Argentina’s Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring a goal against Bolivia during their Copa America match on Monday. Associated Press
After four losses in finals, early exits in major tournaments and even a decision to retire from the national team as the superstar celebrated a much-awaited title in the Maracana Stadium.
Goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez was the hero as Messi’s Argentina defeated Colombia on penalties on Tuesday to set up a dream Copa America final against Neymar’s Brazil. Argentina stopper Martinez saved three penalties in the shoot-out
An own goal in the first half and a late second from Edinson Cavani gave Uruguay a 2-0 win over Bolivia on Thursday and guaranteed their place in the last eight of the Copa America. Uruguay have won this tournament more than any other country but they have laboured
Over the weekend, several clerics and a group of elders in the Charbagh tehsil had prevented the girls from playing cricket. They had called women’s participation in sports “immoral.”
The UAE show jumping team clinched the bronze medal at the 19th Asian Games, the nation’s first Asian Games team medal since 2010, solidifying its position as a dominant force in the sport.
A unique 2030 World Cup is set to be played in Europe and Africa with the surprising addition of South America in a deal to allow the men’s soccer tournament to start with a 100th birthday party in Uruguay.