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  1. Sport - Other Sport - BASEBALL

    Judgment day for Bonds, Clemens, Sosa at Hall

    Posted Jan 09th 2013, 07:26am by Associated Press in New York

    ... Associated Press in New York There’s a chance the podium under the chandeliers in the gold-and-ivory-coloured Vanderbilt Room of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel will go unused. With the cloud ... using PEDs. Sosa, who finished with 609 home runs, was among those who tested positive in MLB’s 2003 anonymous survey, The New York Times reported in 2009. He told a congressional committee ...

  2. Sport - Rugby

    New Zealand rugby to set up integrity unit to fight doping and corruption

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 03:56am by Reuters

    ... in the sport, a senior official said Sunday. Neil Sorenson, NZRU general manager of professional rugby, said the governing body aimed to have the unit set up in six months, the New Zealand Newswire ... in sport. It said last year that it would increase resources to allow government agencies, including customs, the police, the serious fraud office and sporting organisations like Sports New Zealand ...

  3. Sport - Rugby

    Hopes for global season a long shot, says New Zealand rugby chief

    Posted May 12th 2014, 06:39pm by Reuters

    ... conference tomorrow with the Chicago Sports Commission, with reports world champions New Zealand will play the United States at the start of the All Blacks' season-ending northern hemisphere ... shot", New Zealand Rugby Union chief Steve Tew has warned. The International Rugby Players' Association have campaigned for the June test window to be pushed back to the end of July to allow ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - CRICKET

    Scandals overshadow T20 birthday celebrations

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 01:38pm by Agence France-Presse in New Delhi

    ... Agence France-Presse in New Delhi It was meant to be the saviour of cricket - a quick-fire format spiced with cheerleaders and film-star glamour that would reverse a decline in attendance and draw in a new wave of middle-class fans. But a decade on from the first ever round of Twenty20 matches, there are fears that a string of corruption scandals may have done lasting damage ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - CORRUPTION

    New Zealand's Chris Cairns denies match-fixing allegations

    Posted May 20th 2014, 10:32pm by AFP

    ... later clarified on Twitter: "I have not denied I am Player X... but I reject the allegations against me... Subtle I know, but rather pertinent." The New Zealand Herald reported ... the state of the game. I believe I am playing the price for that now." New Zealand Cricket has clarified that McCullum is not under investigation for match-fixing, while also expressing dismay ...

  6. Sport - Rugby

    ‘Magnificent’ New Zealand cement status as Olympic favourites

    Posted May 12th 2014, 09:56am

    ... Reuters and Agence France-Presse in London Kiwis put icing on World Series cake with spectacular London Sevens final comeback New Zealand rugby chief Steve Tew has hailed the achievement ... of consistency which is remarkable in a series where the competition is getting tougher every year as we build towards Rio in 2016 Steve Tew New Zealand wrapped up their 12th overall title in 15 years ...

  7. Sport - Rugby

    Beijing Sport Bureau to spend HK$1m for training tour to New Zealand

    Posted Sep 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Beijing is to invest more than a million HK dollars to send a group of players and coaches to New Zealand to learn the art of sevens from the world's finest exponents of the game, including ... superpower looks to the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro when sevens will be a medal sport. Teams from Shandong, Jiangsu and Anhui have already been overseas for training (Shandong and Jiangsu to New ...

  8. Sport - Rugby

    New Zealand have sevens title in grasp after Glasgow success

    Posted May 05th 2014, 12:01pm

    ... Agence France-Presse in Glasgow New Zealand were on the brink of winning their 12th IRB Sevens World Series title in 15 years after beating surprise finalists Canada 54-7 in the climax of the Glasgow tournament on Sunday. Victory saw New Zealand, winning their fourth Cup title of the 2013-14 series, race 19 points ahead of second-placed South Africa heading into this weekend’s ...

  9. News - Hong Kong

    We’re reading more online, but taking in less, New Zealand study shows

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 10:03pm by XINHUA

    ... Xinhua in Wellington We read more online, but absorb less The internet is making more information available than ever before, but it's not necessarily making us smarter, New Zealand researchers have said. In a study titled Is Google Making Us Stupid? The Impact of the Internet on Reading Behaviour, Victoria University researchers compared online and offline reading and found ...




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