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A woman passes a wall painting of Uruguay’s Luis Suarez on the Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro. Photograph:  Pilar Olivares/Reuters

Following its vehement defence while waiting on Fifa’s judgement, all Uruguay is today grieving with the condemned Luis Suárez, thrown out of the W(...)

Uruguay striker Luis Suarez: ruled out of football for four months. Photo: Emmanuel Dunand/Getty

Fifa secretary general, Jerome Valcke, has urged Luis Suarez to seek professional help and confirmed his previous biting offences were taken into acco(...)

Luis Suarez departs greatest stage in disgrace 1:54

Uruguayan officials insist they will fight to have him reinstated but Luis Suarez’s World Cup looked to be over yesterday after Fifa dismissed the cas(...)

“The first priority was to get Suarez out of this World Cup, and most pressingly Uruguay’s match against Colombia. The second to make some sort of statement about Fifa’s commitment to fair play.”

For a man not much given to modesty, Fifa’s president Sepp Blatter has kept a low profile so far in Brazil. He has attempted to keep out of sho(...)

Uruguay’s Luis Suarez has been banned for nine matches and from all football for four months after biting Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini. Photograph:  Tony Gentile/Reuters

In an unprecedented move Fifa has banned Uruguay’s Luis Suárez from all “football-related activities” for four months for biting Italy’s Giorgio Chiel(...)

Uruguay’s Luis Suarez reacts after clashing with Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini during their 2014 World Cup Group D soccer match at the Dunas arena in Natal. Photograph: Reuters

FIFA’s disciplinary hearing into Luis Suarez for biting will resume today, according to the head of the Uruguay Football Association. The independent (...)

Day 14 and it was all Luis and Lionel, their fortunes in the last 24 hours somewhat contrasting, the Vampire and the Virtuoso, kind of.It was a toss-u(...)

Luis Suarez of Uruguay comes to grips with   Giorgio Chiellini of Italy  during the  Confederations Cup  clash in  Salvador, Brazil last year. Photo:  Claudio Villa/Getty

To get a sense of just how protective they are towards Luis Suarez in his native Uruguay consider the case of Ricardo Gabito, an investigative jour(...)

Luis Suarez of Uruguay and Giorgio Chiellini of Italy react after the biting episode on Tuesday. Photo: Matthias Hangst/Getty Images

Uruguay football officials were fighting last night to prevent their star striker from receiving a lengthy ban. Most immediately, though, they are bat(...)

Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini claims he was bitten by Uruguay’s Luis Suarez yesterday. Photograph: EPA

Luis Suarez’s lawyer flew to Rio de Janeiro this morning to present his defence after the Uruguay striker appeared to bite a player during his team’(...)

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