Here you can find all of the 2019 Rugby World Cup ladders and standings, as well as the results.
Five teams play in each of the four pools, with the top two teams in each group progressing to the knockout stage of the tournament.
Sport24.co.za | Anderson a dangerous floater at Australian Open
Kevin Anderson showed with his performances at the ATP Cup that he will pose a threat at the Australian Open, writes Herman Mostert.
Sport24.co.za | Springboks: 10 points to ponder ahead of 2019 season
Herman Mostert highlights 10 points to ponder as the Springboks embark on their quest to win a third Rugby World Cup.
Sport24.co.za | All Blacks: Cheats or masters of gamesmanship?
The rugby fraternity needs to take note of what All Blacks lock Sam Whitelock got away with in the Super Rugby semi-finals, writes Herman Mostert.
Sport24.co.za | 2019 wish list for SA rugby enthusiasts
Herman Mostert outlines his wishes for South African rugby enthusiasts in the 2019 season.
Sport24.co.za | Blame game won't solve Serena strife
When I first watched the footage of Serena Williams at the US Open, I didn't think her claim of sexism was justified. Unfair refereeing, yes... […]
Sport24.co.za | Springboks will beat All Blacks at Loftus!
Mark Keohane remains convinced that the Springboks can beat the All Blacks and win the Rugby Championship.
Sport24.co.za | There will be no Lions miracle in Christchurch
The Crusaders will comfortably beat the Lions in the Super Rugby final in Christchurch, Mark Keohane predicts.
Sport24.co.za | For sake of Boks, Lions must travel for final
Springbok rugby will be a bigger beneficiary if the Lions travel to Christchurch for the Super Rugby final, says Mark Keohane.
Sport24.co.za | Stormers top brass reward mediocrity
Mark Keohane believes Robbie Fleck should depart as Stormers coach but doesn't expect the union's bosses to oblige.
Sport24.co.za | 3 Super Rugby franchises the way forward for SA
The only future for a healthier and stronger SA Super Rugby presence is to reduce the number of participating teams from four to three, says Mark […]
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Sport24.co.za | WRAP | Varsity Cup - Week 4
on February 25, 2020 at 5:50 am
A wrap of all the Varsity Cup Round 4 matches played on Monday, February 24.
Sport24.co.za | Bulls get Kiwi ref for Jaguares duel at Loftus
on February 25, 2020 at 5:37 am
New Zealand's Ben O'Keeffe will referee the Super Rugby clash between the Bulls and Jaguares at Loftus Versfeld.
Sport24.co.za | France move above Wales in World Rugby rankings, Boks stay No 1
on February 25, 2020 at 4:43 am
France have moved past Wales in the latest World Rugby rankings, while the Springboks remain top of the pile.
Sport24.co.za | England's Mako Vunipola a doubt for Wales clash
on February 25, 2020 at 4:40 am
England are likely to be without Mako Vunipola for the next stage of their Six Nations title push, according to boss Eddie Jones.
Sport24.co.za | I was just happy it was a yellow - Odendaal
on February 25, 2020 at 4:33 am
Bulls captain Burger Odendaal was at his diplomatic best when he was asked about the yellow card he received during Saturday’s 23-21 loss to […]
Sport24.co.za | Former All Black Ben Franks to retire at end of season
on February 24, 2020 at 5:42 pm
Former All Black Ben Franks will retire from professional rugby at the end of the 2019/20 season, English Premiership club Northampton has announced.
Sport24.co.za | It's closer and closer to … Sharks v Stormers
on February 24, 2020 at 4:20 pm
Excitement will already, and justifiably, be mounting for the first Super Rugby meeting this season between the Stormers and Sharks, writes Rob […]
Sport24.co.za | Never say never with Springboks and Six Nations - Andrew
on February 24, 2020 at 2:25 pm
Former England flyhalf Rob Andrew has refused to rule out the possibility of South Africa joining the Six Nations in the next few years.
