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Squire to get first start as Hansen rings changes

BUENOS AIRES Rookie loose forward Liam Squire will make his first test start as All Blacks coach Steve Hansen reinstated his policy of developing depth for the Rugby Championship clash with Argentina in Buenos Aires on Saturday.

Argentina poverty reaches 32.2 percent in first data release in three years 28 Sep 2016

BUENOS AIRES Nearly one-third of Argentina's population lives in poverty, the government said on Wednesday in the first official poverty data published in three years, underscoring the difficulty of reaching President Mauricio Macri's "zero poverty" goal.

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Barcelona must manage Messi's playing time, says Bauza 23 Sep 2016

MADRID Barcelona should manage Lionel Messi's playing time better, Argentina coach Edgardo Bauza has said following the forward's latest injury.

In-form Latu replaces Polota-Nau in Wallabies squad 22 Sep 2016

SYDNEY Uncapped hooker Tolu Latu and winger Sefa Naivalu have been called up to the Australia squad for their final two Rugby Championship matches against South Africa and Argentina.

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Exhausted Murray desperate for a break 19 Sep 2016

Andy Murray is itching for a break after an exhausting few months, the world number two said, after defending champions Britain were knocked out by Argentina 3-2 in the Davis Cup semi-final.

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Wallabies' Pocock out of Rugby Championship with broken hand 18 Sep 2016

SYDNEY Wallabies loose forward David Pocock has been ruled out of the rest of the Rugby Championship after breaking his hand in the 36-20 win over Argentina in Perth.

Defence delights Australia despite five-try victory 17 Sep 2016

SYDNEY Michael Cheika was delighted with the five tries Australia scored in their victory over Argentina in Perth on Saturday but it was the improvement in defence that really pleased the Wallabies' coach.

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Del Potro sinks Murray as Argentina take 2-0 lead 17 Sep 2016

GLASGOW Juan Martin del Potro delivered a huge blow to Britain's hopes of retaining the Davis Cup when he beat Andy Murray 6-4 5-7 6-7(5) 6-3 6-4 in a five-hour thriller as Argentina grabbed a 2-0 lead in their world group semi-final on Friday.

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Aguero, Higuain set for Argentina return in qualifiers 16 Sep 2016

BUENOS AIRES Sergio Aguero, in fine scoring form for Manchester City this season, looks set to lead Argentina's attack in next month's World Cup qualifiers after being recalled to their squad on Friday.

Powerful Pumas set to test Australia's resurgence 15 Sep 2016

SYDNEY Argentina gave the All Blacks something of a fright last weekend and if they can maintain their intensity for a full 80 minutes this weekend a first Rugby Championship win over the Wallabies on Australian soil could be in prospect.

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New Jersey train crash kills one at station, injures more than 100

HOBOKEN, N.J. A commuter train plowed into a station in New Jersey at the height of Thursday's morning rush hour, killing a woman on the platform and injuring more than 100 people as it brought down part of the roof and scattered debris over the concourse. | Video