Argentina qualify for Tokyo 2020 football tournament

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 - 04:31 GMT

Edwuin Cetre scored a goal for Colombia from the penalty spot after 70 minutes but Los Cafeteros failed to equalize the score at the remaining minutes.

Messi thanks Turki Al-Sheikh for hosting in Saudi Arabia

Sun, 17 Nov 2019 - 10:58 GMT

Messi led Argentina to a 1-0 friendly win over Brazil in the Saudi capital Riyadh on Friday in his first appearance with tango dancers after his international suspension ended.

Nazi relics from secret hoard unveiled at Argentina's Holocaust Museum

Sat, 05 Oct 2019 - 10:29 GMT

Busts of German dictator Adolf Hitler and other Nazi relics that belonged to a hoard found in a collector’s secret hiding place will go on display at the Holocaust Museum in Argentina.

Spain face Argentina at FIBA World Cup Final

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 - 03:35 GMT

Argentina put an end to France’s amazing campaign at the competition, in which the French team defeated the favouries, USA, at the quarter finals.

Martinez cracker helps Colombia past Argentina

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 - 06:23 GMT

Roger Martinez scored an outstanding goal as Colombia beat Argentina 2-0 in an exciting finale to a Copa America Group B opener.

Messi scores twice as Argentina routs Nicaragua 5-1

Sat, 08 Jun 2019 - 12:36 GMT

Lionel Messi scored a first-half double as Argentina warmed up for the Copa America with a comprehensive 5-1 win over Nicaragua on Friday in San Juan.

Imports drop by 21.4% in 2 months

Sat, 08 Jun 2019 - 11:30 GMT

Imports from 14 countries decreased by 21.4 percent in January and February compared to the same months last year.

Messi, Aguero and Di Maria in Argentina's Copa America squad

Wed, 22 May 2019 - 09:20 GMT

Argentina included Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero and Angel Di Maria in its Copa America squad, while Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi was left out, AP reported.

Mud and glory as Neuville seizes late Argentina lead

Sun, 28 Apr 2019 - 04:13 GMT

World championship leader Thierry Neuville pounced on a late mechanical failure for Ott Tanak to seize the lead on a muddy, rain-drenched Rally of Argentina on Friday.

River Plate's Monumental could miss out on 2020 Copa games

Sat, 06 Apr 2019 - 09:36 GMT

Argentina is planning to use five stadiums to host matches in the 2020 Copa America, with River Plate’s Monumental a surprise exclusion

Messi haunted by failures but retirement still long way off

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 - 02:00 GMT

Lionel Messi says he constantly replays Argentina's 2014 World Cup final defeat in his head but has vowed that a recent international sabbatical was a one-off and he has no plans to retire in the near future.

Higuain announces Argentina retirement

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 - 01:45 GMT

Chelsea striker Gonzalo Higuain has retired from the Argentina national team with immediate effect, ending an eventful international career which included three losing major final appearances.

Venezuela national soccer coach offers to resign after meeting Guaido envoy

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 - 07:03 GMT

The coach of Venezuela's national soccer team said on Friday he had offered to resign after meeting with opposition leader Juan Guaido's envoy to Spain, in the midst of a power struggle between Guaido and socialist President Nicolas Maduro.

Messi injured on return as Argentina lose 3-1 to Venezuela

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 - 11:36 GMT

Lionel Messi returned to Argentina duty for the first time since the World Cup on Friday but it was a disappointing outing for the forward as they lost 3-1 to Venezuela and he was ruled out of their next match with a groin problem.

2020 Copa America to be held in Argentina and Colombia

Fri, 15 Mar 2019 - 06:00 GMT

The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) has rejected a proposal from the United States and awarded the 2020 Copa America tournament to Argentina and Colombia.

Australia win Cup of Nations with 3-0 victory over Argentina

Fri, 08 Mar 2019 - 03:05 GMT

Goals from captain Sam Kerr, defender Alanna Kennedy and forward Caitlin Foord helped Australia beat Argentina 3-0 and win the inaugural Cup of Nations in Melbourne on Wednesday.

Venezuela’s Guaido visits Argentina and Paraguay in bid to drum up support

Sat, 02 Mar 2019 - 10:04 GMT

Venezuela’s self-declared President Juan Guaido visited Paraguay and Argentina on Friday to shore up Latin American support for a transition government.

Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay to present joint 2030 World Cup bid

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 - 07:14 GMT

Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay are to submit a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup, Chile's President Sebastian Pinera announced on Thursday.

Egypt achieve first victory at 2019 IHF World Championship

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 - 01:20 GMT

Egypt achieved their first victory at the tournament to keep their chances to reach the second round a live .

Maradona out of hospital after internal bleeding scare

Sat, 05 Jan 2019 - 11:39 GMT

Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona was released from hospital after being admitted earlier on Friday with internal bleeding in the stomach which was discovered during routine examinations, his daughter Dalma said.