Pablo Matera reinstated as Pumas captain

Rugby Dec 3, 2020

Pablo Matera reinstated as Pumas captain

Earlier this week, Matera was stripped of his captaincy and suspended along with two teammates over old social media posts which had been deemed "discriminatory and xenophobic.”

Pele joins world in mourning Diego Maradona

Soccer Nov 26, 2020

Pele joins world in mourning Diego Maradona

The most heated wrangling over the title of soccer’s greatest player could be found between Diego Maradona and Pele themselves. So often, their squabbling would descend into acrimonious barbs and taunts launched between the finest to play the game. It was a feud in which FIFA ...

Argentina itching to join Tri-Nations fray against All Blacks

Rugby Nov 10, 2020

Argentina itching to join Tri-Nations fray against All Blacks

Having spectated as Australia and New Zealand traded blows in the opening weeks of the Tri-Nations, Argentina is the prospect of joining the fray on Saturday when they face the All Blacks in Sydney. The Pumas have not played a test since the 2019 Rugby ...

Diego Maradona has successful surgery for bleeding on brain

Soccer Nov 4, 2020

Diego Maradona has successful surgery for bleeding on brain

Diego Maradona has had successful surgery for possible bleeding on his brain less than a week after his 60th birthday. "It was all successful and it happened as expected,” Maradona's public relations team said in a statement Tuesday night. Maradona had a subdural hematoma, which is ...

Argentine tango dancers go solo awaiting embrace lost to pandemic

World Apr 30, 2020

Argentine tango dancers go solo awaiting embrace lost to pandemic

Tango's once-warm embrace has grown cool under Argentina's strict coronavirus quarantine, though aficionados are finding a way to circumvent social isolation with virtual classes while they wait for dance venues to reopen. The lockdown means milongas — traditional dance clubs that dot the Buenos Aires ...

World Jan 7, 2020

Argentina boosts security at airports and U.S. Embassy over Iran tensions

Argentina's government boosted security at its airports, borders and the U.S. Embassy in Buenos Aires as tensions simmer between the United States and Iran, the South American country's defense minister told local media on Monday. Argentina, which suffered two attacks, in 1992 and 1994, decided ...