US could topple my government, kill me: Argentina`s Kirchner

Argentina`s President Cristina Kirchner on Tuesday charged in an emotional address that domestic and US interests were pushing to topple her government, and could even kill her.

Argentine coach suggests that Tevez recall is on the cards

Argentina coach Gerardo Martino has suggested that controversial forward Carlos Tevez, not selected at all in three years under his predecessor Alejandro Sabella, could be in line for a recall.

6.2 magnitude quake shakes northern Argentina, Chile

A 6.2 magnitude quake shook northern Chile and Argentina Wednesday, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

Lionel Messi back but Carlos Tevez snubbed by Argentina
Lionel Messi back but Carlos Tevez snubbed by Argentina

Argentina captain Lionel Messi was called up Monday by new coach Gerardo Martino for friendlies against Brazil and Hong Kong but Juventus striker Carlos Tevez was snubbed again.

Argentine Prez receives Islamic State threats 'due to her friendship with Pope'

 ​ Argentine President Cristina Fernandez said during a trip to the Vatican on Saturday she had received threats by the Islamic State due to her friendship with compatriot Pope Francis and for recognizing both Israel and Palestine.

Drugs stopped me from fulfilling potential: Diego Maradona
Drugs stopped me from fulfilling potential: Diego Maradona

Argentine football great Diego Maradona has admitted his drug addiction stopped him from fulfilling his potential as a player.

Wrong boots cost Argentina World Cup, says Maradona
Wrong boots cost Argentina World Cup, says Maradona

Diego Maradona joked Thursday that Argentina lost the World Cup final to Germany because striker Gonzalo Higuain "had his boots on the wrong feet".

FIFA rankings continue to make dismal reading for Asia
FIFA rankings continue to make dismal reading for Asia

The FIFA rankings continued to make dismal reading for Asia with only two teams, Iran and Japan, in the top 50 of September`s list which was published on Thursday. Iran, Asia`s top-ranked team were a modest 44th, while Japan were four places below them. They were followed by Uzbekistan in 58th and South Korea a further five places adrift.

Dunga brings in fresh defensive blood in Brazil ranks for Asian swing
Dunga brings in fresh defensive blood in Brazil ranks for Asian swing

Brazil coach Dunga named fresh defensive blood Wednesday in the shape of CSKA Moscow defender Mario Fernandes and Inter Milan defender Dodo in naming his squad for an Asian tour comprising games aganst Argentina and Japan in Beijing and Singapore.

Crowds shrink as Wallabies lose fan support
Crowds shrink as Wallabies lose fan support

The Wallabies have lost just one game in 11 Tests and are unbeaten at home this season but fans are losing interest and staying away.

Wallabies keep Argentina win-less in Rugby Championship
Wallabies keep Argentina win-less in Rugby Championship

The Wallabies held on grimly to deny Argentina their first win in the Rugby Championship, edging home 32-25 on the Gold Coast on Saturday.

Argentine family given permission to name son Messi
Argentine family given permission to name son Messi

A couple have named their new-born son Messi after Argentina`s soccer captain, having been granted permission to circumvent a 45-year-old law banning the use of last names as first names.

Ashley-Cooper, Palu out of Wallabies` Test with Argentina
Ashley-Cooper, Palu out of Wallabies` Test with Argentina

Wallabies Adam Ashley-Cooper and Wycliff Palu will miss this week`s Rugby Championship Test against Argentina through injury, the Australian Rugby Union said Monday.

Basketball World Cup: Brazil at last beat Argentina, move into quarters
Basketball World Cup: Brazil at last beat Argentina, move into quarters

Brazil finally got over their Argentina complex on Sunday to reach the quarter-finals of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup, where they were joined by the European trio Serbia, Lithuania and Turkey. 

Injuries hit All Blacks ahead of Springbok clash
Injuries hit All Blacks ahead of Springbok clash

The All Blacks were counting the cost Sunday of their 28-9 Rugby Championship victory over Argentina as Sam Whitelock and Liam Messam were ruled out of next week`s crunch Test against South Africa. 

Germany wary of `motivated` Scots: Joachim Loew
Germany wary of `motivated` Scots: Joachim Loew

Following a 4-2 defeat against Argentina, Germany manager Joachim Loew expects Jerome Boateng`s return to help the world champions improve in their first European Champoinship qualifying match against Scotland on Sunday.

Basketball World Cup: Tiago Splitter warns Brazil of complacency against Argentina
Basketball World Cup: Tiago Splitter warns Brazil of complacency against Argentina

Brazil centre Tiago Splitter Saturday warned that the satisfaction of qualifying for the knockout phase of the FIBA World Cup should not lead to his side relaxing in their last 16 tie against Argentina.

Julian Savea takes All Blacks home against Argentina
Julian Savea takes All Blacks home against Argentina

The All Blacks defied wet, greasy conditions and repelled Argentina`s feared forward power for a bonus-point 28-9 win in their Rugby Championship Test at McLean Park on Saturday. 

Real Madrid pressured Di Maria not to play in World Cup final
Real Madrid pressured Di Maria not to play in World Cup final

British football`s record signing Angel di Maria says he tore up a letter sent on the morning of the World Cup final by his then club Real Madrid telling him not to play for Argentina against Germany.

Argentina eyes Test side in Super club competition
Argentina eyes Test side in Super club competition

Argentina rugby captain Agustin Creevy revealed Friday a plan for fielding a full-strength international side when they join the southern hemisphere`s prestigious Super Rugby club competition in 2016.