New Zealand farming giant Fonterra said on Sept. 1 that it plans to slash around $598 million in costs over the next seven years following a fall in global dairy prices.
Chief executive Miles Hurrell foreshadowed future job cuts, saying the "focus on efficiencies will have implications for staff numbers."
Olympic champion Tom Pidcock won the world championship cross country mountain bike marathon on Aug. 12 as a crash ended Mathieu van der Poel's dream of a unique treble.
It was a first world title in the mountain bike event for Britain's Pidcock, who raised a Yorkshire flag with a white rose above his head as he crossed the line after breaking away with two laps left.
Australia left its key interest rate unchanged yesterday, with central bank governor Philip Lowe saying previous hikes were "working" but the outlook was uncertain.
The pause is the second in a row that the rate has been kept on hold at 4.1 percent, following a string of rises aimed at taming runaway prices.
A gunman killed two people and wounded six others at a building site in central Auckland Thursday, hours before New Zealand's biggest city was to host the opening match of the 2023 FIFA football World Cup.
Prime Minister Chris Hipkins said the gunman died at the scene and there was no national security threat, so the marquee tournament would go ahead as planned.
Park Eun-seon was "humiliated" a decade ago by unfounded claims about her sex but has put the episode behind her to stand on the cusp of a third Women's World Cup.
And now the 36-year-old South Korean forward, who played her first World Cup 20 years ago, told AFP that she has one more ambition in what will be her farewell to the tournament.
Jitka Klimkova says her New Zealand team must get "gritty" if it is to end its 32-year wait for a first Women's World Cup win and avoid embarrassment on home soil.
The co-host kicks the tournament off with a tough test against Norway at Eden Park in Auckland on July 20, before matches against Switzerland and minnow the Philippines.
Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo's status for the FIBA World Cup is uncertain following knee surgery, The Athletic reported Wednesday.
The World Cup runs from Aug. 25 to Sept. 10 in the Philippines, Japan and Indonesia. Antetokounmpo and Greece are in Group C with the United States, Jordan and New Zealand.