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The Brave Blossoms stretch during a practice session in Toulouse, France, on Wednesday.
MORE SPORTS / Rugby
Oct 5, 2023
'Genki' Brave Blossoms leave Toulouse ahead of showdown with Pumas
Japan is preparing to face Argentina in a winner-takes-all clash at the Rugby World Cup.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino attends a FIFA Virfual Council meeting in Zurich, Switzerland, on Wednesday.
SOCCER / World cup
Oct 5, 2023
FIFA World Cup be held across three continents in 2030
FIFA will allow all six of those countries' national teams to receive automatic entries.
Members of the Argentina team following their victory over Chile in a Rugby World Cup Pool D match on Saturday in Nantes, France
MORE SPORTS / Rugby
Oct 2, 2023
Pumas sharpening their claws for Brave Blossoms World Cup clash
The Pumas' 59-5 win over Chile on Saturday in Nantes saw them rise to second place in Pool D.
Inter Miami forward Lionel Messi (left) shoots against Toronto FC defender Raoul Petretta at DRV PNK Stadium in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on Wednesday.
SOCCER / World cup
Sep 22, 2023
'We'll see': Messi unsure about 2026 World Cup
For now, the Argentina captain said he is focused on the 2024 U.S.-hosted Copa America tournament.
England flyhalf George Ford kicks a penalty during a 2023 Rugby World Cup Pool D match against Argentina in Marseille, France, on Saturday.
MORE SPORTS / Rugby
Sep 10, 2023
Fantastic George Ford kicks 14-man England to win over Argentina
The flyhalf scored all the points, including a record-equaling three drop goals in a 10-minute first-half blitz that seemed to sap Argentina's spirit.
Argentina's forward Lionel Messi celebrates after the Qatar 2022 World Cup final match against France in Lusail, Qatar, on Dec. 18.
SOCCER / World cup
Sep 6, 2023
Messi back as 2026 World Cup qualifiers kick off
Nine months ago, Messi crowned his glittering career by leading Argentina to a World Cup crown in Qatar.
Argentine presidential candidate Javier Milei of La Libertad Avanza alliance looks on as he casts his vote at a polling station during Argentina's primary elections, in Buenos Aires on Sunday.
WORLD / Politics
Aug 15, 2023
Here are candidate Javier Milei’s proposals for Argentina
Milei's fiery rhetoric has resonated with many Argentines who gave him an unexpected win in Sunday’s primary vote.
Argentine presidential candidate Javier Milei (center) on stage at his campaign headquarters on the day of Argentina's primary elections, in Buenos Aires on Sunday
WORLD / Politics
Aug 14, 2023
Argentine far-right outsider posts shock win in primary election
With some 90% of ballots counted, far-right libertarian economist Javier Milei had 30.5% of the vote, far higher than predicted.
Japan Times
WORLD
May 22, 2023
In South America's remote Chaco, deforestation uproots natural rhythms
Land clearances to farm soy and beef have led to some 7 million hectares of native forest being torn down in Argentina between 1998 and 2021.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Apr 18, 2023
Argentina to replace Indonesia as FIFA Under-20 World Cup host
FIFA withdrew hosting rights from Indonesia last month after protests against Israel's participation the tournament.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Mar 24, 2023
Messi goal tops off Argentina's homecoming celebration
'They leave every last drop of sweat and sometimes the result doesn't follow. This time it did and it's amazing.'
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 13, 2023
A (literal) passport out of Russia: Give birth in Argentina
Since the Ukraine war, pregnant Russians have been flocking to the South American country, where obtaining citizenship is relatively easy if your child is born there.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Feb 28, 2023
Fourth-ranked Argentina fails to qualify for FIBA World Cup
The South American side will not play in the Aug. 25-Sept. 10 tournament despite finishing as runner-up in the last edition.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Dec 23, 2022
Japan No. 20 in latest FIFA rankings; World Cup winner Argentina No. 2
The Samurai Blue advanced to the round of 16 after defeating Germany and Spain in their group stage at the recently concluded World Cup in Qatar.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Dec 22, 2022
The magic of Lionel Messi
The 2022 FIFA World Cup confirmed it: Lionel Messi is one of the greatest soccer players of all time
Japan Times
SOCCER / World cup
Dec 22, 2022
Tattoo artists in Argentina swamped by demand from fans eager to pay tribute to Lionel Messi
Tattoo artists has been hard at working inking the image of Lionel Messi on the bodies of fans since Argentina's triumph at the World Cup.
Japan Times
SOCCER / World cup
Dec 21, 2022
Argentina's World Cup heroes airlifted as street party overflows
Television images showed people all over the city, including those waiting around the Obelisco and on surrounding highways, trying to catch a glimpse of their returning champions.
Japan Times
SOCCER / World cup
Dec 19, 2022
Is Lionel Messi the greatest? For his fans, the debate is over.
The absence of a World Cup winners' medal has long been Exhibit A in the argument about why Messi does not rank above Pele and Diego Maradona in football's pantheon.
Japan Times
SOCCER / World cup
Dec 19, 2022
For Messi, and Argentina, the (extra) wait is worth it
Lionel Messi scored twice in one of the most exciting World Cup finals in history. Kylian Mbappe scored a hat-trick for France, whose furious comeback fell short.
Japan Times
SOCCER / World cup
Dec 18, 2022
Lionel Messi's Argentina in World Cup final showdown with France
Argentina supporters will dominate Lusail Stadium outside Doha, with at least 40,000 estimated to be in the Qatari capital.

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