Sport24.co.za | French rugby probes 'racist' incident at amateur game
on February 24, 2020 at 1:39 pm
The French rugby federation says it had opened an investigation into allegations that racist insults were used during a third division match.
Sport24.co.za | Coronavirus sees 2 PRO14 matches postponed in Italy
on February 24, 2020 at 1:12 pm
Organisers of the PRO14 have postponed two matches that were scheduled to take place in Italy this weekend because of concerns surrounding the […]
All the match schedules and match updates of the RWC 2019 in Japan
Exclusive: Ben Te’o opens up on Eddie Jones’ brutal World Cup snub
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Fox Sports Lab’s Super Rugby team of the week for round four
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Revealed: Driving force behind All Blacks ace’s shock NRL switch
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John Singleton’s radical five point plan to transform rugby union
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Cya Cameron: Controversial RA chairman’s tenure over
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2016 / 2017 INTERNATIONAL CRICKET FIXTURES (South Africa)
WEST INDIES TRI NATION SERIES (Confirm times on Supersport)
|Fri-6 June||vs Australia||Providence Stadium, Guyana (16h00)|
|Weds-8 June||vs West Indies||Providence Stadium, Guyana (16h00)|
|Mon-13 June||vs Australia||Warner Park, Basseterre, St Kitts (16h00)|
|Weds-15 June||vs West Indies||Warner Park, Basseterre, St Kitts (16h00)|
|Mon-20 June||vs Australia||Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados (16h00)|
|Fri-24 June||vs West Indies||Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados (16h00)|
vs NEW ZEALAND
|Fri-Tues: Aug 19-23||10h30||Kingsmead, Durban|
|Sat-Weds: Aug 27-31||10h30||SuperSport Park, Centurion|
ODI vs IRELAND
|Sun-25 Sep||10h00||Willowmoore Park, Benoni|
ODI vs AUSTRALIA
|Fri-30 Sep||14h30||SuperSport Park, Centurion|
|Sun-2 Oct||10h00||Wanderers, Johannesburg|
|Weds-5 Oct||14h30||Kingsmead, Durban|
|Sun-9 Oct||10h00||St George’s, Port Elizabeth|
|Weds-12 Oct||14h30||Newlands, Cape Town|
vs SRI LANKA
|Thurs: Dec 15-19||10h30||Wanderers, Johannesburg|
|Mon-Fri: Dec 26-30||10h30||St George’s, Port Elizabeth|
|Mon-Fri: Jan 2-6 (2017)||10h30||Newlands, Cape Town|
T20 vs SRI LANKA
|Tues-10 Jan||10h30||Newlands, Cape Town|
|Frid-13 Jan||18h00||SuperSport Park, Centurion|
|Sun-15 Jan||14h30||Wanderers, Johannesburg|
ODI vs SRI LANKA
|Fri-20 Jan||13h30||Kingsmead, Durban|
|Sun-22 Jan||10h00||St George’s, Port Elizabeth|
|Fri-27 Jan||13h30||Newlands, Cape Town|
|Sun-29 Jan||10h00||Wanderers, Johannesburg|
|Fri-3 Feb||13h30||SuperSport Park, Centurion|
2016 FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX CALENDAR (South African Time)
|18-20 Mar||07h00||Melbourne (Street)||Australia||Melbourne Circuit||Clockwise||5.303km||58||307.574km|
|1-3 April||17h00||Sakhir||Bahrain||Bahrain International Circuit||Clockwise||5.412km||57||308.238km|
|15-17 April||08h00||Shanghai||China||Shanghai International Circuit||Clockwise||5.451km||56||305.066km|
|29 April-1 May||14h00||Sochi (Integrated)||Russia||Sochi Autodrom||Clockwise||5.872km||53||309.745km|
