The French Davis Cup team's chances of winning the 2013 Davis Cup got a little grimmer after an ankle injury forced Richard Gasquet to sit out of Friday's tennis quarterfinal event.
The Lujan Zoo in Argentina provides visitors with the opportunity to pet, feed and even cuddle with wild animals.
Argentina sits atop the CONMEBOL table with 20 points and will take on a desperate Venezuelan side that is trying to separating itself from Uruguay and Chile; all three sides are tied with 12 points for the fourth and fifth World Cup berths.
Pope Francis' maintained diplomacy while meeting with his political nemesis Argentine President Cristina Fernandez on Monday.
Along with his name, Argentine Cardinal Jorge Maria Bergoglio will be giving up his humble apartment in Buenos Aires for St. Peter's Basilica and title of Pope Francis I. But is he the leader the church desperately needs.
Amateur photographer Christian Grosso was in the right place at the right time during his trip to southern Argentina. As the massive ice bridge connected to the glacier fell, Grosso was able to snap a photo as another visitor caught it all on video.
An ice bridge connected to a glacier in Argentina's Patagonia region collapsed and the footage was filmed by a tourist lucky enough to witness the rare show in person, Live Science reports.
Wednesday features a number of interesting friendly matchups including England vs. Brazil, Spain vs. Uruguay, and France vs. Germany. However the most unique confrontation of the day is the game between Sweden and Argentina. At the center of this matchup will be the highly anticipated battle between Lionel Messi and Zlatan Ibrahimovic. However, reports indicate that this clash of titans may not even occur.
The Davis Cup returned on Saturday for the World Group doubles matches, leading three teams to advance to the quarterfinals in April.
Queen Beatrix announced on Monday that she would abdicate the throne to her son Prince Willem-Alexander on April 30, 2013. The prince's wife, Princess Maxima, will in turn become the nation's first Argentine-born queen.
The Argentine president has again stirred up relations with Britain in a fresh demand for the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas).
Argentinian officials in Cordoba were forced to close down a private mountain after a mass suicide doomsday event was posted on Facebook.
Lionel Messi has now established himself as the greatest goal scorer in soccer history after shattering Gerd Müller's 40 year record of 85 goals in a calendar year.
Barcelona is the best team in Spain and continues to hold a solid eight point lead over rival Real Madrid. They will look to make sure that remains intact (or extends if Madrid loses or draws) when they take on Real Zaragoza on Saturday.
Argentine born Sergio Aguero was nominated among the top 23 a year ago for the Ballon D'Or and has once again proven that he is one of the top players in the world.