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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    Running a marathon was never crazier or harder than during the 1904 St Louis Olympics
     26 July 2020
    This week should have marked the beginning of the Tokyo Olympics. While we're missing three weeks of sporting endeavours, we can revisit one of the most bizarre races in modern Olympic history.
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    Coronavirus has been a global focus for six months now. What have we learned — and what's next?
    26 Jul: Six months ago, health reporter Tegan Taylor pitched a story about a mystery pneumonia in China. Now she reflects on what we didn't know in January — and what we might learn before 2020 is over.... more
    Millions of Indonesian migrant workers face hardship in Malaysia amid coronavirus fallout
    26 Jul: As Indonesian workers — particularly women — face an increasingly desperate situation abroad, there are growing calls for Jakarta to do more to help.... more
    The #FreeBritney movement made it to court. Here's what you need to know about the Britney Spears case
    25 Jul: She's undoubtedly one of the most famous singers of our time but Britney Spears hasn't been in control of her financial assets for over 12 years. Here's why.... more
    Mission to Mars: Will you crash and burn in our quiz?
    25 Jul: There are three spacecraft heading to Mars in 2020. Are you across the Red Planet or will our quiz leave you red-faced?... more
    The Lincoln Project is a group of rogue Republicans trying to troll Donald Trump out of office
    25 Jul: They've made some of the most brutal attack ads of the 2020 election. But what enrages Donald Trump most about the Lincoln Project is that it's run by members of his own party, including the husband of his closest aide.... more
    Police have found and detained the last missing absconder from last night's isolation break-out
    25 Jul: Police have found and detained the last missing absconder from last night's isolation break-out... more
    Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez addresses sexist slur from Republican Ted Yoho, says he called her 'disgusting, crazy and dangerous'
    24 Jul: New York Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has called out sexism towards her from Republican politician Ted Yoho in an address to the House of Representatives.... more
    Coon cheese to change name over racism concerns
    24 Jul: Coon cheese will change its name after a campaign by activists who said it had racist connotations. "One of our basic principles as an organisation is to treat people with respect and without discrimination and we will not condone behaviour that goes agai... more
    There's still no evidence Black Lives Matter protesters caused Melbourne COVID-19 surge
    24 Jul: In this issue of CoronaCheck, Fact Check revisits the issue of "links" between the Black Lives Matter protests and Melbourne's coronavirus increase. Plus, Andrew Bolt's column on masks is based on outdated advice.... more

     Most Popular Recent International News
     14 Jul: Unsolved Mysteries, the Netflix reboot, brings a classic TV series into the age of the internet sleuth ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     15 Jul: Britain bans Huawei from its 5G network and will remove existing equipment by 2027 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     21 Jul: Coronavirus vaccine from Oxford University is safe, can train immune system: early results ++++++++++++++++++++
     02 Aug: Hydroxychloroquine is a poor coronavirus treatment but a perfect parable for our times ++++++++++++++++++++
     24 Jul: An assurance a spate of break-ins in the Dunedin student quarter isn't related to a pair of men door-knocking with fake surveys +++++++++++++++++
     18 Jul: Indonesia struggles with rising coronavirus infections as tests become commercialised ++++++++
     25 Jul: The #FreeBritney movement made it to court. Here's what you need to know about the Britney Spears case ++++++++

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      9 Aug: Coronavirus: winchester teenager films lockdown documentary (BBCWorld)
      8 Aug: Kiwis have trout fishing's winter of gold all to themselves (
      7 Aug: Us flight touches down in christchurch ahead of international antarctic season (RadioNZ)
      7 Aug: Flying fijians coach keeping close eye on local talent (RadioNZ)
      7 Aug: What's sup? surfing loses bid for total control of paddle boarding (RadioNZ)
      7 Aug: International beer can collection for sale as collector downsizes (
      7 Aug: League - sonny bill williams keen to start a charity when he retires from elite sport (
      7 Aug: Nz's moves towards becoming a tech hub (RadioNZ)
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    Meanwhile injured Crusader Scott Barrett says the team is facing the magnitude of today's match More...

    Auckland's Watercare dams are still 25% below their usual storage levels for this time of the year More...

     Today's News

    A fourth-quarter surge has seen the Stars clinch a 46-45 win over the Magic in netball's ANZ Premiership 5:06

    The Mainland Tactix have the edge in an entertaining ANZ Premiership match against the Northern Mystics in Auckland 21:57

    Law and Order:
    A teenager who was celebrating his girlfriend's birthday at a party in Kawhia, near Hamilton, is in hospital after a vehicle hit him and then allegedly drove off without stopping 18:57

    Auckland's Watercare dams are still 25% below their usual storage levels for this time of the year 18:37

    Rugby League:
    Penrith coach Ivan Cleary is facing punishment after he claimed Canberra were "managed" back into their NRL match 18:17

    After a couple of poor performances, Dustin Johnson will be in command heading into the final day of the PGA Championship in San Francisco 17:57

    Law and Order:
    Napier police have swarmed on Anderson Park to break-up a fight, reportedly in front of playing children 17:27

    Health & Safety:
    Many Australians have picked up new habits during the coronavirus lockdown with one in 12 people drinking alcohol every day since the pandemic began 16:57

    Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom have become stronger together since their brief split in 2017 16:44

    A siege mentality within the Mainland Tactix ahead of an important couple of days in their ANZ Premiership season 16:37

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