Argentine navy not giving hope of submarine survivors
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's navy says it's not giving up hope that crew members could be alive 11 days after a submarine vanished off the Atlantic coast with 44 people aboard.
Navy spokesman Enrique Balbi told a news conference Sunday that the passage of time doesn't rule out "a situation of extreme survival."
Argentina navy says missing sub was in good condition
MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's navy insisted Saturday that a missing submarine had seemed to be in good condition when it set off on a training mission, despite fears it later exploded beneath the sea with 44 crew members aboard.
US keeps top spot in FIBA men’s world rankings; Spain No. 2
USA Basketball has kept its No. 1 spot in the FIBA world men's rankings, even after a disappointing seventh-place showing in the World Cup that ended earlier this week.
Argentina president: Search for missing sub will continue
MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's president said Friday an international search will continue for a submarine carrying 44 crew members that has been lost in the South Atlantic for nine days and that the sub's disappearance will be investigated.
France looking to attacking style of play vs. Pumas at RWC
TOKYO (AP) — France coach Jacques Brunel thinks he knows how to beat Argentina — impose an attacking style of play early on and then batter the Pumas with experienced players when they start...
Rescuers save 6 orcas from Argentine beach
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Rescue workers and volunteers have saved six of seven orcas that became stranded on an Argentine beach.
A person spotted the orcas in the beach town of Mar...
Gasol completes historic double, Spain wins World Cup
BEIJING (AP) — Marc Gasol looked to the sky as confetti fell, some sticking to his massive shoulders, and then cradled and kissed the giant golden chalice that goes to the World Cup...
BEIJING (AP) — Spain wins second FIBA World Cup title, topping Argentina 95-75 for gold medal.
FIBA will look to ease travel burdens at 2023 World Cup
BEIJING (AP) — FIBA will look at adjusting travel demands on teams at the next World Cup, after this tournament in China led to many complaints about the distances that nations participating in...
Gasol, Spain to meet Argentina in World Cup final
BEIJING (AP) — Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, Lamar Odom, LeBron James and Kyrie Irving.
Those are the only five players to win an NBA title and a gold medal in the same year, whether it...
Pope’s visit to Thailand will also be a family reunion
UDON THANI, Thailand (AP) — Catholics in Thailand are celebrating the official announcement of the first papal visit in 35 years, but one 77-year-old nun in a far-flung corner of the country has a...
Argentina moves to World Cup final, tops France 80-66
BEIJING (AP) — Luis Scola was asked what Sunday will mean to him, and he didn't hesitate with the answer.
"Everything," he said.
The veteran Argentinian forward didn't need to give...
Spain beats Australia 95-88 in 2OT to reach World Cup final
BEIJING (AP) — No one on Spain's basketball team is looking past Sunday's World Cup final.
Certainly not Marc Gasol, who scored 33 points to lead the Spanish over Australia 95-88 in double...
US agency commits $688 million to 4 projects in Argentina
WASHINGTON (AP) — The board of the U.S. Government's development finance institution has approved four projects worth $688 million in Argentina.
Argentine treasury minister to visit IMF in September
WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund expects Argentine Treasury Minister Hernán Lacunza to visit at the end of the month for follow-up talks on the $57 billion loan the South American...
Plenty of NBA talent left among 4 World Cup semifinalists
BEIJING (AP) — There's plenty of NBA talent left among the World Cup semifinalists, even if that foursome does not include the United States.
Struggling France heads to World Cup with limited ambition
PARIS (AP) — The Rugby World Cup could be problematic for a France team struggling to emerge from a slump which has turned confident players into doubtful ones.
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Australia tops Czechs 82-70, heads to World Cup semifinals
SHANGHAI (AP) — Patty Mills scored 24 points and Australia moved into the World Cup semifinals with an 82-70 victory over the Czech Republic on Wednesday night.
Argentina ousts Serbia, moves into World Cup semifinals
DONGGUAN, China (AP) — The last time Luis Scola went to the semifinals of the World Cup, he was 26 and waiting to bring his long, flowing dark hair to the NBA for the first time.
Olympic bound US tops Brazil 89-73, gains World Cup quarters
SHENZHEN, China (AP) — The first mission for the U.S. is complete: The Americans are going to the Tokyo Olympics.
Czech Republic, US complete World Cup quarterfinal field
The Czech Republic and the United States completed the field on Monday for the quarterfinals of the basketball World Cup.
France, Australia into World Cup quarters; US must wait
France and Australia reached the quarterfinals of the World Cup on Saturday. They join Serbia, Spain, Poland and Argentina in the final eight.
Poland, Argentina, Serbia, Spain reach World Cup quarters
Poland had not been to the World Cup in 52 years.
Welcome back, indeed.
Poland — ranked 25th in the world entering this tournament — has clinched a spot in next week's quarterfinals....
