Argentina seeks to stem currency slide

Argentina seeks to stem currency slide

Image copyright EPA Image caption Many Argentineans are opposed to the country going cap-in-hand to the IMF Argentina is expected to announce a raft of spending cuts on Monday, in an attempt to contain the country’s acute currency crisis. The peso has lost roughly half its value this year, despite the central bank’s effort to…

Argentina escapes the group stage with dramatic goal in closing minutes against Nigeria

Argentina escapes the group stage with dramatic goal in closing minutes against Nigeria

After a rough start to the 2018 World Cup, Argentina gutted out a victory over Nigeria in dramatic fashion, scoring in the closing minutes to escape to the knockout round. Richard Heathcote/Getty Images Argentina found a way to survive the group stage of the 2018 World Cup on Tuesday, defeating Nigeria 2-1 to finish second…

World Cup 2018: Argentina through after Marcos Rojo’s late volley downs Nigeria 2-1

World Cup 2018: Argentina through after Marcos Rojo’s late volley downs Nigeria 2-1

Highlights: Nigeria 1-2 ArgentinaMarcos Rojo scored a fine late volley to send Argentina through to the last 16 of the 2018 World Cup with a dramatic victory over Nigeria in St Petersburg. A lacklustre Argentina were on the verge of an embarrassing exit, before Manchester United defender Rojo surged into the area to place Gabriel…

Argentina 15-44 Scotland: George Horne grabs brace as Scots end tour on high

Argentina 15-44 Scotland: George Horne grabs brace as Scots end tour on high

Blair Kinghorn scored his third try in five Tests for Scotland Summer tour: Argentina v Scotland Argentina (3) 15 Tries: Lezana, Gonzalez Iglesias Con: Sanchez Pen: Sanchez Scotland (36) 44 Tries: G Horne 2, Kinghorn, McInally, Bradbury, Fife Cons: P Horne 4 Pens: P Horne 2 Scotland wrapped up their summer tour with a record…

Argentina 12-30 Wales: Warren Gatland’s side finish summer tour unbeaten

Argentina 12-30 Wales: Warren Gatland’s side finish summer tour unbeaten

Josh Adams was originally withdrawn from Wales’ summer squad after being ineligible to face South Africa Argentina v Wales – second Test Argentina (5) 12 Tries: Delguy, Montoya Cons: Sanchez Wales (19) 30 Tries: Adams, Amos Cons: Patchell Pens: Patchell 6 Wales finished their summer tour unbeaten after another resounding win over Argentina in Santa…

First Test: Argentina 10-23 Wales

First Test: Argentina 10-23 Wales

Flanker James Davies races through for Wales’ first try against Argentina Argentina v Wales – first Test Argentina (3) 10 Try: Lezana Con: Gonzalez Iglesias Pen: Sanchez Wales (17) 23 Tries: J Davies, North Cons: Patchell 2 Pens: Patchell 2, Anscombe Wales produced a hugely impressive display to beat Argentina in the first Test in…

Argentina ‚cancels’ friendly with Israel

Argentina ‚cancels’ friendly with Israel

Image copyright AFP Image caption Lionel Messi on a poster in the West Bank protesting against the planned fixture Argentina has reportedly cancelled a World Cup warm-up match against Israel under political pressure over Israel’s treatment of Palestinians in Gaza. Argentine striker Gonzalo Higuain told the ESPN sports channel on Tuesday the game had been…