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New Zealanders Take Gold, Silver And Bronze At Splash World Sailing Champs

Chris Steele (NZL) has won the Splash World Sailing Championships raced this week off Takapuna in Auckland, New Zealand. Declan Burn (NZL) takes silver, and Ben Lutze (NZL), bronze - making it the sixth time in ten years that New Zealanders have won the world championship.

Statham Confirmed As Wildcard

Statham Confirmed As Wildcard

Auckland, Jan 8 NZPA - Rubin Statham was today confirmed as a wildcard entry for the Heineken Open, giving New Zealand two representatives in the main draw of the Auckland tennis tournament next week.

ASB Classic Tennis Results

ASB Classic Tennis Results

Auckland, Jan 8 NZPA - Results from the $US220,000 ($NZ303,000) ASB Classic tennis tournament in Auckland today (prefix number indicates seeding, wc wildcard).

Singles, semifinals: 3-wc-Yanina Wickmayer (Belgium) bt Shahar Peer

Top Seed Through To Final

Auckland, Jan 8 NZPA - Top seed Flavia Pennetta today cruised through to the final of the ASB Classic tennis tournament in Auckland, beating compatriot and doubles partner Francesca Schiavone 6-3 6-0.

ASB Classic Tennis Results

ASB Classic Tennis Results

Auckland, Jan 8 NZPA - Results from the $US220,000 ($NZ303,000) ASB Classic tennis tournament in Auckland today (prefix number indicates seeding, wc wildcard).

Singles, semifinals: 3-wc-Yanina Wickmayer (Belgium) bt Shahar Peer (Israel) 6-4 7-5.

 

Wickmayer Beats Peer To Go Through To Final

Auckland, Jan 8 NZPA - Belgian Yanina Wickmayer moved into the ASB Classic tennis final with a 6-4 7-5 win over Israel's Shahar Peer today.

Golf: Blades-Bad News for High Handicappers?

Golf: Blades-Bad News for High Handicappers?

Came across an article at Golf Monthly  “Blades versus cavity-back irons” which caught my attention since just the other day I hit a shot with a 7-iron blade.

Dilshan's Arrival Confirmed

Thilkaratne Dilshan's arrival at Blake Park, Mount Maunganui, for Friday 15th January, round six action in the HRV Cup domestic Twenty20 competition, is now confirmed.

Cairns To Sue IPL Commissioner For Defamation

Cairns To Sue IPL Commissioner For Defamation

Wellington, Jan 8 NZPA - Former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns is to sue Indian Premier League (IPL) commissioner Lalit Modi for defamation.

Middlesbrough Keen On Killen

Middlesbrough Keen On Killen

Wellington, Jan 8 NZPA - New Zealand soccer striker Chris Killen's World Cup preparations are in line for a boost if a loan deal between his current club Glasgow Celtic and Middlesbrough goes through.