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Brazil’s worst nightmare: Argentina wins World Cup

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For Brazilians, not winning the World Cup would be bad enough.

Posted: February 17th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Gilas target: Conquer Senegal, Puerto Rico

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Not that Chot Reyes and his gritty Gilas Pilipinas gang won’t be giving their all against the rest of their group mates in the 2014 Fiba World Cup, but the Filipinos will be concentrating more on beating Senegal and Puerto Rico to reach the second round.

Posted: February 11th, 2014 in Basketball,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos and Videos | Read More »

No easy group for Gilas five in 2014 World Cup elims

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Bracketed in a tough group headed by powerhouse Argentina, Gilas Pilipinas would need to win at least two games to make it past the preliminary round of the 2014 Basketball World Cup in Spain.

Posted: February 10th, 2014 in Basketball,Editors' Picks,Headlines | Read More »

Gilas lands Group B slot, opens vs Croatia

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Gilas Pilipinas will play five games in a six-day span starting Aug. 30 when the Filipinos—hopefully with either JaVale McGee or Andray Blatche as their new naturalized center—open up against Croatia in the Fiba World Cup in Seville, Spain

Posted: February 5th, 2014 in Basketball,Headlines | Read More »

Barca’s Messi begins rehab to finish healing leg

FILE - In this April 9, 2011 file photo,  FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi from Argentina, celebrates after scoring during his Spanish La Liga soccer match against Almeria at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain. On Friday, Dec. 20, Messi criticized a Barcelona vice president who said he doesn't deserve a better contract. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File)

Barcelona says Lionel Messi will begin a period of physical rehabilitation to complete his recovery from a leg injury.

Posted: December 21st, 2013 in Football,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Argentina tops Bosnia 2-0

Argentina's Nicolas Otamendi, top, heads the ball away from Bosnia's Edin Dzeko during the first half of an international friendly soccer match Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, in St. Louis. AP

Sergio Aguero scored both goals to lead Argentina to a 2-0 win over Bosnia in an international friendly Monday.

Posted: November 19th, 2013 in Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Chile, Ecuador reach World Cup; Uruguay faces playoff

Ecuador's players react in frustration after Chile scoring their second goal during a 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer game in Santiago, Chile, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013. AP

Chile and Ecuador are into next year’s World Cup in Brazil, and Uruguay can join them if it wins a two-match playoff next month against Jordan.

Posted: October 16th, 2013 in Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Nalbandian retirement a ‘loss,’ says del Potro

Argentina's former tennis world number three David Nalbandian announces his retirement because of a persistent problem with his right shoulder during a press conference in Buenos Aires on October 1, 2013. The 31-year-old -- whose most prestigious victory was in coming from two sets down to beat Roger Federer in the 2005 Masters final -- will play a final exhibition match against Rafael Nadal on November 23 in Buenos Aires.  AFP

Former US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro on Wednesday paid tribute to fellow Argentine David Nalbandian after the one-time top-three player announced his retirement from tennis due to injury.

Posted: October 2nd, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Tennis: Del Potro double fault opens door for Isner

John Isner, left, and Juan Martin del Potro, right, talk with each other at the net after a semifinal at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, in Mason, Ohio. AP

Juan Martin del Potro double-faulted on match point to open the door for American John Isner, who turned the tide and triumphed in three sets in their Cincinnati semi-final on Saturday.

Posted: August 18th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Argentina soccer player sent off for harming dog

A football hits the back of a net. AP FILE PHOTO

An Argentine soccer player was expelled from a minor league game and fired from his team for mistreating a dog that wandered onto the field.

Posted: June 12th, 2013 in Football,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Other Sports,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Football: Away fans banned in Argentina after supporter death

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Away supporters have been banned from attending games in the Buenos Aires province following the fatal shooting of a fan on Monday night.

Posted: June 11th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Guardiola: I have no plans to return to Barcelona

Spain's Pep Guardiola, who will coach Germany's Bayern Munich, talks to children in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, May 2, 2013. Guardiola said that he won't return to coach Barcelona F.C. again. (AP Photo)

Former Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola, who will take over next season at Bayern Munich, says he has no plans to return to the Spanish club.

Posted: May 3rd, 2013 in Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

Martinez defeats Murray on unanimous decision

Sergio Martinez of Argentina waves to the crowd after defeating England's Martin Murray to retain his WBC middleweight title in Buenos Aires, Argentina,  Saturday, April 27, 2013. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

Sergio Martinez retained his WBC middleweight title with a unanimous decision over Martin Murray on Saturday despite being sent to the canvas several times by the Englishman.

Posted: April 28th, 2013 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Professional | Read More »

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