Copa America
Sports  /  Published 05.09.21

Superpowers renew rivalry

When Brazil host Argentina in Sunday’s World Cup qualifier, it may not be fair to call it a rematch of the Copa America final from less than two months ago. Brazil are missing nine England-base...
By Agencies in Sao Paulo

Sports  /  Published 27.08.21

Pep eyes national job after 2023 exit

Pep Guardiola has said for the first time that he plans to leave Manchester City when his contract expires in 2023 and that his next job will be as the head coach of a national team. In an interview ...
By Agencies

Books  /  Published 07.08.21

A freewheeling chat with Luciano Wernicke

The Telegraph provides a teaser of the kind of stories you can expect in Wernicke’s riveting book: Leonidas of Rhodes was arguably the greatest Olympian of antiquity, winning 12 competitio...
By Priyam Marik

Opinion  /  Published 14.07.21

Letters to the editor: Mansukh Mandaviya trolled for bad English, Euro 2020 and Copa America

Language of disdain Sir — Soon after being appointed as the Union health minister, Mansukh Mandaviya was trolled online for some of his old tweets in incorrect English. Mandaviya, of course, is...
By The Telegraph

Sports  /  Published 13.07.21

Lionel Messi ends trophy drought

The Telegraph revisits the ghosts Messi and Co. had to exorcise en route to Argentina’s first major title since 1993: An Utter Humiliation July 15, 2007: The Venezuelan city of Maracaibo playe...
By Priyam Marik


Sports  /  Published 12.07.21

Kolkata celebrates Argentina's Copa triumph

India celebrated in Kolkata as Argentina won in Brazil.  Some 15,000 km from where Lionel Messi held aloft the Copa America trophy, Kolkatans lapped up his jinx-breaking triumph with Argentina, ...

Sports  /  Published 12.07.21

Copa: Lionel Messi's tears of Triumph

Two minutes later he was in again, onside this time, but his shot was stopped at close range by Argentina’s goalkeeper, Emiliano Martínez. The chances kept coming, on both sides — ...
By The New York Times, Agencies

Sports  /  Published 12.07.21

Copa America: Angel touch heals wounds

Thirteen years ago, at the Bird’s Nest in Beijing, a then 20-year-old Angel Di Maria was the hero as it was his goal fed by a through ball from Lionel Messi that helped Argentina beat Nigeria 1-...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 12.07.21

Thank No.10 for all he’s done

Of those highly talented players who promised much but did not live up to the expectations of the ever-demanding Argentine fans, only four survived the test of time and were at the Maracana for the 20...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 12.07.21

Brazil coach Tite has to rethink for Qatar

Brazil trusted their defence even more than Neymar to keep their Copa America title. It was a move that failed. Argentina’s 1-0 victory on Saturday proved that the Selecao’s defensive pro...
By Agencies in Rio de Janeiro


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