Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani has been suspended for two matches for his reaction to Chile defender Gonzalo Jara during the Copa America, CONMEBOL has announced.
Cavani was sent off in the 63rd minute of Chile's 1-0 quarterfinal victory over Uruguay after responding to provocation from Jara, who was caught by TV cameras poking the Uruguayan's backside.
The Paris Saint-Germain star reacted by slapping his opponent and, while it appeared to be light, Jara dropped to the ground with his hand...
Luis Suarez will not play for Uruguay again until 2016 after the player's request to have his long suspension reduced was rejected by FIFA.
The Barcelona striker, punished for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini at last year's World Cup, wrote a formal letter to world football's governing body earlier this month in the hope of seeing his ban reduced.
But FIFA has confirmed to ESPN FC that any further appeal will not be considered, with the disciplinary panel's verdict final.
A FIFA spokesperson...
Brian Lozano scored in the 11th minute as Uruguay beat Mexico 1-0 to win the gold medal in football at the Pan American Games.
Mexico challenged Uruguay on numerous occasions in the final 20 minutes of the match, but goalkeeper Guillermo De Amores was equal to the task in earning a clean sheet.
Uruguay were only in the finals thanks to a last-gasp rally to beat Brazil in the semifinals.
The gold medal was the first for Uruguay at this year's Pan Am Games. The country collected five medals in...