Fidel Castro writes Maradona to quell death rumours: Report

Fidel Castro has sent a letter to his friend and Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona, a Venezuelan-based TV network said on Monday, adding that the missive quashed rumors that the former Cuban leader might have died.

Diego Maradona backs Manuel Neuer for Ballon D`Or
Diego Maradona backs Manuel Neuer for Ballon D`Or

Argentina legend Diego Maradona said on Monday that he believes Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer should pip Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to the Ballon D`Or.

Diego Maradona renews contract with Venezuela's Telesur network
Diego Maradona renews contract with Venezuela's Telesur network

Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona renewed his contract with Venezuelan television station Telesur, which in April had invited him to be a commentator during the World Cup in Brazil, the station said on its website.

Court orders Diego Maradona to pay for slander victim's legal fees
Court orders Diego Maradona to pay for slander victim's legal fees

 Famed Argentine ex-footballer Diego Maradona must pay the legal expenses of Shanghai Shenhua team coach Sergio Batista for alleging he took bribes from national players, an Argentine court has ruled.

Zinedine Zidane lauds Brazilian Ronaldo
Zinedine Zidane lauds Brazilian Ronaldo

French legend Zinedine Zidane said that Brazilian Ronaldo was "probably the best player" he has ever played with.

Diego Maradona accuses Sepp Blatter of wanting to drive him out of football
Diego Maradona accuses Sepp Blatter of wanting to drive him out of football

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has leveled charges against the FIFA president Sepp Blatter, accusing him of attempting to force him out of football.

Diego Maradona accuses girlfriend of theft after video leaked
Diego Maradona accuses girlfriend of theft after video leaked

Former Argentine soccer star Diego Maradona filed a theft complaint against his girlfriend, Rocio Oliva, after a video was released that allegedly shows him hitting her.

Disturbing video surfaces online showing Diego Maradona hitting ex-girlfriend
Disturbing video surfaces online showing Diego Maradona hitting ex-girlfriend

Football legend Diego Maradona finds himself embroiled in yet another controversy. A television show in his native Argentina aired a video of him hitting Rocio Oliva, his ex-girlfriend.

Drugs stopped me from fulfilling potential: Diego Maradona
Drugs stopped me from fulfilling potential: Diego Maradona

Argentine football great Diego Maradona has admitted his drug addiction stopped him from fulfilling his potential as a player.

Wrong boots cost Argentina World Cup, says Maradona
Wrong boots cost Argentina World Cup, says Maradona

Diego Maradona joked Thursday that Argentina lost the World Cup final to Germany because striker Gonzalo Higuain "had his boots on the wrong feet".

Maradona hospitalised for routine check-up

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona was taken to a Buenos Aires hospital for a routine medical check-up, his daughter Gianinna said.

Paraguayan footballers are `fierce`, warns Diego Maradona

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona warned San Lorenzo to prepare for a tough match against Nacional in the Libertadores Cup final, saying Paraguayan footballers "are fierce."

`Controversy king` Diego Maradona slaps journalist

Legendary footballer, Diego Maradona, slapped a journalist on Saturday while leaving a theatre along with mother of his child, Veronica Ojeda, and their son Diego Fernando, in his homeland.

Diego Maradona coaches friend`s minor league team

Argentinean football legend Diego Maradona gave a minor league team a one-off training session, media reports said.

`Maradona set me up,` says arrested ex-girlfriend

Diego Maradona`s ex-girlfriend said the football legend had set a trap for her, denying she stole jewelry from his Dubai mansion as an Argentine court released her on bail.

Maradona`s ex-fiancee wanted for questioning in Dubai

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona`s former fiancee is wanted for questioning after Dubai prosecutors issued an arrest warrant pertaining to a theft complaint against her.

Diego Maradona slams FIFA for awarding Lionel Messi the Golden Ball award

Former Argentina legend Diego Maradona slammed FIFA for awarding Argentina’s Lionel Messi the Golden Ball award for the World Cup’s best player.

How does it feel to be Lionel Messi?

To go down in the annals of history, one needs witnesses, who help transcend greatness of individuals across generations.

Passionate Messi ready to join Maradona in the pantheon

Diego Maradona and Lionel Messi are great Argentine footballers with very different personalities but "Leo" became "Diego" for a brief moment when he scored in the World Cup group game against Bosnia.

Sabella the calm force behind Argentina`s rise

Diego Maradona`s news conferences at the World Cup four years ago generated such global media interest in the then Argentina manager`s controversial views that tickets had to be issued.