New Zealand boss Steve Hansen is wary of the threat posed by Argentina under the leadership of former Australia forwards coach Mario Ledesma.

Ryan Crotty and Sam Cane are still in contention for New Zealand's Rugby Championship clash with Argentina on Saturday after making good progress from recent concussions.

Jamaican squash star, Chris Binnie capped off a history-making run at the 2018 Pan American Squash Championships with a silver medal in the men's singles competition on Wednesday night (August 29). 

Argentina's shock Rugby Championship win over South Africa will not affect New Zealand's plans to shuffle the pack for their clash with the Pumas.

South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus has labelled his team's next match against Australia as "win at all costs" after they suffered a 32-19 defeat away to Argentina. 

Argentina ended a six-Test losing streak on home soil as they upset Rugby Championship rivals South Africa 32-19 in Mendoza on Saturday. 

Palestinian Football Association (PFA) president Jibril Rajoub has been given a 12-month suspension and a fine from FIFA after he called for fans to burn Lionel Messi shirts ahead of Argentina's proposed friendly with Israel. 

Walter Samuel has taken up a coaching role with the Argentina national team.

The Argentina FA confirmed Samuel's appointment on Friday and he will link up with the squad for September friendlies against Guatemala and Colombia. 

New Zealand laid down a marker in their opening Rugby Championship victory over Australia last weekend and the defending champions will seek more of the same on Saturday.

Argentina have made one change for Saturday's Rugby Championship clash with South Africa, bringing in Tomas Lavanini to bolster the pack. 

Franco Mostert returns to South Africa's starting line-up for Saturday's Rugby Championship clash with Argentina in Mendoza.

Interim Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni is uncertain when Lionel Messi will play for his country again.

South Africa boss Rassie Erasmus expects significant improvements from his team after watching them labour to a 34-21 victory over Argentina in their Rugby Championship opener.

South Africa recovered from a tricky start to their Rugby Championship opener to emerge 34-21 victors over Argentina in Durban on Saturday. 

Giovanni Simeone has been named in the Argentina squad for the first time for next month's friendly matches, with Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero among those left out. 

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