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Federations probed over illegal World Cup ticket sales

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 16:47

Brazilian authorities investigated whether members of the Brazilian, Argentine and Spanish football federations were involved in the illegal sale of World Cup tickets after police dismantled a scalping gang.

Argentina `played its heart out` to advance

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 16:43

Argentina`s national team has "played its heart out" to qualify for the quarter-finals of the Brazil World Cup, reports in the national media said.

Maradona slams Argentine football chief for his remarks

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 15:55

Argentina`s greatest footballer Diego Maradona Sunday slammed the statements of the president of Argentine Football Association (AFA) Julio Grondona, who had said that Maradona was a bad luck to the national team.

New fossils suggest dinosaurs may have survived beyond Jurassic period

Last Updated: Saturday, May 17, 2014, 12:57

Argentine palaeontologists who have discovered new fossils suggest that dinosaurs may have survived beyond the Jurassic period.

Argentine scientist who challenged Monsanto dies

Last Updated: Sunday, May 11, 2014, 07:23

Dr Andres Carrasco, an Argentine neuroscientist who challenged pesticide regulators to re-examine one of the world`s most widely used weed killers, has died. He was 67.

Tevez optimistic though losing 2-1 to Benfica

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 09:26

Juventus striker Carlos Tevez insisted that his side have good chance to reach the Europa League final despite their 2-1 loss to Benfica on the road in the first leg of their tie Thursday.

Argentine congress OKs payoff to Repsol for YPF seizure

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 21:56

Argentina`s lower house of Congress approved a deal Thursday to compensate Spanish oil giant Repsol with $5 billion in bonds for the 2012 seizure of its subsidiary YPF.

Messi will keep leading Barcelona, says club chief

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 08:22

Lionel Messi will continue to be Barcelona`s leading light despite the Argentine superstar suffering a stream of criticism in recent weeks, the Spanish team`s president said Saturday.

Argentina hooligans can go to Brazil World Cup: Court

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 11:24

An Argentina fan was killed in Cape Town during a clash between rival barras bravas groups on the eve of the quarter-final between Germany and Argentina.

Lionel Messi becomes all-time top scorer in El Clasico

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 16:13

Four-time World Player of the Year Lionel Messi became the all-time leading scorer in games between Barcelona and Real Madrid with his 19th in the `El Clasico` fixture on Sunday.

Olympic medallist is Argentine sports minister

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 14:02

Argentina`s four-time Olympic sailing medal winner Carlos Espinola has been appointed the new sports minister by President Cristina Fernandez.

Argentine poet Juan Gelman dies

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 05:07

Renowned Argentine poet Juan Gelman died at his residence in Mexico City, people close to the family said. He was 83.