Rugby Oct 31, 2019

Kumamoto restaurant files criminal complaint against Uruguay rugby team

A restaurant in Kumamoto filed a criminal complaint Wednesday against players and others related to Uruguay's national rugby team, accusing them of damaging its property. The players and others involved on the team behaved violently and inflicted damage to the restaurant's equipment, including audio devices, ...

Determined Wales fends off Uruguay, moves on to quarterfinals

Rugby Oct 13, 2019

Determined Wales fends off Uruguay, moves on to quarterfinals

A scrappy Wales was made to work hard for victory against Uruguay but prevailed with a bonus point 35-13 win on Sunday to top Pool D and set up a quarterfinal with three-time finalist France. Wales clung to an eight-point lead with seven minutes left ...

Tobacco-fighting president of Uruguay, Tabare Vazquez, has lung cancer

World Aug 24, 2019

Tobacco-fighting president of Uruguay, Tabare Vazquez, has lung cancer

Uruguayan President Tabare Vazquez, a physician who has campaigned against the influence of big tobacco companies, is being treated for a malignant lung tumor, his office said Friday. Vazquez, a 79-year-old oncologist in his second term as president, announced a week earlier that the tumor ...