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Articles by Rob Crisp

Argentina dominates world polo. Only one player in the top ten world rankings, David Stirling, isn’t Argentine and with a name like that, as you can probably guess, Stirling is from… Uruguay. (Pablo Pieres is listed as from the …

Finished reading up about the new cabinet yet? Avoided becoming addicted to Odeon so far? Excellent. Here’s your midweek sport roundup:

  • Boca Juniors striker Carlos Tevez, Manchester City striker Sergio Agüero and Barcelona pair Javier Mascherano and Lionel Messi have

Lionel Messi made his first start in nearly two months last night and, quite frankly, acted as though he’d never been away, scoring two and setting up another as Barcelona destroyed Roma 6-1 in its penultimate group stage match of

Yesterday may well have been election day and therefore everyone’s primary focus may well have been who the next President would be (spoiler alert: it’s Macri), but for those of you wishing for a break from all things ballotage,

It’s the final countdown! No, not to the presidential runoff on Sunday. I’m talking about tomorrow, and the (potential) Return of the King. (Evidently, the King in this case is Lionel Messi, not whoever the character in Lord of

Argentina captain and national idol Lionel Messi is reportedly ready to leave Spain and ply his trade in England after supposedly becoming fed up with the Spanish tax authorities. Arsenal, which plays in London, is rumored to be his preferred

Argentina got its World Cup Qualifying campaign back on track with a hard-fought 1-0 win over Colombia in Barranquilla thanks to a first half goal and man-of-the-match display from center midfielder Lucas Biglia. This win takes some major pressure off

Sometimes, sports becomes irrelevant. After hearing about the atrocities in Paris shortly before heading off to watch Argentina draw with Brazil, I didn’t really give a shit about Argentina not winning, I don’t care about the weather being a

At the second time of asking, Argentina and Brazil played out an entertaining 1-1 draw in a much drier Monumental as Argentina continued its winless start to its World Cup Qualifying campaign despite a much-improved performance on Friday night.

Laugh it up, but this wasn’t funny for the Brazilian 25 years ago, and it’s still not funny for Brazilian coach Dunga today, apparently.

Ahead of yesterday’s apocalypse postponed World Cup qualifier between Argentina and Brazil, Dunga took the unusual …