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FIFA World Cup Qualifiers (CONMEBOL): List of records broken

18 Nov 2020

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers (CONMEBOL): List of records broken

Matchday four of the South American FIFA World Cup Qualifiers saw heavyweights Brazil overcome Uruguay 2-0 to maintain their 100% start to the campaign.

Neymar moves second behind Pele in Brazil's all-time scorers list

14 Oct 2020

Neymar moves second behind Pele in Brazil's all-time scorers list

Brazil's Neymar moved behind Pele in the nation's all-time leading scorer list.

Five animals (presumed to be extinct) that resurfaced this year

31 Dec 2019

Five animals (presumed to be extinct) that resurfaced this year

While extinction of animal species is a completely natural phenomenon, scientists estimate that they are today being lost at up to as much as 1,000 times the standard rate of extinction, with dozens of species disappearing every single day.

Love Bird-watching? Here are top five places you should visit

06 Dec 2019

Love Bird-watching? Here are top five places you should visit

As the name suggests, Bird-watching is the act of observing birds in their natural habitat, for recreational purpose.

Copa America 2020: Title-holders Brazil to start proceedings against Venezuela

04 Dec 2019

Copa America 2020: Title-holders Brazil to start proceedings against Venezuela

The draw for the next edition of Copa America was officially held in Cartagena, Colombia, on Tuesday, as the 12 participating teams were divided into respective groups, besides the fixtures being finalized as well.

Today in history: Drug lord Pablo Escobar's death anniversary

02 Dec 2019

Today in history: Drug lord Pablo Escobar's death anniversary

Colombia's most feared, iconic and devastating drug lord, Pablo Escobar died today 26 years ago. He was 44.

Alexis Sanchez faces long spell on sidelines: Details here

16 Oct 2019

Alexis Sanchez faces long spell on sidelines: Details here

There seems to be no respite from injuries for Alexis Sanchez.

Ranking the greatest on-field fights in football history

13 Sep 2019

Ranking the greatest on-field fights in football history

Football/soccer is the most popular sport, globally.

Copa America quarter-finals preview: All details here

28 Jun 2019

Copa America quarter-finals preview: All details here

Argentina are up against Venezuela in a crunch Copa America 2019 quarters battle later tonight.

Copa America 2020: Argentina and Colombia to co-host the event

14 Mar 2019

Copa America 2020: Argentina and Colombia to co-host the event

Argentina and Colombia have been selected as the host nations for the upcoming edition of Copa America football tournament, to be held in 2020.

Twelve, including mayor and family, die in Colombia plane crash

10 Mar 2019

Twelve, including mayor and family, die in Colombia plane crash

A plane crash in Colombia killed 12 people yesterday, including a mayor and her family, the aviation and emergency services said.

Bomb strikes Colombian Police Academy, kills 10 and injures 65

18 Jan 2019

Bomb strikes Colombian Police Academy, kills 10 and injures 65

A car bomb attack on a police cadet training academy killed 10 people and wounded 65 in Bogota yesterday, making it the worst such incident in the Colombian capital in 16 years.

Story of 'Narcos' can be set anywhere: Producer Eric Newman

20 Nov 2018

Story of 'Narcos' can be set anywhere: Producer Eric Newman

Showrunner Eric Newman says the story of 'Narcos' can be set anywhere in the world because drug business connects people beyond geographical and political boundaries.

Facebook Dating comes to Canada, Thailand: Details here

10 Nov 2018

Facebook Dating comes to Canada, Thailand: Details here

Nearly two months after taking off in Colombia, Facebook Dating is coming to two new countries - Thailand and Canada.

#TheBlowMustGoOn: Narcos Season 4 dives into Mexico's drug trade

19 Oct 2018

#TheBlowMustGoOn: Narcos Season 4 dives into Mexico's drug trade

The acclaimed Netflix series 'Narcos' is back for a fourth season, which will be released on November 16 on the popular streaming platform.

#NoMoreDrugLore: Museum dedicated to Pablo Escobar shut down in Colombia

22 Sep 2018

#NoMoreDrugLore: Museum dedicated to Pablo Escobar shut down in Colombia

A museum in Medellin, Colombia, which showcased the life and times of notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar was shut down by the police on Thursday, as the managers didn't have a valid license to run it.

#GamingBytes: Hitman 2 puts Agent 47 in wild Colombian jungles

01 Sep 2018

#GamingBytes: Hitman 2 puts Agent 47 in wild Colombian jungles

Hitman 2 is an upcoming sequel to the 2016 game, which will be available from November 13.

Know the updates on injuries as last eight battle looms

04 Jul 2018

Know the updates on injuries as last eight battle looms

Certain key players have been nursing injuries ahead of the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2018 quarter-finals.

England take on Colombia for a spot in the quarter-finals

03 Jul 2018

England take on Colombia for a spot in the quarter-finals

Colombia and England will lock horns, tonight, at the Otkritie Arena for a spot in the quarter-finals of the FIFA World Cup.

FIFA World Cup: Which awards would be presented this term?

27 Jun 2018

FIFA World Cup: Which awards would be presented this term?

FIFA World Cup is the world's biggest sporting carnival and apart from the winner's trophy, there are other awards which are presented every edition.

FIFA World Cup: Japan fans clean the stadium after match

20 Jun 2018

FIFA World Cup: Japan fans clean the stadium after match

Japanese fans saw their team clinch a famous victory over South American giants Colombia in their Group H opener.

Remembering Pablo Escobar, the Narcos King, on his death-anniversary

02 Dec 2017

Remembering Pablo Escobar, the Narcos King, on his death-anniversary

Colombia: President Santos extends amnesty to 3600 FARC rebels

11 Jul 2017

Colombia: President Santos extends amnesty to 3600 FARC rebels

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos signed the third and final decree granting amnesty to around 3600 members of the rebel group Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).

Over 15 missing after passenger boat sinks in Colombia

26 Jun 2017

Over 15 missing after passenger boat sinks in Colombia

A passenger boat with about 170 people on board sank near Guatapé in northwestern Colombia. At least six died, while over 130 have been rescued.

Colombia: FARC rebels offer to help rebuild landslide affected town

04 Apr 2017

Colombia: FARC rebels offer to help rebuild landslide affected town

FARC rebels have offered to help rebuild the town of Mocoa, in the country's south-west, that was destroyed in the recent landslide in Colombia.

Deadly landslides kill 206 in Colombia, 220 missing

02 Apr 2017

Deadly landslides kill 206 in Colombia, 220 missing

At least 206 people were killed and 202 injured by landslides in Colombia's south-west Putumayo province.

President Santos donates Nobel Peace prize award

10 Oct 2016

President Santos donates Nobel Peace prize award

Colombian President, Juan Santos, announced that he will be donating the Nobel Peace prize-money towards victims of Colombia's civil-war. The announcement came right after he partook in a religious ceremony held for the victims.

Juan Manuel Santos wins the Nobel Peace Prize

08 Oct 2016

Juan Manuel Santos wins the Nobel Peace Prize

The Colombian President, Juan Manuel Santos, won the Nobel Peace prize for 2016 on Friday, September 7.