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Argentina suspended as hosts of Copa America

Argentina suspended as hosts of Copa America

COPA AMERICA, Football, SOUTH AMERICA, Sports
Argentina's hosting of the Copa America football tournament has been suspended "in view of the current circumstances," organisers said, as the country endures a record coronavirus surge. The South American football body CONMEBOL, which last week stripped Colombia of co-hosting duties over deadly unrest, said it was considering other offers to hold the tournament. "CONMEBOL informs that in view of the current circumstances it has decided to suspend the organisation of the Copa America in Argentina," the governing body tweeted. "CONMEBOL is evaluating the offer of other countries that showed interest in hosting the continental tournament." An Argentine poll published on Friday found that most respondents were against holding the tournament as the country experiences its wors...