Argentine president hospitalized for sprained ankle: Report

Argentine President Cristina Kirchner was hospitalized Friday after spraining her ankle, local media reported, the latest in a series of physical ailments that have caused her to cancel public events.

Club World Cup still a hit outside Europe
Club World Cup still a hit outside Europe

Greeted with overwhelming indifference in Europe, the Club World Cup is still seen as the pinnacle of club football elsewhere as thousands of San Lorenzo fans demonstrated this week. An estimated 9,000 fans made the tortuous and costly trip from Buenos Aires to Marrakech to witness what they believed was the most important week in their club`s history.

River Plate win Copa Sudamericana
River Plate win Copa Sudamericana

River Plate won their first continental title in 17 years on Wednesday when they beat Colombian side Nacional Medellin 2-0 in the second leg of the final of the Copa Sudamericana.

Argentina football league witnessed ghostly apparition, captured on camera
Argentina football league witnessed ghostly apparition, captured on camera

Trickery or not, a ghostly apparition presented itself during a recent Argentine Primera Division clash between table toppers Racing Club and River Plate at the Estadio Presidente Peron in Buenos Aires.

Argentina says Fernandez in hospital for treatment of fever

Argentina`s President Cristina Fernandez checked into a Buenos Aires hospital for treatment of "an infectious fever," according to a statement issued by the government.

Argentina seeks extradition from Spain of Franco-era ministers

Buenos Aires:  An Argentine judge has issued arrest and extradition warrants for two ex-ministers of Francisco Franco's regime and 18 others, invoking "universal jurisdiction" for serious rights abuses.

''Lepers'' enter ''Knaves'' lair in Rosario derby in Argentina
''Lepers'' enter ''Knaves'' lair in Rosario derby in Argentina

Some of world soccer`s biggest names, including Lionel Messi, Angel Di Maria, Gabriel Batistuta, Marcelo Bielsa, Cesar Luis Menotti, hail from Rosario or its surrounding area.

Supermarket explosion kills 1 in Argentina

Emergency services say an explosion at a supermarket has killed at least one person and injured five others in Argentina.

Carlos Tevez`s father kidnapped, released after ransom paid

The father of Juventus striker Carlos Tevez was kidnapped in Buenos Aires on Tuesday before being released following the payment of a ransom, according to local media.

Football star Carlos Tevez`s father kidnapped in Argentina

The father of Argentine football star Carlos Tevez was kidnapped Tuesday in the outskirts of Buenos Aires, local media reports said.

Xi seeks energy deals in Venezuela

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived Sunday in Venezuela, the third leg of a Latin American tour aimed at bolstering trade with the region and sealing energy deals.

China`s Xi hails `new horizons` in ties with Argentina

Relations between Argentina and China are poised to reach unprecedented "new horizons," Chinese President Xi Jinping told lawmakers in Buenos Aires during a summit visit Saturday.

China`s Xi hails `new horizons` in ties with Argentina

Relations between Argentina and China are poised to reach unprecedented "new horizons," visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday said, addressing lawmakers in Buenos Aires during his summit visit here.

Boca Juniors ink deal with Beijing

Boca Juniors Wednesday signed an agreement with the Chinese government to train budding Chinese football players in Argentina.

World Cup hands Argentina chance to forget economic woes

Argentina`s economy is shrinking and its government is in a race against time to cut a deal staving off another painful debt default, but Argentines are finding some rare joy in their soccer team`s ticket to the World Cup final.

Argentine movie halls screen national team`s matches

Over 100,000 people across Argentina have watched their national team compete in the 2014 World Cup at movie halls, which broadcast the games.

Dutch, Argentine duel stokes memories of 1978 final

Argentina and the Netherlands prepare to meet again on South American soil in Wednesday`s second World Cup semi-final, 36 years on from their encounter in the final of the controversial 1978 tournament in Buenos Aires.

Floods force thousands to evacuate in Argentina

Flooding from days of torrential rains has forced the evacuation of some 3,000 families in Argentina.

Hundreds of Argentine kids separated from parents after sex abuse

The sexual abuse of nearly 300 girls and boys in just one year in a single Argentine province led authorities to separate them from their parents, authorities said.

Argentina vice president summoned to court in graft probe

A federal judge in Argentina on Friday ordered Vice President Amado Boudou to appear in court to answer corruption charges, judicial sources said.