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New Zealand precariously poised after Day One
New Zealand precariously poised after Day One

New Zealand put on the equivalent of a circus act for patrons on the opening day of the second test against England, led…

Blatter re-elected FIFA president

Sepp Blatter won a fifth term as FIFA president this morning in a dramatic end to an angry campaign dominated by a corruption…

The real Simon Mannering

He’s league’s hardest man — and its most mysterious. Alan Perrott goes in search of the real Simon Mannering.

Rugby: Best team money can buy

This year's World Cup tournament does not start for four months, but the national body are already working on securing players…

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Rugby Highlights: Crusaders 35 Hurricanes 18 video Rugby Highlights: Crusaders 35 Hurricanes 18

Seven-time champions the Crusaders beat the Hurricanes…

Rugby League Highlights: Queensland 11 NSW 10 video Rugby League Highlights: Queensland 11 NSW 10

A composed Queensland side held their nerve to complete…

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World's eyes on NZ as they tackle giant
World's eyes on NZ as they tackle giant

New Zealand will kick off Fifa's under-20 tournament against Ukraine today in front of a potential global audience of 200…

Cricket: A circus act of a session
Cricket: A circus act of a session

New Zealand slumped to two for two, before escalating at 4.92 runs an over to reach tea on 123 for three in a circus act…

Crusaders topple Hurricanes
Crusaders topple Hurricanes

Beauden Barrett's calm influence was sorely missed during the Hurricanes' 35-18 loss to the Crusaders in Nelson tonight

Chiefs powerhouse aims for the big time
Chiefs powerhouse aims for the big time

With All Blacks on his inside going through injury-disrupted campaigns, Charlie Ngatai's chase for higher honours has made…

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Warrior happier to watch Origin than play
Warrior happier to watch Origin than play

State of Origin is "a pretty good standard" but international football remains the pinnacle of league…

'We have to strike while the iron is hot'

Onus on sponsors to force change, says man whose company pulled out of Fifa.

Unknown squad put round-ball game on map

Organisers will be hoping for a similar "soccer spiral" to take effect as in 1999 when an unheralded Junior All Whites squad…

Michael Burgess: Now boys, give us something to cheer for

The only thing that really matters for New Zealand football over the next seven days is results, writes Michael Burgess.

First take: Overzealous ref mars Crusaders win
First take: Overzealous ref mars Crusaders win

No one condones foul play anymore. Player safety is top of the bill for all rugby authorities and the…

Germany firm favourites in Group F

Counting down to the Fifa Under-20 World Cup, which begins today, Steven Holloway weighs up Group F.

Michele Hewitson interview: Ryan Fox

The son of a famous All Black quit both rugby and cricket to concentrate on golf - but sometimes he just goes fishing, finds…

Golf: Danny Lee left sharing eighth

Kiwi Danny Lee has been making some noise on the PGA Tour recently and yesterday fired an ace at the par-three 17th during…

Live updates: Black Caps v England, 2nd test

Live scoreboard of the opening day of second test between the Black Caps and England at Headingley.

Pressure builds high personal expectations
Pressure builds high personal expectations

Expectations are high for me to deliver throughout the second half of the season and, while I've been…

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Herald Sport features

Sporty young guns edge out antiques
Sporty young guns edge out antiques

In the final part of his four-part series on Raising Champions, Dylan Cleaver visits Cambridge where sport is king

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2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup

Under-20 World Cup a treat for fans
Under-20 World Cup a treat for fans

The timing of the Fifa corruption scandal will do nothing to diminish spectacle - especially if NZ do well.

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FIFA corporate sponsors demand action
video FIFA corporate sponsors demand action

Worried that their reputations will be tarnished by their links to FIFA, major sponsors are demanding that soccer's global…

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Warriors League Team

Richie Barnett: Better defence can turn around Warriors' campaign
Richie Barnett: Better defence can turn around Warriors' campaign

As the Warriors enter the second half of the season, their defence needs to be the key focus point, writes Richie Barnett…

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Cricket: Tons of pressure at Headingley
Cricket: Tons of pressure at Headingley

New Zealand team will have to battle flaky history at Yorkshire cricket ground to grab result against England.

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Basketball

Basketball: Cavaliers reach NBA Finals
Basketball: Cavaliers reach NBA Finals

The championship LeBron James craves more than any other, the one he came back home to get, is within reach after Cleveland…

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