River Plate fans celebrate victory in Buenos Aires after the second leg of the Copa Libertadores final against Boca Juniors. Photo: Marcelo Endelli/Getty Images

Pity Martínez, his legs like lead, took a deep breath. After 120 minutes of impossible tension, after a journey of 6,000 miles, after a game that had (...)

The second leg of the Copa Libertadores final will take place outside Argentina and not at River Plate’s Estadio Monumental. Photograph: Alejandro Pagni/AFP/Getty

The second leg of the Copa Libertadores final between Buenos Aires rivals Boca Juniors and River Plate will be played outside Argentina on either Dece(...)

Two River Plate supporters walk past riot police after the Copa Libertadores final  second leg against  Boca Juniors was postponed in Buenos Aires. Photograph: Alberto Raggio/Reuters

They are seductive, those images, those snapshots of a place where the colours shine brighter, the noise rings louder. It is all so vibrant, so alive(...)

 Conmebol president   Alejandro Dominguez speaks during a press conference in Buenos Aires. Photograph:   Agustin Marcarian/Getty Images

Fifa is exploring the possibility of staging the World Cup every two years, rather than every four, the president of South American soccer’s governin(...)

Alejandro Dominguez’s flick beats the  Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea for Olympiakos’ first goal. Photograph: Thanassis Stavrakis/AP

Olympiakos 2 Manchester United 0 (...)