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FEATURE-Rugby-Argentina make push to rediscover scrummaging DNA

17 Jul 2019

BUENOS AIRES, July 17 The alarm bells rang loud and clear for Pumas coach Mario Ledesma when Argentina conceded three tries from scrums in a 28-17 loss to Ireland in Dublin last November.

Jaguares beat Stormers 30-25 to stay in playoff contention

05 May 2019

BUENOS AIRES The Jaguares scored three tries, the last a penalty try, to beat South Africa's Stormers 30-25 at Velez Sarsfield on Saturday and record their fourth straight Super Rugby win.

Rugby - Jaguares make it three straight wins, beat Brumbies 20-15

28 Apr 2019

BUENOS AIRES The Jaguares claimed their third consecutive win and put themselves back in the Super Rugby playoffs hunt with a bruising 20-15 victory over the ACT Brumbies at Velez Sarsfield on Saturday.

Tenacious Simon takes Del Potro into second day

09 Jul 2018

LONDON Fifth seed Juan Martin del Potro met stubborn resistance from Frenchman Gilles Simon and had to settle for a suspension of their Wimbledon fourth round match as he led 7-6(1) 7-6(5) 5-7 after more than three hours on Court Two on Monday.

Nishikori outlasts Gulbis to reach first quarter-final

09 Jul 2018

LONDON Kei Nishikori overcame elbow trouble in the opening set to win a marathon match 4-6 7-6(5) 7-6(10) 6-1 against a limping Ernests Gulbis and reach his first Wimbledon quarter-final at the tenth attempt on Monday.

Tennis-Nishikori outlasts Gulbis to reach first quarter-final

09 Jul 2018

LONDON, July 9 Kei Nishikori overcame elbow trouble in the opening set to win a marathon match 4-6 7-6(5) 7-6(10) 6-1 against a limping Ernests Gulbis and reach his first Wimbledon quarter-final at the tenth attempt on Monday.

Tennis - Code violation sparks Ostapenko to victory

09 Jul 2018

LONDON Twelfth seed Jelena Ostapenko recovered from 5-2 down in the first set to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals on Monday, channelling her anger from a disputed code violation to crush Aliaksandra Sasnovich 7-6(4) 6-0.

Tennis: Ostapenko fights back to reach quarter-finals again

09 Jul 2018

LONDON Twelfth seed Jelena Ostapenko came back from 5-2 down to crush Aliaksandra Sasnovich 7-6(4) 6-0 and reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals for the second year running on Monday.

Tennis-Ostapenko fights back to reach quarter-finals again

09 Jul 2018

LONDON, July 9 Twelfth seed Jelena Ostapenko came back from 5-2 down to crush Aliaksandra Sasnovich 7-6(4) 6-0 and reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals for the second year running on Monday.

Veteran Gulbis upsets fourth seed Zverev in five sets

07 Jul 2018

LONDON Former world number 10 Ernests Gulbis became the first qualifier to reach the fourth round at Wimbledon since Brian Baker in 2012 when he upset fourth seed Alexander Zverev 7-6(2) 4-6 5-7 6-3 6-0 on Saturday.

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