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Messi goal gives Argentina 1-0 win over Brazil

11 November, 2019 8:36 am 8:36 am

RIYADH (Reuters) – Lionel Messi returned from international suspension to score the winner in Argentina’s 1-0 victory over Brazil in Saudi Arabia. The Barcelona striker, who missed four games after calling the South American Football Confederation “corrupt,” scored after 14 minutes to give Argentina a deserved victory in the so-called Superclasico. The result extended Brazil’s … Read More

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Argentina’s Peronists sweep back into power as Macri ousted

10 October, 2019 9:37 am 9:37 am

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentina’s Peronists swept back into power, ousting conservative president Mauricio Macri in an election result that shifts Latin America’s No. 3 economy firmly back toward the left after it was battered by economic crisis. Peronists Alberto Fernandez had 47.79% of the vote, ahead of Macri’s 40.71%, with more than 90% of … Read More


Argentina’s Lionel Messi banned from int’l football for 3 month...

08 August, 2019 4:20 am 4:20 am

WEB DESK – Argentina captain Lionel Messi has been banned from international football for three months after claiming the Copa America was “corrupt”. Barcelona forward Messi, 32, was sent off in Argentina’s 2-1 third-place play-off win over Chile and later said the “cup was fixed for Brazil”. He has also been fined $50,000 (£41,121) by … Read More

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Martinez cracker helps Colombia past Argentina

06 June, 2019 11:22 am 11:22 am

SALVADOR, Brazil (Reuters) – Roger Martinez scored an outstanding goal as Colombia beat Argentina 2-0 in an exciting finale to a Copa America Group B opener that burst into life after a sluggish start. Just as Colombia looked like being overwhelmed by a dangerous-looking Argentina side, substitute Martinez controlled a cross-field ball on the left … Read More

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Argentina coach hopeful Messi will return to national team

01 January, 2019 11:15 am 11:15 am

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni said he has a “good feeling” about Lionel Messi’s possible return to international soccer and will talk to the Barcelona forward about a possible return from his self-imposed exile. Messi took a sabbatical from the national side after another disappointing World Cup, with Argentina knocked out … Read More

Trump says next meeting with North Korea’s Kim likely in early 2019

12 December, 2018 9:50 am 9:50 am

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump said he thinks he will next meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in January or February and that three sites for the meeting are under consideration. Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One on his return from Argentina he thinks the meeting will be … Read More

Buenos Aires locked down for G20 summit, protest tightly controlled

12 December, 2018 8:45 am 8:45 am

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Thousands of demonstrators marched in Buenos Aires to protest the G20’s economic policies as the world’s leading industrialized nations opened their annual summit in the Argentine capital. But the protesters could not get anywhere near the leaders of the United States, Russia, China and other global powers gathered for a meeting … Read More

Goal in each half gives Argentina 2-0 win over Mexico

11 November, 2018 9:07 am 9:07 am

CORDOBA, Argentina (Reuters) – A first-half header from defender Ramiro Funes Mori and a second half own goal from substitute Isaac Brizuela gave Argentina a 2-0 win over Mexico in a friendly in Cordoba. The Villareal centre half opened the scoring a minute before half time when he got his head to a Paulo Dybala … Read More

Argentina considers potential late run for 2026 Winter Games

11 November, 2018 9:27 am 9:27 am

BERLIN (Reuters) – Argentina could be a late candidate to host the 2026 Winter Olympics, the country’s Olympic Committee said on Wednesday, as the three current bidders face major obstacles ahead of next year’s decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Calgary, Stockholm and an Italian bid by Milan and Cortina D’Ampezzo are the three … Read More

Rugby union footballer Montero recalled as Argentina prepare for All Blacks...

09 September, 2018 10:26 am 10:26 am

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentina have handed winger Manuel Montero a recall and drafted two uncapped players into their squad for Saturday’s Rugby Championship clash against the All Blacks in Buenos Aires. Montero is a veteran of 27 tests but has played just one match off the bench since 2016 and joins the squad to … Read More

Wallabies will respond to ‘hardest’ loss, says Genia

09 September, 2018 10:41 am 10:41 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Last week’s Rugby Championship loss to Argentina may have been the “hardest” of Will Genia’s 94-test career, but the scrumhalf said no one should doubt the pride the Wallabies had in the jersey or their ability to respond in the reverse fixture. A fifth defeat in seven tests and the first at … Read More

Brazil to face Saudi Arabia, Argentina in October

09 September, 2018 10:15 am 10:15 am

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil will go to Saudi Arabia to play the host nation and Argentina in October friendlies, the Brazilian football confederation (CBF) said on Thursday. The five-times World Cup winners will play the Saudis on Oct. 12 in Riyadh and then meet their South American neighbours north of Jeddah four days later. Tite’s … Read More

Asian shares fall under pressure from trade, emerging markets worries

09 September, 2018 8:41 am 8:41 am

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Asian shares fell in early trade on Tuesday, amid growing concerns over escalating international trade disputes and as emergency austerity measures in Argentina highlighted turbulence in emerging markets. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS was down 0.2 percent after European shares ended mostly flat, though a weak British pound … Read More

IMF studying Argentina request for early help as peso crashes

08 August, 2018 10:29 am 10:29 am

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund said it was studying a request from Argentina to speed up disbursement of a $50 billion (38.46 billion pounds)loan program after a collapse in investor confidence in President Mauricio Macri’s government sent the peso tumbling more than 7 percent on Wednesday. It was the biggest one-day decline … Read More

Rugby – Proudfoot relishing Argentina test for Bok forwards

08 August, 2018 6:46 pm 6:46 pm

DURBAN (Reuters) – Argentina’s muscular pack will present an excellent test of South Africa’s front-row form according to Springbok forwards coach Matt Proudfoot as the teams prepare to meet in their Rugby Championship opener at King’s Park on Saturday. The Boks have already stated ahead of the southern hemisphere championship that they will test multiple … Read More