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Argentina Open: Dominic Thiem thumps Rafael Nadal

Dominic Thiem of Austria returns to Spain’s Rafael Nadal in their ATP Argentina Open semi-final in Buenos Aires on Saturday. (Photo: AP)

15 Feb 2016 6:33 AM

Argentina Open: Rafael Nadal storms into semi-final

Top seed and defending champion Rafael Nadal reached the Argentina Open semi-finals on Friday, braving sweltering temperatures of 33 degrees to clinch a 7-6 (7/3), 6-2 win over Italian journeyman Paol

14 Feb 2016 6:33 AM

Argentina Open: Rafael Nadal off the mark

Rafael Nadal of Spain returns to Argentina’s Juan Monaco in their Argentina Open first round match in Buenos Aires on Friday. Nadal won 6-4, 6-4. (Photo: AFP )

13 Feb 2016 12:22 AM

‘For f***’s sake,’ says Lionel Messi to his critics

The football star says he doesn’t need to sing the national anthem to feel it

14 Dec 2015 2:06 PM

Pro-market Macri wins Argentina presidency

Argentina, in a stinging repudiation of outgoing leftist President Cristina Kirchner, elected a pro-market government Presi-dent to take the helm of Latin America’s third-big-gest economy.

24 Nov 2015 12:44 AM


Argentina elects pro-business Mauricio Macri after 12 years of Kirchner rule

Macri has vowed to ease foreign trade and dollar restrictions

23 Nov 2015 1:16 PM

Argentina votes on big economic, political change

Argentines voted on Sunday in a presidential runoff that could end 12 years of leftist government and see the pro-business Opposi-tion seize command of Latin America’s third-biggest economy.

23 Nov 2015 3:34 AM

Nazi war criminal’s Argentine grandson allowed to drop surname

Italian authorities tried unsuccessfully to get Argentina or Germany to take his body

17 Nov 2015 11:06 AM

Lucas salvages a point in replay

Argentina’s Lucas Biglia (centre) and Neymar of Brazil vie for the ball in their World Cup qualifier in Buenos Aires on Friday. The match ended 1-1. (Photo: AFP)

15 Nov 2015 1:28 AM

Argentina wary of Neymar

Argentina coach Gerardo Martino on Wednesday warned his players to beware the “superlative” form of Neymar as they prepare to take on Brazil in a heavyweight World Cup qualifying showdown.

13 Nov 2015 6:38 AM


Magnitude 5.3 earthquake jolts Venezuela's west, 1 dead in rockfall

Quake's epicenter was about 27 km (17 miles) from the city of Merida

08 Nov 2015 8:19 AM

'Largest' marijuana seizure ever in Argentina: officials

Drugs are sent on to Chile or Brazil or Africa for eventual sale in Europe

31 Oct 2015 9:44 AM

Venezuela expels top US diplomat, 2 other envoys

President Nicolas Maduro announced on Monday the expulsion of the top U.S. diplomat in Venezuela and 2 other embassy employees for allegedly conspiring with “the extreme right” to sabotage the economy and power grid.

01 Oct 2013 1:35 PM

Venezuela ends rapprochement with US: official

Venezuela late Friday said it has “ended” its rapprochement with the US due to a statement by Samantha Power, nominated to become the US envoy to the United Nations.

20 Jul 2013 1:08 PM