Buenos Aires City is to be left with no subway service for two days affecting thousands of passengers. The strike began at 9pm and will continue on Saturday and Sunday. UTA train and subway workers union lifted the 72 hour-long strike they had called for Monday.
Argentine shooters Alex Misrael Suligoy and Diego Angeoni were eliminated from the men’s rifle prone this morning, after coming in 27th and 34th place at the 50m qualifiers today at the Royal Artillery Barracks in London. Belarus’ Sergei Martynov took away the Olympic gold medal with 705.5 points.
China's Sun Yang posted the fastest time in the heats of the men's 1500 metres freestyle today to stay on course to complete the long-distance double at the London Olympics.
Tropical Storm Ernesto swept over the tiny island of St Lucia today and could strengthen into a hurricane as it races westward across the Caribbean Sea, forecasters said.
Boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. was released from a Las Vegas jail after serving two months of a 90-day ssentence for domestic violence, police said.
The US dollar traded at AR4.56/AR$4.605 today, remained unchanged compared with the previous closing price. On the black market, the US currency fell one cent, 25 cents during the week, and ended at AR$6.20.
US soybean,corn and wheat edged up today after a three-day losing streak, but both markets were on track for a second straight weekly drop as importers slow purchases after a steep price rally in the last two months.