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New Zealand announces further help for tsunami-hit Tonga

© Provided by Xinhua New Zealand announces additional humanitarian funding for Tonga to help it recover from the impact of ...

'It's tough group though': Aaron Finch on Australia's Super 12 fixtures in T20 WC 2022

Melbourne [Australia], January 21 (ANI): Australia white-ball skipper Aaron Finch feels Group 1 of the ICC men's T20 World Cup ...

Ernie Els on top after first round of Champions season

South Africa's Ernie Els fired an eagle en route to an 8-under-par 64 and grabbed a one-stroke lead after the ...

UN official says ready to assist Tonga following volcanic eruptions

© Provided by Xinhua The United Nations is on standby with teams and emergency supplies to assist Tonga, and the ...

Patrick Cantlay shares first-round lead at American Express

Reigning FedEx Cup champion Patrick Cantlay and PGA Tour rookie Lee Hodges shot matching rounds of 10-under-par 62 on Thursday ...

ICC Men's T20 WC 2022: India to lock horns with Pakistan at MCG on Oct 23

Melbourne [Australia], January 21 (ANI): The schedule for the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022 was announced on Friday. The ...

ICC Men's T20 WC 2022: India to lock horns against Pak at MCG on Oct 23

Melbourne [Australia], January 21 (ANI): The schedule for the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022 was announced on Friday. The ...

Play my best cricket when things are kept simple, says Brandon King

Kingston [Jamaica], January 20 (ANI): West Indies batter Brandon King feels that he should make the most of the opportunity ...

Rohit, Rishabh Pant and Ashwin named in ICC Men's Test Team of 2021

Dubai [UAE], January 20 (ANI): Three Indians -- Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant, and Ravichandran Ashwin have been named in ICC ...

International Aid Starts to Arrive in Tsunami-Hit Tonga

SYDNEY - An aid flight landed in Tonga on Thursday, the first since an undersea volcano triggered devastating tsunami waves. ...

West slams China over 'sham' election results in Hong Kong: Report

Beijing [China], January 20 (ANI): The Western democracies, including the United States and the United Kingdom, have expressed concern over ...

ICC Test Rankings: Australia top ranked side, India drops to third

Dubai [UAE], January 20 (ANI): After winning the Ashes 4-0, Australia has now become the number one ranked Test team ...

Album: Aftermath of tsunami in Tonga's capital city Nuku'alofa

© Provided by Xinhua WELLINGTON, Jan. 20 (Xinhua) -- Tsunami waves hit Tonga on Saturday, following a series of violent ...

Phone Service in Tonga Partially Restored After Eruption

Telephone service between Tonga and other countries was partially restored Wednesday, according to mobile phone network provider Digicel, but the ...

New Zealand warns of disruption in Tonga's communications system following volcanic eruptions

Wellington [New Zealand], January 19 (ANI): New Zealand's Foreign Ministry has affirmed that Tonga's communication systems remain severely limited after ...

Not egdy regarding my upcoming talks with Cricket Australia on contract extension: Langer

Hobart [Australia], January 19 (ANI): Australia coach Justin Langer on Wednesday said that he is not nervous about his upcoming ...

New Zealand tour of Australia postponed until further notice

Christchurch [New Zealand], January 19 (ANI): New Zealand tour of Australia, initially scheduled for January 24-February 9, has been postponed ...

Tonga volcano eruption: At least 3 dead, amid severe destruction

At least three people have died in Tonga following the massive volcanic eruption and subsequent tsunami wave that hit over ...

SA vs Ind: Proteas release Rabada from ODI squad in order to manage his workload

Paarl [South Africa], January 18 (ANI): Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Tuesday confirmed that seam bowler Kagiso Rabada has been ...

Scientists appeal to IOC over transgender guidance

Top medical experts have warned that Olympic bosses' decision on testosterone levels threatens the integrity of female sportsA lineup of ...

Ashes: Beth Mooney in 'good spirits' after fracturing jaw in training

Melbourne [Australia], January 18 (ANI): Australia batter Beth Mooney has suffered a fractured jaw ahead of the women's Ashes which ...

Court to decide if Norway's deadliest killer should be released

Convicted terrorist Anders Breivik could be awarded an early release if the court grants his request for paroleA parole hearing ...

Israeli Hospital: 4th Vaccination Does Not Prevent Spread of Omicron

WASHINGTON - Preliminary findings suggest that a fourth dose of COVID-19 vaccine does little to stave off infection from the ...

Ashes series 'true testament' to unwavering spirit of international cricket, says Nick Hockley

Melbourne [Australia], January 18 (ANI): Cricket Australia chief Nick Hockley said the 2021/22 Ashes series was a "true testament" to ...

First Death Reported in Tonga Volcano Blast as Nation Remains Cut Off

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - The first death from a massive underwater volcanic blast near the Pacific island nation of Tonga has ...

Tonga volcanic eruption: Too soon to assess damage

Tonga's capital, Nuku'alofa, is covered in ash and dust following the underwater volcanic eruption at the weekend, but the situation ...

Tonga Volcano Erupts, Triggers Tsunami Alerts Around Pacific

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami ...

New Zealand Begins Vaccinating 5-to-11-Year-Olds

WASHINGTON - New Zealand began inoculating 5- to11-year-old children Monday with Pfizer's pediatric COVID vaccine. More than 120,000 vaccines have ...

Australia, New Zealand Begin Aerial Inspection of Tonga After Tsunami

WASHINGTON - Australia and New Zealand sent military surveillance flights to the isolated Pacific island nation of Tonga Monday to ...

Australia, New Zealand Step Up Efforts to Aid Tsunami-Hit Tonga

SYDNEY/WELLINGTON - Australia and New Zealand dispatched surveillance flights on Monday to assess the damage in Tonga, isolated from the ...

Huge Tonga Volcanic Eruption Caused 'Significant Damage'

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - A massive volcanic eruption in Tonga that triggered tsunami waves around the Pacific caused 'significant damage' ...

Magnitude-6.1 earthquake hits Papua New Guinea

Saturday's massive underwater volcanic eruption off Tonga appears to have triggered seismic activity across the southern PacificA day after Tonga ...

Brandon King has his sights on 2022 T20 World Cup

Brandon King is hoping to make the most of his recall to West Indies' T20I side after a year away ...

Babar Azam captains ICC's T20I and ODI teams of the year

Following his stellar form in 2021, Pakistan's Babar Azam leads the ICC's teams of the year in both limited-overs formats. ...

New Zealand limited-overs tour of Australia postponed

New Zealand's upcoming limited-overs tour Australia has been postponed due to uncertainty over when the squad could return home due ...

Opportunity for India, South Africa to build ODI plans

Big picture Unlike most of the ODI cricket played at the moment, the three-match series between South Africa and India ...

Beth Mooney suffers fractured jaw ahead of Ashes

Australia have suffered a huge blow ahead of the Ashes with Beth Mooney suffering a fractured jaw during training on ...

Stokes joins Root in opting out of IPL 2022 auction

Ben Stokes has joined Joe Root in deciding not to enter the auction for the 2022 edition of the IPL, ...

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1000 GMT, Jan. 21

HONG KONG -- The Office of the Commissioner of the Chinese Foreign Ministry in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region ...

New Zealand to provide further help for tsunami-hit Tonga

WELLINGTON, Jan. 21 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand is giving an additional 2 million New Zealand dollars (1.35 million U.S. dollars) ...

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