Archive for August 5th, 2010

Squash: NZ reach last eight

Thursday, August 5th, 2010 Posted in NZTimes | No Comments »

New Zealand have made the quarter-finals of the teams event at the world junior men's squash championships in Ecuador. The 11th seeds beat Venezuela 3-0 in the round of 16. ... Read more..

Soccer: Brazilian to join Chelsea

Thursday, August 5th, 2010 Posted in NZTimes | No Comments »

Chelsea have agreed to sign Brazil midfielder Ramires from Benfica for ?22 million ($40 million). The deal is subject to the 23-year-old passing a medical at the English Premier League ... Read more..

Basketball: Shaq signs for Celtics

Thursday, August 5th, 2010 Posted in NZTimes | No Comments »

The Boston Celtics have signed Shaquille O'Neal. With centre Kendrick Perkins sidelined after knee surgery, possibly until February, the Celtics went after the 18-year veteran who was the top pick ... Read more..

Rugby: Yellow fever may scare away fans

Thursday, August 5th, 2010 Posted in NZTimes | No Comments »

Exasperated Wallaby skipper Rocky Elsom opened his verbal stopcock at referee Craig Joubert before halftime in last week's test in Melbourne."If that's not spoiling the game," Elsom railed after the ... Read more..

Soccer: Wellington favourite for Paraguay match

Thursday, August 5th, 2010 Posted in NZTimes | No Comments »

The All Whites will play Paraguay in a rematch of their World Cup battle but where the match, which comes with a hefty price tag, will be played and whether ... Read more..