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Flying museum to honor Maradona ahead of World Cup

BUENOS AIRES (AP) — A flying museum in honor of soccer great Diego Maradona is set to take to the skies. The “Tango D10S” plane was introduced Wednesday night before it flies around ...

Women play their first polo world championship in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES (AP) — Italian-Argentinian polo player Camila Rossi remembers the odd looks the boys gave her when she was in youth tournaments with them. American Erica Gandomcar doesn’t forget her fail...

Sergio Aguero offered role on Argentina staff at World Cup

BUENOS AIRES (AP) — Former striker Sergio Aguero has been offered a role on Argentina's staff at the World Cup in Qatar to serve as a link between the players and the coaches. Argen...

Climate change brings extreme, early impact to South America

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Scientists have long been warning that extreme weather would cause calamity in the future. But in South America — which in just the last month has had deadly landslides in Brazil...

CONMEBOL president says 'no chance' of biennial World Cups

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The president of South America's soccer confederation has reiterated that teams from the region would boycott FIFA's plans for a biennial World Cup and said there is “no...

Argentina celebrates Maradona one year after his death

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina marked the one-year anniversary of the death of soccer legend Diego Maradona on Thursday with ceremonies, tributes, graffiti murals and emotional messages on s...

Infantino wants suspended Brazil-Argentina match played out

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — FIFA President Gianni Infantino believes the suspended World Cup qualifier between Brazil and Argentina should be decided on the pitch. The Sept. 5 ma...

Di Maria recovers from finals drama with Copa America title

BUENOS AIRES (AP) — Ángel Di María once admitted that he sought out a psychologist to help him deal with the trauma of his performance in finals. He overcame that stigma on Saturday with the goal that...

Messi pays his debt to Argentina with Copa America title

BUENOS AIRES (AP) — Argentina finally made Lionel Messi cry with joy. After losing four times in finals, early exits in major tournaments and even a decision to retire from the natio...

Stellar Brazil vs Argentina final for emergency Copa America

BUENOS AIRES (AP) — The most improvised Copa América will have the final most of the fans dreamed of. Brazil and Argentina play for the South American title on Saturday at Rio de Jan...

3 teams vying for 2 spots in Copa America quarterfinals

BUENOS AIRES (AP) — Peru, Ecuador and Venezuela are in the fight for the last two spots in the Copa America quarterfinals. The prize is likely Lionel Messi's Argentina. The top four ...

Copa America to be played regardless of fan attendance

BUENOS AIRES (AP) — This year's Copa America tournament will be played “with or without fans,” CONMEBOL President Alejandro Dominguez said Wednesday. Dominguez had said late last yea...

Buenos Aires reopens as virus surge forces Sao Paulo to shut

SAO PAULO (AP) — Sao Paulo and Buenos Aires were a tale of two cities this week, with Brazil’s megalopolis partially shutting down and bracing for possibly the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic, while re...

Virus surge forces Sao Paulo to shut as Buenos Aires reopens

SAO PAULO (AP) — A swell of COVID-19 cases is halting samba steps in Brazil's biggest metropolis while Argentina's capital tiptoes its way back to the tango floor. The two biggest c...

Argentine health minister resigns amid vaccine scandal

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — President Alberto Fernández asked Argentina's health minister to resign after a well-known local journalist said he had been given a coronavirus vaccination preferential...