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McCullum selected to lead line-up
McCullum selected to lead line-up

Brendon McCullum has been named captain of the ICC World Cup 2015 side that includes five New Zealanders.

Rugby: NZ sides keeping ball in hand

A long-held perception among Super Rugby followers is that New Zealand teams are more exciting to watch. Generally, they…

Chinese boat forced to quit

The Chinese boat sharing the overall lead in the Volvo Ocean race was forced to quit the fifth leg from New Zealand to Brazil…

Keen to keep game moving forward

First comes the reflection on a job well done, at least until Sunday night. Then will follow the planning, for this New…

Golf: Consistent Ko third in California
Golf: Consistent Ko third in California

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

All Whites face tough odds
All Whites face tough odds

In terms of football assignments, it doesn't get much tougher than what the All Whites will face tonight at the Seoul World…

Sevens: Fiji crush NZ in Hong Kong
Sevens: Fiji crush NZ in Hong Kong

There is a logjam at the top of the Sevens World Series log after Fiji gave another rousing display to dispatch the All…

Answers sought on breakdown mess
Answers sought on breakdown mess

An international group involving All Black coach Steve Hansen initially, then Dave Rennie once his Chiefs work is done…

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Football: Germany in 2-0 victory
Football: Germany in 2-0 victory

Germany got their European Championship qualifying campaign back on track with a hard-fought 2-0 win…

Cricket: Starc will be a spark in tests - Johnson

Mitchell Johnson senses it's only a matter of time before Mitchell Starc starts to dominate test cricket.

Racing: Purdon can find no reason for Ideal Belle s poor run

The shock failure of New Zealand Oaks winner Ideal Belle at Alexandra Park on Friday night remains a mystery.

Netball: Pulse score key win

The Central Pulse have injected some life in to their ANZ Championship campaign after opening the season with three losses…

School hires McCullum's lawyer
School hires McCullum's lawyer

Christchurch school St Bede's says it has hired Brendon McCullum's lawyer and will support students…

Cricket World Cup: 'Welcome home' planned for Black Caps

The Black Caps will touch down in New Zealand tomorrow afternoon after making it to Melbourne for the Cricket World Cup…

Haddin sledged because 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…

How much did the Black Caps earn?

How much are the Black Caps each set to pocket for their performance in the Cricket World Cup? Find out here.

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?
Is McCullum retiring from ODIs?

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

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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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Cricket: World Cup crowd numbers through the roof
Cricket: World Cup crowd numbers through the roof

More than 1 million people packed into stadiums across New Zealand and Australia, making this year's Cricket World Cup the…

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Basketball

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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