BUENOS AIRES Argentina is behind on at least $700 million (519 million pounds) in promised subsidy payments to natural gas producers, hurting oil companies at a time when the government is trying to woo more investment in the nation's energy sector.
Davis Cup holders Argentina were relegated from the world group after 15 years among the tennis elite when they lost 3-2 to Kazakhstan in Astana on Sunday.
CANBERRA Argentina head back home for their final two matches of the Rugby Championship still seeking their first win and if they are to beat Australia or New Zealand they will have to do it without winger Ramiro Moyano.
CANBERRA Australia scored five second-half tries to rally to their first victory of this year's Rugby Championship with a 45-20 win over Argentina at a chilly Canberra Stadium on Saturday.
CANBERRA Australia coach Michael Cheika is hoping his team learn the importance of maintaining a consistent level of performance after they overcame a halftime deficit to run out handsome winners over Argentina on Saturday.
SYDNEY Australia and Argentina are in the process of rebuilding towards the 2019 World Cup but test rugby is a results-based business and both will be desperate for a first Rugby Championship win of the season when they meet in Canberra on Saturday.
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SYDNEY Australia coach Michael Cheika made two personnel changes to his matchday squad for Saturday's Rugby Championship clash against Argentina but left former captain Stephen Moore out of the 23 for the Canberra test.
SYDNEY Argentina coach Daniel Hourcade has re-jigged his backline and made four changes to his starting side for Saturday's Rugby Championship test against Australia in Canberra.
BUENOS AIRES Argentina will play next month's World Cup qualifier against Peru at Boca Juniors' Bombonera stadium rather than their traditional home venue in Buenos Aires, a move they hope will give them an advantage in the crucial encounter.
LONDON Britain and the European Union can make Brexit a success if they are creative, Prime Minister Theresa May told European Council President Donald Tusk on Tuesday.