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  1. Sport - Other Sport - America's Cup

    NZ hints at America’s Cup funding

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 11:51am by Associated Press in Wellington, New Zealand

    ... Associated Press in Wellington, New Zealand The New Zealand government is likely to provide further financial support for Team New Zealand to challenge for the America’s Cup. Economic development minister Steven Joyce told a welcome home ceremony for Team New Zealand on Auckland’s waterfront Friday “this country and this Government stands ready to be part of the next America’s Cup ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Birth control

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by NEW SCIENTSIS

    ... at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Other research found that firstborn males also have a larger waist size as young adults. Epidemiologist Darren Dahly at the University of Leeds, Britain, who ... was the second child of seven. His thinking struck a chord. Interest in birth order and its possible consequences grew rapidly in the early 20th century, spawning a new field of research. In the 1980s, ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    IOC member says India running out of time

    Posted Sep 21st 2013, 04:51pm by Associated Press in New Delhi

    ... Associated Press in New Delhi A top Indian Olympic official says the suspended Indian Olympic Association is running out of time to clean up its administration before next year’s major sporting events. The Indian Olympic Association was suspended in December for conducting elections declared illegal by the International Olympic Committee. It’s been given an October 31 deadline ...

  5. Sport - Rugby

    England stun Fiji to set up title decider against New Zealand

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 06:17pm

    ... John Carney England pulled off the shock of the tournament by beating the defending Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens champions Fiji, 17-7, in the Cup semi-finals. The English will now face New Zealand in the Hong Kong title decider after the All Blacks Sevens dispatched Australia 19-7 in their semi-final clash. Two tries from Gillies Kaka helped see the New Zealanders ...

  6. News - Asia - NEW ZEALAND

    New Zealand to vote on changing its national flag within three years

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 11:23pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Wellington New Zealand to vote on changing its national flag New Zealanders will soon get to vote on whether to change their national flag, which many view as a relic ... it is too similar to Australia's flag and does not reflect New Zealand's independence from former coloniser Britain. Many who have served in the military oppose a change. Among those ...

  7. Sport - Rugby

    Kaka’s return boosts Tietjens as New Zealand aim to bounce back

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 10:04pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... crucial for New Zealand to fight back All Blacks Sevens superstar Gillies Kaka passed a fitness test on Wednesday and will be back in the fray this weekend in a rejuvenated team bidding to put ... week after he got injured in our very first game against Wales," said a relieved New Zealand coach Gordon Tietjens. Tietjens kept a close eye on Kaka as he was put through his paces alone ...

  8. Sport - Rugby

    All Blacks coach Steve Hansen says sleeping pills abuse is on the rise

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 09:35pm by AFP

    ... is emerging as a major problem among elite athletes and rugby union cannot afford to ignore the issue, All Blacks coach Steve Hansen warned on Monday. Hansen was speaking after the New Zealand Rugby ... followed warnings issued to several New Zealand players about mixing sleeping pills and energy drinks at last year's Rugby League World Cup in England, where the Kiwis reached the final only ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - CRICKET

    Sri Lanka hold nerve to edge South Africa; New Zealand beat England in rain-hit match

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 01:49am

    ... was bowled by Steyn in the final over of the Sri Lanka innings but not before the test and 50-over captain had compiled 43 off 32 balls. Meanwhile, New Zealand beat England by nine runs on the Duckworth/Lewis method after rain hit their match. New Zealand were 52-1 in 5.2 overs when rain stopped play, ahead on run rate in response to England’s 172-6. Brendum McCullum blasted two sixes and one ...

  10. Sport - Rugby - TOKYO SEVENS

    New Zealand and South Africa on course in Tokyo Sevens

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 01:01am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Table-topping New Zealand edged Canada 22-17 in a cliffhanger to reach the quarter-finals of the Tokyo Sevens as group winners on Saturday. South Africa, two ... victory over Argentina. Defending series champions New Zealand, wearing black armbands in memory of recently deceased former All Blacks captain Frank Oliver, crushed Wales 43-5 thanks ...




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