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Black Caps delay naming playing XI for Boxing Day test
Black Caps delay naming playing XI for Boxing Day test

New Zealand will wait until the morning of the Boxing Day cricket Test against Sri Lanka to finalise their playing XI as…

Dylan Cleaver: NFL's lesson for all of us

The small but perfectly formed NFL season is a classic example of how to turn less into more. Much more. It's a lesson some…

Quicks keen on fast pitch

The Black Caps' quick bowlers are licking their lips at the prospect of a fast and bouncy Boxing Day pitch in Christchurch. After…

Golf: Love of home fans decider for Ko

Lydia Ko's love of her homeland was the deciding factor behind her decision to play in next year's New Zealand Women's Open…

Cricket: Confident squad looks to roll on
Cricket: Confident squad looks to roll on

Wicketkeeper BJ Watling can remember when the New Zealand team was very different to the confident, winning group who assembled…

Football: Socceroos callup delights attacker
Football: Socceroos callup delights attacker

Nathan Burns never gave up hope of earning a recall to the Socceroos. After last playing for the Australian national side…

All Blacks: Irish legend tips ABs for Cup
All Blacks: Irish legend tips ABs for Cup

Brian O'Driscoll, the former Ireland and Lions midfielder, believes the All Blacks will win next year's World Cup because…

Cricket: Dazed Watson back to batting
Cricket: Dazed Watson back to batting

Australian all-rounder Shane Watson was back training on Wednesday, a day after he was hit in the head by a short-pitched…

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Football: Zlatan fumes over Swedish snub
Football: Zlatan fumes over Swedish snub

Swedish footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic clearly rates himself highly. Ibrahimovic has reacted angrily…

Boxing greats lose their last fight

There have been some notable deaths in the boxing business this year, with two heavyweight world champions, a notorious…

Cheers greet footie heroes

Cheers erupted when Auckland City's giant-killing footballers returned from their Morocco triumph yesterday to a noisy welcome…

All Blacks no 'gym monkeys'

Brian O'Driscoll, the former Ireland and British and Irish Lions midfielder, believes the All Blacks will win next year's…

Cycling: Roulston chasing fifth win
Cycling: Roulston chasing fifth win

Canterbury's favourite cycling son, Hayden Roulston, will be chasing history at the elite road national…

Success at Sochi spark for Peters

For Corey Peters, the last year has been something of a journey of self-discovery. The disabled skier competed with distinction…

Rugby: Smith to steer Black Ferns to World Cup

Former Waikato coach Greg Smith has been appointed head coach of the New Zealand women's rugby team through to the next…

Teenager joins women taking on Sydney to Hobart

Most 18-year-olds put their feet up on Boxing Day and watch the cricket. Or simply savour the festive season. Not Emma May…

Racing: Trainer has strong hand at Wingatui

Steven Anderton would understand if Hexie Hao's unbeaten record at Wingatui ended on Friday, but only if his stablemate…

Golf: Golf year too full? Par for the course
Golf: Golf year too full? Par for the course

The idea that the PGA Tour calendar is too full depends on how you look at the calendar. In this new…

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50 years on: Snell's double
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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Post match reaction from coach Ramon Tribulietx and a number of players following Auckland City FC's remarkable 3rd place…

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Top five Kiwi performances against Sri Lanka
Top five Kiwi performances against Sri Lanka

Since their first meeting in 1983, New Zealand and Sri Lanka have contested 28 test matches with 10 wins for New Zealand…

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Basketball: Breakers humbled in Cairns
Basketball: Breakers humbled in Cairns

The Breakers turned in their worst performance of the campaign, crumbling to an embarrassing defeat in Cairns tonight.

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