A plane crash has killed 71 people in Colombia, with six officially confirmed survivors. The plane - on its way to Medellin international airport - was carrying the first division Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense.
Colombia finished top of Group H after Yerry Mina's second goal in as many games sent Senegal crashing out of the World Cup on account of their poor disciplinary record. Japan progressed despite a 1-0 loss to Poland.
There were contrasting fortunes for two Bayern Munich stars in Kazan on Sunday. James Rodriguez was instrumental in a 3-0 win by Colombia that sent Robert Lewandowski and Poland out.
The collapse occured in the mountainous region of Chirajara in central Colombia. The 446-meter-long bridge was set to be opened in March as part of a major highway linked to the capital Bogota.
Natnael Berhane of Eritrea is the only black African rider in the Tour de France. He spoke to DW about why African riders have more obstacles to overcome – and how he hopes to inspire young Africans to pursue the sport.
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