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Year before 2020 Olympics, Tokyo better prepared than any city before - IOC

Around 3.22 million tickets were sold during the first domestic sales phase last month, surprising organisers so much that their sales policy has had to be amended.

Jul 24, 2019, 14:46 PM IST

Argentina Open: Marco Cecchinato defeats Diego Schwartzman to clinch title

World number 18 Cecchinato raced through the match in little over an hour to claim his third ATP title, without dropping a set all week. 

Feb 18, 2019, 12:42 PM IST

River Plate coach Marcelo Gallardo vows to stay through 2021

After leading his side to their second Libertadores triumph in four seasons on Sunday, Gallardo said he was happy in Buenos Aires and had no plans to leave the Argentine club.

Dec 11, 2018, 15:59 PM IST

Pro Sport Development receives IOC award for outstanding work in Sports

The International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Sport and Active Society presented an award to Pro Sport Development (PSD) for their outstanding work in the area of sports for all.

Oct 17, 2018, 21:17 PM IST

Argentina friendly with Israel to be scrapped

 Argentina's upcoming friendly with Israel in Jerusalem has been cancelled following protests by Palestinian football authorities.

Jun 06, 2018, 10:37 AM IST

We aren't the best nor the favourites, Lionel Messi warns Argentina fans ahead of World Cup

Argentina captain Lionel Messi has urged his compatriots to be realistic in their World Cup expectations, warning that other teams heading to Russia are better.

May 28, 2018, 22:19 PM IST

Man catches girlfriend kissing another person; clicks selfie, posts picture on Twitter

A man was taken by surprise when he turned up at a party and saw his girlfriend in a passionate embrace with another man.

Mar 13, 2018, 22:10 PM IST

Dominic Thiem wins second Buenos Aires title in three years

Top seed Dominic Thiem won his second Buenos Aires title in three years on Sunday, laying down an early marker for the clay-court season.

Feb 19, 2018, 12:59 PM IST

Lionel Messi's statue vandalised again

The statue is on the Promenade de Glorias, alongside monuments to other Argentinian sporting heroes including NBA veteran Manu Ginobili, tennis star Guillermo Vilas and Formula One great Juan Manuel Fangio.

Dec 04, 2017, 21:34 PM IST

Argentina lawyer named in FIFA trial commits suicide: Police

A former Argentine lawyer for a government-run soccer television program ran in front of a Buenos Aires train and committed suicide late on Tuesday, hours after being accused in a New York court of receiving bribes, police said.

Nov 16, 2017, 09:31 AM IST

Discovered - World’s first fluorescent frogs found in Amazon basin (See pic)

The exciting discovery was made by scientists at the Bernardino Rivadavia Natural Sciences Museum in Buenos Aires while studying the pigment of polka-dot tree frogs, a species common to the rainforest.

Mar 14, 2017, 13:06 PM IST

Top seed Kei Nishikori storms into Buenos Aires final after hard-fought win over Carlos Berlocq

The 27-year-old will be chasing his 12th career title on Sunday and third on clay after triumphs in Barcelona in 2014 and 2015.

Feb 19, 2017, 09:01 AM IST

'At peace' with myself confronting Vatican corruption, sex abuse: Pope

Pope Francis says he is at peace with himself and not taking "tranquilising pills" while dealing with corruption in the Vatican and clergy sexual abuse.

Feb 09, 2017, 20:42 PM IST

Former Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez agrees to join Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua

Chinese Super League clubs had already splashed out more than $400 million on players this year, after President Xi Jinping laid out a vision of turning the country into a football power.

Dec 29, 2016, 10:15 AM IST

Scientists in Argentina discover ancient meteorite weighing over 30 tonnes!

The meteorite weighing over 30 tonnes was found in the town of Gancedo, 1,085 km north of capital Buenos Aires, Mario Vesconi, president of the Astronomy Association of Chaco, said on Monday.

Sep 13, 2016, 11:05 AM IST

At least 190,000 affected by power outages in heat wave in Argentina

A heat wave has led Argentina's government to schedule two days of power cuts in Buenos Aires and surrounding areas.

Feb 19, 2016, 05:40 AM IST

Shocking! Baby dolphin dies after tourists pull it out of ocean for selfies - Watch

The sad event took place at the beach resort of Santa Teresita in Buenos Aires last week, after tourists yanked the mammal out of the ocean and passed it around like a trophy for photographs with it.

Feb 18, 2016, 17:02 PM IST

At least 41 police die in bus crash in northern Argentina

At least 41 police officers were killed on Monday when a bus in a convoy in northern Argentina went off the side of a bridge and fell 20 metres.

Dec 14, 2015, 20:49 PM IST

Macri sworn in as Argentine president, promises major changes and honesty

Macri is the former mayor of Buenos Aires who hails from one of Argentina's richest families.

Dec 11, 2015, 00:26 AM IST

Indian hockey eves hold Argentina 2-2

Indian women's hockey team played out a 2-2 draw against Argentina in its second match of the tour to the South American country.

Nov 25, 2015, 20:49 PM IST