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MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY - Uruguayan primary elections look set to pit a former mayor against a senator in the presidential vote in October, according to early exit polls Sunday evening in the South American country.

Ex-mayor, senator leading Uruguay presidential primaries

Uruguayan primary elections look set to pit a former mayor against a senator in the presidential vote in October, according to early exit polls Sunday evening in the South American country.

Inter Milan confirm Diego Godin signing

Inter have confirmed the signing of former Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin on a three-year deal.
Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot has said that he will comment on his future when needed after the French champions beat Toulouse 1-0 in Ligue 1 on Saturday.

Adrien Rabiot in Turin to complete Juventus switch

The midfielder is set to complete a free transfer to the Serie A champions, with his contract at Paris Saint-Germain expiring on Sunday.
Edinson Cavani, left, of Uruguay celebrates a goal with teammate Luis Suarez against Chile at the Maracana. The 1-0 win saw Uruguay progress to the quarter-finals as Group C winners, with Chile also advancing in second place. EPA

Copa America: Edinson Cavani heads Uruguay over Chile

Edinson Cavani’s header eight minutes from time from Jonathan Rodriguez’s cross propelled Uruguay on Monday above Chile and into, what looks on paper at least, an easier last eight challenge against Peru.
Chile’s Alexis Sanchez (L) takes a free-kick against Ecuador during their Copa America football tournament group match at the Fonte Nova Arena in Salvador, Brazil, on June 21, 2019. Juan MABROMATA - AFP

Alexis Sanchez sends Chile into Copa America quarter-finals

Alexis Sanchez put a miserable club season with Manchester United behind him as he sent Chile into the Copa America quarter-finals with the winning goal in Friday’s 2-1 win over Ecuador.
Alexis Sánchez, who has been in good form for Chile at the Copa América, scored again against Ecuador. Joedson Alves-EPA

Reinaldo Rueda: Alexis Sanchez feels more love with Chile than at Manchester United

Alexis Sanchez feels a love when playing for Chile that he perhaps does not with Manchester United, according to coach Reinaldo Rueda.
Alexis Sánchez, who has been in good form for Chile at the Copa América, scored again against Ecuador. Joedson Alves-EPA

Alexis Sanchez score winner as Chile reach last eight in Copa America

Alexis Sanchez scored the winning goal to send Chile through to the Copa America quarter-finals with victory over Ecuador.
Two goals from Koji Miyoshi helped Japan secure a hard-earned point in a 2-2 draw with Uruguay at the Copa America on Thursday.

Copa America: Japan, Uruguay draw after new VAR controversy

Two goals from Koji Miyoshi helped Japan secure a hard-earned point in a 2-2 draw with Uruguay at the Copa America on Thursday.
Chile began their Copa America defence in emphatic fashion with a thumping 4-0 win over tournament guests Japan on Monday with Manchester United misfit Alexis Sanchez scoring for the first time in five months.

Alexis Sanchez scores as Chile beat Japan in Copa America

Chile began their Copa America defence in emphatic fashion with a thumping 4-0 win over tournament guests Japan on Monday with Manchester United misfit Alexis Sanchez scoring for the first time in five months.
Power returned to much of Argentina and two neighboring countries following a massive blackout that left tens of millions in the dark on Sunday.

South America searches for answers after massive blackout

Power returned to much of Argentina and two neighboring countries following a massive blackout that left tens of millions in the dark on Sunday.
Brazil’s Neymar gestures during a friendly football match against Qatar at the Mane Garrincha stadium in Brasilia on June 5, 2019, ahead of Brazil 2019 Copa America. (Photo by EVARISTO SA - AFP)

Neymar rape accusations overshadow Copa America kick-off

Brazil should have been gearing up for another major home sporting spectacle with renewed optimism that star forward Neymar would help bring to an end a 12-year trophy drought.
Uruguay's Luis Suarez

Oscar Tabarez impressed by Luis Suarez return following knee surgery

Uruguay head coach Oscar Tabarez felt Luis Suarez did not look like a man who had just missed a month with a knee injury as the forward made a goalscoring return on Friday.
Erling Braut Håland celebrates his team’s 11th goal against Honduras. Alex Livesey - FIFA-FIFA via Getty Images

Norway’s Erling Haaland scores nine in FIFA U-20 World Cup match win

Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland, the son of former Leeds United and Manchester City player Alf-Inge, on Thursday scored a record of nine goals in a single under-20 World Cup game.

Injured Luis Suarez included in Uruguay’s Copa America squad

Barcelona star Luis Suarez was included in Uruguay’s Copa America squad on Thursday despite undergoing knee surgery just three weeks ago.
Naomi Osaka

French Open: Naomi Osaka survives as Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams stroll

Naomi Osaka staged a second successive Roland Garros great escape on Thursday as fellow top seed Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams strolled into the last 32.

PSG star Edinson Cavani agrees deal with Atletico Madrid ahead of summer move

Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani has agreed deal with Atletico Madrid ahead of a summer move, say reports.
Edinson Cavani

Report: Manchester United makes an audacious move for PSG’s Edinson Cavani

Manchester United has made a move for Paris Saint-Germain forward as part of the rebuilding process following their disappointing season.
Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez hits out at questions over Barcelona commitment

Luis Suarez has issued an angry response to questions over his commitment to Barcelona after he missed the Copa del Rey final due to knee surgery.

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