So near and yet so far for Albiceleste in Tokyo
30-07-2021 22:17 The young talent in the next generation is out there, even if it was in short supply in Japan.
30-07-2021 22:17 The young talent in the next generation is out there, even if it was in short supply in Japan.
29-07-2021 17:33 South American football's governing body wants to introduce time-outs for VAR checks and allow teams to request reviews of refereeing decisions, a top official told AFP.
28-07-2021 12:13 First medal of the Olympics for Argentina, as Pumas seal third place in Tokyo 2020 Rugby Sevens event.
27-07-2021 11:37 Speedster Marco Moneta fired five-man Argentina to a nail-biting 19-14 victory over South Africa on Tuesday to set up a rugby sevens semi-final against defending Olympic champions Fiji.
26-07-2021 13:32 Fencer María Belén Pérez Maurice accepts marriage proposal from long-term partner and coach Lucas Saucedo, live in front of the TV cameras at the Olympics.
23-07-2021 23:56 A selection of the stories that caught our eye over the last seven days in Argentina.
23-07-2021 16:12 Boca’s brawl in Brazil stole headlines across the continent this week...
23-07-2021 16:01 Argentine coach pens a one-year extension to his contract to stay with the French giants until 2023 despite a below-par start to his reign.
21-07-2021 21:35 Boca Juniors players and officials were released by Brazilian police on Wednesday after 12 hours being questioned following a brawl at the end of their clash with local side Atlético Mineiro.
21-07-2021 15:28 Boca players and staff quizzed by police at visit Belo Horizonte police station after chaotic end to Tuesday night's Copa Libertadores last-16 clash against Atlético Mineiro.
17-07-2021 00:37 Victory over Brazil in the Maracanã represented a rare moment of joy in these troubled times – and the Albiceleste’s Copa América triumph will raise hopes ahead of Qatar 2022.
14-07-2021 12:46 Spanish media outlets report Argentina national team captain has agreed terms over new contract that will see his salary halved and spend five more years at the Camp Nou.
13-07-2021 12:31 Argentina held by the South Korean Olympic football squad 2-2 on Tuesday after losing a lead to a dramatic injury-time equaliser.
12-07-2021 15:39 Just two days after winning the Copa América with the national side, 27-year-old midfielder signs for Atlético Madrid for reported fee of 35 million euros.
12-07-2021 10:00 Large groups of fans gathered in cities across Argentina on Sunday to celebrate their team's victorious return from the 2021 Copa América, where they beat Brazil on home turf.
12-07-2021 09:48 Lionel Messi dedicates Argentina's Copa América triumph over Brazil to his family, his country and Diego Maradona.
11-07-2021 11:57 Argentina's winning goalscorer reflects on famous Copa América title win against Brazil in the Maracanã.
11-07-2021 09:11 Tears, cheers, screams of joy to the sky – Argentina celebrated in style on Saturday night as the country's long-suffering fans celebrated the end of a 28-year trophy drought.
11-07-2021 08:23 Messi's hopes of finding international success with the Albiceleste have been repeatedly frustrated. Now, 16 years after his Argentina début, the moment has finally arrived.
11-07-2021 00:37 "We fell short so many times, we dreamt so much about this, fought so hard," says goalscorer Ángel Di María.
10-07-2021 23:04 Lionel Messi wins his first trophy with the national side, thanks to Ángel Di María's winner. Dogged and determined Argentina gave everything in the Maracanã to see off Copa hosts Brazil.
10-07-2021 08:27 Huge image of national team captain Lionel Messi and his famous number 10 shirt projected onto Rosario's famous Monumento Histórico Nacional a la Bandera ahead of Copa final clash.
10-07-2021 00:01 A selection of stories that caught our eye over the last seven days in Argentina.
09-07-2021 22:26 Although never losing an election, whether for governor or senator, all in his native province of Santa Fe, the abiding memory of Reutemann’s political career will always be ducking a presidential run in 2003, thus effectively bequeathing Kirchnerismo to this country.
