Uruguayans vote on security reform in general election
Polls opened in Uruguay Sunday with voters electing a successor to leftist President Tabare Vazquez and deciding on constitutional reforms including the establishment of a military police force.
Nigeria showcases actions to reduce emissions as Bonn climate summit ends
Nigeria and eight other developing countries have presented an update on their activities to curb greenhouse gas emissions before 2020. This was one of the major highlights of the 2019 United Nations Bonn Climate Change Conference (SB50), which ended at the weekend. The forum considered a large number of decisions for adoption at the UN…
Spain and Portugal eye hosting 2030 World Cup
Spain and Portugal's football associations announced on Saturday they are looking into the idea of bidding to stage the World Cup in 2030, without Morocco who had earlier been cited as a potential partner. "After holding several meetings in recent weeks, the football federations of Spain and Portugal confirm that they will begin a thorough…
Flying Eagles set for Qatar as FIFA U-20 World Cup kicks off
The stage is set for the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland, where 24 countries will fight to determine the best youth football-playing nation on earth. The competition, which kicks off today and ends on June 16, is attracting much attention because of the quality of youngsters that participated in their various continental championships.…
FIFA takes charge of Uruguay FA
Football's world governing body FIFA has taken control of the Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) after the organisation was plunged into chaos following the sudden resignation of president Wilmar Valdez last month.
Expert predictions: Who goes through to the semi-finals?
Three weeks into the absorbing entertainment in Russia, only eight teams are left competing for the 2018 World Cup. Undoubtedly, expectations have been dashed with Germany bowing out to the curse of the defending champions and several other big guns knocked out in the second round of the tournament. Argentina was eliminated by France; Spain…
Uruguay’s Cavani has swollen calf not tear, says federation
Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani has a painful calf swelling but not a muscle tear, the country’s football federation (FCF) said on Monday at Nizhny Novgorod in Russia.
We can 'control' Mbappe in World Cup quarters, says Uruguay's Suarez
Luis Suarez is confident Uruguay can nullify the threat from France's teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe, as they prepare for their World Cup quarter-final clash later this week.