Argentina is threatening a Falkland Islands team to play under the name Islas Malvinas or to pull out of an international competition, it has been claimed. Falkland Islands Badminton are vowing to not give in to bullies amid alleged tensions ahead of the Badminton Pan Am Male & Female Cup 2020, which is due to commence on Thursday.
Premier League chief executive Richard Masters admits his organization must try to improve VAR after a season marred by controversy surrounding the review technology. A recent survey from opinion polling firm YouGov showed more than two-thirds of Premier League fans questioned believe VAR has made the game less enjoyable since it was introduced into the English top-flight.
The Falkland Islands is home to the largest population of South American fur seals (Arctocephalus asutralis australis) in the world, according to a recent scientific paper.
Former Argentine president Mauricio Macri has been appointed executive chairman of the FIFA Foundation, the organization founded by world football's governing body in 2018 to promote social change. But his nomination was received with a raft of criticisms by Argentine clubs and associations.
British acting legend Terry Jones, one of the founding members of comedy troupe Monty Python, has died on Tuesday at the age of 77, his family announced Wednesday.
La Liga president Javier Tebas has warned Europe's top clubs of the destabilizing effect seeking further riches through a revamped Champions League or FIFA's new Club World Cup will have on national leagues.
The surfer “Pepe” Gomez slid this week what may be the biggest wave ever surfed by an Uruguayan. He did it in Nazaré, Portugal, where a submarine valley creates the necessary conditions to break a worldwide known wave that reach up to 35 meters high.
After eight years in office, back in 2015, when ex-president Cristina Fernandez left office, she ranked ninth among the most influential Argentines, according to an ongoing national opinion poll from Giacobbe & Associates which was started in the nineties.
A rare 1937 Edward VIII sovereign coin has been bought by a private collector for 1 million pounds (US$1.31 million), making it the most expensive British coin ever. The coin was one of six prepared by the Royal Mint when Edward became king in 1936 and was due to be mass produced for general circulation from Jan 1, 1937.
Five tourists arrested for damaging Peru's iconic Machu Picchu site will be deported to Bolivia on Wednesday, police said. A sixth was released from custody and ordered to remain in Machu Picchu pending trial after paying bail of US$910.