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After 37 years, post-mortem proves Allende killed himself

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Copa America shocks continue as Venezuela progress

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Uruguay eliminate Mexico from Copa America to set up Argentina clash

Uruguay eliminated Mexico from the Copa America last night to set up a mouth-watering quarter-final clash with Argentina, while Chile finished top of Group C after a 1-0 win over Peru.

Rescued Chilean miners visit gala

Two of the Chilean miners who survived being trapped underground for more than two months will visit a gala for British miners today.

Manchester City pull out of Alexis Sanchez transfer race

Manchester City have pulled out of the race to sign Udinese winger Alexis Sanchez, according to coach Roberto Mancini.

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Chile coach Claudio Borghi will allow star forward Alexis Sanchez to leave the national team's training camp ahead of the Copa America to sign for Barcelona.

Udinese's Sanchez set to reject City for £32m Barcelona move

In a development destined to send a chill through any clubs seeking to make up the gap on Barcelona, the European Champions are likely to end Manchester City's pursuit of Udinese's Alexis Sanchez this week with a £32m move taking him to the Nou Camp.

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