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Oram Abandons Testing Times For Short-Term Glory

Oram Abandons Testing Times For Short-Term Glory

Auckland, Oct 13 NZPA - Jacob Oram joined the ranks of international cricket's limited overs specialists today, abandoning the test format in a bid to prolong his career to the 2011 World Cup and beyond.

Tonga Confirms Team To Face Kiwis In Rotorua

Auckland, New Zealand, October 13, 2009 - Parramatta's Feleti Mateo will lead Tonga in tomorrow night's one-off Test against the world champion Kiwis at Rotorua International Stadium.

Government's Punt Shows Broadcasting Policy A Shambles

Government's Punt Shows Broadcasting Policy A Shambles

A government decision to back a competing bid against Maori Television to provide free-to-air coverage for the Rugby World Cup confirms its own shambolic policies, says Labour's broadcasting spokesman Brendon Burns.

Oram Announces Retirement From Test Cricket

Oram Announces Retirement From Test Cricket

Auckland, Oct 13 NZPA - New Zealand allrounder Jacob Oram has ended speculation about his playing future by today confirming his retirement from test cricket.

Oram To Retire From Test Cricket

Jacob Oram has announced his retirement from Test cricket - but remains committed to representing the BLACKCAPS in limited-overs internationals.

Pools And Match Schedule Set For South Africa Sevens

Pools And Match Schedule Set For South Africa Sevens

The pools and match schedule have been announced for the second leg of the 2009/10 IRB Sevens World Series, the Emirates Airline South Africa Sevens, in George.

Golf in Godzone: Going For Gold-Well Maybe

Golf in Godzone: Going For Gold-Well Maybe

New Zealand Golf headlines its thoughts on golf’s inclusion in the 2016 Olympics:
“Olympic Lure for burgeoning New Zealand golf talent”

Four Debutants For Kiwis In Test Against Tonga

Four Debutants For Kiwis In Test Against Tonga

Auckland, New Zealand, October 11, 2009 - Four of the Kiwis' seven newcomers will make their international debuts in Wednesday night's one-off Test against Tonga at the Rotorua International Stadium.

Japan Bid Committee Kicks Off Activities For 2018/2022 World Cup

The Japan 2018/2022 Bid Committee, seeking to host the FIFA World Cup in 2018/2022, kicked off their activities on Oct. 8, announcing their bid intentions in a press conference at the JFA House in Tokyo.

England Welcome Rugby Sevens Olympics Decision

England's Rugby Sevens players today welcomed the sport's inclusion in the 2016 Olympics.