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Football: Newcastle teach Australians a lesson
Football: Newcastle teach Australians a lesson

Otago fans would possibly rather have been watching the Highlanders prepare for a Super rugby semifinal, but they were given…

Comm Games: Judo team to test rankings

If the judo programme at the Commonwealth Games were fought on paper, the sport could emerge as one of New Zealand's most…

video Soccer Highlights: Sydney FC 0 Newcastle 4

The Football United tour opened with a bit of a stroll for English Premier League club Newcastle, which beat A-League club…

Commonwealth Games: Wiggins holds no fears for Kiwi cyclists

Bradley Who? If the idea of the champion British rider Bradley Wiggins returning to the track and being a catalyst for English…

Commonwealth Games

Glasgow: Two days to go Glasgow: Two days to go

With just two days to go until the XX Commonwealth…

48 athletes get late reprieves after administrative errors 48 athletes get late reprieves after administrative errors

Administrative oversights are given as one reason…

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Golf: McIlroy turns attention to the Masters
Golf: McIlroy turns attention to the Masters

It must be doubted that the Claret Jug had ever before contained Jagermeiester, just as it must be doubted that a former…

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…

Michael Vaughan: Bold changes needed to secure England future
Michael Vaughan: Bold changes needed to secure England future

As the fall-out from yet another test defeat begins, English cricket's first priority must be to look after its own. Like…

NRL: Laumape, Rapira return for Warriors
NRL: Laumape, Rapira return for Warriors

Warriors head coach Andrew McFadden has made two squad changes for Sunday's round 20 clash against the competition-leading…

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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…

Commonwealth Games: Weightlifter battling the odds again

For the second straight Commonwealth Games, Kiwi weightlifter Stanislav Chalaev will be overcoming adversity in the pursuit…

Wynne Gray: Man at the apex of rugby will only accept a win

Wynne Gray writes: The real Beast roaming around the Super 15 rugby fields is Sharks captain Bismarck du Plessis.

Sam Tomkins: Confidence high despite defeat

Saturday night's loss to the Broncos was obviously disappointing but it has not dented our confidence after a solid couple…

Rugby: Crusaders sharper for semi
Rugby: Crusaders sharper for semi

Losing to the Sharks in pool play was so unlike the Crusaders, especially at home and with a man advantage…

Golf: $1m Ko's All Black swing

Another tournament win and topping the US$1 million mark were not the only things in the bag for Kiwi golf prodigy Lydia…

NRL: Toovey upset at talk of player unrest

Manly coach Geoff Toovey has hit out at reports of a disunited club, amid speculation three of the Sea Eagles' biggest stars…

Commonwealth Games: Gates misses out on cycling spot

Luckless Aaron Gate has missed out on a chance to ride at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games. The Auckland pursuit rider was…

Snyders thrives in the sun

Glenn Snyders cut a distinctive figure with his California tan at the New Zealand flag raising ceremony in the Commonwealth…

Black Sticks fall to Aussies in warmup
Black Sticks fall to Aussies in warmup

Australia won the skirmish before the real battle when the Commonwealth's top two women's hockey nations…

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Commonwealth Games

Triathlon: Samuels to make most of Games reprieve
Triathlon: Samuels to make most of Games reprieve

She needed an 11th hour reprieve to earn a ticket to Glasgow but Nicky Samuels denies there is a point to prove during Thursday's…

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All Black: Kevin Skinner dies
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Kevin Skinner, the All Black prop and heavyweight boxer, has died. He was 86. Skinner made his name for Otago and was selected…

MH17: Newcastle remembers fans
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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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Cricket: India wins second test by 95 runs
Cricket: India wins second test by 95 runs

England collapsed from 198-5 to 225 all out, with Ishant Sharma taking a seven-wicket haul as India won the second test…

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Basketball: Jackson's home where the heart is
Basketball: Jackson's home where the heart is

Cedric Jackson will return to the Breakers next season from a dismal jaunt overseas, but maintains the NBA is "still the…

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