|13-15 May||14h00||Barcelona||Spain||Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya||Clockwise||4.655km||66||307.104km|
|26, 28-29 May||14h00||Monte Carlo (Street)||Monaco||Circuit de Monaco||Clockwise||3.337km||78||260.286km|
|10-12 May||20h00||Montreal (Street)||Canada||Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve||Clockwise||4.361km||70||305.27km|
|17-19 June||15h00||Baku (Street)||Azerbaijan||Baku City Circuit||Anti-clockwise||6.006km||TBC|
|1-3 July||14h00||Spielberg||Austria||Red Bull Ring||Clockwise||4.326km||71||307.02km|
|8-10 July||14h00||Silverstone||Britain||Silverstone Circuit||Clockwise||5.891km||52||306.198km|
|26-28 August||14h00||Spa-Francorchamps||Belgium||Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps||Clockwise||7.004km||44||308.052km|
|2-4 Sept||14h00||Monza||Italy||Autodromo Nazionale Monza||Clockwise||5.793km||53||306.72km|
|16-18 Sept||14h00||Singapore (Street)||Singapore||Marina Bay Circuit||Anti-clockwise||5.065km||61||308.828km|
|30 Sep – 2 Oct||09h00||Kuala Lumpur||Malaysia||Sepang International Circuit||Clockwise||5.543km||56||310.408km|
|7-9 October||07h00||Suzuka||Japan||Suzuka Circuit||Both||5.807km||53||307.471km|
|21-23 October||09h00||Austin, Texas||United States||Circuit of the Americas||Anti-clockwise||5.513km||56||308.405km|
|28-30 October||09h00||Mexico City||Mexico||Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez||Clockwise||4.304km||71||305.354km|
|11-13 Nov||18h00||Sao Paulo||Brazil||Autódromo José Carlos Pace||Anti-clockwise||4.309km||71||305.909km|
|25-27 Nov||15h00||Yas Marina||Abu Dhabi||Yas Marina Circuit||Anti-clockwise||5.554km||55||305.355km|
|Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez||Mexico||1:20.521||Nico Rosberg (2015)|
|Autódromo José Carlos Pace||Brazil||1:11.473||Juan Pablo Montoya (2004)|
|Autodromo Nazionale Monza||Italy||1:21.046||Rubens Barrichello (2004)|
|Bahrain International Circuit||Bahrain||1:31.447||Pedro De La Rosa (2005)|
|Baku City Circuit|
|Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya||Spain||1:21.670||Kimi Räikkönen (2008)|
|Circuit de Monaco||Monaco||1:18.063||Daniel Ricciardo (2015)|
|Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps||Belgium||1:47.263||Sebastian Vettel (2009)|
|Circuit of the Americas||USA||1:39.347||Sebastian Vettel (2012)|
|Hockenheimring||Germany||1:13.780||Kimi Räikkönen (2004)|
|Hungaroring||Hungary||1:19.071||Michael Schumacher (2004)|
|Marina Bay Circuit (Street)||Singapore||1:21.046||Rubens Barrichello (2004)|
|Melbourne Circuit||Australia||1:24.125||Michael Schumacher (2004)|
|Red Bull Ring||Austria||1:08.337||Michael Schumacher (2003)|
|Sepang International Circuit||Malaysia||1:34.223||Juan Pablo Montoya (2004)|
|Shanghai International Circuit||China||1:32.238||Michael Schumacher (2004)|
|Silverstone||Britain||1:33.401||Mark Webber (2013)|
|Sochi Autodrom||Russia||1:40.071||Sebastian Vettel (2015)|
|Suzuka Circuit||Japan||1:31.540||Kimi Räikkönen (2005)|
|Yas Marina Circuit||UAE||1:40.279||Sebastian Vettel (2009)|
INTERNATIONAL RUGBY 2015
South Africa won the Webb-Ellis trophy in the
1995 Rugby World Cup. Click here for a history
|28||Six Nations: Scotland vs Italy|
|28||Six Nations: France vs Wales|
|1||Six Nations: Ireland vs England (Millenium Trophy)|
|14||Six Nations: Wales vs Ireland|
