Maradona holds first press conference as new coach of Mexican club Dorados
11 September 2018 | 10:03 am
Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona, a 1986 World Cup winner, held his first news conference on Monday after being appointed coach of Mexican second division team Dorados on Thursday.
4 Mar 2017
Buenos Aires, Argentina - First division football players in Argentina are on strike over unpaid wages and have refused to take part in this weekend’s matches.
16 Mar 2017
Footballing legend Diego Maradona admits the most beautiful thing he achieved in football was winning the world cup with Argentina.
18 Apr 2017
An Argentine soccer fan was declared dead after suffering a vicious attack by a group of men during a first division match at the weekend.
20 Feb 2018
The ARA San Juan, a navy submarine, disappeared in November 2017. Searches have revealed no trace of the vessel and crew. Argentina's government has offered a 5 million dollar reward for information. The families of the missing say that's not enough.
24 Apr 2019
The women's game recently turned professional in football-mad Argentina, but there's very little in that status to compare to the world in which superstar Lionel Messi operates and excels.
29 Jun 2019
Leonardo Abel Sinopoli Azcoaga was one of four prisoners to escape the city-center prison in Uruguay while the security cameras were switched off. The Argentine was detained as he tried to cross the border into Brazil.
13 Aug 2019
Fabrice Grinda, FJ Labs co-founder discusses venture capital in Argentina. He speaks with Taylor Riggs on "Bloomberg Technology."
28 Oct 2019
Center-left candidate Alberto Fernandez has capitalized on rising poverty, soaring inflation and a battered currency under conservative incumbent Mauricio Macri. A Fernandez victory has spooked markets.
15 Dec 2019
Argentine paleontologists have discovered the remains of new herbivorous species of dinosaur that inhabited the country's southern El Calafate area some 70 million years ago.
14 Jun 2020
Hundreds of Argentine social activists take to the streets of the capital Buenos Aires as they demand the government to help the most vulnerable communities facing the COVID-19 crisis. "When it comes to hunger, there's no lockdown" says Ricado Acuna, a protester.
27 Nov 2020
What becomes a legend most? Flawed geniuses abound in the annals of history but how many drew the same kind of devotion as Argentine footballer Diego Armando Maradona? What made the short-in-size but larger-than-life soccer wizard a one-of-a-kind icon? As Argentina and the football-loving world grieve their pibe de oro, we ask about the ups and downs of a star whose career coincided with the rise of cable TV, the consecration of a sport gone global and the rollercoaster fortunes of a South American nation, which often mirrored those of its golden child.
10 Dec 2020
Street artist Alfredo Segatori paints a huge mural of Diego Maradona in La Boca neighbourhood in the Argentine capital Buenos Aires, home to the imposing Bombonera stadium where Maradona once played for domestic giants Boca Juniors. "He is , he's the patron saint of artists, of the dispossessed, and of athletes too," says Segatori, who started painting the mural immediately after the football legend's death.
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Sudan says troops from neighboring Ethiopia executed seven Sudanese soldiers and one of its civilians, putting the bodies on public show. Relations between the two neighbors have soured over a border dispute.
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Ahead of the annual NATO Summit in Madrid this week, the alliance's chief announced plans to increase the number of its high-readiness forces and bolster its eastern flank.
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A German court has sentenced a 101-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard to five years in prison. The pensioner is the oldest person so far to be charged with being complicit with the war crimes of the Holocaust.