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Rugby: Sharks' coach feels the heat
Rugby: Sharks' coach feels the heat

This is the time when Super Rugby coaches and their players earn their money.

Future of Commonwealth Games 'pretty rosy' - NZ boss

New Zealand Olympic Committee boss Kereyn Smith is predicting "a pretty exciting forum" when the Commonwealth Games Federation…

NRL: Coach optimistic Hurrell will take to the field

Warriors centre Konrad Hurrell is in doubt for Sunday's clash against the Manly Sea Eagles after suffering a head knock…

Boyle confident ahead of opening night

Luis Villanueva, New Zealand's high performance boss, was adamant: Lauren Boyle is the most dedicated, professional athlete…

Commonwealth Games

I belong to Glasgow - an A-Z guide I belong to Glasgow - an A-Z guide

When the curtain rises on the Commonwealth Games tomorrow…

Games: Giving athletes the mental edge Games: Giving athletes the mental edge

It won't be the shoulders of our Commonwealth Games…

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Football: Hammers a highlight for Sigmund
Football: Hammers a highlight for Sigmund

Ben Sigmund has played 31 times for the All Whites, gone to a World Cup and helped the Wellington Phoenix to one game shy…

Commonwealth Games: Athletes swear by crossfit
Commonwealth Games: Athletes swear by crossfit

Any sport would relish discovering a new pathway by which athletes could be drawn to it.

Golf: 'Rory golf' roars back into top form
Golf: 'Rory golf' roars back into top form

It is unlikely the Claret Jug has ever before contained Jagermeister, just as a former US President has probably never before…

Commonwealth Games: Squash changes to open game up
Commonwealth Games: Squash changes to open game up

A lowering of the tin has raised fresh challenges for squash doubles combinations at the Commonwealth Games. In a bid to…

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Top rugby team dumps Malaysia Airlines
Top rugby team dumps Malaysia Airlines

An international sports team due to fly to France on Malaysia Airlines is changing carriers because…

Football: English giants embrace America's growing love of game

Fifty years after the Beatles launched a British musical "invasion" of America, English football clubs are playing pre-season…

Commonwealth Games: Injury keeps English gold medal prospect out

A devastated Katarina Johnson-Thompson was yesterday forced to pull out of the Commonwealth Games just two days before the…

Commonwealth Games: Hewitt and Scotsman in line for first medals

A New Zealander is in line to win the first medal of the Commonwealth Games.

NRL: On move to Broncos but Bennett still backs Knights for this season
NRL: On move to Broncos but Bennett still backs Knights for this season

Outgoing Newcastle coach Wayne Bennett has reaffirmed his commitment to the NRL club despite signing…

Racing: Terrubi pleases Aussie owners

Leading European jockey Christophe Soumillon had a high opinion of French stayer Terrubi before his impressive last-start…

Football: Newcastle teach Australians a lesson

Otago fans would possibly rather have been watching the Highlanders prepare for a Super rugby semifinal, but they were given…

Comm Games: Judo team to test rankings

If the judo programme at the Commonwealth Games were fought on paper, the sport could emerge as one of New Zealand's most…

video Soccer Highlights: Sydney FC 0 Newcastle 4

The Football United tour opened with a bit of a stroll for English Premier League club Newcastle, which beat A-League club…

Commonwealth Games: Wiggins holds no fears for Kiwi cyclists
Commonwealth Games: Wiggins holds no fears for Kiwi cyclists

Bradley Who? If the idea of the champion British rider Bradley Wiggins returning to the track and being…

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Jack Bauer's 'beautiful agony'
Jack Bauer's 'beautiful agony'

Jack Bauer knows better than most why they call the Tour de France the "the beautiful agony". The powerful rouleur had…

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NZ women cricketers awarded annual contracts for first time
NZ women cricketers awarded annual contracts for first time

In a first for New Zealand, the country's top 10 women cricketers will be awarded annual contracts under the terms of a…

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Basketball: Breakers sign Tai Wesley
Basketball: Breakers sign Tai Wesley

The Breakers have followed up last week's news that Cedric Jackson has signed a two year contract to once again play for…

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