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Jul 2, 2015

Soccer-Teo relegated at River while he eats grandma’s pasties

BUENOS AIRES, July 2 (Reuters) – Colombia striker Teofilo Gutierrez is no longer a part of River Plate’s first team squad, coach Marcelo Gallardo said on Thursday.

Gutierrez returned home to Barranquilla after Colombia lost their Copa America quarter-final to Argentina in Chile and has said he wants a move to Brazil, with Corinthians showing an interest.

May 28, 2015

Uncapped Casco included in experienced Argentina squad

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Uncapped fullback Milton Casco of Newell’s Old Boys was named by coach Gerardo Martino in Argentina’s 23-man Copa America squad on Wednesday.

Casco, a quick, marauding left back, has been under surveillance for several months by Martino, under whom he won the Argentine league title with Newell’s in 2013.

May 28, 2015

Soccer-Uncapped Casco included in experienced Argentina squad

BUENOS AIRES, May 28 (Reuters) – Uncapped fullback Milton Casco of Newell’s Old Boys was named by coach Gerardo Martino in Argentina’s 23-man Copa America squad on Wednesday.

Casco, a quick, marauding left back, has been under surveillance for several months by Martino, under whom he won the Argentine league title with Newell’s in 2013.

May 15, 2015

Boca’s place in Cup at stake after fan violence

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Disciplinary proceedings against Boca Juniors were opened on Friday by The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) after at least one of their fans attacked rival River Plate players with what appeared to be pepper spray.

Four River Plate players were taken to hospital on Thursday following the incident and Argentina’s security chief slammed Boca for failing to protect their rivals during the last-16 second leg superclasico.

May 15, 2015

Soccer-Argentine security chief slams Boca over attack

BUENOS AIRES, May 15 (Reuters) – Argentina’s security chief slammed Boca Juniors on Friday for failing to protect River Plate players who were attacked with what appeared to be pepper spray during a superclasico match.

Four River Plate players went to hospital on Thursday after being targeted following halftime in one of the country’s most hotly-anticipated matches, forcing the Libertadores Cup last-16 second leg to be abandoned.

May 15, 2015

Soccer: Argentine security chief slams Boca over possible pepper-spray attack

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentina’s security chief slammed Boca Juniors on Friday for failing to protect River Plate players who were attacked with what appeared to be pepper spray during their superclasico match.

Four River Plate players were taken to hospital on Thursday after they were targeted following half-time in one of Argentina’s most hotly-anticipated matches, forcing the knock out tie in the Libertadores Cup to be abandoned.

May 15, 2015

Argentine security chief slams Boca over attack on rivals

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentina’s security chief slammed Boca Juniors on Friday for failing to protect River Plate players who were attacked with what appeared to be pepper spray during their superclasico match.

Four River Plate players were taken to hospital on Thursday after they were targeted following half-time in one of Argentina’s most hotly-anticipated matches, forcing the knock out tie in the Libertadores Cup to be abandoned.

May 15, 2015

Soccer-Argentine security chief slams Boca over attack on rivals

BUENOS AIRES, May 15 (Reuters) – Argentina’s security chief slammed Boca Juniors on Friday for failing to protect River Plate players who were attacked with what appeared to be pepper spray during their superclasico match.

Four River Plate players were taken to hospital on Thursday after they were targeted following half-time in one of Argentina’s most hotly-anticipated matches, forcing the knock out tie in the Libertadores Cup to be abandoned.

Feb 23, 2015

Nadal sees Argentine Open as next step up comeback ladder

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Rafael Nadal, who suffered an upset defeat in the Rio Open semi-finals at the weekend, said on Monday he was confident of taking another step toward recovering his best form in Buenos Aires this week.

The Spaniard, ranked fourth after Saturday’s loss to Fabio Fognini ended a run of 52 consecutive semi-final wins on clay, will make his bow in the second round of the Argentine Open at the Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club on Wednesday

Feb 23, 2015

Tennis-Nadal sees Argentine Open as next step up comeback ladder

BUENOS AIRES, Feb 23 (Reuters) – Rafael Nadal, who suffered an upset defeat in the Rio Open semi-finals at the weekend, said on Monday he was confident of taking another step towards recovering his best form in Buenos Aires this week.

The Spaniard, ranked fourth after Saturday’s loss to Fabio Fognini ended a run of 52 consecutive semi-final wins on clay, will make his bow in the second round of the Argentine Open at the Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club on Wednesday