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France beats Uruguay to reaches World Cup semifinals

/ Jul 7, 2018

France beats Uruguay to reaches World Cup semifinals

A shot that flew directly at the hands of the opposing goalkeeper turned into a World Cup goal for Antoine Griezmann. The France striker scored the second goal in his team's 2-0 quarterfinal victory over Uruguay on Friday, sending a seemingly easy-to-save shot at a ...

Dec 26, 2017

Japan to lift 17-year ban on beef imports from Uruguay

Japan is planning to lift a ban on beef imports from Uruguay next year, ending a more than 17-year embargo following the outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in the South American nation in 2000, according to government sources. Following on-site checks, an expert panel of the ...

Japan falls against Uruguay at U-20 World Cup

May 24, 2017

Japan falls against Uruguay at U-20 World Cup

Japan's second-round hopes at the Under-20 World Cup will rest on their final Group D game against Italy after Atsushi Uchiyama's side lost 2-0 to Uruguay on Wednesday. Nicolas Schiappacasse and Mathias Olivera scored on either side of the break for Uruguay, who booked a ...

Dec 26, 2015

Ex-official pleads guilty to fraud

A former top FIFA official caught up in a U.S. probe of corruption in soccer has pleaded guilty to fraud and money laundering charges in his native Uruguay. Uruguayan prosecutor Juan Gomez told The Associated Press that Eugenio Figueredo, 83, also acknowledged receiving bribes during ...