Argentina's biggest clubs Boca Juniors and River Plate meet in the most highly anticipated Copa Libertadores showpiece in history this Saturday as the Buenos Aires rivals clash in the first leg of a final that has captivated soccer fans. Argentina has been totally captivated in the days leading to the event, as conversations and media coverage dominate national attention.
This Saturday the Falkland Islands Football Team will be playing an England Football Association Representative team in Stanley and on Sunday, the visitors will clash with the Combined Services team from MPC in the same pitch.
Emile Ratelband is a well-known positivity guru in the Netherlands who Thursday filed a petition before an Arnhem court to have his date of birth legally altered, so that he can be 49 years old, despite having been born 69 years ago.
Pink Floyd founder Roger Waters is currently on a tour of South America and this week was in Argentina for a first concert in La Plata, and on Thursday the City of Buenos Aires Legislative Council is scheduled to award him a Guest of Honor diploma.
Some 10,000 flames were lit at the Tower of London to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War. Yeoman Warders, also known as Beefeaters, who have all served in the military, and representatives from the armed forces, started the process of lighting the flames at a ceremony on Sunday.
The German soccer federation is giving an award for tolerance for an Argentine exhibition of harrowing stories about soccer from the Holocaust era. The 11-panel exhibit — one for each soccer player on the field — tells the stories of teams and sportsmen who suffered under the Nazis.
Argentina could be a late candidate to host the 2026 Winter Olympics, the country's Olympic Committee said on Wednesday, as the three current bidders face major obstacles ahead of next year's decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
The co-owner of a Manhattan deli in New York, where someone purchased one of two Powerball tickets that hit the US$ 688 million jackpot said he likely sold the winning ticket, but he has no idea who won.
Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha's wife and son have joined the English Premier League outfit's players and hundreds of fans at the club's stadium to pay tribute to the victims of a helicopter crash which killed Mr. Srivaddhanaprabha and four people.
Briton Lewis Hamilton drove his Mercedes to a fourth-place finish Sunday at the Mexican Grand Prix, which was enough for him to secure his fifth Formula One drivers' championship and match Argentine Juan Manuel Fangio's achievement back in the 1950s.