The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
Former Argentine footballer Diego Maradona met with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, who thanked the icon for his "unconditional support".
Lionel Messi scored a late penalty as Argentina drew 2-2 with Uruguay in a friendly held in Israel Monday, with the Jewish state considering the match a victory.
Lionel Messi struck on his return to international duty Friday following a three-month ban as Argentina defeated fierce rivals Brazil 1-0 in a friendly in Riyadh.
Brazil will take on Argentina in a friendly in Saudi Arabia for the second time in a year next month, the Brazilian Football Confederation has announced.
An experimental Germany team leaked two second-half goals as a weakened Argentina side, minus superstar Lionel Messi, earned a draw in Dortmund.
Argentina brought the curtain down on a disappointing 2019 Rugby World Cup with a commanding win over the USA in Kumagaya on Wednesday.
Argentina lock Tomas Lavanini has been slapped with a four-match ban for a high tackle on England captain Owen Farrell.
England put in a frustrating performance in subduing a 14-man Argentina side in their Pool C Rugby World Cup clash in Tokyo.
England can become the first team to secure a Rugby World Cup quarter-final spot if they beat an Argentina.
England's players have hit back at accusations by Argentina that they play "boring" rugby before their Rugby World Cup clash.
Argentina winger Ramiro Moyano has joined French side Toulon until the end of the season, the Top 14 club announced on Wednesday.
Lionel Messi and his Argentina teammates arrived in Israel Sunday ahead of a friendly match against Uruguay.
Barcelona's Lionel Messi was called up by Argentina for friendly games against Brazil and Uruguay next month.
Argentina thumped Ecuador in a friendly in Spain, making light of the continued absence of Lionel Messi and a number of other top stars.
Lionel Scaloni praised his battling Argentina side, missing Lionel Messi, as they scored second-half goals to earn a draw in a friendly against Germany.
Germany are set to hand out several debuts with Joachim Loew missing a host of first-choice names for Wednesday's friendly against an Argentina.
Argentina scrumhalf Tomas Cubelli has been ruled out of the remainder of the Rugby World Cup with a calf injury.
England are "absolutely flying" on the eve of their crunch Pool C Rugby World Cup match against Argentina, coach Eddie Jones said.
Argentina coach Mario Ledesma has made just one change to his side that beat Tonga for the do-or-die match against England on Saturday.
Argentina hooker Agustin Creevy warned the Rugby World Cup clash with England will be like a "war".
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