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Copa Libertadores

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

Boca Juniors confirm midfielder Fernando Gago's Achilles tear

Most footballers require three to six months to make a full recovery from a torn Achilles tendon.

Dec 11, 2018, 15:52 PM IST

Boca Juniors make quiet return to Argentina following Libertadores loss

Guillermo Barros Schelotto is not expected to sign a contract extension, so Boca Juniors will likely have a new coach when it takes the field in January.

Dec 11, 2018, 15:38 PM IST

Libertadores fan violence has damaged Argentina, says Boca Juniors coach Guillermo Barros Schelotto

The attack on Boca`s bus last month was far from an isolated incident in Argentine football, and recalled events from a 2015 Libertadores game between the two sides when River players were attacked with pepper spray.

Dec 08, 2018, 21:48 PM IST

What is behind the fierce rivalry between River Plate and Boca Juniors?

The match has been moved across continents from Buenos Aires after River Plate fans attacked Boca`s team bus before the original fixture was postponed two weeks ago.

Dec 08, 2018, 17:28 PM IST

Boca Juniors file appeal with CAS over Libertadores final

Boca and River drew the first leg 2-2 on Nov. 11 but the second leg at River`s Monumental stadium was postponed after Boca players were hurt when their coach was attacked by River fans as it approached the ground. 

Dec 08, 2018, 16:52 PM IST

Libertadores win would be fitting farewell for Carlos Tevez

With the first leg a thrilling 2-2 draw, the second game was postponed last month after the Boca team bus was attacked and players injured as it approached River`s Monumental stadium in the Argentine capital.

Dec 07, 2018, 07:01 AM IST

South American final in Madrid is a one-off, says FIFA President Gianni Infantino

The second leg of the final between River Plate and Boca Juniors was postponed on Nov. 24 after the Boca team bus was attacked and players injured as it approached River’s Monumental stadium. 

Dec 01, 2018, 23:58 PM IST

River Plate reject Copa Libertadores final in Madrid

In the latest twist to the saga, River, the home team, said it was "incomprehensible" that the fixture should be played outside Argentina, although the club stopped short of saying they would refuse to play. 

Dec 01, 2018, 23:14 PM IST

Libertadores final postponed after Boca bus attacked, players hurt

The final of the competition, South America`s equivalent of Europe`s Champions League, was rescheduled for Sunday at 5 p.m. local time (2000 GMT).

Nov 25, 2018, 19:07 PM IST

La Liga: Barcelona agree option to buy Brazilian star Arthur

Barcelona have reached agreement with Brazilian club Gremio to sign Arthur, a 21-year old midfielder.

Mar 11, 2018, 20:08 PM IST

Santander pips BBVA: Eurozone`s largest bank becomes La Liga's newest sponsors

The Spanish bank will take over from BBVA, its main domestic rival, which has held the naming rights to La Liga since the 2008/09 season but decided last year not to renew its contract.

Jul 21, 2016, 22:59 PM IST

Football team survive huge crash

Huracan were returning to the international airport in the state of Vargas after winning their Copa Libertadores qualifier at capital Caracas, when the brakes on the bus failed.

Feb 11, 2016, 17:46 PM IST

In Pics: Football team survive huge crash

Huracan were returning to the international airport in the state of Vargas after winning their Copa Libertadores qualifier at capital Caracas, when the brakes on the bus failed.

Feb 11, 2016, 17:36 PM IST

In Pics: Football team survive huge crash

Huracan were returning to the international airport in the state of Vargas after winning their Copa Libertadores qualifier at capital Caracas, when the brakes on the bus failed.

Feb 11, 2016, 17:35 PM IST

River Plate win Copa Libertadores for third time

Argentina's River Plate won their third Copa Libertadores title by defeating Mexican club Tigres UANL 3-0 in the second leg of the final.

Aug 06, 2015, 10:11 AM IST

Tigres held by River Plate in Copa Libertadores stalemate

 Mexican side Tigres` hopes of claiming a first-leg advantage in the Copa Libertadores final were frustrated by River Plate here Wednesday in a 0-0 stalemate.

Jul 30, 2015, 17:12 PM IST

River Plate clinch berth in Copa Libertadores final

Two-time champions Argentine club River Plate advanced to the Copa Libertadores final by securing a 3-1 victory over Paraguayan side Guarani here.

Jul 22, 2015, 15:55 PM IST

Orlando City bid for Brazilian footballer Ganso

American football club Orlando City have made a $6 million bid for Sao Paulo's former Brazil international Paulo Henrique Ganso, according to reports.

Jul 22, 2015, 15:53 PM IST

France`s Andre-Pierre Gignac seals surprise move to Mexico

French striker Andre-Pierre Gignac sealed a shock move to Mexican club Tigres of Monterrey on Friday, shrugging off interest from major European clubs to seek trophies in Latin America.

Jun 20, 2015, 09:33 AM IST