New Zealand isn’t just flattening the curve. It’s squashing it.

But with the coronavirus tearing through Italy and spreading in the United States, this heavily tourism-reliant country – it gets about four million international visitors a year, almost as many as its total population – did the previously unthinkable: it shut its borders to foreigners on March 19.

Apple iPhone 9 spotted on Chinese e-tailer website before official launch

Apple is said to launch the iPhone 9 in two display sizes — 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch. Further, both the affordable iPhones are tipped to get powered by the latest Apple A13 Bionic chipset, which is also found on the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro (Review). Apple will also put an NFC chip in the […]

Coronavirus: San Mateo County Reports 33 New Cases, 3 New Deaths

“Because of limited testing capacity, the number of cases detected through testing represents only a small portion of the total number of likely cases in the county,” San Mateo County Health said on its website.

Coronavirus: Santa Clara County Reports 75 New Cases, 2 Deaths

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IPL 2020: KKR Coach Brendon McCullum Finds Comfort at Home During Coronavirus Lockdown

After serving the popular Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise KKR as the captain, the 38-year-old has been given the coaching duties for the 13th edition of the T20 extravaganza. McCullum said said the situation demands that everyone stays at home and maintains social distancing, the only way to curb the spread of the virus, which […]

Coronavirus Australia: Gladys Berejiklian hopes NSW lockdown could be relaxed in weeks

“But that comes with risk. And I need to be very upfront about at that. Every time you relax a restriction, more people will get sick. More people will die. And it’s a horrible situation to be in, but they’re the choices and we need to be upfront about that but can I please ask […]

“Whatever happens will not define you” – Memories of the Super Over

When Jos completed the run-out, I set off in the opposite direction to the others, and did a chest slide. Then we all joined up, and people started jumping on me. It was the sweetest moment I’ve had on a cricket field. I’ll be honest: it almost brought a tear to my eye. As someone […]

Ben Stokes named as Wisden’s leading cricketer in the world

“Ben Stokes pulled off the performance of a lifetime – twice in the space of a few weeks,” said Wisden’s editor, Lawrence Booth. “First, with a mixture of outrageous talent and good fortune, he rescued England’s run-chase in the World Cup final, before helping to hit 15 off the super over. Then, in the Third […]

Cautious optimism within Cricket Australia on game’s resumption

These are among the views that may be drawn from a report issued to Cricket Australia and the state associations by CA’s chief medical officer Dr John Orchard last week. While the report is believed to be cautious in its wording and stresses the possibility of backward steps should the coronavirus spike again in Australia, […]

Australia shares end marginally down on country’s bleak outlook; NZ closes higher

Australian shares closed marginally lower on Wednesday, with the heavyweight financial sector leading losses, as market participants fretted over the impending economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. The S&P/ASX 200 index settled about 0.9 per cent lower at 5,206.90, after falling as much as 2.9 per cent earlier in the session. The benchmark finished 0.65 […]