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Scoop Opinion: Dempsey Should Have Been Sacked

Tuesday, 18 July 2000, 10:38 am | Simon Kay - Scoop Sport

Charlie Dempsey should have been sacked as Oceania soccer president immediately, after his decision to abstain from the recent voting to decide the 2006 World Cup hosts. Scoop Sport's Simon Kay writes. More >>

Charlie Dempsey On His German Support

Tuesday, 18 July 2000, 10:32 am | Simon Kay - Scoop Sport

Oceania soccer boss Charlie Dempsey disputes his confederation directed him to back South Africa's bid for the 2006 World Cup. More >>

BASKETBALL: Colling makes Olympic cut

Wednesday, 14 June 2000, 10:06 am | Simon Kay - Scoop Sport

The New Zealand Olympic Committee has confirmed the twelve players who will make up New Zealand's first ever women's Olympic basketball team in Sydney in September. More >>

BASKETBALL: NBL Wrap - First loss for Giants

Tuesday, 13 June 2000, 11:04 am | Simon Kay - Scoop Sport

Wickliffe Otago Nuggets 102 ASB Bank Nelson Giants 93 The ASB Bank Nelson Giants suffered their first defeat of the 2000 NBL, going down to the Wickliffe Otago Nuggets on Saturday night. More >>

NETBALL: Harper to captain NZ Under-21s

Tuesday, 13 June 2000, 10:54 am | Simon Kay - Scoop Sport

International Adine Harper will lead the New Zealand Under-21 team in its quest for the World Youth Cup in Wales this July. More >>

YACHTING: New chief takes the helm at YNZ

Tuesday, 13 June 2000, 10:40 am | Simon Kay - Scoop Sport

"On behalf of Yachting New Zealand I am pleased to announce the appointment of Simon Wickham to the position of Chief Executive Officer," says Yachting New Zealand Chairman Alan Dickinson. More >>

OLYMPICS: McIntosh on track for golden goal

Monday, 27 March 2000, 4:38 pm | Simon Kay - Scoop Sport

Brace yourself for an Aussie gold rush come September. Once the 2000 Sydney Olympics start, 'Advance Australia Fair' will be heard close to 30 times. In sad comparison, 'God Defend New Zealand' will only be dusted off for two or three plays. More >>

TENNIS: Top seed upset in Challenger final

Monday, 27 March 2000, 1:16 pm | Simon Kay - Scoop Sport

Unseeded American Michael Joyce scored an upset win in the final of the US$25,000 Gallagher International Challenger in Hamilton with a well thought-out victory over top seed Goichi Motomura of Japan. More >>

TENNIS: Top seed cruises into Challenger final

Sunday, 26 March 2000, 3:55 pm | Simon Kay - Scoop Sport

Top seed Goichi Motomura cruised into the final of the US$25,000 Challenger Tennis Event in Hamilton after a commanding straight sets win over third seed Barry Cowan of Great Britain in a display of precise hitting and placement. More >>

RUGBY: Blues deny player dissatisfaction

Friday, 24 March 2000, 4:38 pm | Simon Kay - Scoop Sport

Chief Executive Geoff Hipkins today responded to rumours currently circulating about disquiet among Blues players about the coaching team. He says no problems have been brought to him by players and that the squad's main focus is on performing well tonight ... More >>

LEAGUE: The Jones boy's back - by Richard Becht

Thursday, 23 March 2000, 4:32 pm | Simon Kay - Scoop Sport

It's been too long between games for the Warriors' little champion Stacey Jones but he's back to take on the Sydney Roosters at Ericsson Stadium on Sunday. The champion halfback had enjoyed an unharmed - and perhaps charmed - run as a top-level footballer ... More >>

TENNIS: Greenhalgh lone Kiwi survivor

Wednesday, 22 March 2000, 11:43 am | Simon Kay - Scoop Sport

James Greenhalgh is the lone Kiwi survivor in the singles draw at the US$25,000 Gallagher International Challenger in Hamilton, as Swedish qualifiers Nicklas Timfjord and Matthias Hellstrom upset Kiwi opponents. More >>

TENNIS: NZ Davis Cup players front up at Hamilton

Tuesday, 21 March 2000, 11:04 am | Simon Kay - Scoop Sport

Three-quarters of the New Zealand Davis Cup team will be in first-round singles action today at the inaugural US$25,000 Gallagher International Challenger in what is a big day for the future of Kiwi tennis. More >>

TENNIS: Big first-round test for Radovanovich

Monday, 20 March 2000, 3:06 pm | Simon Kay - Scoop Sport

Aspiring Kiwi professional tennis player Lee Radovanovich (17) will take on South African fourth seed Neville Godwin in the first round of the US$25,000 Gallagher International Challenger in Hamilton today. More >>

YACHTING: Clifton Webb snatches victory in Finns

Monday, 20 March 2000, 2:52 pm | Simon Kay - Scoop Sport

Finn class youngster Clifton Webb (21) snatched victory in Saturday's deciding final race off Auckland's Eastern Beach on the last day of the Yachting New Zealand Olympic Selection Trials. More >>

LEAGUE: Auckland champions upset in Bartercard Cup

Monday, 20 March 2000, 2:03 pm | Simon Kay - Scoop Sport

Picking the winners is not proving easy in this two-week-old national rugby league competition. Three-time Fox Memorial champions Glenora were easily beaten 34-6 by Brian McLennan's Hibiscus Coast side, while Northcote trailed the Ngongotaha Chiefs ... More >>

LEAGUE: Backs To The Future - by Richard Becht

Thursday, 16 March 2000, 5:50 pm | Simon Kay - Scoop Sport

One week the forwards give Auckland Warriors coach Mark Graham grief, the next it's the backs. That's how it's worked out after back-to-back NRL assignment across the Tasman. More >>

BOWLS: Kiwi golden girls take world triples

Thursday, 16 March 2000, 3:38 pm | Simon Kay - Scoop Sport

The New Zealand trio of Patsy Jorgensen (Hawke's Bay), Sharon Sims (Manawatu) and skip Anne Lomas (Counties Manukau) have beaten England 18-12 to win the world triples title today. More >>

BOWLS: Kiwi golden girls take world triples

Thursday, 16 March 2000, 3:35 pm | Simon Kay - Scoop Sport

The New Zealand trio of Patsy Jorgensen (Hawke's Bay), Sharon Sims (Manawatu) and skip Anne Lomas (Counties Manukau) have beaten England 18-12 to win the world triples title today. More >>

YACHTING: "Most exciting sailboard racing ever"

Thursday, 16 March 2000, 11:16 am | Simon Kay - Scoop Sport

The ides of March turned on extreme conditions for competitors in the fifth day of the Yachting New Zealand Olympic selection trials being sailed off Eastern Beach. More >>

 

 

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