Horse takes in fourth-division Argentina match from stands

Whoa, Nellie! Here's something you don't see every day. Argentinian fourth-division duo Argentino de Merlo and Acassuso took part in a preseason friendly the other day, but the chit-chat hardly revolved around the final scoreline or anything to do with the match itself. For what it's worth, Acassuso won, 1-0. Instead, the most striking image emanated from the terraces, where a white horse casually dropped by to take in the encounter. What in the world? Only in Argentina.  (H/T 101 Great Read more [...]

The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America 3 Begins Filming in Argentina in May

For the first time in its history, UFC will produce content in Argentina. Televisa and Mandarina TV, a local TV production company, will be responsible for the creation of the third edition of The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America. The reality show, since its first airing in the U.S. in 2005, has produced more than 30 seasons. The Latin American version made its debut in 2014 and has launched two seasons that were previously recorded in Las Vegas. For the first time, the show will be produced and Read more [...]

Inter Milan pip Man United to Argentina ace

Manchester United look to have missed out on Argentine international midfielder Ever Banega, according to the Daily Mirror. The 27-year old skilful playmaker had been linked with a move to Old Trafford, with his contract running down in Seville. He joined the club in 2014 after leaving Valencia, having failed to settle with Los Che following his €20m from Argentina. However, there are a number of reports suggesting the former Boca Juniors man has agreed terms with Read more [...]

Argentina: Songs against Layoffs

30 de enero de 2016, 09:41Por By Martin HacthounBuenos Aires, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Several artists in the capital encouraged a cultural festival against layoffs being done today by the Argentine government in the public sector, which amounted to 25 thousand according to the counter created in social networks, The Despidómetro. Artistic activity of protest coincided with the launch, also in Buenos Aires, of the campaign "Macri para la mano" (Macri stop your hand), organized through Twitter Read more [...]

Argentina ends electricity subsidies to save $4 billion

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) Argentina announced an end to subsidies on electricity bills Friday, and officials said the move will save the government $4 billion this year. Authorities declined to estimate how much consumers' power costs would increase as a result, though some Argentina news media predicted bills could jump as much as 500 percent for some users. The government said it spent a total of $51 billion over the past 13 years to keep consumers' power Read more [...]

WSB: Argentina dig deep to fend off Venezuela – WBN

It was the Condors' Christian Roda who set the tone from the opening contest, stepping up against Caciques’ AMBC American Confederation Champion Yoel Finol. The Venezuelan looked to be in control in the early exchanges, but after knocking down the southpaw mid-way through the third round, Roda’s confidence visibly grew, and he powered through to take the first bout and give the hosts an unlikely advantage. The lead was cancelled out when Brian Ivan Nunez defeated the hosts’ 20-year-old lightweight Read more [...]

Man United transfer development on move for influential Argentina international

“Banega, who arrived at Sevilla in August 2014, helped the club to Europa League glory last year” Banega, who arrived at Sevilla in August 2014, helped the club to Europa League glory last year.He has netted on six occasions this season with a further two assists and could have added more were it not for a troublesome knee injury.The 27-year-old's contract expires in June and he has yet to agree an extension with the La Liga outfit. Read more [...]