09-07-2021 22:02 National team coach Lionel Scaloni warns his players – and the country – that the Albiceleste will have to suffer if they’re to emerge victorious against Brazil in the Maracanã.
09-07-2021 21:58 Sunday's match will be the culmination of a remarkable turnaround in Italian fortunes since Roberto Mancini took over as coach.
09-07-2021 17:57 Argentina will start the Copa América final against Brazil as comfortable outsiders after squeezing past Colombia. But the Albiceleste have grown in unity and confidence throughout the tournament, and with Lionel Messi in fine form, defeat is anything but inevitable.
09-07-2021 03:07 Former teammates Lionel Messi and Neymar will line up opposite each other in Saturday's Copa América final, looking to end a hoodoo that has also affected some of their countries' greatest players.
08-07-2021 17:30 Police in a rural Bangladesh district have banned gatherings for Sunday's Copa América final between Brazil and Argentina following clashes between rival fans.
08-07-2021 09:32 Argentine golf champion sentenced to two years prison for assaulting his former partner and stealing her mobile phone.
07-07-2021 00:23 Goalkeeper Emiliano Martínez saves three spot-kicks as Argentina clinch dramatic penalty shoot-out victory over Colombia after 1-1 draw, setting up a mouth-watering Copa América final against Brazil on Saturday.
04-07-2021 00:32 Captain scores and assists two as Argentina defeat Ecuador 3-0 in Goiânia to reach the Copa América semi-finals.
02-07-2021 14:44 After sailing through their Copa América group, Lionel Messi and Co now face Ecuador in the quarter-finals, aware that just one slip will be enough to send them home.
02-07-2021 14:39 "We want him to stay, Leo wants to stay and we are looking for the best formula," says club president Joan Laporta.
02-07-2021 13:02 New 14-metre-high mural in La Bajada, Rosario, pays tribute to Leo Messi.
29-06-2021 07:33 Lionel Messi celebrated his record 148th international cap with two goals as Argentina trounced Bolivia 4-1 to clinch top spot in Copa América Group A.
28-06-2021 15:26 Prosecutors question Diego Maradona's personal physician, Leopoldo Luque, who stands accused, along with six other medical professionals, of having neglected the ailing football icon in his final days.
27-06-2021 08:58 Prosecutors will on Monday question Maradona's personal physician Leopoldo Luque, who is implicated with six other medical professionals in having neglected the ailing football icon in his final days.
26-06-2021 00:30 The Barcelona and Argentina wizard turned 34 on Thursday, an age which usually signals the beginning of the end for professionals. The event was accompanied by an outpouring of tributes, acknowledgement of the towering impact Messi has had since first bursting onto the scene.
25-06-2021 22:22 Psychiatrist Agustina Cosachov, who was treating Diego Maradona for addiction when he died last November, denies any responsibility for late footballer's demise.
22-06-2021 10:31 Albiceleste secures second win in three group matches, beating Paraguay 1-0, with Alejandro 'Papu' Gómez scoring the sole goal of a lacklustre match in Brasilia in the ninth minute.
22-06-2021 10:25 Nancy Forlini, 52, the medical coordinator in charge of Diego Maradona's home treatment, denied responsibility for his death during questioning. Sheis the fourth of seven people under investigation for manslaughter.
21-06-2021 11:31 Argentina face Paraguay at the Estádio Nacional de Brasília Mané Garrincha at 9pm on Monday in Group A of the Copa América 2021.
19-06-2021 09:40 Nursing coordinator denies responsibility in footballer’s death; Lawyer says doctors 'killed' icon via negligence.
19-06-2021 08:48 Victory sends Argentina joint top of Group A with Chile on four points, while Uruguay remain without a point.
18-06-2021 23:08 A selection of stories that caught our eye over the last seen days in Argentina.
18-06-2021 00:51 There are high expectations on either side of the Río de la Plata for today's Copa America derby, the first between Argentina and Uruguay in a competitive clash since August 2017.
