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.
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.
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.
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.
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):
RIO DE JANEIRO Britain's Andy Murray beat Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro 7-5 4-6 6-2 7-5 in a compelling Olympic tennis final on Sunday to become the first player to win two men's singles gold medals.
RIO DE JANEIRO Britain's Andy Murray set up a meeting with Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro in the Olympics men's tennis final on Sunday, as he aims to become the first player to retain the singles title.
RIO DE JANEIRO Argentina may not win gold in Olympic men's basketball but gave their fans the next best thing, beating bitter rivals Brazil 111-107 in double overtime on Saturday, to all but end the host's hopes of reaching the knockout round.
BUENOS AIRES Lionel Messi has announced that he will play on for Argentina, reversing his decision in June to retire from international football.
AMATRICE, Italy The death toll from a devastating earthquake in central Italy rose to at least 247 people early on Thursday after rescue teams worked through the night to try to find survivors under the rubble of flattened towns. | Video