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Helmet rule on cards after horrific hit
Helmet rule on cards after horrific hit

Junior Kiwi cricketers could be forced to wear protective helmets after the head injury that has left Australian international…

Cricket: Hafeez cuts apart Black Caps

Pakistan 281-3 Pakistan batsman Mohammad Hafeez was the key protagonist in damaging New Zealand's prospects of a drawn…

Black Caps v Pakistan: Day one highlights

Andrew Alderson breaks down the best bits from the first day of the third test between the Black Caps and Pakistan in Sharjah…

Chatfield recalls cricket ball trauma

Phil Hughes faces a long road to recovery but New Zealand great Ewen Chatfield believes similar may be true for the bowler…

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Hard five days ahead
Hard five days ahead

The New Zealand bowlers cast furtive glances at captain Brendon McCullum as Pakistan's Misbah-ul-Haq shaped to toss the…

Cricket: Alarming reminder of game's dangers
Cricket: Alarming reminder of game's dangers

Bouncers have broken noses and jaws, dislodged teeth, fractured skulls and drawn buckets of blood over the years.

Crusaders eye Fiji as venue for Super 15
Crusaders eye Fiji as venue for Super 15

The Crusaders plan to take their Super 15 match against the Hurricanes next year to Fiji.

Football: Draw disappoints Football Ferns
Football: Draw disappoints Football Ferns

It's perhaps a sign of just how far the Football Ferns have come that yesterday they left the field disappointed after drawing…

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Tennis: Classic holds its own with extra space to fill in a lineup bursting with talent
Tennis: Classic holds its own with extra space to fill in a lineup bursting with talent

With the full field virtually sealed ahead of January's tournament, the ASB Classic continues to hold…

Netball: Cup hopes hinge on confidence of shooters

If there were ever a stark illustration of the challenges facing the Silver Ferns approaching next year's World Cup, it…

Football: Barcelona romp home as Messi sets record performance in Champions League

Barcelona romped to a 4-0 win at APOEL Nicosia in the European Champions League but the victory was overshadowed by yet…

Leading cycling teams to reshape sport

Eleven of the world's leading cycling teams have united to form Velon, a business venture that they hope will rejuvenate…

Cricket: NZ perserverance pays dividends at tea
Cricket: NZ perserverance pays dividends at tea

Perseverance by the New Zealand bowling attack paid dividends at tea on the opening day of the third…

Live: Black Caps v Pakistan - Third test

Click here for ball-by-ball commentary of the third test between the Black Caps and Pakistan in Dubai overnight.

Cricket: NZ bowlers anxious

The New Zealand bowlers cast furtive glances at captain Brendon McCullum as Pakistan’s Misbah-ul-Haq shaped to toss the…

Scotty Stevenson: Start of Super Rugby season proves stuff of nightmares

Ihad a terrible dream this week. It involved endless shuttle runs and wind sprints and down ups and tractor tyres and resistance…

Aussie batsman critical after surgery

Cricketer Phil Hughes’ condition remains critical after he underwent further scans on Wednesday.

Black Caps offer support for Phil Hughes
Black Caps offer support for Phil Hughes

New Zealand's cricketers were shocked by the news of the terrible injury suffered by Australian batsman…

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Golf

Golf: Star must be enticed to play Clearwater
Golf: Star must be enticed to play Clearwater

New Zealand Golf needs to find a way to entice Lydia Ko to line up at Clearwater at the national women's open in February…

Golf: Scott eyes revenge at Open
Golf: NZ Golf hoping for Ko appearance
Coach predicts US Open win
Australia's near-claim of our Lydia
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Herald Sport features

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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Sport videos

Golf: $1.5m payday for Lydia Ko
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It may not be an elusive first major victory but it was a major payday for Lydia Ko. The 17-year-old took home US$1.5 million…

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Cricket: Urgent medical attention gives Hughes best chance
Cricket: Urgent medical attention gives Hughes best chance

Speed is vital in treating a violent head injury of the kind suffered by Phil Hughes, to minimise any further damage caused…

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Basketball

Basketball: Webster named ANBL Player of the Week
Basketball: Webster named ANBL Player of the Week

A dominant 25-point performance on Friday night against Melbourne United has earned New Zealand Breakers guard Corey Webster…

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