Without Messi, Argentina plays 0-0 friendly draw with Chile
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chile and Argentina played to a combative 0-0 draw Thursday night in an exhibition missing the suspended Lionel Messi.
The South American rivals combined for 10 yellow...
Ivanka Trump meets with female entrepreneurs in Argentina
SAN SALVADOR DE JUJUY, Argentina (AP) — Ivanka Trump met Thursday with female entrepreneurs in the Argentine province of Jujuy as part of her five-day tour of South America.
Will this Argentine crisis hurt the IMF reputation?
WASHINGTON (AP) — The surgeon usually takes responsibility for whatever happens inside the operating room. Should a multilateral organization do the same when one of its member countries does not...
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Vegetarians gaining ground in carnivorous Argentina
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A fight is on over the Argentine identity, pitting a growing number of vegetarians and vegans against meat-eaters in a country known for its abundant beef, gaucho...
8 countries stay in FIFA race to host 2023 Women’s World Cup
ZURICH (AP) — Eight countries have stayed in the bidding contest to host the 2023 Women's World Cup, with Belgium and Bolivia dropping out.
Restrictions on hard currency take effect in Argentina.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Restrictions on access to dollars have taken effect in Argentina as the government tries to control a rapid loss of foreign reserves and an accelerating devaluation...
Scola moves into No. 2 spot on World Cup scoring list
At 39, Luis Scola is not slowing down.
He's moving up.
Scola climbed into the No. 2 spot on FIBA's all-time World Cup scoring list on Monday, his 23 points helping Argentina hold off...
Argentina decrees restrictions on currency purchases
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's government on Sunday decreed that Argentines will need authorization from the central bank to buy U.S. dollars in some cases and make transfers abroad as...
McIlroy tires in European Masters 3rd round led by Romero
CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland (AP) — Rory McIlroy cited tiredness in a busy trans-Atlantic week after dropping shots late in the European Masters third round on Saturday with Andres Romero in the...
Argentina acts to bolster bank reserves amid uncertainty
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's central bank has barred the country's financial institutions from paying dividends to shareholders without its authorization, seeking to bolster reserves...
Crowds fill Argentine streets to back conservative president
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Tens of thousands of Argentines jammed streets in the capital and other cities Saturday to show support for conservative President Mauricio Macri, who is facing a...
4 European countries agree on trade deal with Mercosur
BERLIN (AP) — The European Free Trade Association, a group of four countries outside the European Union, has largely concluded a free-trade agreement with Mercosur, a South American trade bloc...
IMF dispatches technical staff team to Argentina
WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund is sending a technical team to Argentina on Saturday to discuss the policy plans of President Mauricio Macri's administration.
Argentina candidate rules out default as an option
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentine presidential candidate Alberto Fernández said Thursday that no one wants a default for the South American country and he's ruling it out if...
99-year-old grabs spotlight at Argentine Tango championship
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — At the age of 99, James McManus embraces his partner and grabs the spotlight when he glides across the floor with his elegant two-toned shoes at the World Tango...
New Argentina treasury minister guarantees peso stability
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina will guarantee the stability of the peso after the local currency's recent crash and the government will meet its commitments with the International...
Venezuelan man makes ‘one-legged’ trek across South America
USHUAIA, Argentina (AP) — A Venezuelan man who lost his left leg in a traffic accident has walked to the bottom tip of South America, hoping to inspire his daughter and his compatriots to pursue...
CORRECTION: Argentina story
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — In an Aug. 17 story about the resignation of Argentina's treasury minister, The Associated Press reported erroneously the first name of the country's president. The...
South Africa wins 24-18 after Pumas late try disallowed
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A second-string Springboks team beat Argentina 24-18 in a Rugby World warmup test on Saturday which would have given both team's preparations a different complexion...
South Africa wins 24-18 after Pumas late try disallowed
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Argentina was denied just a second victory over the Springboks in South Africa and a big boost for the Rugby World Cup when Lucas Mensa's try with three minutes to go...
Ivanka Trump adds Colombia to upcoming South America trip
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump is adding a stop in Colombia to a previously announced trip to South America in September to focus on the economic empowerment of women in developing...
Mexico says businessman Carlos Ahumada arrested in Argentina
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican federal prosecutors said Friday that authorities in Argentina acting at Mexico's request have detained businessman Carlos Ahumada, who was tied to political scandals a...
Chastened Argentine leader offers help for workers, the poor
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A walloping at the polls led President Mauricio Macri to decree temporary economic relief for poor and working-class Argentines on Wednesday, with measures that...
Springboks change all 15 for RWC warmup vs. Argentina
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — South Africa has changed all 15 starters for its Rugby World Cup warmup test against Argentina, including the recall of captain Siya Kolisi for his first...