Messi played Copa America final with injury, says coach

Messi played Copa America final with injury, says coach

Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni paid tribute to Lionel Messi on Saturday, praising his team captain and revealing he played in the Copa America win over Brazil with an injury.

Argentina beat Brazil 1-0 to win Copa America, 1st major title in 28 yrs

Argentina beat Brazil 1-0 to win Copa America, 1st major title in 28 yrs

Argentina won their first major title in 28 years on Saturday and Lionel Messi finally won his first medal in a blue-and-white shirt when an Angel Di Maria goal gave them a 1-0 win over Brazil and a record-equalling 15th Copa America.

With nearly 80,000 dead, Argentines struggle under weight of Covid-19

With nearly 80,000 dead, Argentines struggle under weight of Covid-19

The South American nation is engulfed in a second wave of the virus that started in mid-February and is pushing hospitals close to saturation point and its citizens to despair.

'An immense sadness': Argentina mourns death of Maradona

'An immense sadness': Argentina mourns death of Maradona

Heartbroken fans of Diego Maradona gathered on the streets of Buenos Aires to mourn the Argentine soccer legend's death on Wednesday, praying, laying flowers and singing patriotic and sport chants.

Argentina football legend Diego Maradona passes away aged 60

Argentina football legend Diego Maradona passes away aged 60

Diego Maradona, widely regarded as one of the greatest soccer players of all time before drug and alcohol addiction marred his career, died at his home in Argentina after suffering a heart attack, his lawyer said.

Maradona leaves hospital following surgery

Maradona leaves hospital following surgery

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona left hospital on Wednesday followed by a convoy of supporters, eight days after undergoing surgery to remove a blood clot on his brain.

Amir meets ambassador of Argentina

Amir meets ambassador of Argentina

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met at the Amiri Diwan office yesterday with Ambassador of the Argentine Republic Carlos Alberto Hernandez, who called on the Amir to greet him on the occasion of the end of his tenure in the country.

Cabinet welcomes Sudan peace deal

Cabinet welcomes Sudan peace deal

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz al-Thani yesterday chaired the Cabinet's regular meeting at the Amiri Diwan, Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported.

PM meets Argentine ambassador

PM meets Argentine ambassador

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz al-Thani met yesterday with Argentine ambassador Carlos Alberto Hernandez on the occasion of the end of his tenure in the country.

Qatar-Argentina relations deep and solid: envoy

Qatar-Argentina relations deep and solid: envoy

On July 9, 1816, precisely 204 years ago, the Republic of Argentina declared its independence, at the province of Tucuman, the smallest one of all the Argentine territory.

Lockdowns, self-isolation and entry bans imposed to fight global coronavirus spread

Lockdowns, self-isolation and entry bans imposed to fight global coronavirus spread

France and Spain joined Italy in imposing lockdowns on tens of millions of people, Australia ordered self-isolation of arriving foreigners, and Argentina and El Salvadore extended entry bans

US re-imposes steel, aluminum tariffs on Brazil, Argentina

US re-imposes steel, aluminum tariffs on Brazil, Argentina

President Donald Trump struck back Monday at what he called unfair policies by Brazil and Argentina, saying he is reinstating tariffs on steel and aluminum on those countries.