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Why banning the bouncer won't work
Why banning the bouncer won't work

In the wake of Phillip Hughes's death there are already cries for the the bouncer to be outlawed and, on the face of it…

Ex-NZ coach: 'He was one of the best'

Former New Zealand coach and captain John Wright pays tribute to Phillip Hughes, a player he helped coach briefly eight…

Cricket: NZ to wear black armbands tonight

Phillip Hughes’ death has seen the second day’s play suspended in the third test between Pakistan and New Zealand.

One of cricket's saddest days

This is not what sport, any sport, is supposed to be about. Phillip Hughes isn't the only player in cricket to have died…

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Phillip Hughes: 1988 - 2014 video Phillip Hughes: 1988 - 2014

Prominent cricketers, coaches and fans from around…

Cricket needs to address bouncers Cricket needs to address bouncers

Bouncers are aimed at the head and body. They are…

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Focus on helmets in cricket after death of Hughes
Focus on helmets in cricket after death of Hughes

As the world of cricket reels from the death of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes, it's hard to imagine that less than 40…

Football legend Pele in 'special care unit'
Football legend Pele in 'special care unit'

Thee-time World Cup winner being monitored in Sao Paulo hospital where he was undergoing treatment for urinary infection…

The empty seat syndrome
The empty seat syndrome

Crowdsourcing has become one of the commercial buzzwords of the internet age, but for many sporting organisations around…

Football: Hudson seeks Nelsen's input
Football: Hudson seeks Nelsen's input

The man who led New Zealand to the 2010 World Cup could be called upon to assist in the qualification campaign for the 2018…

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Rising star's life changed forever
Rising star's life changed forever

Sean Abbott bowled the ball that struck Phillip Hughes. How will he cope with the guilt?

The tragic blow that killed Hughes

Doctors who treated Phillip Hughes after he was struck in the neck by a cricket ball have described the condition he died…

Football: Wellington face acid test against Auckland

If Team Wellington are to be considered genuine ASB Premiership title contenders this season, then they must pass tomorrow's…

Sailing: 49er duo firmly fixed on Olympics

If there were any doubts over how Kiwi 49er pairing Peter Burling and Blair Tuke would cope with balancing their Olympic…

Cricket: Fitness regime helps make a good team great
Cricket: Fitness regime helps make a good team great

Form might be temporary but fitness must be permanent if you're a member of the New Zealand cricket…

Late strikes sink Football Ferns

The Football Ferns were disappointed in Friday's 2-0 loss against Norway, despite dominating possession and territory for…

Hockey: Archibald and Wilson back for Black Sticks

Quality attackers Ryan Archibald and Nick Wilson are back in the New Zealand men's hockey team for their series against…

Rugby: Robshaw sees shutting down Hooper as key to win

"You always look at key individuals and the captain is one of those guys. "He's very good over the ball, of course, but…

Racing: Veyron fancied to weigh in

Cambridge horsewoman Linda Laing says she has spent seven years trying to put weight on Veyron's massive frame and now she…

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Star Australian cricket player dies

Australian cricket player Phillip Hughes died on Thursday, two days after a ball hit his head during…

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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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Tearful Michael Clarke reads Hughes tribute
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A distraught Michael Clarke showed incredible strength reading a statement on behalf of the Hughes family, following Phillip…

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Clarke reads Hughes tribute
Clarke reads Hughes tribute

Distraught Michael Clarke showed incredible strength reading a statement on behalf of the Hughes family.

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Basketball: Te Rangi in for torrid test with NBA veteran

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