Page-9 of Argentina Current Affairs, GK & News

Tokyo bags 2020 Olympic hosting right

The 2020 Olympic Games will be hosted by Tokyo as it has won the right to host the games, beating Istanbul in the second round of voting in Buenos Aires, Argentina. This makes Tokyo to be the first Asian city to host the Olympics twice, having also hosted the 1964 Games. Note: Olympics 2016 will ..

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Falkland islanders choose to stay with Britain

In a referendum in which people of Falkland Islands were asked whether they wished to retain their current political status as an Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom, 99.8% of voters have chosen to stay as British Overseas Territory. What is the issue? Falkland Islands: it is an archipelago located in the South Atlantic Ocean ..

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Lionel Messi creates record by winning 4th FIFA Ballon d'Or

Lionel Messi added yet another feather in his cap as he won an unprecedented fourth, consecutive, Ballon d’Or at a FIFA gala in Zurich. The awards makes Messi’s status as the greatest player of his generation after he left behing Real Madrid rival Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona teammate Andres Iniesta for the prize. Messi received ..

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Argentina asks UK to relinquish Falkland Islands, UK rebuffs

Argentina has restated its claim over Falkland Islands and has called on  Britain to renounce its control over the islands. It accused UK of taking part in an act of "blatant colonialism" in claiming the archipelago. What is the issue?

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Lionel Messi creates record for most goals in a year

Argentinean footballer Lionel Messi, popularly known as "The Flea", broke German great Gerd Mueller’s 40-year-old record for most goals in a year by scoring for the 86thgoal in 2012.

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