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Argentina won't be withdrawn from Copa over row - FA boss

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BUENOS AIRES Argentina's FA (AFA) has dispelled fears it might withdraw the national team from this month's Copa America Centenario in the United States after the organisation came under judicial scrutiny over television revenue.

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Pumas lock Lavanini to miss France, Italy tests due to ban 31 May 2016

WELLINGTON Argentina lock Tomas Lavanini will miss test matches against Italy and France next month after he was sent off in the Jaguares' 29-22 Super Rugby loss to the Kings on Friday.

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Messi's pain eases, recovery time unclear - Argentina doctor 28 May 2016

Lionel Messi, recovering from a bad knock to his back 10 days before Argentina’s opening Copa America Centenario match, was feeling less pain on Saturday, team doctor Daniel Martinez said.

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Messi worries Argentina with back injury in 1-0 win 28 May 2016

Argentina had a scare when Lionel Messi had to be substituted after incurring a back injury during a 1-0 win over rugged Honduras in a Copa America Centenario warm-up friendly on Friday.

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Lavanini, Herrera may miss Pumas clashes after red cards 28 May 2016

SYDNEY Argentina could be without lock Tomas Lavanini and prop Ramiro Herrera for test matches against Italy and France next month after they were sent off in the Jaguares 29-22 Super Rugby loss to the Kings in Port Elizabeth on Friday.

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Messi, Sanchez and Alves headline final Copa rosters 24 May 2016

Five-times world player of the year Lionel Messi of Argentina, Chile's Alexis Sanchez and Brazilian Dani Alves were among the big names in the final rosters announced on Monday for next month's Copa America Centenario.

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Tevez misses cut in Argentina's Copa America squad 20 May 2016

BUENOS AIRES Argentina have left Boca Juniors striker Carlos Tevez out of their squad for the Copa America Centenario to be held in the United States next month.

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Argentina president vetoes bill to stop layoffs 20 May 2016

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's President Mauricio Macri on Friday made good on his threat to veto a bill intended to prevent private and public sector layoffs, saying that the law would hurt job growth and likely sparking the ire of the country's powerful unions.

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Argentine lawmakers pass bill to stop layoffs; Macri veto awaits 19 May 2016

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's opposition-controlled lower chamber of Congress on Thursday passed a bill to prevent layoffs in the public and private sectors, challenging the centre government's efforts to cut a gaping fiscal deficit and spur investment in the battered economy.

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Post-'Lucha', Argentina's Leonas target elusive gold medal 18 May 2016

BUENOS AIRES Argentina have the ability to win an elusive Olympic gold medal in women's hockey at the Rio Games despite losing talismanic, eight-times world player of the year Luciana Aymar, coach Gabriel Minadeo said.

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Fear for civilians as IS halts Iraqi army at gates of Falluja

CAMP TARIQ, Iraq Islamic State fighters halted an Iraqi army assault on the city of Falluja with a counter-attack at its southern gates on Tuesday, while the United Nations warned of peril for civilians trapped in the city and used by militants as human shields. | Video