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ARGENTINA

WORLD / Crime & Legal
Dec 27, 2017
Argentine judge first to rule prosecutor Alberto Nisman's 2015 death was murder, not suicide
Alberto Nisman, the Argentine prosecutor who was found dead days after accusing former President Cristina Fernandez of covering up Iran's role in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center, was murdered, a federal judge said on Tuesday.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Dec 14, 2017
Cerezo Osaka, Argentina's Independiente to meet in Suruga Bank Championship
Cerezo Osaka will face Independiente of Argentina in the Suruga Bank Championship next summer, the Japan Football Association said Thursday.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Dec 8, 2017
Judge charges Argentina ex-leader Fernandez with treason over Jewish center blast, seeks arrest
A federal judge in Argentina indicted former President Cristina Fernandez for treason and asked for her arrest for allegedly covering up Iran's possible role in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center that killed 85 people, a court ruling said.
Japan Times
WORLD
Nov 28, 2017
Missing Argentine sub believed suffered battery short circuit after water entered its snorkel
Water entered the snorkel of the Argentine submarine ARA San Juan, causing its battery to short-circuit before it went missing on Nov. 15, a navy spokesman said on Monday as hope dwindled among families of the 44-member crew.
Japan Times
WORLD
Nov 27, 2017
Strong winds hamper search for Argentine sub now missing for 11th day
The hunt for an Argentine submarine missing since Nov. 15 pressed on through gusting South Atlantic winds on Sunday while families of the 44 crew members tried to cling to hope despite tough search conditions and worries about the sub's air supply.
Japan Times
Rugby
Nov 10, 2017
Jones challenges England to improve against Argentina
England coach Eddie Jones has challenged his players to kick on from their summer series victory in Argentina and show they are continuing to evolve when they face the Pumas for the fourth time in 13 months on Saturday.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 26, 2017
Experimental Japan squad to take on Ellis-led World XV
Jamie Joseph's Japan side faces its first test of the autumn Saturday when it takes on Robbie Deans' World XV in an uncapped game at Fukuoka's Level 5 Stadium.
Japan Times
WORLD
Oct 2, 2017
Argentines march en masse to demand answers in case of missing activist believed seized by security forces
Tens of thousands of Argentines marched through the rain in front of the presidential palace on Sunday to demand answers in the case of a young protester who went missing two months ago.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Aug 9, 2017
Argentine soccer great Maradona vows to be 'soldier' for Maduro, gets Caracas opposition invite to view disaster
With Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro facing criticism from around Latin America and the world amid a deepening political crisis, Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona said he was willing to fight for the embattled leftist regime.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Aug 5, 2017
50 years after Guevara's death, rare Tokyo photo show to shine light on Marxist revolutionary
Every photo has a story to tell, and the eldest son of Argentine-born Marxist revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara is hoping that the photographs taken by his father will give people a fuller view of his life.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Jul 28, 2017
New coach Lamas preparing Japan national team for FIBA Asia Cup
New Japan men's national team head coach Julio Lamas, who arrived in Japan last week, has not spent enough time assessing his players and their technical skills yet. But he's satisfied with their intangibles so far.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Jul 21, 2017
New coach Lamas wants Japan to play fast-breaking style
At long last, the Japan men's national team can legitimately begin its developmental project as its skipper has finally stepped onto the boat.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Jun 30, 2017
Japan, Uruguay men's squads to play two exhibition contests in late July
The Japan Basketball Association announced on Friday that the men's national team will take on Uruguay in a pair of exhibitions at Aoyama Gakuin University on July 29 and 30.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Apr 13, 2017
Argentine Lamas hired as new Japan men's national team basketball coach
Julio Lamas has assumed the head coaching position for the Japan men's national squad, the Japan Basketball Association officially announced on Thursday.
Japan Times
TENNIS
Feb 19, 2017
Nishikori beats Berlocq to reach Argentina Open final
World No. 5 Kei Nishikori overcame an early scare to beat hometown favorite and world No. 77 Carlos Berlocq 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 on Saturday to advance to the final of the Argentina Open.
Japan Times
TENNIS
Feb 16, 2017
Nishikori begins Argentina Open with win
Kei Nishikori opened his Argentina Open campaign with a win over local favorite Diego Schwartzman in the second round on Wednesday.
TENNIS
Nov 28, 2016
Argentina captures first David Cup title
Argentina lifted its first Davis Cup title after Juan Martin Del Potro and Federico Delbonis won Sunday's reverse singles to complete the South American nation's spectacular comeback in a 3-2 victory over host Croatia in the final.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 22, 2016
Japan, Argentina vow to speed up talks on investment pact
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Argentina President Mauricio Macri agreed Monday to speed up negotiations for a bilateral investment accord as part of efforts to strengthen economic ties.
Japan Times
Rugby
Nov 5, 2016
Brave Blossoms upbeat about opportunity to improve, grow as a unit
Despite a lopsided 54-20 loss to Argentina on Saturday afternoon, Japanese players held their heads up high at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground because they know that they can only improve by working more together in practices and games moving forward.
Japan Times
Rugby
Nov 5, 2016
Argentina pummels Brave Blossoms in Joseph's debut
Japan lost 54-20 to Argentina on Saturday to deny Jamie Joseph a winning start to his reign as Brave Blossoms manager.

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