Argentina

IMF board approves Argentina payout of almost US$800m

WASHINGTON — The IMF executive board voted Thursday to approve a payout of almost $800 million for Argentina as it…

1 month ago

HSBC sells Argentina division for US$550m

LONDON — Global bank HSBC has agreed to sell its Argentina division to the financial services company Grupo Financiero Galicia…

3 months ago

Argentina stays on top of latest FIFA rankings

GENEVA – Three-time World Cup champion Argentina remains at the top of the latest FIFA rankings while England moved into…

8 months ago

Messi called up for Argentina qualifiers despite injury

BUENOS AIRES – Argentina have called up Lionel Messi (picture) for their upcoming South American World Cup qualifiers despite him…

9 months ago

Argentina win without Messi, Bielsa’s Uruguay fall in Ecuador

MONTEVIDEO – World champions Argentina rested Lionel Messi but still enjoyed a comfortable 3-0 win over 10-man Bolivia in La…

10 months ago

IMF approves $7.5b for Argentina despite poor progress

WASHINGTON – The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) executive board has approved a $7.5 billion disbursement for Argentina despite Buenos Aires…

11 months ago

Australia coach Arnold wants ‘revenge’ over Messi’s Argentina

SYDNEY, Australia | Australia coach Graham Arnold (picture) said Tuesday he wants “revenge” over Lionel Messi’s Argentina when his side meet the…

1 year ago

Argentina goalie auctions World Cup gloves for $45K for cancer hospital

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – The gloves worn by Argentina goalkeeper Emiliano “Dibu” Martinez (picture) in the nail-biting penalty shootout with France at…

1 year ago

Messi to extend contract with Paris St Germain, BBC Sport says

Argentina’s World Cup winning captain Lionel Messi is to sign a one-year extension with his current club Paris St Germain,…

2 years ago

Messi evacuated by helicopter after crowds swarm World Cup winners

Millions of people took to the streets of Buenos Aires Tuesday to celebrate Argentina’s World Cup title, disrupting a planned…

2 years ago

World Cup winners Argentina arrive back in Buenos Aires

BUENOS AIRES – The airplane transporting World Cup winners Argentina and their captain Lionel Messi back from Qatar arrived at…

2 years ago

Messi wins Golden Ball for best player at World Cup

DOHA – Lionel Messi on Sunday won the Golden Ball for the best player at this year's World Cup after…

2 years ago

Mbappe wins World Cup Golden Boot with eight goals

DOHA – France striker Kylian Mbappe won the World Cup Golden Boot award with eight goals after scoring a hat-trick…

2 years ago