Archive for January, 2009

Weakened Gloucester seek to pull out of crisis

Saturday, January 31st, 2009 Posted in independent | No Comments »

It might have been a nice quiet weekend down Gloucester way, but in rugby, as in politics, there is always an "events, dear boy" element. By making it through to ... Read more..

Weakened Gloucester seek to pull out of crisis

Saturday, January 31st, 2009 Posted in independent | No Comments »

It might have been a nice quiet weekend down Gloucester way, but in rugby, as in politics, there is always an "events, dear boy" element. By making it through to ... Read more..

Tennis: Serena Williams crushes Safina for 10th Grand Slam title

Saturday, January 31st, 2009 Posted in NZTimes | No Comments »

Serena Williams climbed another rung on the ladder of tennis greatness on Saturday night with a devastating victory over Russian Dinara Safina in the Australian Open final. Williams, 27, overwhelmed Safina ... Read more..

Boxing: Former champion dies

Saturday, January 31st, 2009 Posted in NZTimes | No Comments »

Ingemar Johansson, the Swede who stunned the boxing world by knocking out Floyd Patterson to win the world heavyweight title in 1959, has died, a longtime friend said today. He ... Read more..

Cricket: Yovich blasts Northern to State Shield crown

Saturday, January 31st, 2009 Posted in NZTimes | No Comments »

The best innings of Joseph Yovich's one-day cricket career was more than timely as it carried Northern Districts to a 49-run defeat of Otago to lift the State Shield in ... Read more..