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Argentina

Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic, is the second largest country in South America, constituted as a federation of 23 provinces and an autonomous city, Buenos Aires. It is the eighth-largest country in the world by land area and the largest among Spanish-speaking nations, though Mexico, Colombia and Spain are more populous.

Articles About Argentina

Russia's President Vladimir Putin (2nd L) talks to people as he visits a construction site of the stadium which is expected to host soccer matches of the 2018 World Cup in the city of Samara, July 21, 2014. Russia will host the 2018 World Cup in 12 s
Malaysia Airlines MH17: Russian International Condemnation Extends to 2018 World Cup

By IBTimes AU

The international global community led by the U.K. wants the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) to take away from Russia the opportunity to host the 2018 World Cup. Vladimir Putin's country is already facing a slew of econo... (11:11 am)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, RUSSIA, UKRAINE

Boxing Results 2014: Australian Daniel Geale Falls to Gennady Golovkin in Just 3 Rounds

By IBTimes AU

Boxing News 2014 - In what was Daniel Geale’s biggest fight of his career, the Australian came up way short when he fell to Gennady Golovkin of Kazakhstan in just three rounds at the Madison Square Garden in New York on Sunday. (Jul 27)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, NEW YORK

Louis Van Gaal
Manchester United Boss Pledges to 'Change System at Once'

By IBTimes AU

Louis van Gaal is still adjusting to his role as Manchester United's manager, following a two-year stint as Netherlands boss. (Jul 25)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, MANCHESTER UNITED

Australia Names 32-Man Squad for Rugby Championship Next Month

By IBTimes AU

Australia Rugby News - Wallaby coach Ewen McKenzie has named the 32 players that will play for the Wallabies in the 2014 Rugby Championship (TRC) set to start in August. (Jul 23)

MORE TOPICS: ISRAEL, AUSTRALIA, SOUTH AFRICA

Argentina's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their goal during their 2014 World Cup Group F soccer match agaonst Iran at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte
Thierry Henry: Cristiano Ronaldo No Match to Lionel Messi

By IBTimes AU

Legendary French footballer Thierry Henry fuelled the Messi-Ronaldo debate even further as he said that Lionel Messi was a better player than Cristiano Ronaldo. (Jul 21)

MORE TOPICS: PORTUGAL, LIONEL MESSI

Germany's Mesut Ozil celebrates scoring their second goal during extra time in their 2014 World Cup round of 16 game against Algeria at the Beira Rio stadium in Porto Alegre
German Muslim Footballer Özil Denies Donating Money to Gaza, Gives Money to Sick Children in Brazil

By IBTimes AU

Contrary to a rumour, Mesut Özil – a practising Muslim – is not going to donate money to Gaza. (Jul 18)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, FACEBOOK, ALGERIA

Paul Bulcke, Chief Executive Officer of Swiss food maker Nestle, the world's largest consumer goods firm, reacts during an interview with Reuters in Paris, June 18, 2014.
Man Eats Milkybar With A 'Penis' During World Cup Finals

By IBTimes AU

A man was surprised to see a "penis" was moulded into his Milkybar but he ate and swallowed it anyway. (Jul 17)

MORE TOPICS: NESTLE, GERMANY, LAWYER, LONDON

‘Saddest Bear on Earth’ Slowly Going Insane in Zoo

By IBTimes AU

After the death of his companion two years ago the last polar bear in Argentina is reportedly depressed and maybe slowly going insane. A petition by concerned campaigners requests that the bear be transferred to a Canadian Zoo, where the cold tempera... (Jul 16)

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Argentina fans wear masks of former Argentine soccer players Diego Maradona and Sebastian Veron (L) during their 2014 World Cup Group F soccer match against Nigeria at the Beira Rio stadium in Porto Alegre June 25, 2014.
Diego Maradona: Lionel Messi Does Not Deserve Golden Ball

By IBTimes AU

Just a day removed from bowing to Germany in the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Messi gains another staunch critic of his selection as the best player of the tournament or the recipient of the Golden Ball. This comes no less from fellow Argentine and football legend Diego Maradona. (Jul 15)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, LIONEL MESSI

The official mascot of the FIFA 2014 World Cup, Fuleco the Armadillo, is seen on a float of Leandro de Itaquera samba school during the first night of the Special Group of the annual Carnival parade in Sao Paulo's Sambadrome February 28, 2014. REUTER
2014 FIFA World Cup Awards

By IBTimes AU

The 2014 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup fever is over. (Jul 15)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, SILVER