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Give Messi time to decide on Argentina future: Saviola

Kolkata : Former Argentina forward Javier Saviola said Lionel Messi should not be hauled up for their World Cup exit and given ample time to decide on his international career. “We all know Argentina didn’t perform as expected in the last World Cup. But I think we should just let Messi ... Read More »

Argentina’s President announces new austerity measures

The center-right president admitted in a speech to the nation that Argentina was facing “an emergency,” after its currency, the peso, lost more than half its dollar value this year. “We must confront a fundamental problem: to not spend more than we have, to make efforts to balance the state’s ... Read More »

Argentina asks for early release of IMF funds to calm markets

Macri said in a televised address yesterday that Argentina has agreed with the IMF “to advance all necessary funds to guarantee compliance with next year’s financial program.” Macri said that in the past week there have been “expressions of a lack of trust in the markets” about Argentina. He said ... Read More »

India stun Argentina in U-20 COTIF Cup football tourney

Deepak Tangri (4th minute) and Anwar Ali (68′) were the stars for the Indian U-20 team last night as the Floyd Pinto-coached side scripted a historic result against the six-time U-20 world champions, coached by 2006 World Cupper Lionel Scaloni and former mid-field star Pablo Aimar. It was a massive ... Read More »

FIFA 2018: Portugal, Argentina crash out

Edinson Cavani scored two superb goals as Uruguay beat Portugal to set up a World Cup quarter-final meeting with France. Defeat for the European champions finished Cristiano Ronaldo’s hopes of success in Russia just hours after Lionel Messi and Argentina were knocked out, beaten 4-3 by Les Bleus. Kylian Mbappe ... Read More »

Argentina enter World Cup pre-quarters with 2-1 win over Nigeria

Rojo scored the winner for Argentina in the 86th minute after Victor Moses’ penalty conversion in the 51st minute had cancelled out Lionel Messi’s strike in the 14th minute. Following the win, Argentina have four points in total and they are second in the table, behind Croatia, who have nine points. The other two ... Read More »

India stun Argentina 2-1, continue unbeaten run in Champions Trophy

India scored both their goals in the second quarter through Harmanpreet Singh (17th minute), who converted a penalty corner, and Mandeep Singh (28th). World number two Argentina’s lone goal came from the sticks of dragflciker Gonzalo Peillat, who scored from a set piece in the 30th minute. India, eying their ... Read More »

Argentina on brink of World Cup exit after Croatia drubbing

Second-half goals from Ante Rebic, Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic sealed a deserved victory as a poor Argentina were left on the brink of a humiliating first round exit on Thrusday. The Group D defeat means Argentina have just one point from two games, meaning they will probably have to ... Read More »

Messi misses penalty as Iceland hold Argentina for famous draw

Sergio Aguero scored an eye-catching opener for the two-time world champions in the 19th minute but it was almost immediately cancelled out by Alfred Finnbogason, whose team then held on in the face of immense pressure. It was a major embarrassment for Argentina and raises questions about their ability to ... Read More »

Abortion debate in Argentina heats up

The commission is expected to send a bill that would allow women to interrupt pregnancy during the first 14 weeks to the Lower House floor. While Argentina’s Congress has debated abortion before, the topic has garnered more attention since centre-right President Mauricio Macri said he was in favour of debate ... Read More »