The FIFA Council has confirmed Argentina as the host of the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2023. The decision follows the removal of the original tournament host, Indonesia, as well as a subsequent bid submitted by the Argentine Football Association (AFA) and an on-site inspection by a FIFA delegation to the South American country last week.
A Court of Appeals in San Isidro on the outskirts of Buenos Aires Tuesday ruled that neurosurgeon Leopoldo Luque, psychiatrist Agustina Cosachov and six other health care practitioners must stand trial for the death of football star Diego Armando Maradona.
Football's governing body FIFA Monday confirmed Argentina will be hosting the U-20 World Cup between May 20 and June 11 after Indonesia was disqualified as the organizer for refusing to welcome Israel's team. Hence, Argentina -as hosts- will participate in the tournament instead of Indonesia, after failing to make it through the qualifying round.
Pobjoy Mint has announced a brand-new 2023 two-pound coin series issued on behalf of the British Antarctic Territory. The six-coin series will feature the Antarctic glaciers named after planets of the solar system starting with the Mars Glacier.
French football legend Just Fontaine, who scored 13 goals in the 1958 World Cup in Sweden thus drawing attention to personal achievements for the first time, died Wednesday at the age of 89. His record remains unsurpassed to this day.
Argentina's captain Lionel Messi Monday was awarded the 2022 The Best award by FIFA for the second time in his career; his teammate Emiliano Dibu Martínez was picked as the best goalkeeper, coach Lionel Scaloni was the best trainer and, if that was not good enough, Argentina's fans were also deemed the best on the planet.
A café in Melbourne, Australia offers its customers a unique experience by serving a cup of coffee for 140 dollars, 50 times the market price. The city of Melbourne has a tradition of coffee culture, which was fostered by Italian and Greek migration from the 1940s.
Uruguay, Argentina, Paraguay, and Chile have officially launched their bid to co-host the 2030 football World Cup finals. During an event at the Argentine Football Association's training camp in Ezeiza, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, dignitaries from all four countries made the announcement.
Sailors from the Royal Navy's Ice Patrol Ship continued their tour of impressive football pitches (starting with Grytviken in South Georgia), when they kicked off inside the Antarctic Circle.
By Mordechai Taji – Rosario Central, a traditional football club in the city where Lionel Messi was born on June 24, 1987, has had trouble getting ready for the upcoming Professional League tournament starting this weekend when many players refused to relocate citing growing insecurity.