New Zealand PM invites Indian cricket fans to 2015 World Cup
New Zealand PM invites Indian cricket fans to 2015 World Cup

With 100 days to go before the commencement of the 2015 ICC World Cup, New Zealand Prime Minister John Key Friday invited Indian cricket fans to visit his country during the Feb 14-March 29 event, to be co-hosted by New Zealand and Australia.

UN chief says `no military solution` to Ukraine crisis

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon warned Western powers Tuesday "there is no military solution" to the Ukraine crisis, as NATO prepares to upgrade its combat readiness in eastern Europe.

Gunman in New Zealand kills 2, flees on bicycle

A New Zealand town was on high alert today as police hunted for a gunman they say killed two people and injured a third at an unemployment office before fleeing on a bicycle.

Bledisloe Cup battle ahead for Wallabies after draw

The Wallabies` task of retrieving the Bledisloe Cup has become even tougher after drawing their opening match with the All Blacks in Sydney.

New Zealand fishing boat hauls in plane with body

The crew aboard a New Zealand fishing boat today hauled up a surprising and gruesome catch: a small plane with a body in the wreckage.

Woman passenger dies on Air New Zealand flight to Los Angeles

A woman passenger died while on board an Air New Zealand flight to the United States, the carrier has announced.

Chris Cairns still not out of match fixing case: Report

New Zealand`s former cricketer Chris Cairns is reportedly still not over the match fixing allegations against him by former team mates.

Cairns interviewed by Brit police over corruption, fixing investigation: Report

Former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns has reportedly been interviewed by British police in London regarding their investigation into allegations of corruption and match fixing.

Cairns departs for London to be interviewed by ICC, police over fixing revelations

Former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns has reportedly departed for London to be interviewed by the police and the International Cricket Council`s (ICC) anti-corruption unit over the match-fixing fiasco that has rocked the cricket world.

Reds prop Slipper banned for three weeks

Queensland Reds` Wallaby prop James Slipper has been suspended for three weeks for making a lifting tackle in a Super Rugby clash last weekend, the SANZAR judiciary said on Monday.

`Bad boy` Ryder to finally see some cricket action courtesy Essex stint

English county cricket side Essex has reportedly signed New Zealand all-rounder Jesse Ryder as their overseas player for their domestic season despite his bad boy image.

Arvind Bhat out of New Zealand Open

The Indian challenge in New Zealand Open badminton in Auckland ended Friday with fifth seed Arvind Bhat losing in straight games to top seed Jen Hao Hsu of Chinese Taipei in the semi-finals of the $50,000 Grand Prix event.

Going down the off beaten road in New Zealand

On a trip to Paihia Vimala Nandakumar discovers there`s much more to New Zealand than guided tours.

All Black stars in sleeping pill cocktail binge

New Zealand rugby chiefs on Thursday admitted two prominent All Blacks abused prescription sleeping pills during the 2011 Rugby World Cup, but denied the practice was commonplace among professional players

Ivanovic in awe of Venus Williams

Venus Williams is close to her best again, according to Ana Ivanovic, the former world number one from Serbia, who managed to take only three games off the seven times former Grand Slam winner at the Dubai Open on Wednesday.

NZ tour a learning curve for young Indian team: Dhawan

India`s opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan on Thursday said the current Test squad will only get better with time as they gain in experience, and that the New Zealand tour has been another learning curve for them.

Dig into the Kiwi pie

Our iuniversities create skilled and job-ready graduates, says Ziena Jalil, regional director South Asia, Education New Zealand in a chat with Prachi Rege

India vs New Zealand: 1st Test, Day 4 - As it happened...

Live updates from Day 4 of the 1st Test between India and New Zealand being played at Eden Park, Auckland

Ishant Sharma reaches 150-wicket mark in Test cricket

Pacer Ishant Sharma became the 11th Indian to take 150 Test wickets when he removed opener Hamish Rutherford on the opening day of the first cricket Test against New Zealand, here Thursday.

New Zealand favourites for India Tests: Richard Hadlee

New Zealand legend Richard Hadlee has declared the Black Caps slight favourites for the two-Test series against India beginning this week, despite the gulf in the teams` world rankings.