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Rassie Erasmus: “It’s going to be a tough match. If we want to win the Rugby Championship, we have to get past them and we know what they did to us last year.” Photograph:  Warren Little/Getty Images

Argentina v South Africa, Estadio Padre Ernesto Martearena, Saturday, 8.40pm (Live on Sky Sports Main Event) South Africa’s quest for a first Rugby C(...)

 Born in Toronto, the daughter of a country music-loving Irish mother and a Mexican father, Lindi Ortega lived in Nashville for a time. For her s(...)

A  billboard displaying a campaign poster of Nicaraguan president Daniel Ortega and his running mate and wife Rosario Murillo stands at the side of a road in Managua, Nicaragua. Photograph: Jorge Torres/EPA

Nicaraguan president Daniel Ortega picked his wife on Tuesday to run as his vice presidential candidate ahead of November elections, in a vote in whic(...)

Barbarians’ Zane Kirchner touches down to score a try in the game against an Ireland XVat Thomond park. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Barbarians 22 Ireland 21 The individual consequences will be more significant after Ireland slipped to a defeat at Thomond Park that will merely be a(...)

Luke Fitzgerald: returns to action for Leinster against Castres after long injury absence. Photograph: Inpho.

Castres v Leinster, Stade Pierre Antoine, Sunday, 1.0pm: This preview can’t but focus fairly heavily on Luke Fitzgerald’s latest return to the field (...)

Atlètico Madrid coach Diego Simeone: Photograph: Getty Images

There was a moment late in the penultimate game of the season last weekend when Atlético Madrid’s assistant coach, Óscar Ortega, began to celebrate th(...)

President  Higgins and Costa Rica’s president Laura Chinchilla  walk to a joint news conference at the Presidential house in San Jose on October 28th. Mr Higgins largely steered clear of contentious political issues during his Latin American tour. Photograph: Juan Carlos Ulate/Reuters

It was a shame President Michael D Higgins wasn’t able to make Nicaragua the fourth stop on his tour of Latin America this week along with Mexico, El (...)

Rosalia Mera, who co-founded the Zara clothing shops, has died aged 69, the Spanish company that owns the fashion chain said. Inditex SA did not give (...)