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The All Blacks win!

...beat France 8-7 in the World Cup yesterday, or last night, or early this morning (there is some time zone involved) in Auckland.Why do I care? I am not really sure. I appreciate 200-pound plus individuals scrumming en masse, I guess; or flyhalf's...
Photo: Juggling can be a winter sport, too

Simon Wong, left, shows off his snow juggling skills to his sister, Lian, on Wednesday near Marine Park. They are visiting from Auckland, New Zealand.
Ivanovic ends Williams' streak in Australian upset

...easy playing such a champion ... but she is also just a human," said Ivanovic, who beat Venus Williams in the final at Auckland, New Zealand earlier this month. "I just went out there swinging."Williams hadn't lost a match since August, and had...
Ainslie hopes to one day win Cup for Britain

...needed to help lead a British campaign for the next America's Cup, which is looking more and more like it'll be held in Auckland.After the American powerhouse stumbled badly in losing four of the first five races, Ainslie replaced American John Kostecki...
Li Na advances to Australian Open semifinals focus on every shot. Not every point, every shot."Radwanska came into the Australian Open with titles this season at Auckland and Sydney, where she beat Li in the semifinals, but continued her poor conversation rate in Grand Slam quarterfinals. She's...
A tablet for every Alaskan student and teacher?

...And that means internationally, also. The University of Auckland in New Zealand is very interested because of our aboriginal...within it."Rose said the interest from the University of Auckland prompted the University of Alaska to get involved with the...
The Golden Gate Bridge's fatal flaw

...Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol, England, the Duke Ellington Bridge in Washington, D.C., the Grafton Bridge in Auckland, New Zealand, the Memorial Bridge in Augusta, Maine, and many other sites - suicides from that landmark have ended, and...
In Arctic, Greenpeace picks new fight with old foe

...Founded in 1971, Greenpeace initially focused on nuclear testing. Its first Rainbow Warrior ship was sunk in New Zealand's Auckland harbor before it set out to protest French nuclear testing at Muroroa Atoll. Greenpeace photographer Fernando Pereira drowned...
Military convoy marks 70 years of Alaska Highway

...Zealand flags flying above it. The New Zealand flag was for his passenger, Peter Yates, a military vehicle enthusiast from Auckland, New Zealand.Bennett bought the truck at a used car lot in Ohio. It has markings that show it had been used by the Alabama...
Djokovic wins 17th straight match at Aussie Open

...I'm extremely happy to be playing my best tennis from the beginning of the year," said Radwanska, who won tournaments in Auckland and Sydney before coming to Melbourne. "Hopefully I'll play on the same level the rest of the tournament."She'll next...


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