Maradona's Italian son granted Argentine nationality
Diego Armando Maradona Junior, the Italian son of the late Argentine footballing legend, was awarded his father's nationality on Thursday.
Argentine fans demonstrate to demand 'justice' for Diego Maradona
Hundreds of Argentine football fans demonstrated on Wednesday in Buenos Aires to demand justice for superstar player Diego Maradona, who died on November 25 in circumstances under investigation.
Ex-Argentine president Menem dies aged 90
Argentina's former president Carlos Menem, who marked his country with a neoliberal approach to the economy, died in a Buenos Aires clinic on Sunday at the age of 90.
Abortion to become legal in Argentina as Chile starts a debate
Argentina is set Thursday to become one of just a handful of Latin American countries to allow elective abortion, as neighbouring Chile initiates its own debate on decriminalizing a procedure denied most women on the continent.
Argentina's Catholics, evangelicals unite against abortion bill
At the entrance to Argentina's Congress is a plaque reminding legislators that Our Lady of Lujan is the patron saint of the country's political parties -- a not-so-subtle no
After only 60 years on earth, Diego Amanda Maradona, the short, stumpy man from Argentina who brought mesmerism to football and joy to mankind has received the last red card.
Diego Maradona: ‘Half angel, half devil’
In 1982, I watched my first ever World Cup, hosted by Spain. During the championship, my favourite team was Brazil. With an array of talented stars such as Zico, Eders, Socrates, Junior, Falcao and a host of others, the Brazilians were a wonder to watch. Ironically, it was the less fanciful but efficient Italians that…
Argentines mourn Maradona, 'the most human of Gods'
Stunned Argentines were plunged into grief Wednesday by the death of the country's favourite son Diego Maradona, a sublimely gifted sporting hero they saw as "the most human of Gods."
Messi furious as Argentina, Paraguay play draw in World Cup qualifier
Lionel Messi was left fuming with the referee after he had a goal harshly disallowed by VAR as Argentina were held to a 1-1 draw by Paraguay in South American World Cup qualifying. Messi, who is playing with an ankle issue at the moment, was left dismayed when Paraguay was awarded a first-half penalty for…