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Sledging: NZ 'too nice'
Sledging: NZ 'too nice'

Australian cricketer Brad Haddin has come under fire for giving verbal sprays to NZ's batsmen in the World Cup final, but…

Retirement talk highlights gulf in mindset

One of the World Cup final's intriguing sub-plots, which highlighted a gulf in mindset between the Australian and New Zealand…

Is McCullum retiring from ODIs?

The future of captain Brendon McCullum will be a hot button topic as NZ reassess their one-day planning in the wake of last…

NRL: Warriors need more composure - Johnson

Updated Warriors halfback Shaun Johnson accepts he lacked composure during key stages of Sunday's 24-16 defeat to Brisbane and says…

Johnson proving too erratic
Johnson proving too erratic

Shaun Johnson should be the solution. Instead, he's becoming the problem, Chris Rattue.

Cricket World Cup final: The post-mortem
Cricket World Cup final: The post-mortem

Should New Zealand, given the gravity of the occasion, have buttoned down their game accordingly? Not likely, writes Dylan…

Three questions: The key moment?
Three questions: The key moment?

Dylan Cleaver, Andrew Alderson and David Leggat answer three key questions following New Zealand's seven wicket loss to…

Golf: Ko finishes third in California
Golf: Ko finishes third in California

Lydia Ko fell short of claiming another LPGA Tour title but she finished third at the Kia Classic in California today. Ko…

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Football: All Whites need Wood to fire
Football: All Whites need Wood to fire

If the All Whites are to have any chance tomorrow against Korea, Chris Wood will need to continue an…

Cricket World Cup final: 'We were done by a better team'

It will live on as Brendon McCullum’s philosophy throughout this World Cup adventure: no regrets.

How the world's media reacted

"Oh no bro! Had a shocker. Kiwis were choking on their fush & chups..." What the foreign media are saying.

Football: 18 year-old Lewis makes steep rise into All Whites

Less than a year ago Clayton Lewis was playing club football in Wellington, on the same team as his father. Tomorrow night…

Elliott had final word against doubters
Elliott had final word against doubters

Grant Elliott could scarcely have done more to put the nay-sayers in their place at the World Cup.

'Do gooders get stuffed'

Shane Warne has hit back at "do gooders" who have complained about his boozy questions during his player interviews after…

Black Caps gracious in defeat

Black Caps Brendon McCullum and Trent Boult hold their heads high after Australia beat New Zealand to lift the Cricket World…

The Black Caps will be back and they will be better

It was dark and cold when the passengers of flight NZ1127 checked in at Auckland Airport this morning at 6.30am. It was…

Six balls that decided the final

Life can get pretty tough when you're a talisman and you're having one of those days when you just can't "talis". So it…

Ex-cop happy to keep team on a leash
Ex-cop happy to keep team on a leash

In a former life Black Caps manager Mike Sandle used police dogs to control wrong-doers.

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Herald Sport features

Cricket World Cup 1992: Oral history - NZ v Pakistan Part II
Cricket World Cup 1992: Oral history - NZ v Pakistan Part II

CONTENT: Pre-Match The First Innings The Chase Post-Match Part Three: The Chase Ken Rutherford:…

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Boult: 'I want to be the best'
Boult: 'I want to be the best'

This article appeared in the New Zealand Herald on March 1, 2007. He's just 17 but Tauranga schoolboy Trent Boult can…

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Boxing

Adesanya claims Super 8 crown
Adesanya claims Super 8 crown

Israel Adesanya needed an extra round but he emerged victorious at the Super 8 boxing tournament with a split-decision win…

Ryder makes boxing bag out of blogger
Boxing: Ahio receives high praise
Boxing: Ryder ready for weekend double-header
Boxing: Adesanya ready for redemption
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Dream Big

Village cricketers honour their great local hero
Village cricketers honour their great local hero

Former New Zealand cricket captain and selector Dion Nash is delighted Dargaville cricket finally has a place to call home. Nash…

Cup saviour of grassroots game
Keepsakes avoid a dusty fate
Winning 61 Elliott's favourite tally
McCullum, a heartland hero
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Tense - Fans react to loss
Tense - Fans react to loss

From the fan zones across the country to the buzzing MCG, few summed up our national pride and pathos, better than these…

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Steven Adams: Speaking Kiwi
Steven Adams: Speaking Kiwi

Oklahoma Thunder centre Steven Adams has brought Kiwi slang into the homes of millions of Americans with his latest promotional…

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