Newly-crowned Uruguay champions Nacional have condemned the killing of one of their fans during Sunday's title celebrations.
Colombian midfielder Mateus Uribe arrived in Mexico City on Wednesday to complete his move to Club America.
Despite their recent string of success, it's possible that no Colombian teams will be participating in the knockout rounds of the Copa Libertadores.
Atletico Nacional were crowned Recopa Sudamericana champions on Wednesday with a 4-1 victory -- and 5-3 aggregate win -- over Chapecoense.
Atletico Nacional beat Chapecoence in Medellin for the Recopa Sudamericana title, but having the game played there at all was cause for joy.
Chapecoense vs. Atletico Nacional is a celebration that should belong to all, highlighted by a friendship forged through tragedy and football.
The knockout games in this year's Libertadores are two months away. But in the case of Atletico Nacional vs. Estudiantes, it is already sudden death.
Chapecoense beat Colombia's Atletico Nacional 2-1 on Tuesday in an emotional match that commemorated the victims of last year's fatal air crash.
The 2017 Recopa Sudamericana will pit Chapecoense against Atletico Nacional where a tinge of brotherhood will be evident.
In November, 19 members of the Chapecoense team died in an air crash outside Medellin.
After Colombia's Atletico Nacional won in 2016, Brazil and Argentina clubs will do all they can to regain a stranglehold of the Copa Libertadores.
The Copa Libertadores will adopt a new format come 2017 with a year-long calendar in place. Tim Vickery wonders if this will improve the tournament.
Colombian team had been due to play Chapecoense in the Copa Sudamericana final but plane carrying the Brazilian team crashed on Nov. 28.
FIFA's Head of Refereeing, Massimo Busacca, has defended the use of video replay that is being tested at the Club World Cup in Japan.
It is hard to think of any South American champion that has played as well in the CWC semifinal.
Kashima Antlers became the first Asian team to reach the Club World Cup final after beating Atletico Nacional 3-0.
Decision came with the game at 0-0 when Kashima's Daigo Nishi went to ground after tangling with Atletico defender Orlando Berrio.
"We felt like brothers to the Brazilian team. And all of us were very happy to give them the Copa Sudamericana title," Aguilar said.
The Club World Cup isn't the happiest tournament for South American club sides though players from the continent excel for just about every team.
Atletico Nacional head to the Club World Cup in Japan with the dreams of millions of Colombians and Brazilians, after the Chapecoense air crash.
The 2016 Club World Cup begins on Dec. 8 with seven teams vying for the title. Nick Ames runs down what you need to know about the teams.
As the football world united, Chapecoense and Atletico Nacional fostered a moving friendship between the clubs disaster did not allow to meet.
The Brazilian club Chapecoense, which lost most of its players in a plane crash last week, has been awarded the Copa Sudamericana championship
Brazil football legend Pele has been left devastated by the Chapecoense air tragedy just like the rest of the world.
Officials from Brazil side Chapecoense denied they were under any pressure from CONMEBOL to use the LaMia charter service.