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    Luis Scola – The link between two golden generations of Argentinian basketball players

    The Argentinian basketball team pulled off one of the greatest feats in their country’s sporting history by winning the gold medal at Athens 2004, having knocked out the USA in the semi-final. They were the “Golden Generation” who inspired basketball players throughout Argentina, including the teenagers who shone at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018. Luis Scola was a key part of that 2004 triumph, and has remained a crucial member of the team which reached the final of the 2019 FIBA World Cup and, in doing so, qualified for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
    20 Oct 2019 | Olympic News, Basketball, Argentina, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo
  • Argentina triumphs in men's -80kg Taekwondo | Video

    Argentina triumphs in men's -80kg Taekwondo

    London 2012 - Sebastian Eduardo Crismanich won gold for Argentina in the men's Taekwondo -80kg division in a tense final against Spain's Nicolas Garcia Hemme. Watch the action now.
  • Argentina faces the USA for a spot in the final | Video

    Argentina faces the USA for a spot in the final

    Argentina’s Athens 2004 Olympic Games debut had been quite outstanding; with a last second win over world champions Serbia and Montenegro. However, the next few matches made it hard to predict how far the South American side could go.   On the other side, an irregular team USA who might have started on the wrong foot with a 92 – 73 defeat against Puerto Rico; but were still the winners of three consecutive gold medals since the Barcelona 1992 Summer Games.   Displaying an impressive collective game, Argentina got ahead by 42-38 at half-time. And the second half wasn’t that different either. Under the lead of an inspired 29 point scoring Manu Ginobili, the South Americans wrapped it up with a slam dunk by Scola. The scoreboard now showed 89-81and 4.5 seconds until the end, taking Argentina to its first Olympic gold medal match ever.
  • Argentina Claim Bronze Over Germany | Video

    Argentina Claim Bronze Over Germany

    Argentina defeat Germany to win the bronze medal in women's hockey. Argentina strikes first with a goal on 11 minutes and double their advantage eleven minutes later. Germany come close with one minute remaining in the first half, but fire just wide. In the second half, the Germans get on the board with 25 minutes remaining, but Argentina restore their two goal lead seven minutes from time and win 3-1. Hockey Women Bronze Medal Match - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - GER vs ARG
  • Argentina 2nd Place in Group A Standings | Video

    Argentina 2nd Place in Group A Standings

    Defending Olympic champion Argentina, defeats Croatia in a blowout game in the group A preliminary round. Starting with a lead of only 2 points, Argentina manages to extend it to almost 20 in the third quarter, keep scoring to achieve a 77-53 victory. With this win, Argentina moves into 2nd place in the standings of group A, just a point behind Lithuania. Basketball Men's Preliminary Group A - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympic Games - LTU, ARG, CRO
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