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BA Embraces the CrossFit Challenge

BA Embraces the CrossFit Challenge

Chiara Gnoli puts her doubts and trepidation to one side and has a go at the Buenos Aires take on the exercise craze sweeping the world: CrossFit.

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Yoga Booty Ballet in BA

Yoga Booty Ballet in BA

Lucy Adler puts aside her scepticism and has a go at Yoga Booty Ballet, a novelty take on exercise classes brought from the US to Buenos Aires by teacher Dafne Schilling.

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Netball in Argentina

Netball in Argentina

Keen netball player Lucy Adler was delighted to find the sport being developed in schools and clubs here in Argentina, with weekly coaching sessions open to anyone who wants to get involved.

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VIDEO: Buenos Aires Dodgeball Tournament

VIDEO: Buenos Aires Dodgeball Tournament

The Indy and BAFA joined forces to host the Buenos Aires Dodgeball Tournament on Saturday, in support of local NGO Fundación Huerta Niño. Here’s some footage of the best action and outfits from the day.

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The Indy Eye: Slackfest 2013

The Indy Eye: Slackfest 2013

“Slackers” gathered in Puerto Madero this weekend to partake in “Slacklining”, a sport that has recently gained popularity all over the world. Indy Photographer Bodhi Stanberry shares some of her images from Slackfest Buenos Aires 2013.

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Transfers and Triangulations: Following the Money Trail in Argentine Football

Transfers and Triangulations: Following the Money Trail in Argentine Football

Last year, Argentina’s tax agency started imposing tight controls on football players’ transfers, as important cases of tax fraud were discovered. Pablo Fisher reports on the current situation, one year on.

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Top 5 Pool Bars in BsAs

Alexandre Bachet rounds up some of the best places around the city for a game of pool, ranging from the Palermo games paradise ‘Jobs’, to local neighbourhood club Madison Pool.

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Footballers’ Day: 60 Years of Argentina v England Rivalry

Footballers’ Day: 60 Years of Argentina v England Rivalry

Sixty years ago, Argentina beat England for the first time at football, sparking decades of sporting rivalry and prompting then president Juan Domingo Perón to name 14th May ‘Footballers’ Day’.

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Wander Tours: Real Argentine Football

Wander Tours: Real Argentine Football

George Nelson travels to an away match with the Argentinos Juniors supporters in a trip organised by Wander Tours BA, offering a unique way to experience the passion and emotion of Argentine football.

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Boca in Crisis: What’s Gone Wrong at the Bombonera?

Boca in Crisis: What’s Gone Wrong at the Bombonera?

Boca Juniors go into Sunday’s superclásico with River Plate amid one of the worst league runs in the club’s history, with even legendary coach Carlos Bianchi unable to stop the rot. Dan Edwards reports.

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