointed as the country manager of the new unit which comprises a global delivery centre and regional training centre in Montevideo and an extension unit in Buenos Aires.
Mumbai: India's costliest city for expatsRediff.com18 Jun 2007
Soaring real estate prices are leaving a big hole in expatriates' pockets too, with Mumbai being ranked as the costliest city in India for them.
Cadbury to be prosecuted over salmonella scareRediff.com13 Feb 2007
More than a million Cadbury bars were pulled out of the shops across Britain over fears that they may have been contaminated.
Germany meet Argentina for fifth timeRediff.com28 Jun 2006
Allback scores 2,000th World Cup goalRediff.com21 Jun 2006
Marcus Allback's equalising goal for Sweden in the Group B match against England was the 2,000th in World Cup finals history.
Australia head for 2006 World CupRediff.com17 Nov 2005
Australia tougher than Argentina: LuganoRediff.com14 Oct 2005
Uruguay beat second-placed Argentina 1-0 in Wednesday's qualifier to clinch fifth position.
Brazil qualify for 2006 World CupRediff.com5 Sep 2005
First World Cup goal scorer diesRediff.com14 Apr 2005
Frenchman Lucien Laurent, who scored the first goal in World Cup history in 1930, died on Monday aged 97.