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Topic - Uruguay
Here are five things to know about this weekend's matches in the French league:
Midfielder Alvaro Pereira scored a second-half equalizer to help Uruguay draw 1-1 with Austria in the South Americans' World Cup warmup game on Wednesday.
FIFA has sanctioned five clubs from Argentina and Uruguay for illegal international player transfers.
Paris Saint-Germain increased its lead over Monaco at the top of the French league to eight points on Sunday after a 2-0 victory over Marseille.
Sanfrecce defender Tsukasa Shiotani scored the lone goal in the second half on Saturday as Hiroshima beat Cerezo Osaka 1-0, spoiling the J-League debut of Uruguay forward Diego Forlan.
Austria striker Philipp Hosiner has been left out of the national team for next week's friendly against World Cup competitor Uruguay.
The Tampa Bay area seems to be a fertile breeding ground for an exotic lizard that wildlife officials want to keep from becoming the state's next invasive species problem.
Carlos Paez Vilaro, a self-trained painter, sculptor, screenwriter, musician and architect who championed Afro-Uruguayan Candombe music and dance, created colorful murals in dozens of cities around the world, and built a huge "living sculpture" that became an iconic 50-room hotel, died on Monday. He was 90.
Pressure is mounting on Japanese clubs to emulate the regional dominance of their national side as the Asian Champions League kicks off this Tuesday, with J-League sides looking to break a five-year drought in the continental competition.
Rafael Nadal showed no problem with his tender back in his second match since returning from the injury, defeating fellow Spaniard Albert Montanes 6-1, 6-2 to reach the quarterfinals of the Rio Open on Thursday.
Uruguay forward Diego Forlan says he had no hesitation about taking his career to Japan where he will become the most high-profile player in the J-League in years.
Paris Saint-Germain can strike a decisive blow in the French title race and open up an eight-point lead at the top if it wins away to second-place Monaco in Sunday's clash. Elsewhere, Lille looks to consolidate third place when it faces struggling Sochaux at home on Saturday, and fourth-place Saint-Etienne, one point behind Lille, goes to Toulouse in Friday's game. Here are five things to know about the upcoming games.
Sixth-seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine was knocked out of the first round of the Royal Guard Open on Tuesday, losing to Daniel Gimeno-Traver of Spain 7-6 (4), 3-6, 7-5.
Most of the 32 nations coming to the World Cup in Brazil have picked training bases near Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, with only a few venturing into the much hotter northeast or the colder south.
Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani limped off clutching the back of his right thigh during Paris Saint-Germain's 2-0 home win against Bordeaux on Friday night.