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Physiotherapists Join Fight Against Smoking

Physiotherapists Join Fight Against Smoking

Physiotherapy patients shouldn't be surprised if next time they're getting treatment, they're asked whether they smoke.

Physiotherapy New Zealand is using World Smoke Free Day tomorrow to encourage its members to take a more active role in helping smokers to quit.

All Whites' Win Greatest Ever, Herbert Says

All Whites' Win Greatest Ever, Herbert Says

Wellington, May 30 NZPA - For one usually so measured and understated, All Whites coach Ricki Herbert was elated about his team's 1-0 victory over Serbia today, labelling it the best win in New Zealand soccer history.

Tim Brown Desperate To Score A Goal In The World Cup

Tim Brown Desperate To Score A Goal In The World Cup

By Ian Stuart of NZPA

Auckland, May 29 NZPA - All Whites vice-captain Tim Brown says he is desperate to score a goal in the World Cup in South Africa and hopes to be back in the gym tomorrow or Monday, four days after surgery on his injured shoulder.

Serbia Provide NZ With Tough Challenge

Wellington, May 28 NZPA - All Whites coach Ricki Herbert has labelled Sunday's warm-up match against Serbia as possibly the toughest game his team will face, even including their three soccer World Cup matches next month.

Doctor Hopeful Brown Will Heal In Time For World Cup

Doctor Hopeful Brown Will Heal In Time For World Cup

Wellington, May 28 NZPA - Team doctor Celeste Geertsema is cautious but optimistic injured All Whites midfielder and vice-captain Tim Brown has a fighting chance of recovering from shoulder surgery in time to take his place with the team for next month's football 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

Gasping All Whites Touch Down For Cup Buildup

Gasping All Whites Touch Down For Cup Buildup

Wellington, May 27 NZPA - Coach Ricki Herbert has already felt the effects of altitude in Austria after the All Whites touched down today for an 11-day camp and two important World Cup warmup soccer matches.

Shoulder Surgery Goes Well For Brown

Shoulder Surgery Goes Well For Brown

Wellington, May 27 NZPA - All Whites vice-captain Tim Brown underwent successful shoulder surgery today but it is too soon to tell if he can be fit for next month's soccer World Cup.

All Blacks Selectors Ask Kahui To Shift To 12

All Blacks Selectors Ask Kahui To Shift To 12

Wellington, May 26 NZPA - Richard Kahui is looming as a potential All Blacks second five-eighth next month after the national selectors requested he play a Hamilton club rugby match at No 12 this weekend.

Brown Under Knife Tomorrow, Peverley Called Up As Cover

Brown Under Knife Tomorrow, Peverley Called Up As Cover

Wellington, May 26 NZPA - Wellington midfielder Cole Peverley has been drafted into the All Whites World Cup soccer squad as standby for injured vice-captain Tim Brown.

Brown's Shoulder To Be Operated On Tomorrow

Brown's Shoulder To Be Operated On Tomorrow

Wellington, May 26 NZPA - All Whites midfielder Tim Brown will undergo surgery on his injured shoulder in Auckland tomorrow in a bid to keep alive his dream of playing in next month's soccer World Cup in South Africa.