Coronavirus Outbreak: Argentine Football Association calls off league season, says no teams will be relegated
The AFA said in a statement that the decision affects all competitions it organizes, including the country's first division
The biggest country in South America has also been slowest in the region to impose restrictions on large gatherings at sporting events as the coronavirus continues to spread.
Colombia Police lieutenant Marlon Lengua's heroics during Chapecoense plane tragedy earned him the title of the "Green Angel".
Chapecoense's return to football after a devastating plane crash left just three of their players alive is one of the nominees for November’s Laureus Best Sporting Moment.
Brazilian club Chapecoense are hoping to take inspiration from playing in Japan as they continue to rebuild after all but three of their squad were killed in a plane crash en route to the Copa Sudamericana final in Colombia last November.
Chapecoense were captained by Alan Ruschel, one of only three players to survive the plane crash that killed 19 players and 24 club officials last year, on his return to action.
This is Chapecoense's sixth title in the Santa Catarina league, which is a dress rehearsal for the Brazilian championship that starts next weekend.
The three surviving players of the air crash two months ago that killed 19 members of Brazil's Chapecoense soccer club lifted the Copa Sudamericana trophy on Saturday in honor of their dead teammates.
Chapecoense plane crash: Pilots were aware of fuel shortage, were late in sounding alarm, confirm authorities
Preliminary investigations have confirmed that a plane that crashed in the Colombian mountains last month killing 71 people including most of a Brazilian football club was out of fuel, officials said Monday.
Year in Review 2016: Portugal, Leicester, Iceland among teams that stood out in football's year of underdogs
Inspired by Leicester City's incredible success, underdogs also shone on the international stage in as Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal triumphed in Euro 2016.
Atletico Nacional want to win the Club World Cup as a tribute to tragedy-struck Brazilian soccer club Chapecoense
Chapecoense goalkeeper Danilo, who was killed in the Colombian air crash last month, was posthumously named Brazil's Player of the Year after a vote by fans
Delhi Dynamos will be wearing the Chapecoense logo on their jerseys when they take to the field for the ISL semifinal against Kerala Blasters.
Barcelona invite Chapecoense for preseason friendly in bid to aid Brazilian club's rebuilding effort
Spanish giants Barcelona said they had pledged to aid the reconstruction of Brazilian side Chapecoense, decimated by an air crash in Colombia.
Now that it has been more than a week since the Chapecoense squad was nearly wiped out in a plane crash, one begins to wonder at the enormity of the task that lies ahead of the club.
Former Chelsea and Barcelona striker Eidur Gudjohnsen has offered to play for Brazilian team Chapecoense after the air crash in Colombia wiped out most of their team.
CONMEBOL agreed to award the Copa Sudamericana to Brazilian club Chapecoense, whose team was wiped out in a plane crash while heading to the final.
Chelsea's Brazilian players led emotional Premier League tributes on Saturday to the victims of the Chapecoense football club who died in Monday's Colombian air crash
Earlier in the week, Atletico Medellin, who would have been Chapecoense's rival in final led calls for the Copa to be awarded to their opponents. Chapecoense have never won the trophy before.
The bodies of 50 players, coaches and staff from a Brazilian football team wiped out in a plane crash in Colombia arrived home Saturday for a massive funeral.