RIO DE JANEIRO Fiji will take on the United States, Argentina and hosts Brazil in the pool stage of the men's rugby sevens at the Rio Games when they begin their quest to land their country's first Olympic medal in August.
LONDON For the Roger Federer fans on Centre Court and the legions watching on televisions around the world it was a reassuring sight as the Swiss swept past Argentina's Guido Pella into the second round of Wimbledon on Monday.
BUENOS AIRES World Cup winner Diego Maradona has called on compatriot Lionel Messi not to abandon international football after the Argentina captain announced he was quitting the national side following Sunday's Copa America final defeat.
They were two small Argentina players with the same enormous challenge -- to meet the expectations of a soccer-mad country.
Sergio Aguero and other Argentina players could follow the lead of captain Lionel Messi and retire from international football after losing the final of the Copa America on penalties to Chile for the second straight year.
Factbox on Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi, who said he was quitting international football after Sunday's loss on penalties to Chile in the Copa America Centenario final and failing again to lift a major trophy with his national team.
Chile have never beaten Argentina in open play in 27 Copa America meetings in 100 years yet have twice in 12 months dashed the hopes of Lionel Messi's team of lifting a major trophy.
Chile face Argentina in Sunday's Copa America final for the right to call themselves South America's dominant team but perhaps an even bigger question for football fans the world over regards whether Lionel Messi can finally win a major international title.
Angel Di Maria is working hard on his fitness for the chance to play a part in Argentina’s Copa America Centenario final against title holders Chile on Sunday after bad luck in two previous finals.
BUENOS AIRES Brumbies scrum half Tomas Cubelli will make his first Argentina start this year as one of three changes in the team to face France in the second test in Tucuman on Saturday.
ISTANBUL Turkish investigators pored over video footage and witness statements on Wednesday after three suspected Islamic State suicide bombers opened fire and blew themselves up in Istanbul's main airport, killing 41 people and wounding 239. | Video