The European immigrants who arrived in Buenos Aires at the end of the 19th century also brought with them their love of sports, founding their own clubs, from polo to rowing, football, tennis and rugby.


River Plate, Boca Juniors, San Lorenzo, Vélez Sarsfield, Argentinos Juniors and Huracán. Argentina’s local football tournaments are extremely popular and stir great passion in the hearts of team supporters, with league matches being played from Friday to Monday.

Car racing.

Autódromo Municipal Oscar Alfredo Gálvez (Av. Pte. Julio Argentino Roca, Lugano).


Hipódromo Argentino de Palermo (Av. Del Libertador 4101).


Golf Club Lagos de Palermo (Av. Ernesto Tornquist y Av. Olleros, Palermo), Club Ciudad de Buenos Aires (Av. Del Libertador 7501, Núñez) y Golf Club José Jurado (Av. Coronel Roca 5025, Lugano).


The Argentine Open Polo Tournament is held in November at the Campo Argentino de Polo (Av. Del Libertador y Dorrego, Palermo).


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The Argentina Open Tournament is played in February at the Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club, on Av. Olleros 1510, Palermo.