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Argentina’s Pérez Maurice loses Olympic fencing bout but gains fiancé

Athlete’s coach and boyfriend proposes after loss‘We are very happy. We are very good partners’Argentina’s Maria Belen Pérez Maurice suffered defeat in the women’s saber on Monday in Tokyo, although it appears she won’t be changing coaches anytime soon…

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Australia stun 10-man Argentina at Olympics with goals from Wales and Tilio

Australia have seized top spot in Group C with a 2-0 victory over Argentina, who had Francisco Ortega sent off before half-timeA first-half goal from Lachlan Wales and a second in the 80th minute from the substitute Marco Tilio stunned 10-man Argentina…

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Buenos Aires erupts as Argentina beat Brazil in Copa América final – video

Thousands took to the streets in Buenos Aires on Saturday night after Argentina beat its historic rival Brazil in the Copa América final. Argentina’s winning goal at the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro came in the 22nd minute after Rodrigo de Paul m…

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Argentina stun Brazil in Copa América final to end 28-year trophy drought

Argentina win 1-0 behind Di Maria’s 22nd-minute beautyLionel Messi wins first major trophy in fifth final appearanceArgentina 1-0 Brazil: Copa América final – live!Two long droughts ended on Saturday at the Copa América final: Argentina won their first…

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Argentina v Brazil: Copa América final – live!

South American powers face off at the Maracanã StadiumMessi happy to swap golden boots for trophy for ArgentinaBrazil v Argentina could redeem a turbulent Copa AméricaTweet Bryan at @BryanAGraham or email him 12.31am BST Tonight marks the 108th all-tim…

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Lionel Messi happy to swap his golden boots for trophy for Argentina

A big win in his national strip has eluded him and Brazil at the Maracanã in Copa América final will be pressure like no otherWhat does it mean to be Argentinian? Several World Cups ago the author and publisher Hernán Casciari wrote about trying to co…

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Carlos Reutemann obituary

Formula One driver who left the sport after failing to win the world championship in 1981 and entered Argentinian politicsIn the years when Carlos Reutemann competed in Formula One, between 1972 and 1982, the pen portrait of the Argentinian driver prin…

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Brazil v Argentina is a final that could redeem a disappointing Copa América

The tournament has been let down by its odd format and lack of fans, but the final at the Maracanã could be one for the agesBy Tom Sanderson for Yellow and Green FootballThe Copa América has been beset by organisational problems and played in empty sta…

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Argentina face Colombia in Copa América semis after Messi magic

Argentina 3-0 Ecuador Uruguay 0-0 Colombia (Colombia win 4-2 on penalties)Lionel Messi scored a free kick and served up two assists as Argentina beat Ecuador 3-0 on Saturday to set themselves up for a Copa América semi-final against Colombia.Messi mis…

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Lionel Messi scores twice as Argentina overrun Bolivia at Copa América

Captain sets new all-time appearance record for ArgentinaConvincing win sets up quarter-final against EcuadorLionel Messi passed Javier Mascherano as Argentina’s most capped international on Monday and scored twice as they beat Bolivia 4-1 to set up a …

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Lionel Messi remains Argentina’s best hope of glory even in his twilight | Jonathan Liew

The Barcelona maestro has been in top form in the Copa América, but his country’s pool of young talent is drying upThe ball comes to Lionel Messi in midfield. He returns it with a disdainful flick of the foot that says: I can’t do anything with this. I…

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Diego Maradona honoured in holographic display at Argentina’s Copa América game – video

The late Diego Maradona was honoured before Argentina’s opening game against Chile in the Copa América. A 3D animation showed Maradona doing keepie-uppies and donning the kits of the teams he made his name with, such as Napoli, Barcelona and Boca Junio…

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Copa América: Lionel Messi free-kick cancelled out as Chile hold Argentina

Lionel Messi scored one of his trademark free kicks in the first half but Eduardo Vargas equalised for Chile as their Copa América Group A opener in Rio de Janeiro ended in a 1-1 draw.With 33 minutes played at Estádio Nilton Santos, Messi stepped up to…

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Argentina’s Rodrigo de Paul: ‘Messi surprised me. He enjoys a song, cards’

The Udinese midfielder discusses Brazil rather than Argentina hosting the Copa América, his future and being a ‘spare tyre’Rodrigo de Paul had imagined it, but not like this. “We had gone years without playing a Copa América in our country and we had t…

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Copa América in doubt with 13 days to kick-off after Argentina removed as host

Conmebol says it is ‘analysing offers from other countries’Argentina is experiencing a surge in Covid-19 casesThe South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) has said Argentina will no longer host the Copa América, throwing the troubled tournament…

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Copa América in doubt with 13 days to kick-off after Argentina removed as host

Conmebol says it is ‘analysing offers from other countries’Argentina is experiencing a surge in Covid-19 casesThe South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) has said Argentina will no longer host the Copa América, throwing the troubled tournament…

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As Covid brings Argentina to its knees, the choice is clear: cancel Copa América now

My country has been ravaged by Covid, but will still play host to an international tournament in two weeks’ time. Conmebol and Argentina president Alberto Fernández should be ashamedConmebol found a simple solution for its recent problems with the upco…

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Lionel Messi helps obtain 50,000 Covid vaccines for South American players

Messi sent three autographed tops to SinovacControversial plan to inoculate players before Copa AméricaLionel Messi has helped to obtain 50,000 Covid vaccines from China for an ambitious but controversial plan to inoculate all of South America’s footba…

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Pablo Aimar: ‘We didn’t want to be Batman. We wanted to be Maradona’

Pablo Aimar discusses his heroes, his coaches, his time at Valencia and his current job as the Argentina Under-17s bossBy The Coaches’ Voice for the Guardian Sport NetworkYou learn football by playing. There are good, intelligent coaches, with a lot of…

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‘Justice for Diego’: protestors allege negligence in Maradona’s care – video

Diego Maradona fans protested in Buenos Aires to demand what they say is ‘justice for Diego’.The football icon’s death in November has sparked investigations in Argentina into how he died and whether there had been any negligence in his care….