September 16, 2014
Former FIFA official Jerome Champagne has formally announced that he will stand against incumbent Sepp Blatter in next year's election for president of the world soccer body.
Silvio Romero's first-half goal was enough for Lanús as they took a 1-0 win over bitter rivals Banfield, marking victory at home in the first edition of the South Buenos Aires derby for two years. They draw level with Vélez Sarsfield, who remain third after losing to Belgrano.
Boca Juniors had taken a 1-0 lead over Racing Club in the weekend's highly-anticipated derby clash in the Bombonera, but the game was eventually postponed as heavy rains and awful pitch conditions meant it was impossible to continue.
The Argentina tennis team came back from the brink of relegation to finish triumphant against Israel, winning 3-2 in a thrilling final day to preserve their status in the Davis Cup's premier World Group.