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  1. Sports Quiz

    Posted Feb 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... tsunami? 4. Who are the only international rugby union team with a winning record against all other nations? 5. Who knocked out Sugar Ray Leonard in 1991 forcing him into boxing retirement? 6. ... an Ashes series? 9. Who is the current Leeds United manager? 10. Who won the 2004 rugby league world club championship? 1. None 2. Ken Rosewall 3. Rodney Marsh 4. New Zealand 5. Terry Norris 6. ...

  2. New Zealand Super 12 teams snub Tietjens

    Posted Mar 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay '[We] don't feel they should play for a team they would prefer not to play for' Gordon Tietjens wanted six Super 12 players in his roster to defend the World ... of the Highlanders have been included in a preliminary New Zealand squad to prepare for the Rugby World Cup Sevens. They will join the rest of the current Kiwi squad for a training camp in Rotorua next ...

  3. Jason Dasey

    Posted Dec 20th 2009, 12:00am by Jason Dasey

    ... it would mean the severing of some agreements,' warned David Gallop, the head of the National Rugby League. Complicating matters is that Ben Buckley, the chief executive of soccer's ... to celebrate. And they went through plenty of bubbly as the nation's team missed out on seven consecutive occasions between 1978 and 2002 with the sport shackled by an inept and sometimes corrupt ...

  4. Kiwis scrum down

    Posted Sep 19th 2010, 12:00am by Noel Prentice

    ... And the record success of this year's all-conquering All Blacks in the Tri Nations has raised public expectations even higher. 'New Zealanders have a love affair with rugby and it is a bit ... The refreshing brand of open rugby has given a positive flavour around the tournament.' It is estimated that up to 85,000 visitors will descend on the land of the long white cloud over the six weeks ...

  5. Jason Dasey

    Posted Nov 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Jason Dasey

    ... be opened up for discussion because it could create greater interest in the rugby-obsessed nation. The play-off against Bahrain attracted a crowd of 35,100 to the Westpac Stadium, but sports fans ... And behind closed doors at Kuala Lumpur's posh Shangri-la Hotel, delegates could discuss the possibility of adding this unheralded soccer nation to the confederation in the wake of its ...


    Posted Nov 01st 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... but he has soldiered on, enduring the criticisms of his passionate, rugby-mad countrymen to engineer a successful Tri-Nations and Bledisloe Cup defence this year. The 62-year-old concedes his ... and for all. His bosses at the New Zealand Rugby Union have given him free rein until the end of 2009 only. They handed him only a two-year contract last December- ignoring Robbie Deans- thus subtly ...

  7. Barren run for SAR continues

    Posted Jul 24th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... the world. But the young Hong Kong squad is suffering a famine of sorts at the World Swimming Championships in Barcelona, Spain, this week. The squad has now gone three days without achieving a single local record, or an Olympic qualifying time. Before leaving for Spain last week, national coach Chan Yiu-hoi had warned that stage fright could interfere with the athletes' ...

  8. Weight of expectation

    Posted Aug 09th 2004, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... strongwoman Kong Xiangling could be one to watch in Athens after she lifted 120kgs in the snatch to set a new world record of 118.5kgs in the 75kg class at the National Weightlifting Championships ... and the Chinese weightlifting team look unstoppable again, especially after their performance at last November's World Championships in Vancouver, Canada, where they took 21 gold, seven silver ...

  9. Lifelong losers experience a new kinda town

    Posted Sep 15th 2003, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... directed. But I'm not asking you to feel sorry for the people in Chicago because their two Major League teams have played a total of 179 seasons without winning a championship. I'm just ... 'It's just like rugby. They have a hooker on the field and yet when they scrum, no money is exchanged. Why do rugby players get a hooker for free? Beats me.' Then I told him about ...

  10. Premier League race shows mediocrity rises to the top

    Posted Mar 12th 2011, 12:00am by Jason Dasey

    ... in the record books for American sports when a team or individual achievement is devalued in some way. That could range from a championship won during a strike-shortened season in the NBA to a Major ... the inadequacies of the supporting cast. An often workmanlike midfield has been outplayed in too many games and the defence creaks without skipper Nemanja Vidic and national captain Rio Ferdinand. ...




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