Commonwealth Games: Durban poised to make history

Lone candidates Durban expect to be confirmed Wednesday in Auckland as historic hosts of the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Although the four-yearly multi-sport event turned 85 this year, no African country has staged it.

Commonwealth Games: Five facts

Five Commonwealth Games facts ahead of the expected announcement in Auckland Wednesday that South African city Durban will host the 2022 event: 

Indian, Chinese students top migrants to New Zealand

Students from India and China helped to drive a record net gain in migrants to New Zealand in the first half of 2015, the government statistics agency said on Friday.

New Zealand PM slams `desperate` claims on Chinese investors

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key on Monday accused the opposition Labour Party of "desperate" tactics in blaming Chinese investors for rising house prices in Auckland.

FIFA U-20 World Cup: Five-star Brazil face Serbia in final
FIFA U-20 World Cup: Five-star Brazil face Serbia in final

Five-time champions Brazil trounced Senegal 5-0 on Wednesday to set up a FIFA Under-20 World Cup final against Serbia, who edged past Mali 2-1 with a late winner.

Slain Indian's widow testifies in New Zealand court

 The widow of a slain Indian-origin store owner has testified in a court in New Zealand, detailing her desperate attempt to save her husband from the attackers, media reported.

Indian-origin woman eyewitness to New Zealand jewellery heist bid

 An Indian-origin woman was an eyewitness to a robbery at a jewellery store in New Zealand`s Auckland city on Tuesday.

DNA: Sikh man in New Zealand removed his turban to help injured kid

A Sikh man removed his turban in order to help a young boy who was bleeding after an accident in New Zealand's Auckland.

Sikh man rewarded for cradling injured boy's head with turban

A Sikh man from India, who made international headlines after he broke religious protocol by removing his turban to help a profusely bleeding child in New Zealand, has been presented with a truckload of new furniture for his sparsely decorated flat by a TV station.

Sikh who removed turban to help wounded boy lauded worldwide

A young Sikh from India who did not hesitate to break religious protocol by removing his turban to help an injured child bleeding profusely after an accident in New Zealand`s largest city of Auckland has earned worldwide praise.

Sikh removes turban to help bleeding child in New Zealand

 A 22-year-old Sikh man broke religious protocol by removing his turban to help a profusely bleeding child following a road accident in New Zealand, garnering praise for his humanitarian effort, a media report said on Saturday.

New Zealand PM apologises over ponytail bullying claim

 New Zealand Prime Minister John Key apologised Wednesday to a waitress who accused him of acting like a "schoolyard bully" by repeatedly pulling her ponytail on visits to her cafe.

Cricket World cup 2015: New Zealand`s World Cup semi-final heartbreak
Cricket World cup 2015: New Zealand`s World Cup semi-final heartbreak

New Zealand will hope it`s a case of seventh time lucky when they face South Africa at Auckland`s Eden Park on Tuesday, as all six of their previous World Cup semi-finals have ended in defeat.

Cricket World Cup: India vs Zimbabwe - Statistical highlights
Cricket World Cup: India vs Zimbabwe - Statistical highlights

Statistical highlights of the ICC Cricket World Cup match between India and Zimbabwe here on Saturday.

India vs Zimbabwe: Dropping Suresh Raina's catch was turning point, says Brendan Taylor
India vs Zimbabwe: Dropping Suresh Raina's catch was turning point, says Brendan Taylor

Zimbabwean stand-in skipper Brendan Taylor on Saturday rued dropping the catch of Suresh Raina, as it turned out to be the game changer against India in their last World Cup Pool B game at the Eden Park here.

Taking chances: Suresh Raina's explosive innings highlights his importance
Taking chances: Suresh Raina's explosive innings highlights his importance

Giving all the actors their desired roles is simply not possible in any stage. However, there are some who exist to take their chanches, cease the moment and script their own stories. Indian cricketer Suresh Raina is one of those fastidious actors, who knows what to do, and when.

MS Dhoni's imperious India continue to build cricketing legacy
MS Dhoni's imperious India continue to build cricketing legacy

Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday helped India record their highest successful run chase in a World Cup match. He stitched an unbeaten 196-run partnership for the fifth wicket with Man of the Match Suresh Raina to bail out Men in Blue against a spirited Zimbabwean side at Auckland.

Watch: Zee Media reporter's 192 meter sky jump in Auckland

Watch: Zee Media reporter's 192 meter sky jump in Auckland

Racially abused Indian awarded damages in New Zealand

An Indian-origin liquor store owner and manager in New Zealand have been ordered to pay an Indian employee NZD 45,000 (USD 32,800) in damages for racial harassment.

ICC WC 2015: Expert analysis of Pakistan-South Africa match

Pakistan`s trio of left-arm pacemen bowled their team to a thrilling 29-run win over South Africa as they revived their bid for a World Cup quarter-final place in Auckland on Saturday.Watch our specialists analyse Pakistan's victory.