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New Zealand beat Australia to enter Rugby World Cup final


October 16th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Oct 16 (IANS) The All Blacks put up a stellar show in the home of New Zealand rugby Sunday, defeating traditional rivals Australia 20-6 to secure their place in ... Read more...

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Former New Zealand Cricket chief Doig dies at 62


October 13th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Oct 13 (IANS) Former New Zealand Cricket (NZC) chief Chris Doig has died at the age of 62 after a two-year battle with bowel cancer. Doig was in ... Read more...

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Jonah Lomu admitted to Auckland hospital


September 26th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Auckland, Sept 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former New Zealand rugby star Jonah Lomu has been admitted to a hospital in Auckland. The hospital has stated the condition of Lomu as stable. His family ... Read more...

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England’s ’sprinkler’ dance a huge hit among fans


December 30th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) After making Australia dance to their tune in their historic Ashes triumph in Melbourne, England broke into a "sprinkler" celebration dance which has become a huge hit with ... Read more...

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Education, not helmets, stops rugby concussions: Study


November 4th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): A new review has suggested that mouth guards and headgear have little or no impact on reducing concussions in rugby players.However, educational programmes that promote proper playing techniques ... Read more...

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New Zealand’s rugby coach wants team to knit together


October 9th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.9 (ANI): New Zealand rugby coach Gordon Tietjens said on Saturday that the players are need to knit together as a team in the XIX Commonwealth Games in New Delhi.The ... Read more...

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Rugby ground in top shape; venue getting finishing touches


September 26th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The field of play at the main rugby stadium for the Commonwealth Games has been termed world-class by experts but with just seven days to go ... Read more...

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Move to engage ‘own security advice’ for Delhi CWG ‘defies logic’: NZOC


September 14th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Sep 14(ANI): The New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC) has said that the decision of Netball New Zealand (NNZ), Hockey New Zealand (HNZ) and the New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU) to engage ... Read more...

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Security concerns may prompt Kiwis to pull out of Delhi Commonwealth Games


September 13th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Sep 13(ANI): New Zealand may reportedly pull out of next month's Delhi Commonwealth Games over security concerns.The security and operational systems for the Games would be confirmed over the next 10 ... Read more...

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Delhi Commonwealth Games bound Kiwi teams hiring own security consultants


September 11th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Sep 11(ANI): Netball New Zealand (NNZ), Hockey New Zealand (HNZ) and the New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU) have hired independent security consultants ahead of next month's Delhi Commonwealth Games.According to The ... Read more...

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Moller elected New Zealand Cricket chairman


August 27th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Aug 27 (ANI): Former New Zealand Rugby Union CEO Chris Moller has been elected the new chairman of New Zealand Cricket.Moller will replace Alan Isaac, who stepped down after two ... Read more...

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Scotland announces rugby squad for Commonwealth Games


August 11th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Scotland Wednesday announced its 12-man rugby sevens squad for the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games here. The squad, nominated by Scottish Rugby team last month, will be travelling to ... Read more...

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Topless models raise fund for New Zealand rugby club


July 11th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, July 11 (IANS) A popular rugby club in New Zealand has been facing criticism for using topless models at a fundraising event. The stunt led to calls for the New Zealand Rugby ... Read more...

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India will have to rough it out in Asian Five rugby


June 1st, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) India have their task cut out when they open against favourites China in the HSBC Asian Five Nations 2010 Division II rugby that kicks off at the ... Read more...

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Will McCullum give up playing for New Zealand to earn Twenty20 big bucks?


March 28th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Mar.28 (ANI): There is talk in recent weeks of Brendon McCullum giving up wicket keeping to play test cricket as a batsman only. But a more pertinent question is ... Read more...

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New Zealand Cricket call in high-performance guru


March 21st, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Mar 21(ANI): New Zealand Cricket (NZC) has called in high-performance guru Don Tricker in a bid to lift the national team's performance against Australia.Tricker, who also works with the New Zealand ... Read more...

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Golf great Norman to do his bit for Victoria bushfire victims


February 11th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.11 (ANI): Golfing great Greg Norman has agreed to participate in a celebrity tournament next week to support Victoria''s bushfire victims. Norman will be joined by the likes of cricketer ... Read more...

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