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Other Sport 17 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM

Former All Blacks winger Kirwan new Blues coach

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Former All Blacks winger John Kirwan has been named as the new coach of the struggling Auckland Blues Super Rugby franchise, the team said on Tuesday.

Other Sport 17 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM

All Blacks great Kirwan to coach Auckland Blues

WELLINGTON: Former All Blacks great John Kirwan was appointed head coach of the Auckland Blues Tuesday, replacing Pat Lam at the helm of the underperforming Super 15 franchise.

Other Sport 04 May 2012 | 12:00 AM

Calls grow for Hendry’s knighthood

SHEFFIELD: Leading figures in snooker called for Stephen Hendry to be knighted on Wednesday after the seven-time world champion announced his retirement from the sport.

Other Sport 16 Mar 2012 | 12:00 AM

London 2012 venues showcase UK construction

LONDON (Reuters) - Many sports fans gasped in awe at Beijing's Olympic stadiums four years ago, wondering how Britain could possibly match those spectacular buildings such as the bird's nest and water cube.

Other Sport 16 Mar 2012 | 12:00 AM

London 2012 venues showcase UK construction

LONDON (Reuters) - Many sports fans gasped in awe at Beijing's Olympic stadiums four years ago, wondering how Britain could possibly match those spectacular buildings such as the bird's nest and water cube.

Other Sport 16 Mar 2012 | 12:00 AM

London 2012 venues showcase UK construction

LONDON (Reuters) - Many sports fans gasped in awe at Beijing's Olympic stadiums four years ago, wondering how Britain could possibly match those spectacular buildings such as the bird's nest and water cube.

Other Sport 16 Mar 2012 | 12:00 AM

London 2012 venues to showcase construction

LONDON (Reuters) - Many sports fans gasped in awe at Beijing's Olympic stadiums four years ago, wondering how Britain could possibly match those spectacular buildings such as the bird's nest and water cube.

Other Sport 11 Jun 2011 | 12:00 AM

Westwood, Cicil among sports stars honored by Queen Elizabeth

LONDON (AP) - Golfer Lee Westwood, racehorse trainer Henry Cecil and two cricketers from England's victorious Ashes team are among the sports figures honored by Queen Elizabeth II in her birthday list.

Other Sport 01 Jan 2011 | 12:00 AM

Golf legend Charles accorded N.Zealand’s highest civil award

WELLINGTON: Bob Charles, the first left-hander to win one of golf's major tournaments, has been awarded New Zealand's highest civil honour.

Other Sport 01 Jan 2011 | 12:00 AM

Golfer McDowell and referee Webb in British honours list

LONDON: US Open golf champion Graeme McDowell and World Cup final football referee Howard Webb were among the sports figures whose achievements were recognised yesterday in Britain's New Year's honours.