ARTICLES RELATING TO ARGENTINA

Pumas travel without Matera

2014-08-26 21:08

Argentina will travel to Australasia for their Rugby Championship matches without injured blindside flanker Pablo Matera.

Springboks sneak past Pumas

2014-08-23 23:48
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The Springboks have claimed a narrow win over Argentina in their Rugby Championship clash in Salta.

Hernandez returns for Bok date

2014-08-21 07:11

Argentina have made two changes to the starting team for the return Rugby Championship match against South Africa in Salta.

Argentina 'gaining respect'

2014-08-17 09:03

Argentina are earning a better reputation with every outing even if they have not won a game in the Rugby Championship.

Jean: Pollard is a class act

2014-08-15 22:30
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Springbok captain Jean de Villiers says South African flyhalf Handré Pollard "ticks all the boxes" of a world-class flyhalf.

Argentine football chief dies

2014-07-30 20:08

Julio Grondona, president of the AFA and FIFA vice-president, has died at the age of 82 in a Buenos Aires clinic.

Pope gets signed SWC jersey

2014-07-17 07:39

Soccer World Cup runners-up Argentina have sent their compatriot Pope Francis, a die-hard football fan, a jersey signed by the team.

Argentina's gutsy team home

2014-07-15 07:51

A crestfallen Lionel Messi kept a low profile as thousands welcomed the Argentina squad home after a SWC final defeat to Germany.

Heroes' welcome for Argentina

2014-07-14 20:00

Thousands of people greeted Lionel Messi and the rest of the Argentina team when the squad flew home to Buenos Aires.

Press hails Argentines

2014-07-14 13:55

Argentina's media summed up the national mood as crestfallen but proud Monday after the extra-time defeat to Germany.

Messi didn't deserve Golden Ball

2014-07-14 10:30

The man who lead Argentina to their last SWC triumph has said that Lionel Messi was not the rightful winner of the Golden Ball.

Brazil celebrates rivals defeat

2014-07-14 09:31

Brazilians bitter about their team's disastrous World Cup celebrated Argentina's defeat to Germany in the final on Sunday.

SWC pain will last forever

2014-07-14 08:53

Javier Mascherano said the pain of losing the SWC final in extra time to Germany on Sunday would live with him forever.

Messi vomited in SWC final

2014-07-14 07:36

Argentina captain Lionel Messi vomited during the Soccer World Cup final, as he has done on many occasions before.

As it happened: Germany v Argentina

2014-07-13 19:38

A recap of the scoring and interactive commentary from the FINAL of the 2014 Soccer World Cup between Germany and Argentina.

Argentina eye 'perfect match'

2014-07-13 10:20

Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella claims his side will need to play a perfect game to overcome favourites Germany and win the SWC.

Argentina coach to step down

2014-07-12 07:27

Alejandro Sabella will step down as Argentina coach after the Soccer World Cup final against Germany in Rio de Janeiro.

Maradona better than Pele

2014-07-11 08:48

With their side still in contention for SWC glory, Argentinian fans continue to rub salt into the wounds of their Brazilian hosts.

Neymar backing Messi

2014-07-11 08:37

Neymar has thrown his support behind his Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi to lead rivals Argentina to victory over Germany.

LVG: Vlaar was third choice

2014-07-10 12:16

Louis van Gaal has confirmed that Ron Vlaar was his third choice to take the first penalty after two players refused his request.

Germany have SWC final edge

2014-07-10 09:26

Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella believes a well-rested Germany will have the advantage against his side in Sunday's final.

Sabella savouring success

2014-07-10 09:06

Alejandro Sabella has expressed his "great joy" after Argentina overcame the Netherlands on penalties on Wednesday.

As it happened: Netherlands v Argentina

2014-07-09 21:00

A recap of the live scoring and interactive commentary from the SWC semi-final between the Netherlands and Argentina.

Maradona lambasts Brazil

2014-07-09 16:10

Germany's thrashing of Brazil in the SWC semi-final has damaged the hosts' image around the world, says Diego Maradona.

Sabella: Argentina already winners

2014-07-09 12:11

Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella believes his side has already won just by reaching the semi-finals of the World Cup.

