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Cricket 15 Mar 2019 | 5:43 PM

Bangladesh team narrowly avoid mosque shooting, test called off

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - The Bangladesh cricket team narrowly avoided being caught up in a shooting at a mosque in Christchurch on Friday that left 30 dead and forced the cancellation of a test match against hosts New Zealand.

Athletics 17 Apr 2017 | 6:08 PM

Ethiopia's champions in Boston to defend marathon titles

BOSTON (Reuters) - Geoffrey Kirui and Edna Kiplagat produced a Kenyan sweep at the Boston Marathon, winning the men's and women's races on Monday by conquering the race's hilly final miles to establish their dominance.

Football 16 Nov 2015 | 9:17 PM

Euro 2016 will not be moved from France - Germany's Loew

HANOVER (Reuters) - The 2016 European Championship football tournament will take place in France despite Friday's deadly attacks in Paris, which could have happened anywhere, Germany coach Joachim Loew said on Monday.

Football 15 Nov 2015 | 4:27 AM

Euro 2016 in France must not be cancelled - organisers

PARIS (Reuters) - The Euro 2016 finals in France should not be cancelled even though the risk levels have gone up, the head of the organising committee said on Saturday following the attacks in Paris.

Other Sport 16 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

The Cobra 10s is back – bigger and better

The Cobra Invitational Rugby 10s tournament is back after a two-year lapse. And the tournament, to be held at the Petaling Jaya Stadium in Kelana Jaya from Sept 6-7, is set to be the biggest rugby event this year.

Other Sport 08 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

Organisers assure Games will be safe and secure

Asian Games organisers said on Tuesday that they have a comprehensive security plan to deal with any terror threat, and have drafted in 8,000 personnel to ensure the event runs smoothly in Qatar next month.

Other Sport 06 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Australia orders security review

Australia's main spy agency was ordered to review its threat assessment for the Athens Olympics Wednesday following a bomb attack on a police station in the Greek capital just 100 days before the Games commence.

Other Sport 29 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Kenyan police dismiss New Zealand security fears

Kenyan police have dismissed as outrageous a statement by New Zealand Cricket that it will be unsafe to play a World Cup fixture in Nairobi next month.

Other Sport 24 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM

In Boston's wake, Sochi eyes Olympics, Chechens

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Pass the metal scanner on arrival at Sochi station or watch Cossacks patrol the streets of the 2014 Winter Olympics venue and you know it did not take the Boston Marathon bombs to alert Russian organisers to two facts:

Other Sport 24 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM

In Boston's wake, Sochi eyes Olympics, Chechens

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Pass the metal scanner on arrival at Sochi station or watch Cossacks patrol the streets of the 2014 Winter Olympics venue and you know it did not take the Boston Marathon bombs to alert Russian organisers to two facts: