Sport in New Zealand

Cook gives moral win to NZ after tense draw

England's Monty Panesar dives to the safety of the crease during the fifth day of the third test against New Zealand at Eden Park yesterday. The match was drawn. Photo: AFP

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.

Wednesday, 27 March, 2013, 4:27am

Short Sport, December 23, 2012

Nicol David

Bangladesh confirm tour to Pakistan

23 Dec 2012 - 3:43am

AFL academy 'an historic development'

Australian Rules football skirts the outer fringes of Chinese society, played only by expatriate communities in major cities such as Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai and Macau 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.

24 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

A risk worth taking

Martin Snedden leads the way into his office with the confident air of a man who is in complete control but a container of vitamin supplements sitting in the centre of his desk suggests Snedden is not beyond seeking a little help when the need arises.

And well Snedden might.

21 Aug 2011 - 12:00am



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 render it less of a story of starting a church and more a serious debate about religion and politics.

3 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Howell's ton a Central factor

CENTRAL Districts surged to the top of the Shell Cup cricket table when defeating Northern Districts by six wickets in a high scoring game at Whangarei.

The Northerners appeared reasonably secure upon compiling 226 for nine in their 50 overs, with Graham Burnett contributing 101. However, Liorne Howell's 110 not out provided the winning reply's backbone.

5 Dec 1994 - 12:00am

Less should mean more for territory's Games squad

HONG KONG will be going into their last Commonwealth Games in Canada with a ''lean'' team of 53 athletes representing eight events but local sports chiefs are expecting a medal harvest.

21 May 1994 - 12:00am