 

As it happened: Argentina v SA

2014-08-23 23:50
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See how the action unfolded in the Rugby Championship clash between Argentina and SA in Salta.

Why Pumas are tough at home

2014-08-21 14:38

Springbok hooker Tiaan Liebenberg has revealed about what makes Argentina a tough opponent on home ground.

Pumas let it slip against Boks

2014-08-17 16:49

Argentina let a golden opportunity slip to at least earn a draw against the Boks on South African soil, coach Daniel Hourcade says.

Boks hold on at wet Loftus

2014-08-16 18:49
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The Springboks have held on for a scrappy Rugby Championship win over Argentina at a wet Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria.

Boks: Win first, then bonus...

2014-08-15 19:18

Gaining a win in the right manner will be more important for the Boks than any thought of a bonus point when they face Argentina.

Sabella to quit Argentina?

2014-07-29 22:00

Alejandro Sabella, who steered Argentina to the SWC final, has decided to quit as coach, Argentine has media reported.

Messi award surprises Sepp

2014-07-15 10:07

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has admitted that he was not expecting Lionel Messi to win the Golden Ball award at the World Cup.

Maradona: Messi not the best

2014-07-14 21:00

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has said compatriot Lionel Messi did not deserve to be named best player of the SWC.

Past Golden Ball winners

2014-07-14 14:04

Recent recipients of the SWC Player of the Tournament after Argentina's Lionel Messi picked up the 2014 Golden Ball award.

The Team of Brazil 2014

2014-07-14 12:36

With the curtain having gone down on the 2014 Soccer World Cup, Sport24 selects the best XI from the tournament.

Worries? What worries?

2014-07-14 10:06

What worries? Overall, the 2014 edition of the Soccer World Cup hosted in Brazil scores high marks on and off the field .

Messi: We lacked killer instinct

2014-07-14 09:27

Lionel Messi regretted his side's missed chances after Germany beat his side 1-0 in the Soccer World Cup final on Sunday.

Tears, cheers in Argentina

2014-07-14 08:28

Argentines reacted with tears, cheers and violence after the dream of a third World Cup title slipped through their fingers.

Super Mario sinks Argentina

2014-07-13 23:45

Mario Gotze scored a superb extra-time winner as Germany beat Argentina to win the 2014 Soccer World Cup.

Fans start flocking to Maracana

2014-07-13 18:09

Tens of thousands of fans are flocking to Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro for the SWC final between Germany and Argentina.

Messi v Müller for Golden Boot

2014-07-12 09:13

Thomas Müller and Lionel Messi will be fighting for the crown of Soccer World Cup top goalscorer when they duel in the final.

Rizzoli to ref World Cup final

2014-07-11 22:00

Nicola Rizzoli of Italy will referee the Soccer World Cup final between Germany and Argentina, according to FIFA officials.

Rio braces for fan frenzy

2014-07-11 08:42

Rio de Janeiro is bracing itself for up to 100 000 Argentine fans arriving by car, bus and motorhome for the SWC final.

Germany's secret Messi plan

2014-07-10 21:49

Germany have a secret plan to shut Argentina superstar Lionel Messi out of the SWC Cup final at the iconic Maracana Stadium.

Germany vs Argentina: How they compare

2014-07-10 10:24

Germany vs Argentina: A look at how the World Cup finalists compare ahead of Sunday's final.

Argentina not intimidated

2014-07-10 09:20

Argentina are not intimidated by facing Germany in the SWC final despite seeing them tear hosts Brazil to shreds on Tuesday.

Messi out to match Maradona

2014-07-10 07:08

Argentina star Lionel Messi will get his chance to emulate Diego Maradona in the 2014 Soccer World Cup final.

SWC to honour Di Stefano

2014-07-09 20:00

A moment of silence to honour Alfredo Di Stefano will be held before the SWC semi-final between Argentina and the Netherlands.

Krul won't start for Dutch

2014-07-09 14:44

Netherlands substitute keeper Tim Krul will not start tonight's semi-final despite his heroics in the penalty shootout against Coast Rica.

4 key battles in SWC semi #2

2014-07-09 11:59

Here are four key battles in the SWC semi-final between Netherlands and Argentina at the Corinthians arena.

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