New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern reprimands All Blacks players for not self-isolating

All Blacks star Richie Mo’unga has issued an apology after he was one of five players filmed associating and passing a ball at a Christchurch park on Monday. It was a clear breach of New Zealand’s strict isolation measures, under which households must stay within their “bubble” and observe social distancing from others.

Crusaders’ players public training ‘unacceptable’ says New Zealand Rugby

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand Rugby has labelled as “unacceptable” the actions of a group of Canterbury Crusaders players who breached the country’s strict coronavirus lockdown rules on Monday by training together in a local park.

World Cup flashbacks: Even politicians wanted to enter New Zealand dressing room after their incredible run in 1992

However, things changed once New Zealand trounced defending champions and co-hosts Australia by 37 runs at Eden Park, Napier. “When we beat Australia there was a release of emotion. Like, “Wow, are we on to something special here?”,” Larsen wrote in his piece.

Sex toy sales triple during New Zealand’s coronavirus lockdown

“Some of the pills were limited because there was a non Covid-19-related manufacturing issue,” she said, adding that others had not been stocked in large quantities. “In New Zealand, we’re about as far away from anywhere as you can get, which from a Covid-19 perspective is probably a good thing but it means it’s difficult […]

UPDATE 1-Rugby-Embattled Australia says entire test schedule in doubt

The loss was due in part to fewer home tests and lower sponsorship revenue in a World Cup year but also because of a A$6.6 million increase in expenditure, including the costs of settling an unfair dismissal legal battle with former Wallaby Israel Folau.

New Zealand King Salmon splits shifts, practices social distancing as sales drop in lockdown

NZ King Salmon chief executive Grant Rosewarne said the company had put ”massive changes” in place, including increased use of protective equipment, splitting work teams, separation between shifts, and minimising interaction between team members since the lockdown began on March 25.

Wife Killed in New Zealand Mass Shooting Died Trying to Save Husband in Wheelchair

According to Chowdhury’s account to the paper, Parvin went to the woman’s mosque while her husband, Farid Uddin Ahmed, went to the men’s mosque. When gunfire erupted in the men’s mosque, Parvin rushed to the scene and was fatally shot while Ahmed survived.

Coronavirus Australia: Husband’s anger at Ruby Princess debacle as wife dies of COVID-19

“That whole day we were getting text messages from the ship saying that boarding was delayed from half past one to five, and then they said it is still delayed because New South Wales Health has got control of the ship and they were doing a check because there was some people crook on-board,” Mr […]

What does coronavirus mean for upcoming international sports events in Australia?

FFA too is buoyant about the benefits a successful bid would bring. “Football will play a huge part in helping Australia, New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific region in their recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic,” an FFA spokesperson said. “Hosting the Fifa Women’s World Cup would be a much-needed and massive economic, sporting, social and cultural […]

Australia Players “Sucked Up” To Virat Kohli, Indian Cricketers To Protect IPL Deals: Michael Clarke

“I feel like that’s where Australia went through that little phase where our cricket become a little bit softer or not as hard as we’re accustomed to seeing,” Clarke said about the time after the ball-tampering scandal when terms like “Elite honesty” were propagated.