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Big Fella Still Inspires All Blacks - Nonu

Big Fella Still Inspires All Blacks - Nonu

By Mark Geenty of NZPA

Marseille, Nov 24 NZPA - The All Blacks missed Jonah Lomu's comeback rugby match, but they won't miss The Big Fella when he receives the hero's welcome at their Marseille hotel this week.

Women's Rugby World Cup 2010 Set To Showcase Women's Game

Women's Rugby World Cup 2010 Set To Showcase Women's Game

Rugby World Cup Limited has officially launched Women's Rugby World Cup 2010 with players from six of the nations who will be competing in the showpiece tournament of the Women's Game present at Twickenham today.

ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Launched In New Zealand

ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Launched In New Zealand

Haroon Lorgat: "This is the platform for future cricket stars and the most important event the teenagers will play at this stage in their careers"

Photographs of the launch available from Getty Images

ICC Act On Match Fixing Fears At Junior World Cup

ICC Act On Match Fixing Fears At Junior World Cup

Dunedin, Nov 23 NZPA - The International Cricket Council (ICC) will safeguard a potentially vulnerable next generation of stars by ensuring its anti-corruption unit will be at January's under-19 World Cup in New Zealand.

War Of Words Erupts Over Secret Weapon Claim In Diplomats -parliamentarians Game.

The captain of the Wellington Diplomats rugby side has dismissed claims that they have secretly signed French star Sebastien Chabal for next weeks clash of parliamentarians and diplomats at Prince of Wales Park in Newtown.

Bitter Memories Spurring All Blacks

By Mark Geenty of NZPA

Marseille, Nov 23 NZPA - Two years ago the All Blacks arrived in Marseille full of optimism.

They started strongly, demolished Italy in their World Cup rugby opener ... but we know how it all ended, not here but at the hands of the French in Cardiff.

Sport News On The Agenda At The World Newspaper Congress

The growth of multimedia in the sports press, as in the rest of the press, has brought about many organisational, editorial and financial challenges and opportunities.

Situation Vacant: Rugby World Cup Favourite

Situation Vacant: Rugby World Cup Favourite

Two years out from the Rugby World Cup and we are in new territory. There is no clear favourite for the title, and there doesn't look like being one any time soon.

ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2010 To Be Launched In New Zealand Today

ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2010 To Be Launched In New Zealand Today

ICC MEDIA ADVISORY ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2010 to be launched in New Zealand TODAY The ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2010 (U19 CWC) will be launched in Dunedin, New Zealand today, Monday 23 November 2009.

First Away Win For Phoenix

Wellington, Nov 22 NZPA - Wellington Phoenix finally recorded their first away win of the A-League soccer season with a 1-0 victory over Newcastle Jets at EnergyAustralia Stadium in Newcastle today.