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Skipper Kane Williamson strikes double hundred

WELLINGTON (NEW ZEALAND) – Skipper Kane Williamson hit his fourth test double-hundred while Henry Nicholls and Daryl Mitchell added to the centuries to boost New Zealand, aiming for a 2-0 series sweep in the second and final test against Pakistan on Tuesday. Williamson scored 238 and collaborated in a marathon 369-run partnership, a New Zealand […]
World

New Zealand revisits volcano tragedy

WELLINGTON (NEW ZEALAND) – New Zealand on Wednesday marked the one-year anniversary of the volcanic eruption on White Island that killed 22 people, with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern describing the tragic event as “devastating” for the country. The eruption on White Island, also known by its Maori name of Whakaari, left nearly all survivors struggling
Europe

World Cup hosts to be fixed by open vote

LONDON (UK) – The World Rugby Council on Tuesday approved recommendations by its World Cup Board for a more transparent process of selecting hosts for future men’s and women’s editions of the tournament, including an open electronic vote with results published. The sport’s global body said that after an interim meeting, it was decided that […]