Colombia fight back to shock Brazil, Uruguay beat Messi's Argentina

Fri, 17 Nov 2023 - 12:01 GMT

Brazil lost their second consecutive World Cup qualifier match as Colombia fought back to win 2-1 against the five-times champions, who dropped to fifth place in the South American standings on Thursday.

Father of Liverpool soccer star Diaz not leaving Colombia after kidnapping

Sat, 11 Nov 2023 - 09:26 GMT

The father of Liverpool soccer player Luis Diaz said on Friday he will keep living in Colombia after enduring nearly two weeks of captivity by guerrillas, marked by sleepless nights and exhausting days of horseback riding through the mountains.

Colombia ELN rebels say Liverpool soccer star Diaz's father to be freed

Fri, 03 Nov 2023 - 08:28 GMT

Diaz's mother Cilenis Marulanda and father Luis Manuel Diaz were taken by armed men as they were driving in La Guajira province on Saturday. Marulanda was freed within hours.

Son's two-goal show delights new South Korea boss Klinsmann

Sat, 25 Mar 2023 - 11:02 GMT

"As a striker, this is what you're looking for. He had a fantastic game. He has the freedom to rotate (behind the striker). As long as he knows where the goal is, I am happy."

Colombian amb. hails Egypt's efforts in women's empowerment file

Tue, 31 Jan 2023 - 11:37 GMT

Colombian Ambassador to Egypt Ana Milena Muñoz de Gaviria has hailed Egypt's efforts in the various spheres, atop of which is the women's empowerment file.

FIFA set date for Chile appeal over Ecuador World Cup player

Thu, 01 Sep 2022 - 12:18 GMT

The Chilean Football Association has appealed FIFA’s June 10th decision to dismiss their complaint that Ecuador’s Byron Castillo was born in Tumaco, Colombia in 1995 and not in the Ecuadorean city of General Villamil Playas in 1998 as stated on his official documents.

Brazil becomes first South American team to qualify for 2022 World Cup

Fri, 12 Nov 2021 - 11:57 GMT

Brazil beat Colombia 1-0 in a World Cup qualifier in Sao Paulo on Thursday to become the first South American team to qualify for Qatar 2022.

Former Colombian President visits Great Giza Pyramids on Aug. 7

Sun, 08 Aug 2021 - 01:31 GMT

The Giza Pyramids Antiquities Area received on August 7 the former president of Colombia and his family.

It was important to finish by winning: Colombia's Cuadrado after Peru win

Sat, 10 Jul 2021 - 11:21 GMT

Diaz scored a sensational winner with virtually the last kick of the match as Colombia beat Peru 3-2 in Brasilia on Friday.

Nearly two thirds of Brazilians oppose hosting Copa America amid pandemic - poll

Sat, 12 Jun 2021 - 10:31 GMT

Nearly two thirds of Brazilians oppose the country hosting the upcoming Copa America soccer tournament, a poll showed on Friday.

Egypt’s culture min. to inaugurate 8th International Festival of Drums & Traditional Arts on June 12

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 - 11:16 GMT

Thirty troupes representing Colombia, Philippines, Indonesia, Sudan, South Sudan, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Yemen, Democratic Congo, Palestine, Egypt and Syria will take part in the event.

Colombia to request Copa America postponement-sports minister

Fri, 21 May 2021 - 01:00 GMT

Colombia will ask the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) to postpone the Copa America tournament until spectators can be present at stadiums.

Egypt's Minister of Tourism and Antiquities convenes with Ambassador of Colombia to Egypt

Tue, 16 Mar 2021 - 03:06 GMT

On March 16, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Enany received in his office Ambassador Ana Milena Muñoz de Gaviria, Ambassador of Colombia to Cairo, to discuss strengthening cooperation between the two countries at the touristic and archaeological levels.

Uruguay overrun Colombia to win World Cup qualifier 3-0

Sat, 14 Nov 2020 - 10:24 GMT

Cavani scored early and fellow striker Luis Suarez converted a second-half penalty, his fourth in three games for his country, as they beat Colombia 3-0.

Egypt, Colombia probe operating direct flight route between both countries

Mon, 17 Aug 2020 - 02:21 GMT

The move came during a meeting held on Monday between the two sides to discuss means of activating tourism to Egypt.

Egypt, Colombia discuss boosting bilateral ties

Mon, 17 Feb 2020 - 11:44 GMT

This comes as part of a political consultations session that tackled means to promote bilateral cooperation in several issues.

Argentina qualify for Tokyo 2020 football tournament

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 - 04:31 GMT

Edwuin Cetre scored a goal for Colombia from the penalty spot after 70 minutes but Los Cafeteros failed to equalize the score at the remaining minutes.

South Korea's Son keen to share the limelight

Thu, 28 Mar 2019 - 03:50 GMT

Son Heung-min makes a point of sharing the credit for the team's successes.

Soccer-Falcao penalty for Colombia earns Queiroz debut win over Japan

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 - 01:29 GMT

Falcao's 33rd goal for his country came after a penalty was awarded for a handball by Japan's Takehiro Tomiyasu in the 64th minute in Yokohama.

2020 Copa America to be held in Argentina and Colombia

Fri, 15 Mar 2019 - 06:00 GMT

The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) has rejected a proposal from the United States and awarded the 2020 Copa America tournament to Argentina and Colombia.