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Lionel Messi magic seals Argentina's 2018 World Cup spot; Chile out

Lionel Messi magic seals Argentina's 2018 World Cup spot; Chile out

The win helped Argentina finished third in the ten-team qualifiers and booked their ticket to Russia. They are joined by Brazil (1st), Uruguay (2nd) and Colombia (4th). Fifth-placed Peru will take on New Zealand in the inter-confederation play-off.

Oct 11, 2017, 07:42 AM IST
Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay confirm joint 2030 World Cup bid

Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay confirm joint 2030 World Cup bid

Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay will form a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup, which will mark the tournament`s 100-year anniversary, the presidents of the three countries confirmed on Wednesday.

Oct 05, 2017, 00:11 AM IST
Argentina, Chile slip up, Uruguay on brink of 2018 World Cup qualification

Argentina, Chile slip up, Uruguay on brink of 2018 World Cup qualification

The results left 2014 World Cup finalists Argentina and reigning Copa America champions Chile outside of the automatic qualifying places and sets up a nail-biting final two rounds of matches next month.

Sep 06, 2017, 09:45 AM IST
Luis Suarez, Lioinel Messi likely to go head-to-head as Argentina face Uruguay in WC qualifiers

Luis Suarez, Lioinel Messi likely to go head-to-head as Argentina face Uruguay in WC qualifiers

Manager Sampaoli served notice of his determination to invigorate Argentina's ranks by axing striker Gonzalo Higuain in favour of Inter Milan's Mauro Icardi.

Aug 30, 2017, 10:31 AM IST
Women's Hockey World League: Indian Eves score a pulsating 4-2 win over Uruguay in shoot out to enter round 3

Women's Hockey World League: Indian Eves score a pulsating 4-2 win over Uruguay in shoot out to enter round 3

It was skipper Rani, Monika, Deepika and Navjot Kaur who held their nerve to convert goals in the tense penalty shootout that saw them through after the two sides scored two goals apiece in regulation time.

Apr 02, 2017, 12:17 PM IST
FIFA WC Qualification: Brazil thrash Uruguay; Lionel Messi gets struggling Argentina on track

FIFA WC Qualification: Brazil thrash Uruguay; Lionel Messi gets struggling Argentina on track

Uruguay, who were missing the suspended Luis Suarez, remain in second place in the standings.

Mar 24, 2017, 12:54 PM IST
World Cup Qualifier: Luis Suarez suspension an advantage for Brazil over Uruguay, says Casemiro

World Cup Qualifier: Luis Suarez suspension an advantage for Brazil over Uruguay, says Casemiro

Uruguay won three of their first four qualifiers without him and have continued their run of good form to sit second in the 10-team South American qualifying group with 23 points from 12 games.

Mar 20, 2017, 19:13 PM IST

Thousands of women rally for safety, rights in Latin America

Every 30 hours, a woman in Argentina is killed by her male partner or ex-partner.

Mar 09, 2017, 09:41 AM IST
2018 World Cup Qualifiers: Brazil thrash Argentina 3-0, Uruguay defeat Ecuador to continue qualification march

2018 World Cup Qualifiers: Brazil thrash Argentina 3-0, Uruguay defeat Ecuador to continue qualification march

Brazil now have 24 points from 11 games, one clear of second-placed Uruguay who have 23 points.

Nov 11, 2016, 09:01 AM IST
Argentina, Uruguay keen on hosting 2030 FIFA World Cup together

Argentina, Uruguay keen on hosting 2030 FIFA World Cup together

Vazquez underlined the impact the countries` best players continue to have on world football.

Oct 25, 2016, 14:01 PM IST

Sikhs protest outside United Nation HQ over Indo-Pak tensions

Several members of the Sikh community held a protest outside the UN headquarters here to raise their concerns over the escalating tensions between India and Pakistan and its impact on the lives of the people in Punjab.

Oct 12, 2016, 14:05 PM IST
ISL 2016: Important to have a good, fit squad, says Mumbai City's Diego Forlan

ISL 2016: Important to have a good, fit squad, says Mumbai City's Diego Forlan

Forlan has replaced French star Nicolas Anelka as Mumbai City FC's marquee player.

Sep 24, 2016, 19:39 PM IST

Ex-Guantanamo inmate declares hunger strike in Uruguay

A former Guantanamo inmate resettled in Uruguay in 2014 has declared a hunger strike after being deported from Venezuela in a failed attempt to reunite with his family in Turkey.

Sep 06, 2016, 06:40 AM IST
Lionel Messi battling groin injury, could miss Venezuela qualifier on Tuesday

Lionel Messi battling groin injury, could miss Venezuela qualifier on Tuesday

Messi is now back gunning for a fourth World Cup appearance in Russia in 2018 with Argentina heading the 10-nation group with 14 points from seven matches.

Sep 02, 2016, 18:10 PM IST
2018 World Cup qualifying: Lionel Messi strikes back as Argentina sink Uruguay

2018 World Cup qualifying: Lionel Messi strikes back as Argentina sink Uruguay

Angel Di Maria created the first chance after 32 minutes.

Sep 02, 2016, 08:40 AM IST
Indian Super League: NorthEast United sign Emiliano Alfaro, Fabio Neves Florentino

Indian Super League: NorthEast United sign Emiliano Alfaro, Fabio Neves Florentino

Brazilian Fabio Neves is an attacking midfielder, who has played in leading clubs in Brazil and South Korea.

Sep 01, 2016, 16:29 PM IST
Lionel Messi led Argentina face Uruguay in World Cup qualifiers

Lionel Messi led Argentina face Uruguay in World Cup qualifiers

The match will be played at 20:30 local time (23:30 GMT) in the Malvinas Argentinas Stadium in the province of Mendoza, 1,068 km west of Buenos Aires, reports Xinhua.

Sep 01, 2016, 15:09 PM IST