|14||Six Nations; England vs Scotland (Calcutta Cup)|
|14||FIRA Championship D1|
|15||Six Nations: Italy vs France (Trophee Ganbaldi)|
|21||Six Nations: Italy vs Wales|
|21||Six Nations: Scotland vs Ireland (Centenary Quaich)|
|21||Six Nations: England vs France|
|28||FIRA Championship D1|
|28||FIRA Championship D2|
|4||FIRA Championship D2|
|11||FIRA Championship D2|
|18||FIRA Championship D2|
|18||FIRA Championship D1|
|18||Asian 5 Nations Top 5: Korea vs Japan|
|25||FIRA Championship D2|
|2||Asian 5 Nations Top 5: Japan vs Hong Kong|
|2||FIRA Championship D2|
|9||Asian 5 Nations Top 5: Japan vs Korea|
|9||FIRA Championship D2|
|9||FIRA Championship D1|
|23||Asian 5 Nations Top 5: Hong Kong vs Japan|
|23||FIRA Championship D1|
|23||FIRA Championship D2|
|30||FIRA Championship D1|
|12||IRB Nations Cup|
|17||IRB Nations Cup|
|21||IRB Nations Cup|
|8||New Zealand Tour: Samoa vs NZealand|
|12||IRB Pacific Nations Cup|
|17||Rugby Championship: New Zealand vs Argentina|
Rugby Championship: South Africa vs New Zealand
|19||IRB Pacific Nations Cup|
Rugby Championship: Australia vs South Africa
|25||Rugby Championship: Argentina vs Australia|
|26||IRB Pacific Nations Cup|
|4||IRB Pacific Nations Cup|
|8||Rugby Championship: Australia vs New Zealand|
Rugby Championship: South Africa vs Argentina
|8||Ireland Tour: Wales vs Ireland|
|15||Australia Tour: NZ vs Australia|
|15||Scotland Tour: Ireland vs Scotland|
|15||IRB Pacific Nations Cup|
SA Tour: Argentina vs South Africa
|15||France Tour: England vs France|
|22||England Tour: France vs England|
|22||Uruguay Tour: Japan vs Uruguay|
|29||Wales Tour: Ireland vs Wales|
|29||Uruguay Tour: Japan vs Uruguay|
|4||Scotland Tour: France vs Scotland|
|5||Georgia/Japan Tour: Georgia vs Japan|
|5||Ireland Tour: England vs Ireland|
|5||Italy Tour: Wales vs Italy|
18 Sept-31 Oct: IRB Rugby World Cup
South Africa won the Webb-Ellis trophy in the
1995 Rugby World Cup. Click here for a history
IRB Rugby World Cup: Japan vs South Africa – ALL World Cup Fixtures
IRB Rugby World Cup: Samoa vs South Africa
IRB Rugby World Cup: Scotland vs South Africa
IRB Rugby World Cup: South Africa vs USA
Ambitious River touch down in Tokyo
on December 8, 2015 at 10:22 am
South American champions River Plate have arrived in Japan after a gruelling 30 hour journey, but there's no talk of tiredness or jetlag; just a desire to become world champions.
Matchday traditions around the world
on November 27, 2015 at 3:23 pm
We look around the world at some of the more varied elements that go into a day out at the football, from questionable culinary choice to journalists' pre-match tactical insights from the coach and eye-catching mascots.
Ecuador stay perfect as Argentina, Brazil win
on November 18, 2015 at 7:48 am
FIFA.com reflects on a dramatic night in South America's 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, with big wins for Ecuador, Uruguay and Brazil and a vital away triumph for Argentina.
Argentina, Brazil back on track, Chile crash
on November 18, 2015 at 2:40 am
Argentina and Brazil reignited their 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifying campaigns with important victories on Tuesday as Copa America champions Chile crashed to defeat in their grudge match with Uruguay.
