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April 23, 2015 11:55 AM In the Copa Libertadores, San Lorenzo go out, Brazil, Colombia teams cruise

With the group stage of the Copa Libertadores now complete, it's time to take a look at the five biggest talking points from South America's biggest club competition. San Lorenzo's reign as champions came to a melancholy end with the team beaten 1-0 at home by Danubio of Uruguay, who had lost all their previous matches. The fans in Buenos Aires never 20

April 20, 2015 2:56 AM It's Boca, River tied for first; meet next in Superclasico

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Boca Juniors and River Plate both won Sunday to share the lead in Argentina's first division, setting up next weekend's match between the two bitter Buenos Aires rivals. The match — known as the Superclasico — is next Sunday at Boca's La Bombonera stadium. Boca defeated Lanus 3-1 and River Plate won 4-1 against Banfield 13

April 18, 2015 10:41 AM Carlos Tevez agent quashes Boca link: He'll respect contract with Juventus

Juventus striker Carlos Tevez will not be joining Boca Juniors this summer, according to his representative Adrian Ruocco. Tevez, 31, has a contract in Turin until 2016 and has been linked with a move back to Argentina despite scoring 17 goals in 25 league games for the club this season. However, with Juve chasing a treble from a fourth consecutive Scudetto 11

April 17, 2015 10:39 PM Clubs from Venezuela, Peru limp out of Libertadores in very different ways

The big boys from Argentina -- Boca Juniors, River Plate and Racing -- have all qualified for the knockout stages of the Copa Libertadores, along with Corinthians of Brazil, who should be joined by plenty of compatriots in the next few days. Mexico, Paraguay and Uruguay also have guaranteed representation in the last 16. Colombia should, too, as both teams 15

April 16, 2015 3:46 PM A Leading Candidate in Argentina Would Overhaul Economy

The man who could be Argentina's next president wants to put an end to tight government currency controls, make peace with the nation's creditors and improve severely frayed ties to the United States. In short, Mauricio Macri is promising to undo much of what President Cristina Fernandez and her late husband Nestor Kirchner created over the past 13 years 20

April 13, 2015 12:45 AM Boca Juniors stay on top despite 0-0 draw at La Bombonera

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Boca Juniors managed only a 0-0 draw against lowly Nueva Chicago on Sunday, earning the lone point needed to keep the famous Buenos Aires club in a share of first place in Argentina's first division. Nueva Chicago, near the bottom in the 30-team league, relied on goalkeeper Alejandro Sanchez who came up with at least half-dozen 12

April 10, 2015 2:09 AM Zlatan Ibrahimovic heading to Roma; Javier Hernandez to refuse MLS offer

As the summer window draws ever closer, the transfer rumours and gossip continue to spread... "Fed up" with life in Ligue 1, Zlatan Ibrahimovic could be taking his considerable talents back to Italy. Citing Italian outlet Corriere dello Sport, the Daily Mail reports the swashbuckling Swede has turned his attention back to Serie A, with Roma rumoured 39

April 6, 2015 3:19 AM Boca Juniors moves into 1st with win over Huracan

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Cesar Meli scored twice to lead Boca Juniors to a 2-0 victory over Huracan on Sunday that lifted the team to the top of Argentina's first division. Defending champion River Plate beat San Lorenzo 1-0 and climbed to third position after eight rounds of matches. San Lorenzo dropped into second place. Meli struck from inside 15

April 1, 2015 12:00 PM Andres Oppenheimer: Argentina’s elections give reasons for hope

The race for Argentina’s October presidential elections has started with a big surprise: pro-business Buenos Aires Mayor Mauricio Macri is ahead in several polls, and has a chance of ending 12 years of leftist-populist Kirchner family-led Peronist governments. Before we get into whether he will be able to win, let’s review what Macri told me in a wide-ranging 31

March 31, 2015 11:46 PM Antonio Conte says national team doors open for Mario Balotelli

After less-than-impressive showings from both England and Italy in their 1-1 draw, Antonio Conte said the doors were open to players like Mario Balotelli and Sebastian Giovinco to return to the national team if they are able to perform for their club teams. Balotelli, Giovinco and Daniel Osvaldo were all left out of the Italian squad for their friendly 24