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  • Time for talks on terrorism is over: PM Modi
    India NewsTime for talks on terrorism is over: PM Modi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that the time to talk over terrorism is now over and it is time when the world must act against it.

    11 months ago
  • Maradona hospitalised with internal bleeding
    FootballMaradona hospitalised with internal bleeding

    Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has been admitted to hospital with internal bleeding in his stomach, the media reported. The 58-year-old was under observation on Friday at the Olivos clinic on the outskirts of Argentina's capital Buenos Aires after a routine medical check, according to the Clarin newspaper.

    1 year ago
  • Indians in Argentina bridge between two nations: PM Modi
    India NewsIndians in Argentina bridge between two nations: PM Modi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi who arrived here to participate in the G20 Summit, sought the help of the Indians in Argentina in strengthening bilateral ties and taking it to a new level by playing the role of a "bridge", an official statement said on Friday.

    1 year ago
  • Modi attends 'Yoga for Peace' event in Argentina
    India NewsModi attends 'Yoga for Peace' event in Argentina

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended a "Yoga for Peace" event after his arrival here to participate in the G20 summit during which he will hold several bilateral meetings, said an official statement on Friday.

    1 year ago
  • New dinosaur species found in Argentina
    EnvironmentNew dinosaur species found in Argentina

    Paleontologists in Argentina have come up with a new discovery. A team of multinational scientists have found three well-preserved specimens of a new gigantic dinosaur species, named Lavocatisaurus agrioensis in the province of Neuquen.

    1 year ago
  • Novak Djokovic wins third US Open men's singles title
    TennisNovak Djokovic wins third US Open men's singles title

    Novak Djokovic of Serbia has defeated the third seed Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina in straight sets to claim his third US Open men's singles title. Djokovic, the sixth seed, tamed the Argentine big artillery 6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-3 in three hours and 15 minutes, here on Sunday, Xinhua news agency reported. This is Djokovic's second straight Grand Slam singles title this season following Wimbledon 2018 and a 14th overall to tie American Pete Sampras for third all-time.

    1 year ago
  • Won't pressurise Messi to return: AFA
    SourcesWon't pressurise Messi to return: AFA

    Claiming that Lionel Messi has given Argentina much more than he has received in return, Argentine Football Association (AFA) President Claudio Tapia said on Thursday that he will not put any pressure on the FC Barcelona star to return to the fold.

    1 year ago
  • Messi to miss friendlies as Argentina renew squad
    SourcesMessi to miss friendlies as Argentina renew squad

    Barcelona star Lionel Messi will miss Argentina's upcoming friendlies against Guatemala and Colombia as interim coach Lionel Scaloni revamps the national squad after a disappointing World Cup. Only nine players who went to Russia were included in a 23-man list released by the Argentine Football Association on Friday, reports Xinhua news agency. Messi's absence had been expected following widespread media reports that he requested a break from the national team. Also missing were Paris Saint-Germain attacker Angel Di Maria, Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero and AC Milan forward Gonzalo Higuain. Among the new faces were Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martinez and Fiorentina forward Giovanni Simeone, the son of former Argentina midfielder and current Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone. Sevilla midfielder Franco Martinez, who played two friendlies for Italy in 2015, was also included, as was Gremio centre-back Walter Kannemann. Stuttgart midfielder Santiago Ascacibar and Real Sociedad goalkeeper Geronimo Rulli were the other uncapped players named. Argentina face Guatemala in Los Angeles on September 7 and Colombia in New Jersey four days later. The matches will be Argentina's first since their fitful World Cup campaign, which included a 3-0 loss to Croatia and ended with a 4-3 defeat to eventual champions France. Argentina squad: Goalkeepers: Franco Armani (River), Geronimo Rulli (Real Sociedad), Sergio Romero (Manchester United). Defenders: Fabricio Bustos (Independiente), Gabriel Mercado (Sevilla), German Pezzella (Fiorentina), Ramiro Funes Mori (Villarreal), Alan Franco (Independiente), Nicolas Tagliafico (Ajax), Walter Kannemann (Gremio), Leonel Di Placido (Lanus), Eduardo Salvio (Benfica), Marcos Acuna (Sporting Lisbon). Midfielders: Leandro Paredes (Zenit), Santiago Ascacibar (Stuttgart), Rodrigo Battaglia (Sporting Lisbon), Gonzalo Martinez (River), Giovani Lo Celso (PSG), Franco Cervi (Benfica), Maxi Meza (Independiente), Matias Vargas (Velez), Franco Vazquez (Sevilla), Exequiel Palacios (River). Forwards: Angel Correa (Atletico Madrid), Lautaro Martinez (Inter Milan), Mauro Icardi (Inter Milan), Giovanni Simeone (Fiorentina), Cristian Pavon (Boca Juniors), Paulo Dybala (Juventus).

    1 year ago
  • Messi to miss Argentina friendlies: Reports
    FootballMessi to miss Argentina friendlies: Reports

    Star forward Lionel Messi will miss Argentina's friendlies against Guatemala and Colombia next month as he takes a break from international football, according to Argentine press reports.

    1 year ago
  • History making India U-20 team return home
    SourcesHistory making India U-20 team return home

    After scripting a memorable 2-1 victory over Argentina Under-20 in the COTIF Cup in Spain, the India U-20 football team returned to India on Friday morning amidst fanfare.

    1 year ago