Nov 27, 2015

Australia dominates evening session

New Zealand was struggling at 173-7 against Australia on Friday before dinner was served for the very first time in a cricket test, a civilized transition between tradition and progression on day one of the first day-night match in the format. Brendon McCullum won ...

Nov 22, 2015

Weather hampers N.Z. alpine crash recovery as bodies identified

Severe weather conditions forced specialist alpine rescuers to abandon attempts Sunday to recover the bodies of seven people killed when their sightseeing helicopter crashed into a New Zealand glacier. Police described conditions on the Fox Glacier, a popular tourist site on the west coast ...

Nov 6, 2015

Pacemen consolidate Australia's dominance

Mitchell Johnson and Mitch Starc took two wickets each as New Zealand’s top order crumbled late Friday in response to Australia’s imposing first-innings total of 556-4 declared in the series-opening test. Usman Khawaja’s dismissal for 174 prompted Australia skipper Steve Smith’s declaration midway through ...

Nov 5, 2015

Japan, five TPP partners agree to review terms after seven years

Japan has agreed with five of the 12 nations involved in the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade initiative to launch talks, if requested, on their terms of agreement seven years after the pact’s ratification, sources said Wednesday. The draft of the broadly agreed free trade ...