Chapecoense plane crash survivor dies playing soccer

2019-03-27 18:50

Journalist Rafael Henzel, one of just six survivors on board the plane that crashed carrying the Brazilian football team Chapecoense in 2016, has died.

Chapecoense play first match since plane crash

2017-01-21 20:46

Chapecoense, the Brazilian club cruelly decimated by a plane crash, stride back on the field in a new line-up for their first match since the tragedy.

Chapecoense to play friendly January 21

2017-01-06 09:26

Brazilian football team Chapecoense said they will play in a friendly match on January 21, their first fixture since the devastating plane crash.

Investigation finds Chapecoense plane ran out of fuel

2016-12-26 19:48

Colombian aviation authorities say a preliminary investigation has found that the plane that crashed with a Brazilian soccer team aboard had run out of fuel.

Bolivia air official alleges pressure over crash flight

2016-12-09 10:21

A Bolivian aviation official alleged that her superiors pressured her to cover up a report she made about the flight plan of a plane that crashed killing 71 people.

Plane tragedy overshadows Club World Cup

2016-12-07 07:15

Atletico Nacional will play through their grief over the Chapecoense plane tragedy when they tackle the Club World Cup in Japan.

City prepares to bury soccer crash victims

2016-12-03 15:53

A small Brazilian city that was captivated by the rise of its modest soccer club prepared to bury the victims from a plane crash.

Penalty! Read now ...

2016-11-30 08:47

The internet is a tangled 'web' and stories can pass you by in seconds. Here are 10 soccer articles you may have missed on Tuesday, November 29.


Chapecoense savor win on international return

2017-03-08 17:45

Brazilian football team Chapecoense scored an emotional victory in their first international match since a plane crash wiped out their squad.

Chapecoense back in training after air crash

2017-01-07 09:33

Brazilian football team Chapecoense have held their first training session since November's tragic plane crash.

Brazil air crash team signs new players

2017-01-05 10:59

Brazilian football club Chapecoense presented the first three of 20 new players it plans to sign after its squad was wiped out in a deadly plane crash.

Nacional vow to honour crash victims in Japan

2016-12-10 08:41

Colombia's Atletico Nacional carrying the hopes of a continent still mourning Chapecoense's air disaster, as they contest the Club World Cup.

Barca pledge to revamp crash-hit Brazil outfit

2016-12-08 14:39

Spanish giants Barcelona have pledged to aid the reconstruction of Brazilian side Chapecoense, decimated by an air crash.

Chapecoense given Copa Sudamericana title

2016-12-05 20:50

The Brazilian club Chapecoense, which lost most of its players in an air crash last week, has been awarded the Copa Sudamericana Championship.

Chapecoense crash: Plane skipped refuelling stop

2016-11-30 22:04

The plane that crashed in Colombia killing 71 people including Brazilian footballers had skipped a scheduled refueling stop.

Football pays tribute to Brazilian team after crash

2016-11-29 16:00

The football world has paid tribute to Chapecoense Real, a Brazilian football club after a charter plane carrying the team crashed in Colombia.

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