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Football 25 Jun 2016 | 1:28 AM

Factbox - Copa America finals since 1993

(Reuters) - The Copa America was played as a 12-team tournament from 1993 when the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) invited two teams from CONCACAF, the North and Central America and Caribbean region, to join in.

Football 25 Jun 2016 | 1:27 AM

Copa America's 100th anniversary marks start of new era

(Reuters) - South America, by turning its flagship Copa America into a joint effort with the northern half of the continent, has definitively taken its showpiece tournament into the 21st century.

Football 12 Jun 2016 | 12:37 PM

U.S. win group after Costa Rica stun Colombia

(Reuters) - The United States beat Paraguay 1-0 and advanced to the quarter-finals of the Copa America as Group A winners on Saturday after Costa Rica stunned already-qualified Colombia 3-2.

Football 07 Jun 2016 | 10:44 AM

Mistake to hold Centenary Copa in U.S. - Uruguay FA chief

(Reuters) - The head of Uruguay's football association, Wilmar Valdez, says it was a mistake to play the Centenary Copa America in the United States and that the tournament had been arranged to favour Mexico, who beat Uruguay 3-1 in their opening game.

Football 02 Jun 2016 | 4:23 AM

U.S. fans set for feast of Latin American skills

(Reuters) - United States football audiences can turn their attention to the skills of Latin American players this month after a year of watching dozens of FIFA officials from the region parade before U.S. law enforcement officers.

Football 25 May 2016 | 9:18 PM

Small Ecuadorean side mix it with South American giants

(Reuters) - Independiente del Valle are the odd men out in the Copa Libertadores semi-finals, where they will meet favourites Boca Juniors in July after a break for next month’s Copa America Centenario.

Football 24 May 2016 | 7:22 AM

Messi, Sanchez and Alves headline final Copa rosters

(Reuters) - Five-times world player of the year Lionel Messi of Argentina, Chile's Alexis Sanchez and Brazilian Dani Alves were among the big names in the final rosters announced on Monday for next month's Copa America Centenario.

Football 27 Apr 2016 | 5:06 PM

Infantino brings vision of new FIFA to Asia

SEOUL (Reuters) - FIFA President Gianni Infantino dangled the carrot of more World Cup spots for Asia during a visit to Seoul on Wednesday but while the Swiss was keen to press his case for an enlarged 40-team tournament, he will not try to twist anyone's arm.

Golf 10 Oct 2015 | 10:27 PM

No dangerous precedent over McIlroy - tour chief

WOBURN, England (Reuters) - The European Tour did not set a dangerous precedent by allowing Rory McIlroy to compete in the Final Series even though he has failed to play the minimum number of 2014-15 events, its chief executive said.

Motorsport 15 Sep 2015 | 11:02 PM

IndyCar driver Wilson dies after wreck

(Reuters) - British IndyCar driver Justin Wilson died on Monday after suffering a severe head injury during a wreck in the closing laps of a race the previous day at Pocono Raceway in Pennsylvania, IndyCar officials said. He was 37.