Boca beats Lanus in landmark Argentine women's soccer match

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's Boca Juniors women's soccer team hammered Lanus 5-0 in La Bombonera Saturday in a landmark game that was the first time an official women's tournament match ...

Wave of sexual abuse allegations shakes Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — For months, Claudia Guebel could only tell family and friends about a traumatizing encounter with a colleague in Argentina's Senate. At the beginning o...

Boca Juniors not renewing contract of coach Barros Schelotto

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Boca Juniors will not renew its contract with coach Guillermo Barros Schelotto after losing to fierce rival River Plate in the Copa Libertadores final. ...

Argentine fans celebrate River Plate's title at home

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The game was played in Madrid but the celebrating and suffering stayed in Argentina. River Plate won the Copa Libertadores tournament, beating bitter rival Boca Juniors ...

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Copa Libertadores final: A sign of Argentina's decadence

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's proud soccer tradition has been sullied by its fervent, fanatical fans. The land of Lionel Messi and Diego Maradona has won the World Cup t...

G-20 enters final day with work to do on bridging divisions

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The Group of 20 summit enters its crucial second and final day Saturday with hours left for diplomats to bridge divisions on major issues including world trade, climate ...

Suspended Copa Libertadores final pending judicial hearing

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The most anticipated Copa Libertadores final in years might not be decided on the pitch. The disciplinary committee of South American soccer body CONME...

Boca-River Libertadores final postponed again after attack

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The Copa Libertadores final between fierce Argentine rivals Boca Juniors and River Plate was postponed again Sunday in a major embarrassment for South American football,...

Copa Libertadores final the only news in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — One day everyone in Argentina will say they were there. That is the case for Diego Maradona's professional debut, and the 1978 World Cup final in Argen...

'The Game of the Century': Boca Juniors vs. River Plate

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — They're calling it "The Game of the Century" and "The Final of all Soccer Finals." They're not wrong. Think Celtics vs. Lakers, Barcelona vs. Real Madr...

Argentine women fight against inequality in soccer

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — In a country where the soccer conversation is overwhelmingly dominated by talk of Lionel Messi and Diego Maradona, female players in Argentina struggle to be heard. ...

Ex-Argentine President Menem found not guilty in arms case

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's highest criminal court acquitted former President Carlos Menem on Thursday of smuggling arms shipments to Ecuador and Croatia in the 1990s when both countrie...

Girl soccer player challenges gender rules in Argentina

CHABAS, Argentina (AP) — At age 7, Candelaria Cabrera goes after the soccer ball with determination. She drives toward her rivals without caring much about getting hurt and deftly manages the bumps on...

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