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NZC To Begin Search For New Blackcaps Coach

New Zealand Cricket is to begin searching for a new BLACKCAPS coach after John Bracewell confirmed that he will not be seeking re-appointment to the position at the end of his contract in April 2009.

Mediterranean Call For World Rally Championship

13 May 2008 - The sixth round of the 2008 FIA World Rally Championship heads to the Mediterranean this weekend for Rally d'Italia Sardegna (15 - 18 May).

Squad Named For Bay Of Plenty Wasps Fixtures

16 May 2008 - Bay Of Plenty Steamers coach Kevin Schuler and his assistant Steve Miln have named their Squad for matches against The Waikato Harlequins in Hamilton on Wednesday 4 June (kick-off 6pm @ Waikato Stadium), and a Hawkes Bay Saracens in Rotorua on Tuesday 10 June (kick-off 6pm @ Rotorua

North Otago / Otago/ Southland To Get First Offer Of 'Historic Test Match' Tickets

16 May 2008 - On the 3rd June people in North Otago, Otago and Southland will be the first to be given the opportunity to buy tickets for what will be an historic test match at Carisbrook when New Zealand plays South Africa on July 12 in the Philips Tri Nations.

Jones Advances, Barry Forced To Retire In Quarterfinals

17 May 2008 - GD Jones has reached the quarterfinals of the singles and semi's of the doubles at the US$10,000 Men's Futures 7 tournament in Mexico.

Chadwick Stakes Olympic Claim With Tour Victory In USA

20 May 2008 - New Zealand cyclist Glen Chadwick has made a strong claim for selection for the Beijing Olympics after winning the Tour of Arkansas in USA today.

Chadwick, 31, has become the first rider from the Team Type 1 to win a professional stage race.

NZ Army Womens Rugby Clash With UK Counterparts

21 May 2008 - The NZ Army Women's Rugby team will clash with the British Army Rugby Union Women's Team (ARUW) as part of their Centenary Tour of New Zealand at Linton Military Camp on Thursday 22 May at 2:00pm.

Wellington The Winner Says NZI Sevens Economic Report

31 May 2008 - More people are coming to the NZI Sevens than ever before, enjoying themselves more and spending more, according to an economic impact report commissioned by Wellington City Council.

Applications Invited For Hillary Expedition Grants

Sport and Recreation Minister Clayton Cosgrove announced today that adventurous kiwis planning to embark on a challenging outdoor expedition can apply for funding through the government's Hillary Expedition programme.

Function To Honour Sporting Volunteers

Sport and Recreation Minister Clayton Cosgrove said a special function to thank sporting volunteers will be held in the Westpac Arena in Christchurch this Sunday to mark the start of Volunteer Awareness Week (15- 21 June).