France escapes with narrow victory over Argentina

Rugby Sep 21, 2019

France escapes with narrow victory over Argentina

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Three-time Rugby World Cup runner-up France managed to get off to a winning start in the tournament's 2019 edition with a nail-biting, 23-21 victory over Argentina in their first Pool C game at Tokyo Stadium on Saturday. France took control of the game in the ...

Rugby Sep 7, 2019

Argentina enjoys Sydney seaside romp en route to RWC

Winger Bautista Delguy scored four tries as Argentina romped to a 74-0 victory over Australian club Randwick at Coogee Oval on Saturday in the Pumas' final match before the Rugby World Cup. The two-time World Cup semifinalist ran in 12 tries in total as it ...

Deforestation in Brazil and vote in Argentina endanger EU-Mercosur pact

Business Aug 18, 2019

Deforestation in Brazil and vote in Argentina endanger EU-Mercosur pact

Brazil's backsliding on Amazon conservation under right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and a likely Peronist return to power in Argentina could delay or even derail ratification of an EU-Mercosur trade agreement that took two decades to negotiate. Deforestation has surged since Bolsonaro's election last year. His ...

Honda to end car production in Argentina in 2020

Business / Corporate Aug 14, 2019

Honda to end car production in Argentina in 2020

Honda Motor Co. said Wednesday it will stop making cars in Argentina next year as part of efforts to streamline its production allocation worldwide. The automaker produced about 10,000 units of its HR-V sport utility vehicle and around 100,000 motorcycles at its plant in Campana, ...

Jose Luis 'Tata' Brown, 1986 World Cup hero, dies at 62

Soccer Aug 13, 2019

Jose Luis 'Tata' Brown, 1986 World Cup hero, dies at 62

World Cup winner Jose Luis Brown, who scored Argentina's opening goal in the 1986 World Cup final against West Germany, has died at the age of 62, local media reported on Monday. The country's football association confirmed the former central defender's death in a tweet, ...