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Uruguay passes law granting rights to trans people

World / Social Issues Oct 20, 2018

Uruguay passes law granting rights to trans people

Uruguay's Congress has approved a law that guarantees rights to the South American country's transgender community. Lawmakers in the lower house voted in favor of the measure late Thursday. It had already been approved by the Senate. The law grants transgender people the right to get ...

Japan strikes early, holds off Uruguay in thrilling friendly

Soccer Oct 16, 2018

Japan strikes early, holds off Uruguay in thrilling friendly

Takumi Minamino scored a brace, while Ritsu Doan netted his first international goal, as Japan's rising stars spearheaded a 4-3 win over Uruguay on Tuesday night. In their third outing under manager Hajime Moriyasu, the Samurai Blue displayed an impressive attacking game as they outplayed ...

Soccer Sep 29, 2018

Japan set to play against Venezuela

The Japan Football Association announced Friday that the men's national team will face Venezuela in a friendly on Nov. 16 in Oita. The match between Samurai Blue and the South American side will be held at the Oita Bank Dome. Venezuela, whose squad includes Torino midfielder ...

France beats Uruguay to reaches World Cup semifinals

Soccer / World Cup 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 ...

Business 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 ...