Covid-19 has infected more than 266M people and killed over 5.2M worldwide. Here are some of the latest coronavirus-related developments:
Lionel Messi wins men's Ballon d'Or for a record-extending seventh time, and Alexia Putellas becomes third winner of women's award for an outstanding season with Barcelona and Spain.
Diego Maradona, who is regarded by some as the best player of all time, died of a heart attack last November at the age of 60, weeks after undergoing brain surgery for a blood clot.
The recent regional elections were billed as a test for the beginning of the end of a years-long political stalemate.
An Argentinian patient nicknamed after the town she is from, Esperanza, received an HIV diagnosis eight years ago – but has been tested free of the virus multiple times since then.
Argentina's President Alberto Fernandez has called for dialogue with the opposition after projections from midterm parliamentary elections showed his governing coalition lost control of the Senate.
Former Argentine President Mauricio Macri appeared before a judge on a probe investigating alleged orders to spy on relatives of 44 sailors who died in the sinking of a navy submarine.
Brazilian health officials rushed onto the pitch shortly after kick-off at Sao Paulo's Neo Quimica Arena to halt the match, saying four Argentinian players had broken Covid-19 quarantine protocol.
Argentina's winning goal came in the 22nd minute after Rodrigo de Paul made a long pass to Angel di Maria.
The 34-year-old football superstar hasn't announced yet if he will continue to play for Barcelona.
Uruguay and Paraguay will now clash in a match that could decide which team faces defending champions and favorites Brazil in the quarterfinals. Chile could also take that spot.
The South American Football Confederation says the start and finish dates of next month's tournament are confirmed and the host cities and the matches would be revealed soon.
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