NEW ZELAND

  • Chris Cairns given perjury trial date October 17, 2014

    Former New Zealand allrounder Chris Cairns will stand trial on charges of perjury next October after being bailed until January by a London Crown Court on Thursday. The charges stem from a 2012 libel action he brought against Lalit Modi, the former head of the Indian Premier League. The court ruled...
  • Batting with Chris Gayle things get easier, says Kraigg Brathwaite June 28, 2014

    Bridgetown: Opener Kraigg Brathwaite said he was now playing with a renewed confidence following his maiden Test century last week. Friday, he top scored with an attractive 68 to follow up that 129 in PortofSpain, as West Indies reached 169 for two before rain ended the second day's play at 1:03...
  • West Indies players feeling homesick in New Zealand January 12, 2014

    Auckland: Some West Indies players admitted that their minds were wandering elsewhere in the ongoing Twenty20 series against the New Zealand. The West Indies started their tour of New Zealand Nov 27 and have since played three Tests, five oneday internationals and one T20 international. Their last match of the series...
  • NZ tour on, India face nonstop nine months of cricket May 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The Indian cricket team will have its hands full with nonstop cricket for nearly nine months, starting this December, which hardly leaves them with any time away from the game. After months of uncertainty, the tour to New Zealand next year is back on track, leaving virtually no...
  • NZ: Bodies of American, wife found after plane crash April 8, 2013

    Wellington: New Zealand navy divers have recovered the bodies of an American wireless executive and his wife after the plane he was piloting crashed in the South Pacific. Eric Hertz, an experienced amateur pilot, radioed authorities March 30 to say an engine had failed on the couple's twinengine Beechcraft Baron. He...
  • Unavailability of Taylor is going to be a big loss: McCullum December 17, 2012

    Durban: New Zealand will not be distracted by the axing of former captain Ross Taylor ahead of their cricket tour of South Africa, new skipper Brendon McCullum said on Friday."We can't control what has unfolded back home and, as players, our focus is very much on the cricket field and...
  • Hyderabad: Nethula goes nostalgic, visits old school August 28, 2012

    Hyderabad: It was a walk down the memory lane for Tarun Sai Nethula, the New Zeland leggie, as he stepped into the portals of his alma mater, St Andrews School, in Old Bowenpally on Monday afternoon. He was a student of the schools 1999 batch. This is the classroom where...
  • Tensions rife between Wright and Buchanan March 29, 2012

    Wellington: New Zealand Cricket boss David White has admitted that there is "positive tension" between national coach John Wright and director of cricket John Buchanan, but does not believe that it will affect Wright's contract. Following New Zealand's 01 defeat to South Africa in the recent Test series there is...
  • Man sued for calling out wrong name during sex February 2, 2011

    Wellington: A New Zealand man faces a legal suit for allegedly crying out another woman's name while making love with his expartner. The complainant told the court that the 30yearold man, who is also the father of her children, called out another woman's name while having sex after a Saturday night...
  • NZ researchers use ice cream to combat cancer October 29, 2009

    Wellington: New Zealand scientists are developing an ice cream that is so good for you, it could come with a doctor's prescription. Researchers at the University of Auckland are working with dairy giant Fonterra to create a "medical dessert" which has shown encouraging signs in combating the sideeffects of chemotherapy in...
  • All in a flight: She gave birth, abandoned and got away March 20, 2009

    In New Zealand, investigations are on into the case of a woman who gave birth to a baby midair and then abandoned it on the plane and almost got away with it. CNN's Hannah Ockelford reports from Auckland. ...