Champions Trophy: Dutch beat Argentina 4-1, finish fifth
Champions Trophy: Dutch beat Argentina 4-1, finish fifth

The Netherlands salvaged a fifth place finish at the Hero Hockey Champions Trophy with a 4-1 win over Argentina, scoring four times in the final quarter to turn things around at the Kalinga Stadium here Sunday.

Gonazalo Peillat fires Argentina into Champions Trophy 5th place playoff

Argentina will face the Netherlands in Sunday’s fifth place playoff at the hockey Champions Trophy here while England and Belgium will compete for the seventh place following the South American's 2-1 win against the English thanks to a penalty corner strike from Gonazalo Peillat.

Hockey CT, India vs Pakistan: Preview
Hockey CT, India vs Pakistan: Preview

Arch-rivals India and Pakistan return to centre stage in field hockey on Saturday after a controversial format helped them reach the Champions Trophy semi-finals in Bhubaneswar.

Mario Goetze`s World Cup-winning boot brings joy to children`s charity
Mario Goetze`s World Cup-winning boot brings joy to children`s charity

The boot with which Mario Goetze struck the World Cup-winning goal this year has raised two million euros (US$2.45m) for the German charity event "A Heart for Children", the organisers revealed on Saturday.

India well-prepared for Champions Trophy, says Roelant Oltmans
India well-prepared for Champions Trophy, says Roelant Oltmans

India's High Performance Director Roelant Oltmans believes that his wards are well-prepared to take on Olympic champions Germany in the Champions Trophy lung opener, here Saturday.

TVS Racing set to debut at 2015 Dakar Rally
TVS Racing set to debut at 2015 Dakar Rally

TVS Racing is all set to make its debut at the 2015 Dakar Rally as they have collaborated with Sherco Motorcycles, a French motorcycle manufacturer, to form a team called Sherco TVS Rally Factory, which will compete in the two-week event starting next month.

Belgium stuns Germany 4-0; Australia blanks Argentina 2-0
Belgium stuns Germany 4-0; Australia blanks Argentina 2-0

Belgium notched up a stunning 4-0 win over Germany in their first practice match, while Australia blanked Argentina 2-0 in another warm-up game ahead of FIH Men's Champions Trophy here Thursday.

Argentina charges HSBC with aiding tax evasion via Swiss accounts

Argentina has charged HSBC with aiding more than 4,000 clients to evade taxes by stashing their money in secret Swiss bank accounts, the country`s AFIP tax authority said on Thursday.

 

Fernando Santos glad Cristiano Ronaldo enjoyed winning return to Manchester United
Fernando Santos glad Cristiano Ronaldo enjoyed winning return to Manchester United

Portugal manager Fernando Santos insisted Cristiano Ronaldo`s return to Old Trafford had been a success even though the former Manchester United winger was anonymous in his side`s 1-0 friendly win over Argentina.

England trump Scots as Germany, Portugal snatch wins
England trump Scots as Germany, Portugal snatch wins

England notched up a 3-1 victory over old foes Scotland on Tuesday while world champions Germany and Portugal sealed last-gasp 1-0 wins over Spain and Argentina respectively in friendlies on Tuesday.

Cristiano Ronaldo `almost perfect`, says Ricardo Carvalho
Cristiano Ronaldo `almost perfect`, says Ricardo Carvalho

Ricardo Carvalho has hailed Cristiano Ronaldo as "almost perfect" as his Portugal team-mate goes up against his Ballon D`Or rival Lionel Messi of Argentina in a friendly at Old Trafford on Tuesday.

Cristiano Ronaldo aims to outshine Lionel Messi on Manchester return
Cristiano Ronaldo aims to outshine Lionel Messi on Manchester return

Cristiano Ronaldo will try to outshine Lionel Messi on his return to Old Trafford when the two best players in the world clash in a friendly between Portugal and Argentina on Tuesday.

Argentina accuses Britain over Falklands

Argentina is complaining about a British military training exercise near the Falkland Islands.

Argentina accuses Britain of `new provocation` over Falklands

 Argentina on Thursday accused Britain of carrying out military exercises near the Falkland Islands, saying it amounted to a "new provocation" in the long-running dispute over the rocky South Atlantic archipelago.

RugbyU: Italy v Argentina rescheduled for Friday, says official
RugbyU: Italy v Argentina rescheduled for Friday, says official

Heavy rains in recent days in the flood-hit city of Genoa have forced the rescheduling of Saturday`s rugby Test between Italy and Argentina, the Italian rugby federation (FIR) confirmed Thursday.

One dead in Argentina football fan shooting

 One person was killed and three hurt when football hooligans in Argentina shot at each other Wednesday, in the latest violence to tarnish the sport in the country.

Football: Tevez returns as Argentina overcome Croatia

 Carlos Tevez ended his three-year international exile as World Cup runners-up Argentina came from behind to beat a second-string Croatia team 2-1 in a friendly in London on Wednesday.

Life on Mars? UFO aficionados tackle question at gathering
Life on Mars? UFO aficionados tackle question at gathering

UFO researchers addressed such big questions as whether there is life on Mars and "invisible" beings at the 17th International Ufology Congress in Capilla del Monte, an Argentine city located 800 km west of Buenos Aires.

Germany's soccer World Cup winners honoured at movie premiere
Germany's soccer World Cup winners honoured at movie premiere

Germans basked in World Cup glory again on Monday when the national team were honoured before attending the premiere of the official movie about their victory in Brazil in July.

Argentina`s president remains in hospital for intestinal issue

Argentina`s President Cristina Kirchner will remain in hospital with an intestinal infection which forced her to call off a meeting with Chilean president Michelle Bachelet, Kirchner`s office said Monday.