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Cricket 05 Jun 2019 | 3:16 AM

Bangladesh have gelled after mosque attack trauma, says coach

LONDON (Reuters) - Bangladesh have dealt with the trauma of the Christchurch mosque attacks by becoming closer as a team, coach Steve Rhodes said on Tuesday as his World Cup players prepared to play New Zealand for the first time since the March mass shooting.

Rugby 02 Apr 2019 | 7:50 PM

What's in a name? Crusaders ponder change after Christchurch shootings

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - For 23 years the name Crusaders was a source of nothing but pride in Christchurch, the uncontroversial identity of a franchise that claims, with some justification, to be the most successful non-national professional rugby team in the world.

Cricket 01 Apr 2019 | 9:10 AM

New Zealand cancel under-19 tour of Bangladesh after Christchurch shooting

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand Cricket have cancelled their under-19 team's scheduled tour of Bangladesh in the wake of last month's mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch.

Rugby 22 Mar 2019 | 10:41 AM

Rugby - Sonny Bill attends Friday prayers as New Zealand remembers shooting victims

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - All Blacks back Sonny Bill Williams joined hundreds of fellow Muslims and thousands of other New Zealanders for Friday prayers at Hagley Park in Christchurch as the country fell silent to remember the victims of last week's shooting.

Rugby 19 Mar 2019 | 11:17 AM

New Zealand sports minister supports Crusaders name change discussions

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand's sports minister has welcomed discussions about a potential name change for Super Rugby's Canterbury Crusaders in the wake of a mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch that killed 50 people last week.

Cricket 16 Mar 2019 | 12:33 PM

Bangladesh team leave a changed New Zealand after mosque shootings

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Bangladesh's cricket team left New Zealand on Saturday, less than 24 hours after narrowly avoiding being involved in the worst mass shooting in the country, which now had to accept that sporting events were likely to have been changed for ever.

Rugby 16 Mar 2019 | 11:36 AM

Crusaders match cancelled in wake of mosque shootings

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - A Super Rugby match between the Otago Highlanders and Canterbury Crusaders scheduled for Saturday has been cancelled after a mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch on Friday killed 49 people.

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.

Cricket 23 Oct 2015 | 10:12 PM

Root defiant after Pakistan make early inroads

DUBAI (Reuters) - Joe Root’s unbeaten half-century helped stuttering England reach 182 for three at the close on the second day of the second test on Friday after Pakistan’s seam and spin attack ran through the tourists’ top order.

Other Sport 09 Aug 2013 | 4:45 PM

Thanks for the memories, Ishtiaq

KUALA LUMPUR: Former national hurdler Ishtiaq Mubarak died at his home in Hulu Kelang today. He was 65. Ishtiaq, who fell in the house before succumbing to head injuries, was buried at the Batu Muda cemetary in Gombak after the Friday prayers.