Trio eye summit, big two need points
on November 17, 2015 at 9:30 am
Ecuador aim to keep their table-topping Russia 2018 qualifying form going, while South American champions Chile travel to Uruguay and some continental heavyweights target much-needed wins.
The kick that changed the game Down Under
on November 16, 2015 at 6:52 am
On the occasion's tenth anniversary, FIFA.com hears from John Aloisi on the penalty that secured Australia's FIFA World Cup return after a 32-year wait.
Ecuador move clear as Brazil battle back to hold Argentina
on November 13, 2015 at 8:26 am
FIFA.com reviews the latest FIFA World Cup qualifying action in South America, where a 1-1 draw between Colombia and Chile handed Ecuador the chance to move clear at the top of the standings.
James strikes for Colombia as deluge sinks Brazil-Argentina
on November 13, 2015 at 2:12 am
Real Madrid star James Rodriguez returned to snatch a draw for Colombia against Chile on Thursday as Argentina and Brazil's long-awaited FIFA World Cup™ qualifying clash was postponed by torrential rain.
Superclásico topping the bill in South America
on November 11, 2015 at 7:09 pm
All the headlines ahead of the next batch of South American qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia undoubtedly are taken by Argentina facing Brazil, but Uruguay, Ecuador and Chile will look to maintain their 100 per cent records.
Golden Eaglets and a golden oldie
on November 11, 2015 at 7:30 am
Two goalscorers, one 16 and one 40, feature in a stats review that also includes a remarkable collapse in Austria and tributes to the defences of Inter Milan and FC Porto.
Happy Birthday to you!
on October 25, 2015 at 8:17 am
FIFA.com sends fond wishes Kurt Zouma, Denis Irwin, Doris Fitschen, Erik Jendrisek and the many others who are among those celebrating a birthday this week.
Chile 2015 to leave coaching legacy
on October 23, 2015 at 2:58 pm
FIFA.com sits in on a regional seminar for youth coaches, part of the legacy that FIFA is hoping to leave long after the conclusion of the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile.
The nominations in tweets
on October 23, 2015 at 1:08 pm
How did the stars react when the shortlist for the 2015 FIFA Ballon d’Or award was revealed? FIFA.com has compiled the best tweets on all things #BallondOr…
Caceres sidelined by Cuadrado
on October 14, 2015 at 1:30 pm
Juventus defender Martin Caceres' run of bad luck has been compounded as a tackle from team-mate Juan Cuadrado has likely ended his hopes of playing against Inter Milan this weekend.
Trio break clear, Brazil up and running
on October 14, 2015 at 8:53 am
Uruguay, Chile and Ecuador made it two wins out of two on Tuesday to head the table in the South American qualifying competition for Russia 2018. FIFA.com reviews another intriguing matchday.
Willian brace lifts Brazil, Argentina held
on October 14, 2015 at 5:47 am
Brazil kick-started their South American 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifying campaign with a 3-1 victory over Venezuela as Argentina gained their first point.
Pressure on Argentina, Brazil as quintet strive for six
on October 13, 2015 at 12:45 pm
Five sides will hope to make it maximum points from two outings in South American qualifying for Russia 2018, while Argentina and Brazil seek to respond from disappointing starts.
Happy Birthday to you!
on October 11, 2015 at 10:40 am
Renate Lingor, Cristian Stuani, Alex Scott and Mesut Ozil are among the famous footballers celebrating a birthday this week in FIFA.com's weekly feature.
Argentina, Brazil slump as Uruguay soar
on October 9, 2015 at 8:18 am
Uruguay and Ecuador were among the big winners as South America's Russia 2018 qualifiers kicked off with demoralising defeats for both Brazil and Argentina. FIFA.com reviews the action.
