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  1. Crusaders

    Posted Feb 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... Melanie Ho Crusaders by Richard T. Kelly Faber & Faber, HK$214 In every sense, Crusaders, the debut novel from Richard T. Kelly, is not light. At a dense 538 pages, it is physically hefty. And though there are humorous moments, the issues of morality ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - CRICKET

    Cook gives moral win to NZ after tense draw

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Alastair Cook installed New Zealand as moral winners in their drawn series yesterday, saying the David and Goliath battle had definitely gone David's way. England started the series ranked second in the world to New Zealand's eighth placing, and despite none of the three tests producing a result, New Zealand dominated the series. "They had the best of the first match, we ...

  3. A risk worth taking

    Posted Aug 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... celebrations of the food and wine for which New Zealand is famous and special fan zones in cities all over the country. But the level of success of such a major sporting event can only ever really ... desk suggests Snedden is not beyond seeking a little help when the need arises. And well Snedden might. As the chief executive officer of Rugby New Zealand 2011, the 52-year-old Kiwi has since ...

  4. AFL academy 'an historic development'

    Posted Jun 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and viewed with some measure of bewilderment by the uninitiated. But an ambitious plan by the sport's governing body hopes to change all that. From July 9, the Australian Football League (AFL) ... that would take in language and cultural programmes that would help any successful athletes adapt to their new environment. The Guangzhou academy programme would also be based on the high-performance ...

  5. Kiwi Fitzpatrick makes sure he's in charge of the whistle these days

    Posted Mar 28th 2009, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... Robby Nimmo A New Zealand rugby referee named William Atack was the first to use a whistle to control a game of sport in 1884. Some say rugby players have been attacking and arguing ... Fitzpatrick. I used to play a bit of rugby for New Zealand'. 'No mate', he said, 'I meant domestic or international?' 'In London, I am a motivational speaker ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - SHORT SPORT

    Short Sport, December 23, 2012

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... All-rounder Jacob Oram has opted out of his New Zealand Cricket (NZC) central contract to focus on his professional Twenty20 career. Oram, 34, who played 33 tests and 160 one-day internationals, ...

  8. Sports diary

    Posted Aug 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Liverpool v CSKA Sofia. WEDNESDAY Cricket: Triangular series, New Zealand v Zimbabwe in Bulawayo. Soccer: Champions League third qualifying round second leg, Werder Bremen v Basel, Slavia Prague ... Cromwell, Connecticut. Soccer: Uefa Cup second qualifying round second leg matches. FRIDAY Athletics: Brussels Golden League meeting. Cricket: Triangular series, India v New Zealand, Bulawayo. ...

  9. Emerging star Ellison continues rich family tradition

    Posted Mar 18th 2005, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Watch out for Tamati Ellison all you New Zealand fans and sports trivia buffs. For it was his grand-uncle Tom Ellison who captained the first New Zealand rugby team to wear the all-black strip with a silver fern on the jersey. That was in 1893- the year the New Zealand Rugby Union was formed. Before that year, the colours of the national team were blue with a gold fern ...

  10. Discover the other Down Under

    Posted Jul 20th 2007, 12:00am by Al Campbell

    ... Golfers find green heaven and great value for money in New Zealand's abundance of courses. Reports by Al Campbell New Zealand has long had to live in the shadow of its big neighbour ... the Melbourne coastline, New Zealand has just as much to offer in exciting layouts perched on rugged cliff-tops and inexpensive courses that are almost Hawaiian in their lush flora and extreme-green ...




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