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249dSam Marsden

Chapecoense, Barca up for Comeback award

Chapecoense's recovery from a plane crash and Barcelona's win against Paris Saint-Germain have been nominated for Comeback of the Year.

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282dTim Vickery

Independiente lift Copa Sudamericana again

After a win in the first leg, Independiente fought Flamengo to a 1-1 draw in the second leg to claim the Copa Sudamericana, their first since 2010.

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Independiente win Copa Sudamericana title

Independiente defeated Flamengo 3-2 on aggregate to win the Copa Sudamericana title after a 1-1 draw in the second leg of the final Wednesday night.

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Flamengo fans arrested over firecrackers

Flamengo play Argentine team Independiente in the second leg of the Copa Sudamericana final at the Maracana.

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285dAdriana Garcia

Guerrero: I haven't taken any type of cocaine

"It's the saddest time in my career. I haven't played the most important games of my life and now I'm not in a final with my club," Guerrero said.

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291dTim Vickery

Independiente, Flamengo prepare for battle

While the Copa Sudamericana can't match the significance of the Libertadores, the Independiente-Flamengo title matchup should make for great football.

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403dAssociated Press

Chapecoense fall to Japan's Urawa Reds

Yuki Abe scored a penalty with two minutes left to give J-League side Urawa Reds a 1-0 victory over Brazil's Chapecoense.

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Nacional win Recopa Sudamericana

Atletico Nacional were crowned Recopa Sudamericana champions on Wednesday with a 4-1 victory -- and 5-3 aggregate win -- over Chapecoense.

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500dAssociated Press

Chape players return to visit crash site

The team's chartered flight crashed just miles from the airport in November, 2016, on the way to face Atletico Nacional in the Copa Sudamericana.

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Chape beat Nacional, 'Brothers forever'

Chapecoense beat Colombia's Atletico Nacional 2-1 on Tuesday in an emotional match that commemorated the victims of last year's fatal air crash.

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536dTim Vickery

Chapecoense to finally play Nacional

The 2017 Recopa Sudamericana will pit Chapecoense against Atletico Nacional where a tinge of brotherhood will be evident.

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572dTim Vickery

CONMEBOL's bizarre 2017 schedule

Boston River and Comerciantes Unidos will play the first leg of their Copa Sudamericana clash on Feb. 28. The return game will be three months later.

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Chapecoense draw in 1st game since crash

The three surviving players of the air crash two months ago that killed 19 members of Brazil's Chapecoense lifted the Copa Sudamericana trophy.

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Chapecoense receive Copa Sud trophy

Chapecoense were officially handed the Copa Sudamericana champions trophy on Wednesday evening at the draw for the 2017 Copa Libertadores.

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648dAssociated Press

Atletico to honour Chape at Club World Cup

"We felt like brothers to the Brazilian team. And all of us were very happy to give them the Copa Sudamericana title," Aguilar said.

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652dAssociated Press

Chapecoense crash airline CEO detained

Gustavo Vargas, CEO of the LaMia airline, detained while being investigated for possible charges of manslaughter and other crimes.

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655dTim Vickery

Chapecoense, Atletico Nacional's friendship

As the football world united, Chapecoense and Atletico Nacional fostered a moving friendship between the clubs disaster did not allow to meet.