Associated Press - 8 hours 3 min ago
AHMEDABAD, India (AP) The 10 team captains at the Cricket World Cup took part in a photo shoot at the Narendra Modi Stadium on Wednesday on the eve of the tournament, with India's Rohit Sharma looking forward to seeing the venue "jam packed" with home fans. The tournament kicks off on Thursday with England playing New Zealand at the Narendra Modi Stadium in a rematch of the 2019 World Cup final. While 10 venues across India will host games, this year's final will also be played at...
PC Invasion - 8 hours 50 min ago
The release schedule for Assassin’s Creed: Mirage has been released for PC and consoles. However, people have been expressing their confusion over the PC times, as the release times differ depending on what platform you’re buying the game from. Console users don’t have this issue, meaning that they are more likely to pull off this cheeky exploit to get the game a little sooner than then rest of your region. Below are all of the release dates for each platform, and how to pull off...
Associated Press - 9 hours 16 min ago
After plotting and scheming and hatching ways to contain New Zealand, Uruguay's Los Teros couldn't help but reveal their inner fan boys at the prospect of facing the All Blacks in the Rugby World Cup on Thursday. The pool match in Lyon will be an historic first between them. "As a player, for me it is a dream," Uruguay captain Andres Vilaseca says. "You grow up watching the All Blacks on TV. Except in a World Cup, I doubt there will be an opportunity like this." Esteban Meneses...
Forbes - 10 hours 33 min ago
Groov is teaming up with New Zealand Rugby as its official wellbeing partner - helping highlight mental health on and off the field.
Sky Sports - 11 hours 28 min ago
Ben Stokes has emerged as an injury doubt for England's World Cup curtain-raiser against New Zealand on Thursday.
BBC - 11 hours 30 min ago
New Zealand captain Sam Cane has overcome "a bit of a road bump" to make his first start of the World Cup against Uruguay.
Newsweek - 11 hours 40 min ago
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BBC - 12 hours 18 sec ago
Ben Stokes is a doubt for England's World Cup opener against New Zealand on Thursday because of a hip issue.
The Guardian - 12 hours 3 min ago
32-year-old has a slight niggle with his hip' says Jos Buttler Stokes came out of retirement to help England defend 2019 title The much-anticipated rematch between England and New Zealand, the finalists of the 2019 World Cup , at the 2023 tournament's opening game is likely to take place without Ben Stokes, who is set to join Kane Williamson on the sidelines after suffering a hip injury. Stokes, who came out of one-day international retirement earlier this year in order to help England defend...
Associated Press - 13 hours 58 min ago
LYON, France (AP) Italy has changed the front row and switched its best backs around for the Rugby World Cup match against France on Friday, after being blown away by New Zealand. Props Simone Ferrari and Pietro Ceccarelli and hooker Epalahame Faiva will take on the French in Lyon, where Italy must win to stand a chance of reaching the quarterfinals. Niccolo Cannone returns to lock alongside Federico Ruzza following the 96-17 hammering by the All Blacks. Ferrari wins his 50th test cap. In the backs...
Forbes - 15 hours 47 min ago
Despite reaching the finals at the last two World Cups, most fans and critics still view New Zealand as the underdogs. For Tom Latham, that is not a cause for concern.
Associated Press - 17 hours 41 min ago
AHMEDABAD, India (AP) After combining to produce the most dramatic finish ever to a Cricket World Cup , England and New Zealand will meet again this time to open the 2023 edition in India. England was awarded its first title four years ago at Lord's on a contentious countback against the New Zealanders after the final finished tied and a so-called Super Over also failed to separate the teams. The tiebreaker was a heavily-derided and subsequently dumped countback of boundaries, giving England...
BBC - 18 hours 20 min ago
Get in the mood for the 2023 men's Cricket World Cup by reliving the closing stages of the 2019 final.
The Guardian - 21 hours 16 min ago
Some parts of the country exceeded normal daily maximum temperatures for the peak of summer After the northern hemisphere sweltered through the hottest summer in human history , New Zealand's usually cool start to spring has also hit record high temperatures that are usually reserved for its summer months. The country recorded its hottest September on record, with every region in the country experiencing above-average temperatures, with one area hitting 29.6 C. Continue reading...
Wall Street Journal - 22 hours 15 min ago
New Zealand's central bank kept interest rates unchanged ahead of a national election later this month where cost-of-living pressures and economic management are top concerns of voters.