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Match report pays special tribute to Argentine goalkeeper Miguel Ángel Rugilo, whose numerous saves had Argentina on the verge of becoming the first foreign team to win on English soil before two late English goals secured their 2-1 victory over La…
The match between Argentina and England received significant press in the Buenos Aires Herald - a paper founded by Anglo-Argentines for the English-speaking community of Argentina. This would be the first encounter between both teams, and the…
Some brief notes abou the closing of the 1951 Pan-American Games.
A fairly balanced account of the opening games of the inaugural Pan-American Games. The president and first lady are mentioned, but so too are other notable figures in sports and politics.
The article shows some of the pomp and circumstance with the opening of the 1951 Pan American Games. An interesting side note: FA matches receive much higher billing, and more text, than the Pan American Games.
A team of negotiators leaves London for Buenos Aires to help deal with the trade standoff. The author makes note that Perón holds a favorable view of some members of the delegation.
The article previews the highly-publicized match between Argentina and England, with a useful primer for readers that details the footballing history between both nations - especially the performance of English club teams in their visits to Argentina…
After a brief synopsis of the match, journalists make note of the environment at Wembley Stadium and the diverse reactions in the British press towards the performance of Argentina's national team.
Extensive coverage of the match between Argentina and England at Wembley Stadium, a defeat for the South Americans by a score of 2-1.
Keeping fútbol fanatics up to date, Argentine newspapers reported every step of the national team's tour of Great Britain, including its stay in London and practice facilities at Arsenal Stadium.
As customary for its time, newspapers doubled as promoters of social events and premieres, this time with the 1951 film "El Hincha" directed by Manuel Romero and starring the famus tango composer Enrique Discépolo.
Mexico earned the hosting rights to the 1955 Pan-American Games, which would include women's basketball, volleyball, and other sports. Photographs show the Argentine and U.S. men's basketball teams, which repayed the final from a the previous year…
The closing ceremonies were a bit more formal and solemn, with Juan and Eva Perón honoring the participating nations and athletes at the River Plate stadium.
The Peronist state embraced an ultra-nationalist, anti-imperial stance when it came to British interests in Argentina. At stake was the future of beef trade and what it meant for bilateral relations.
President Perón inaugurates the cycling track in Palermo named after him, and built for the Pan American Games, with over 10,000 spectators in attendance. In his speech, Perón emphasizes that the new venue would be open to all Argentines regardless…
Coverage of the opening ceremonies highlights the presence of the President and First Lady and celebrates the brotherhood of American states.
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