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Phoenix stun West Ham
Phoenix stun West Ham

The Wellington Phoenix got their pre-season Football United tour off to a dream start last night, stunning English Premier…

Williamson suspended from bowling

Kane Williamson has scored an unwanted first, becoming the first New Zealander to be suspended from bowling because of an…

Glasgow all ready to shine

Across the road from each other in Parkhead, a district in Glasgow's east end, fans can find two towering arenas busy preparing…

Star West Ham striker won't play in NZ

West Ham striker Andy Carroll won't take the field in the Football United tour due to an ankle injury.

Commonwealth Games

Future of Games 'pretty rosy' - NZ boss Future of Games 'pretty rosy' - NZ boss

NZ Olympic Committee boss Kereyn Smith is predicting…

Adams named as NZ flag bearer Adams named as NZ flag bearer

Two-time Olympic and Commonwealth shot put champion…

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America's Cup pull-out creates waves
America's Cup pull-out creates waves

The America's Cup is in limbo once more and looks likely to remain that way for a while yet, writes Dana Johannsen.

Rugby: Sharks' coach feels the heat
Rugby: Sharks' coach feels the heat

This is the time when Super Rugby coaches and their players earn their money.

NRL: Coach optimistic Hurrell will take to the field
NRL: Coach optimistic Hurrell will take to the field

Warriors centre Konrad Hurrell is in doubt for Sunday's clash against the Manly Sea Eagles after suffering a head knock…

Boyle confident ahead of opening night
Boyle confident ahead of opening night

Luis Villanueva, New Zealand's high performance boss, was adamant: Lauren Boyle is the most dedicated, professional athlete…

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Football: Hammers a highlight for Sigmund
Football: Hammers a highlight for Sigmund

Ben Sigmund has played 31 times for the All Whites, gone to a World Cup and helped the Wellington Phoenix…

Commonwealth Games: Athletes swear by crossfit

Any sport would relish discovering a new pathway by which athletes could be drawn to it.

Tour de France: Rogers finally captures first stage win

Riding in his 10th Tour de France, three-time world champion Michael Rogers of Australia finally got his first stage victory…

Commonwealth Games: Squash changes to open game up

A lowering of the tin has raised fresh challenges for squash doubles combinations at the Commonwealth Games. In a bid to…

I belong to Glasgow - an A-Z guide
I belong to Glasgow - an A-Z guide

When the curtain rises on the Commonwealth Games tomorrow, host city Glasgow will be under the spotlight…

Empty seats for fans killed in MH17

Two seats were left empty as Newcastle played Sydney FC in Dunedin. They were for two men who died on board flight MH17.

Football: English giants embrace America's growing love of game

Fifty years after the Beatles launched a British musical "invasion" of America, English football clubs are playing pre-season…

Games: Giving athletes the mental edge

It won't be the shoulders of our Commonwealth Games athletes but their minds that struggle to carry the weight of a nation's…

Commonwealth Games: Injury keeps English gold medal prospect out

A devastated Katarina Johnson-Thompson was yesterday forced to pull out of the Commonwealth Games just two days before the…

Commonwealth Games: Hewitt and Scotsman in line for first medals
Commonwealth Games: Hewitt and Scotsman in line for first medals

A New Zealander is in line to win the first medal of the Commonwealth Games.

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Glasgow's chance to shine

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Chiefs' stats a horrow show

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Highlanders should feel proud

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Chris Rattue Chris Rattue
Super Rugby finally starting to rumble

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Commonwealth Games

Ellis Cashmore: Sponsors run the show with brand Bolt
Ellis Cashmore: Sponsors run the show with brand Bolt

If you're grumbling about the number of athletes who have opted out of or are still prevaricating about whether to compete…

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The Wellington Phoenix brought professional football back to Auckland with a bang, beating English Premier League side West…

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Tour de France

Jack Bauer's 'beautiful agony'
Jack Bauer's 'beautiful agony'

Jack Bauer knows better than most why they call the Tour de France the "the beautiful agony". The powerful rouleur had…

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NZ women cricketers awarded annual contracts for first time
NZ women cricketers awarded annual contracts for first time

In a first for New Zealand, the country's top 10 women cricketers will be awarded annual contracts under the terms of a…

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Basketball: Breakers sign Tai Wesley
Basketball: Breakers sign Tai Wesley

The Breakers have followed up last week's news that Cedric Jackson has signed a two year contract to once again play for…

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