Round-up of action from South America

October 17, 2005
By Brian Homewood
RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 17 (Reuters) - The Colombian championship went ahead as usual at the weekend after an attempted strike by the players collapsed.

Olimpia's run of five successive wins in Paraguay came to an end when they could manage only a goalless draw with Sportivo Luquena and Nacional went top in Uruguay after a controversial 1-0 win over Rentistas.

COLOMBIA - The country's first footballers' strike, which had been announced on Thursday, disintegrated after the players ...

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