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Low turnouts suggest Copa America struggling to excite fans

16 Jun 2019

SALVADOR, Brazil The Copa America's official song is titled "A Continent Vibrates" but if the strikingly low attendances at some matches are anything to go by, many in South America, especially in the host nation Brazil, seem wholly unenthused by the tournament.

Loss to Colombia highlights scale of Messi's task to win Copa

16 Jun 2019

SALVADOR, Brazil There is nothing Lionel Messi craves more than winning a trophy with Argentina but his side's haphazard performance in the 2-0 Copa America defeat by Colombia on Saturday laid bare the difficulty of the task he faces.

Martinez cracker helps Colombia past Argentina

16 Jun 2019

SALVADOR, Brazil Roger Martinez scored an outstanding goal as Colombia beat Argentina 2-0 in an exciting finale to a Copa America Group B opener on Saturday that burst into life after a sluggish start.

Soccer-Martinez scores cracker as Colombia win grudge match with Argentina

16 Jun 2019

SALVADOR, Brazil, June 15 Roger Martinez scored an outstanding goal as Colombia beat Argentina 2-0 in a Copa America Group B opener on Saturday which burst into life after a sluggish start.

Argentina impressed by Messi's desire to end trophy heartache

14 Jun 2019

SALVADOR, Brazil Argentina defender Nicolas Tagliafico has praised captain Lionel Messi for his desire to win a trophy for his country as they begin their quest to end a 26-year wait for silverware with their Copa America opener against Colombia on Saturday.

La Liga fined by Spain's data protection agency

11 Jun 2019

La Liga has been fined 250,000 euros (£222,532) by the national data protection agency (AEPD) for not adequately informing users of its official app that the programme can activate smartphone microphones and monitor user location, it said on Tuesday.

Soccer: Preview of the 12 teams taking part in the 2019 Copa America

11 Jun 2019

A guide to all 12 teams competing at the Copa America, which begins in Sao Paulo on June 14:

Aguero's return lifts Messi's hopes of Copa glory with Argentina

11 Jun 2019

Lionel Messi has long craved a suitable strike partner so that he can win a major trophy with Argentina and the return of his friend Sergio Aguero has given the nation renewed hope of winning the Copa America.

Soccer-Preview of the 12 teams taking part in the 2019 Copa America

11 Jun 2019

June 11 A guide to all 12 teams competing at the Copa America, which begins in Sao Paulo on June 14:

Salah, Origi goals bring Liverpool Champions League redemption

02 Jun 2019

MADRID Liverpool ended an incredible season by winning Europe's biggest prize after beating Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 in Saturday's all-English Champions League final, earning sweet redemption after agonisingly missing out on the Premier League title. | Video

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