Brazil, Argentina upset as road to Russia begins
on October 9, 2015 at 2:45 am
Argentina slumped to a shock home defeat against Ecuador, while Brazil were beaten 2-0 by Chile on Thursday as upsets dominated the opening round of South America's qualifying campaign for Russia 2018.
Big names missing as Brazil return
on October 7, 2015 at 2:12 pm
A clutch of South American hopefuls will need to do without the likes of Lionel Messi, Neymar, Luis Suarez, Edinson Cavani and James Rodriguez as they start out on a qualifying road they hope will lead to the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Uruguay without Suarez and Cavani for opening qualifiers
on September 18, 2015 at 4:36 pm
Uruguay named its squad for their opening FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Bolivia and Colombia, notably with star strikers Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani missing out due to suspensions.
Fossati: Suarez is Uruguay's most influential player ever
on September 4, 2015 at 5:06 pm
Colourful Uruguayan coach Jorge Fossati discusses his eventful career which in recent years has been intertwined with Qatar, shares his views on La Celeste and also on the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Happy Birthday to you!
on August 16, 2015 at 10:19 am
An England defensive stalwart, a Costa Rican FIFA World Cup hero, an Aussie striker and a Uruguayan defender all feature in our preview of the week's footballing birthdays.
The Preliminary Draw results in full
on July 25, 2015 at 9:37 pm
FIFA.com rounds up the results from the Preliminary Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, which took place at the Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg on Saturday 25 July.
Brazil return to challenge upbeat Argentina, Chile
on July 25, 2015 at 6:10 pm
Brazil return to FIFA World Cup qualifying, Chile begin it as continental kings for the first time, and Argentina start out as the highest-ranked team in the world. FIFA.com previews the South American preliminaries for Russia 2018.
Stellar names lend a hand
on July 24, 2015 at 4:40 pm
On the eve of the Preliminary Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, FIFA.com takes you on a trip down memory lane by looking back at the careers of the star-studded Draw Assistants.
Elated icons and fond farewells
on July 22, 2015 at 7:36 am
FIFA.com reflects on week of goalscoring feats and trophy success for Messrs Dempsey, Gerrard, Keane, Madjer and Alan, while highlighting the passing of Alcides Ghiggia and retirement of Celia Sasic.
History maker Ghiggia passes away
on July 17, 2015 at 2:07 am
Uruguay's Alcides Ghiggia, scorer of one of the most famous goals in football history, passed away on Thursday aged 88.
on July 16, 2015 at 10:31 am
On its 65th anniversary, FIFA.com recalls how Uruguay came from behind to silence the Maracana and win the FIFA World Cup.
Happy Birthday to you!
on July 12, 2015 at 10:57 am
We preview the week's footballing birthdays, with a FIFA Puskas Award winner, a Mexican shot-stopper, a pair of FIFA Women's World Cup winners and a Spanish midfield metronome all celebrating.
One drought ends, another continues
on July 5, 2015 at 3:40 pm
FIFA.com looks back at the 2015 Copa America, where hosts Chile triumphed to earn their first ever invitation to the FIFA Confederations Cup, while other predictions and surprises came to light just months before the long road to Russia 2018 begins.
New Zealand sees stars emerge, Serbia sparkle
on June 22, 2015 at 9:34 am
Read FIFA.com's review of New Zealand 2015 ; a tournament which had drama, disappointments, spectacular goals, super saves, record-breaking moments and ultimately ended in success for Serbia.
Setting sail for Uruguay
on June 21, 2015 at 11:16 am
Few journeys have been more arduous than that undertaken by the European competitors at the first FIFA World Cup in Uruguay, where four teams boarded ships to cross the Atlantic in search of glory.
Uruguay progress after Paraguay draw, Argentina edge Jamaica
on June 21, 2015 at 12:48 am
Holders Uruguay made sure of their place in the 2015 Copa America quarter-finals on Saturday after battling to a 1-1 draw with Paraguay in a rematch of the 2011 final, while Gonzalo Higuain fired the only goal as Argentina marked Lionel Messi's 100th appearance with an unconvincing 1-0 win over Jamaica.
