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Thursday 1 June 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Argentina

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# Buenos Aires
Argentina's lower house backs landmark bill to legalise abortion
The legislation faces an uphill battle in the Senate, which rejected a similar bill two years ago.
# Racism
World Rugby 'welcomes' investigation into Matera's racist social media posts
The 27-year-old was reinstated as Pumas skipper last week after initially being stripped of the captaincy.
# Result
Hodge misses late penalty as draw between Argentina and Australia sees All Blacks win Tri Nations
The Wallabies needed to earn a bonus point and win by 101 points to overhaul New Zealand in the final game.
# Rugby Union
Matera 'deeply ashamed' after Argentina strip captaincy for past racist posts
Matera called his nine-year-old tweets ‘barbarisms’.
# Diego Maradona
Argentine police search Maradona doctor’s home and office
The footballer was buried on Thursday in a private ceremony.
# Payback
All Blacks restore pride with crushing Argentina win
New Zealand paid tribute to Diego Maradona before the haka.
# Buenos Aires
Argentine prosecutors investigate whether death of Diego Maradona involved medical negligence
Maradona’s lawyer has been leading calls for such an investigation.
Fans gather along roads to bid farewell as Maradona buried in private ceremony
Only family members and close friends were permitted to attend the burial of the football icon.
# Goat
‘Diego, me auld flower, would you mind if I had your shirt?’
Paddy Mulligan kept Diego Maradona scoreless at Lansdowne Road in 1979. He considers the Argentinean one of the greatest players of all time.
# Changes
All Blacks shuffle pack while Argentina make 10 changes to side
If the All Blacks fail to win on Saturday against the Pumas, they will become the first New Zealand team to lose three in a row since 1998.
# Tribute
'The whole community is in shock...but Maradona will live forever'
Fabian Costello is a former Argentine footballer now living in Cork, and he talks to The42 about the sad death and enduring legacy of Diego Maradona.
The legacy of Diego Maradona
Maradona embodied so much of his people and his country that he elevated football to beyond just a game and the World Cup to a level it will perhaps never again reach.
Argentina football great Diego Maradona has died aged 60
A spokesman confirmed the news this evening.
A spokesman confirmed the news this evening.
He played for the likes of Napoli and Barcelona before hanging up his boots in 1997.
# argy bargy
All Blacks coaches using deliberate provocation of players in a bid to improve discipline
New Zealand will take on Argentina this weekend.
# even stevens
Argentina rally from nine points down in the second half to earn draw against Australia
Nicolas Sanchez helped the Pumas battle back to a 15-15 draw in the Tri Nations.
# Shock
Argentina produce massive upset result with first-ever win over the All Blacks
Nicolas Sanchez scored all of the Pumas’ points in a 25-15 win in Sydney.
# Maradona
Diego Maradona admitted to hospital in Argentina
He has suffered two heart attacks in the past and contracted hepatitis.
# South America
Argentina surpasses 1 million coronavirus cases
Colombia, Mexico and Peru are expected to hit the same milestone in coming weeks.
# working from home
Argentina lawmaker suspended after kissing his partner's breasts during video conference
Juan Emilio Ameri said he did not think he was connected to the internet at that particular moment.
# Cheika mate
Michael Cheika takes role with Argentina for upcoming Rugby Championship
Pumas boss Mario Ledesma previously worked under Cheika with the Wallabies and Stade Francais.
# Argentina
Manchester United to speak to Marcos Rojo after lockdown breach
The 30-year-old, on loan at Estudiantes, was seen playing cards and smoking with friends in his homeland.
# freddie
'Without the Munster fans, we are nothing. Without them, we play for nothing'
Freddie Pucciariello won two Heineken Cups and a Magners League with the southern province.
# Climate Change
Antarctica records hottest ever temperature at over 18 degrees
The temperature climbed to 18.3 degrees, beating the previous record of 17.5 degrees.
# He's back
Messi hits winner on international return from ban as Argentina overcome Brazil
The Barcelona star scored the only goal of the game in a friendly in Riyadh.
# Accident
Sergio Aguero walks away unscathed after car accident en route to Man City training
The forward walked away unharmed from the incident ahead of this weekend’s match against Crystal Palace.
# A Rugby Life
'Some of the generals wanted me executed and that sort of craic'
Willie Anderson’s career took him to places far more frightening than the teeth of an All Black haka.
# hasta la vista
Sanchez stars as Argentina end World Cup with 7-try win over USA
The out-half was a controversial omission from the weekend loss to England.
England v Argentina, Rugby World Cup
We followed all the action from the Pool C clash in Tokyo.
# plenty in reserve
Mako back in Jones' squad as Pumas prepare for war with 'boring' England
“We believe our scrum can be a real weapon,” says Eddie Jones, “so hang on to your seats!”
As it happened : France v Argentina, Rugby World Cup
Pool C opens with a mouth-watering clash in Tokyo and we’re going minute-by-minute.
# Dark Horses
Hotly-contested Pool C promises fireworks
No pool has quite as much World Cup pedigree as this one with three sides who traditionally expect to reach the semis.
# Looking to the future
Argentina call up Brighton youngster Mac Allister for the first time
Manager Lionel Scaloni has named an inexperienced panel featuring seven uncapped players and no Lionel Messi.
Nkosi's two tries helps South Africa trump Argentina as countdown to World Cup continues
The 23-year-old winger struck in each half for the Springboks on Saturday.
# Strength to Strength
Kolisi poised for 'limited minutes' on South Africa return
The Springbok captain missed out on the Rugby Championship win due to a knee injury, but is on track to boost his side in Japan.
# Banned
Messi given three-month Argentina ban for accusing CONMEBOL of 'corruption'
Messi was sent off as Argentina beat Chile 2-1 in the Copa America third-place play-off last month.
# Argentina
Former boxing world champion Baldomir jailed for 18 years for sexual abuse of his daughter
The one-time WBC beltholder was arrested in 2016 following allegations by his ex-wife.
# rebound
Lealiifano enjoys winning Wallabies comeback against dismal Pumas
The former Ulster man chipped in with 11 points as Australia got the better of Argentina.
# Comeback
Ex-Ulster man Lealiifano returns to Wallabies team for first time since 2016
James O’Connor is also set for his first appearance in 2,142 days.
# Second chance
'Tuesday nights, James was always out' - Genia backs newly mature O'Connor to shine for Wallabies
Will Genia believes James O’Connor will grasp his chance if a six-year Wallabies exile comes to an end when Australia face Argentina.
# not having it
'We knew the losing team would look for someone to blame' - Copa America ref hits back at Messi criticisms
Ecuadoran official Roddy Zambrano was thrust into the spotlight after last week’s semi-final between Argentina and Brazil.