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Aussie Open preview: Djokovic v Wawrinka
Aussie Open preview: Djokovic v Wawrinka

On the eve of the second men's semi final, we explain why Novak Djokovic deserves to be the overwhelming favourite as well…

Set of six: Mannering leaves Nines to the speedsters

Warriors and Kiwis captain Simon Mannering is confident he will be right to start round one of the NRL despite being ruled…

Cricket: Paceman back for Pakistan

Black Caps seamer Adam Milne has recovered from his side strain and could come in to the side to meet Pakistan at Westpac…

Expletives, glares, ball complaints: an Australian Open semi like no others

Andy Murray's four-set win over Tomas Berdych at the Australian Open on Thursday will be remembered more for the tension…

Cricket World Cup

Warning of Cricket World Cup visa rort Warning of Cricket World Cup visa rort

Travellers with no intention of attending Cricket…

Cricket: Shadows over Aussie camp Cricket: Shadows over Aussie camp

Australia can be a hard team to like but they're certainly…

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Cricket: Sri Lanka salvage pride as NZ fail to fire
Cricket: Sri Lanka salvage pride as NZ fail to fire

Sri Lanka have kept the intrigue alive for the unofficial eighth match of their one-day international series to take place…

Rugby: Fantasy Rugby back for 2015
Rugby: Fantasy Rugby back for 2015

Dream Team Fantasy Super Rugby is the ultimate test of your rugby knowledge.

Tennis: Williams, Sharapova set up finals clash
Tennis: Williams, Sharapova set up finals clash

Serena Williams weathered a barrage of big serves and heavy groundstrokes early and needed nine match points before beating…

Rugby: World Cup final lands on Halloween
Rugby: World Cup final lands on Halloween

The rugby soothsayers among you will have noted that the Rugby World Cup final is set for nine months from tomorrow. October…

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League: Defence key to Nines for Warriors
League: Defence key to Nines for Warriors

The Warriors are set to temper their all-out attacking mindset and put more of an emphasis on defence…

Smith launches NRL season in Auckland

The event host may have had a "Dave Smith" moment but this time the NRL boss' words resonated for all the right reasons…

Johnson soaring on star status

Shaun Johnson has nothing to worry about. With poster-boy looks to go with the rarest of sporting talents, the 24-year-old…

Basketball: Breakers bash rivals Perth

The Breakers tonight dealt defending champions Perth a third straight defeat this season, riding a red-hot offence at the…

Tennis: Djokovic shows benefit of Boom Boom's input
Tennis: Djokovic shows benefit of Boom Boom's input

Many wondered, especially after his shock Australian Open quarter-final loss last year to Stan Wawrinka…

Cricket: Strugglers worry for Hesson

New Zealand has a problem at the top of their batting order.

NRL: Marshall sets sights on international recall

Former Kiwis captain Benji Marshall has his sights set firmly on working his way back into the New Zealand test side in…

Golf: Fans return for Woods' Open tilt

Tiger Woods returned to the Phoenix Open and received cheers, boos and gasps. All on one hole. There is rarely a dull…

Rugby: Luatua out to rebuild career

This is shaping up as a pivotal year for Steven Luatua. After what could best be described as a breakthrough 2013 season…

League: Cowboys will go hard out on defence
League: Cowboys will go hard out on defence

It took the best part of a day for North Queensland lock Jason Taumalolo to make the journey from Townsville…

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Golf

Golf: Kennedy to return to NZ Open
Golf: Kennedy to return to NZ Open

Australian golfer Brad Kennedy hasn't been sighted at the New Zealand Open since he won the tournament in 2011. But that…

Golf: Ko starts well in season-opener
Golf: Allenby sticks to his story
'Bashed' golfer: I never lied to anyone
Ko prepares for NZ Open
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Herald Sport features

50 years on: Snell's double

Peter Snell remains one of only two men to complete the 800m-1500m double at the same Olympic Games, writes David Leggat…

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Cricket

Cricket: Hazlewood has the right stuff for a place in Australian Cup squad
Cricket: Hazlewood has the right stuff for a place in Australian Cup squad

It's nice to fit in, but Australian paceman Josh Hazlewood would love to be the odd man out during the World Cup.

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Basketball

Future bright for US-bound teenager
Future bright for US-bound teenager

As the Breakers warmed down after a long, physical training session at their Mairangi Bay gym yesterday, the team's 16-year-old…

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