Venezuelan president weighs in on Suarez bite row

Venezuela's president Nicolas Maduro has said Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez had been unfairly punished for helping eliminate Italy and England. Suarez claimed that he did not deliberately bite Italy's Giorgio Chiellini.

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Uruguay coach to quit from Fifa posts over Suarez

Uruguay football manager Oscar Tabarez has resigned from his position on the TSG - a group of experts that analyses international matches - because of the punishment given to striker Luis Suarez, who he said had been made a "scapegoat". In a 15-minute statement, Tabarez said:

It is not wise or prudent to be in an organisation with people, those who exerted pressure to promote this decision and those who rendered the award, who managed procedures and values very different to those I have.

Therefore, in the coming days, I will file my resignation to that position formally.

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