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The political life of Diego Maradona

The icon who died on 25 November 2020 was more than just the greatest footballer of all time. From Argentina to Palestine he represented the experiences of the outsider, the oppressed

Football legend Maradona dies

The Argentinian icon died at his home on Wednesday, two weeks after having surgery on a blood clot in his brain

Argentina ex-president Macri accused of spying on 400 journalists

The complaint states that the background checks on journalists were "neither ordered nor authorised by any magistrate"

Rehumanising Diego Maradona

In two recent documentaries, we finally get up close to the complicated sadness of Argentina’s original football deity

Who’s who in the Rugby World Cup?

The Springboks are in the mix but there is no shortage of volunteers to break the Kiwi grip on rugby’s top honour

IMF wilfully takes austerity road

East Asia 1998, Greece 2008, Argentina 2018. The fund knows the suffering its loans cause, yet it has gone ahead in Ecuador

How have the All Blacks remained the world’s best for over a decade?

New Zealand have a chance to do the incredible in Japan later this year and win a third consecutive World Cup

Messi vows to play on after latest Argentina heartache

Messi will get another chance to break his tournament duck next year when the Copa America takes place in Argentina and Colombia

Ecuador’s highest court approves same-sex marriage

The Constitutional Court said same-sex marriage had been approved in a five-to-four vote of its nine judges in a closed door hearing

Thank Donald Trump for fuel-pump bump

United States’s enfant terrible Donald Trump’s sanctions on Iran are hurting Opec’s third-largest exporter at 2.4-million barrels a day

IMF cuts global growth forecast to 3.7% for 2018, 2019 as risks rise

​An upswing in economic risks has prompted the International Monetary Fund to cut its forecast for world growth

Key things to watch in Argentina after IMF boosts loan

The renegotiated IMF deal is designed to ease concerns over Argentina's loan financing needs and currency fluctuations

Maradona offers to coach Argentina for free after World Cup debacle

​Diego Maradona wants to return to the position of Argentina coach, as Jorge Sampaoli faces pressure to resign following their World Cup travails

Rugby looks north for inspiration

The global game is in flux and at the moment all the cards lie with England and France.

My shame: My father, a monster

A son seeks redemption by testifying against the man who exposed him to the brutality of Argentina’s dark days.

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