Maradona's trip to Brazil ends in arrest after airport bust-up

ARGENTINE football legend Diego Maradona was detained at Rio de Janeiro's international airport yesterday, after arguing with airline staff and breaking objects in the VIP room.

Dream TV date as Maradona interviews his hero Castro

JOINING his friend Fidel Castro on Cuban television, Argentine football legend Diego Maradona said he had interviewed the communist leader for his own popular programme.

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Maradona anti-Bush he tells Castro

ARGENTINE football hero Diego Maradona promised Cuban President Fidel Castro he would be at the front of an anti-Bush march in Argentina next week.

Maradona's earnings seized by Italian court

Former footballer Diego Maradona's earnings from an Italian TV dance show were seized yesterday.

Diego dances past the taxman

DIEGO Maradona is being paid £2million to appear on the Italian version of Celebrity Come Dancing on RAI, the state TV - while he still has an unpaid tax bill of £20m from 1984 to 1991 when he played for Napoli.

Obese want Maradona staple diet

FOOTBALL icon Diego Maradona has sparked a craze amongst oversized Colombians to have weight-reduction surgery.

New-look Maradona takes centre stage as a TV host

A SLIMLINE Diego Maradona heading a ball with a still fit-looking Pele; it is every football fan's dream. But this meeting of the two legends took place in a television studio, where Maradona was making his debut as a talk-show host - and proving his rehabilitation.

Maradona 'loves president'

ARGENTINE soccer legend Diego Maradona has said he is "in love" with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, whom he admires for his left-wing political policies.

Keys honour for Maradona

DIEGO MARADONA was given the keys to a Colombian port city in his first public appearance since having his stomach stapled to reduce his weight.

Maradona out

DIEGO MARADONA has left the rehabilitation clinic near Buenos Aires where he was been since May and should travel to Cuba in the next few days to continue his recovery.

Maradona out of hospital

DIEGO Maradona, the former Argentine international footballer, has been discharged from hospital in Buenos Aires, where he was admitted on 18 April with heart problems. He reportedly left with his former wife, Claudia.

Maradona in hospital with heart problems

FOOTBALL legend Diego Maradona was in the intensive care unit of a Buenos Aires hospital today after being admitted with breathing difficulties.

Maradona holds a Greek torch

DIEGO Maradona has expressed his delight at an invitation from Olympic organisers to help promote the greatest show on earth.

Diego shirt sold

THE shirt worn by Diego Maradona when he scored his first international goal - against Scotland - has fetched nearly £10,000 at auction.

Maradona the musical offers frank portrayal of troubled star

THE premiere of a stage musical chronicling the turbulent rise and fall of Argentine footballer Diego Maradona was performed on Saturday night.

Maradona the musical

THE Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona is to be honoured with a musical of his life that is aiming for Broadway.

Cheats' poll topped by Maxwell, Maradona and Millionaire major

MEDIA mogul Robert Maxwell has topped a poll to find the biggest cheat of all time.

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Maradona: We can still win it

ARGENTINIAN legend Diego Maradona believes his country can still go on to World Cup glory, despite their 1-0 defeat to arch-rivals England.

Maradonna in England taunt

DIEGO MARADONA has taunted England ahead of tomorrow’s Group F showdown with Argentina, claiming they are "quaking in their boots".

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