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Late penalty lifts Argentina past South Africa

A determined Argentina overcame injuries to several key players before leaving it late to claw their way to a second ever victory over South Africa in their Rugby Championship clash in Salta on Saturday.


Argentina seek consistency in pursuit of elusive win 25 Aug 2016

Argentina will be driven by a belief that the Pumas are capable of beating anyone on their day when they meet South Africa again in Salta on Saturday (1940 GMT), having let victory slip from their grasp last weekend.

Factbox: South Africa v Argentina Rugby Championship test 25 Aug 2016

Factbox on the Rugby Championship test between Argentina and South Africa in Salta on Saturday:


Argentina name unchanged team to face South Africa 25 Aug 2016

Argentina will bid to avenge their defeat in South Africa five days ago with an unchanged team when the sides clash again in the Rugby Championship in Salta on Saturday.

Late Whiteley try gives South Africa narrow win 20 Aug 2016

NELSPRUIT, South Africa A try two minutes from time by Warren Whiteley earned South Africa an unconvincing 30-23 victory over Argentina in an error-strewn Rugby Championship match on Saturday.

South Africa seek to provide more conviction 18 Aug 2016

NELSPRUIT, South Africa South Africa will be seeking to put an unconvincingly narrow series win over Ireland in June behind them when they host Argentina in their opening match in The Rugby Championship on Saturday.

Boks hand first start to prop Redelinghuys as Coetzee shuffles pack 18 Aug 2016

NELSPRUIT South Africa have handed a first start to Lions prop Julian Redelinghuys for their Rugby Championship opener against Argentina on Saturday, one of five changes made by coach Allister Coetzee after their wobbly series win against Ireland in June.


Murray and Nadal roll, Raonic outslugs Isner 18 Aug 2016

Olympic and Wimbledon champion Andy Murray picked up where he left off in Rio by drubbing Argentina's Juan Monaco to take his place in the third round of the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati on Wednesday.

Winning scrums is priority for South Africa, says Coetzee 15 Aug 2016

CAPE TOWN Winning the scrums will be a priority for South Africa when they face Argentina in the opening match of the Rugby Championship in Nelspruit on Saturday, according to coach Allister Coetzee.

Factbox: Rugby Championship 2016 15 Aug 2016

WELLINGTON Factbox on the Rugby Championship, the southern hemisphere test championship featuring New Zealand, Australia, South Africa and Argentina, which starts on Saturday (all times GMT):


Suicide bomber kills 54 in Yemen attack- health ministry

ADEN, Yemen A suicide bomber killed at least 54 people when he drove a car bomb into a militia compound in Aden on Monday, the health ministry said, in one of the deadliest attacks claimed by Islamic State in the southern Yemeni port city.