Aguero diving header downs Uruguay
on June 17, 2015 at 2:52 am
Argentina impressed in a feisty, entertaining game against old rivals Uruguay, but they required a fine Sergio Aguero goal and some resolute late defending to edge victory.
Drama for hosts as Germany and Brazil battle through
on June 11, 2015 at 3:47 pm
The Round of 16 at the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2015 is now complete after four thrilling encounters. Brazil, Germany, Portugal and Uzbekistan progressed to the next round – but the tournament is over for hosts New Zealand.
Brazil see off Uruguay on penalties
on June 11, 2015 at 11:19 am
Brazil scraped into the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-20 World Cup after penalties were needed to see them past Uruguay after two goalless hours of action in New Plymouth.
Messi, Neymar and Rodriguez decorate wide-open duel
on June 10, 2015 at 6:13 pm
FIFA.com previews the Copa America 2015, which, due to the emergence of Chile, Colombia and Ecuador, is poised to be thrilling event.
Brazil & Uruguay, a rivalry with history
on June 10, 2015 at 1:36 am
With 65 years of intense rivalry between them, Brazil and Uruguay's intertwined history is one of South America's most rich. With them set to meet once again in the Round of 16 at New Zealand 2015, FIFA.com recalls a few memories.
Passion overcomes adversity in Dunedin
on June 9, 2015 at 10:59 pm
Aaron Joy and Murray Taylor were fortunate to survive in February when their car was involved in a head-on collision. They told FIFA.com about this traumatic incident and their continued passion for football, Dunedin and the U-20 World Cup.
Defensive duties for Uruguay's student and teacher
on June 9, 2015 at 1:07 pm
Veteran Diego Godin and newcomer Josema Gimenez represent the blend of youth and experience that La Celeste will be banking on when they defend their Copa America title in Chile in the coming days, a task they discussed with FIFA.com.
The group stage in Tweets
on June 8, 2015 at 4:05 am
At an event like the FIFA U-20 World Cup, players are able to communicate their highs and lows with fans via social networks, so FIFA.com has selected a few Tweets that stood out during the group stages.
Happy Birthday to you!
on June 7, 2015 at 6:16 am
In our regular Sunday feature, FIFA.com presents you with some of the biggest names in football who will be celebrating their birthdays over the coming week.
Guruceaga, Uruguay’s Mr Dependable
on June 6, 2015 at 12:48 pm
After helping his side reach the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 knockout stages, Uruguay goalkeeper Gaston Guruceaga caught up with FIFA.com to discuss the tournament and his pet dog Iker.
Free-kick feast as Portugal, Serbia top groups
on June 6, 2015 at 9:43 am
FIFA.com rounds up the action from a day that saw Portugal and Serbia top their groups, while Mali, Uruguay and Colombia reached the knockout stages and Senegal face an anxious wait.
Final standings in Group D determined
on June 6, 2015 at 7:42 am
After a 1-1 draw between Mali and Uruguay on the final day of matches in Group D at the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 on Saturday, both teams were left level on points and goal difference. As per article 17.5 of the tournament Regulations, the position of each team was therefore determined by a drawing of lots.
Draw takes Mali, Uruguay through
on June 6, 2015 at 7:04 am
Mali and Uruguay have qualified for the Round of 16 after a 1-1 draw that left them facing the drawing of lots to decide which of the two finishes second in Group D.
Barça-Juve: Five battles in three cities
on June 5, 2015 at 2:53 pm
Barcelona and Juventus have contested five ties in four competitions in three cities. Ahead of their sixth showdown, FIFA.com recaps their head-to-head history.
Seven set for nerve-wracking finale
on June 4, 2015 at 11:56 pm
Groups C and D at the FIFA U-20 World Cup come to an end with seven of the eight teams still battling it out for places in the last 16. FIFA.com previews the action.