17-06-2021 11:17 Many Brazilians are even unaware that the world's oldest national team tournament is being played on their soil. Some attribute their lack of interest to a lack of information, a disaffection with the national team or the pandemic situation in the Latin American giant, which is heading towards half a million deaths due to the coronavirus.
16-06-2021 12:41 A second nurse accused of neglecting Diego Maradona during the last days of his life was questioned by local prosecutors on Wednesday. Dahiana Gisela Madrid, 36, is one of seven people under investigation for manslaughter.
15-06-2021 09:40 Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani says he expects to return to South America at the end of next season and admits talks over a potential move have already taken place.
14-06-2021 21:02 Lionel Messi scored a stunning free-kick for Argentina in their Copa América 2021 opener on Monday, but opponents Chile fought back to earn a 1-1 draw.
14-06-2021 19:19 Maradona's nighttime carer is suspected of lying when he claimed the World Cup winning captain was sleeping and breathing normally hours before he died — an autopsy revealed he was dying at that time.
14-06-2021 14:20 Albiceleste captain Lionel Messi issues rallying call to his teammates ahead of the national team's first game in this year's Copa América.
14-06-2021 10:04 Diego Maradona's personal physician and six other caregivers accused of neglecting the football icon in his final days will be questioned by prosecutors in Argentina from Monday.
13-06-2021 08:28 Thirteen members of Venezuelan delegation test positive, less than 24 hours before Copa América opener against Brazil.
12-06-2021 00:04 Brazil kicks-off the Copa América that almost never was tomorrow. The problems faced by international football's oldest competition have been innumerous.
11-06-2021 23:33 A selection of the stories that caught our eye over the last seven days in Argentina.
11-06-2021 17:47 Uruguay striker Sebastián 'Loco' Abreu, who holds the Guinness World Record as the professional to have played for the most clubs played his last game Friday at the age of 44.
11-06-2021 00:41 Brazil's highest court rules country can host the Copa América despite the coronavirus pandemic, clearing the way for the troubled football tournament to kick off.
11-06-2021 00:36 Draws in World Cup qualifiers against Chile and Colombia remind the Albiceleste that there’s little margin for error. But there’s still grounds for optimism ahead of the Covid Copa in Brazil.
09-06-2021 13:33 Mastercard said Wednesday it had decided not to "activate" its sponsorship of the Copa América in Brazil, meaning it will not place its logo inside stadiums or on promotional materials.
09-06-2021 09:23 Players from Brazilian national team say they are against playing the troubled Copa América in their country, but will not boycott the tournament. Strong criticism of CONMEBOL.
08-06-2021 19:47 Golf champion Ángel 'Pato' Cabrera was extradited from Brazil on Tuesday to face domestic violence accusations in Argentina brought by several women.
08-06-2021 19:41 Brazil's highest tribunal agrees to hold hearings Thursday to address two requests to block start of Copa América, casting new doubt on the troubled tournament just five days from kick-off.
07-06-2021 17:52 Pensioners crying with joy, wine poured into a dead relative's urn and hooligan violence – fans of Club Atlético Colón celebrate the side's first ever top-flight title.
06-06-2021 16:45 "With an enormous effort from the AFA ... the National Team will travel to Brazil to play the continental competition," declares Argentine Football Association.
05-06-2021 00:46 Veteran forward says he's quitting Boca Juniors and will no longer play football in Argentina, though he stops short of officially retiring.
04-06-2021 23:38 Regional governing body strips Argentina of tournament due to Covid surge… and bafflingly takes it instead to virus-ravaged Brazil.
04-06-2021 02:18 Albiceleste misses chance to take top spot in South American World Cup qualifying group, after Chile held national side 1-1 on Thursday night.
04-06-2021 02:11 This week has seen a wave of activity in international football, most of which occurred far away from the confines of the pitch. But Thursday night's 1-1 draw keeps Argentina's unbeaten qualifier record intact and on track for a place at Qatar 2022.