Joel Kulasingham is a sports reporter for NZME
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'I don't know what's happened': Aussie veteran claims long-awaited NZ Open title
48-year-old Brendan Jones said to finally win in his favourite event “means everything”.
'That sucks man': Amateur leads Kiwi charge despite NZ Open disaster
21-year-old still in contention despite mistake he would like to “erase from the memory”.
The Champion and the rookie: 18 holes with NZ Open’s two biggest stars
A close look at two of the best golfers in the country at the NZ Open in Queenstown.
'This is special': Record-breaking Aussie stuns NZ Open as Alker starts strong
Alker's still got it but trails after the course record was broken late in the day.
'Strange dynamic': Steven Alker facing new challenge after incredible success
Alker hopes to add another chapter to his sensational golfing story on his return to NZ.
The brutal truth about why LIV Golf star Danny Lee won't play in NZ
Kiwi golfer Danny Lee hasn't played in his home Open since 2009.
‘Incredible’: 14yo golfer stuns pros to qualify for NZ Open
The promising teen golfer will play in the biggest tournament of his life this week.
'It's a mind game out there': Kiwi European Tour rookie's rapid rise to the big time
Daniel Hillier is quickly learning to embrace the spotlight on debut DP World Tour season.
The final tournament of the year: Here's who won NZ sport in 2022
A tournament bracket between 32 winners to find out who really won the year of sport.
All Whites season review: The silver lining to NZ's absence at this World Cup
Maybe missing out on this World Cup wasn’t the worst thing in the world.
‘A lot of ups and downs’: Lydia Ko comes full circle as she chases LPGA’s top honour
Ko can claim multiple awards this weekend, including the biggest payday in women's golf.
Sporting snake oil: Why fans should be wary of NZ Rugby's new venture
NZ Rugby quietly pulled off its biggest heist under its new Silver Lake partnership.
Who is the best schoolboy rugby nation? The answer might be on TikTok
The burgeoning world of Rugby TikTok showcases a new side of the sport to large audiences.
Blackmail, witchcraft, brotherly betrayal: The Paul Pogba extortion plot - explained
Explainer: Summarising the wild saga involving French football superstar Paul Pogba.
The good, the bad and the ugly of Sky Sport's big streaming reboot
OPINION: One burning question remains at the root of Sky's streaming upgrade.
Opinion: Why fan backlash against Ian Foster was completely fair
OPINION: Ian Foster's critics and dissenters will likely remain.
Foster v The People: Why the All Blacks went dark online for five days
OPINION: Ian Foster has been Rugby Twitter's main character for almost three weeks now.
Review: Dan Carter gets over his 'fear' of retirement in new doco
In a new doco, Carter conquers his latest sporting challenge - and his fear of the future.
Liv, Laugh, Love: Ranking golfers' reasons for taking Saudi money
A list of golfers and their reasons for taking Saudi money – ranked from worst to best.
Football's warning to NZ about the Americanisation of sport
Opinion: A lesson for NZ Rugby to take into the Silver Lake era.
A Twitter investigation: The curious case of Pat Lam and the secret rugby account
Bears defence coach was accused of using a secret Twitter account to criticise Pat Lam.
End of 'shut up and play': Why athletes like Reece Walsh are fighting back
OPINION: Reece Walsh is the latest athlete to speak out and reclaim their own narrative.
Opinion: What New Zealand (rugby) can learn from the NBA
OPINION: The NBA constantly delivers something all sports strive for.
Off The Posts: The tech company changing the way fans watch sport
Joel Kulasingham runs through the big news from the extremely online world of sport.
Off The Posts: Rugby's latest social media face palm
OPINION: The big news from the extremely online world of sport.
Zoi Sadowski-Synnott makes another final in quest for double gold
Zoi Sadowski-Synnott has taken a big jump towards creating more NZ Olympic history.
Ranked: Every Beijing Winter Olympics sport from worst to best
OPINION: What is the best Winter Olympics sport?
Explainer: Why the referee got it right with Jordie Barrett's red card
Based on the laws of the game, Barrett's act was only going to result in one decision.
Five of the best sports docos to watch while in lockdown
Five sports documentaries to stream that will make lockdown slightly more bearable.
Ranked: Every Tokyo Olympics sport - from worst to best
The Olympics' Hunger Games or hot air? Not all sports on show in Tokyo are created equal.
Review: Sky's revealing new rugby doco is great TV - and increasingly rare
Sky's new series All Access is a behind the scenes look at the lives of Super Rugby stars.
Lydia Ko's new lease of life ahead of first major of the year
Lydia Ko has left negativity behind and seems to have a new lease of life.
Waste of taxpayer money or a masterpiece? A review of Rod Stewart's Am Cup song
Rod Stewart's singalong is an inadvertent masterpiece, a banger for these uncertain times.
'We need to be better': Razor on Crusaders challenges ahead of new season
Robertson knows the upcoming season presents a unique challenge for the Crusaders.
The perfect 10: Dan Carter's greatest rugby moments
Dan Carter's greatest hits - 10 of his best and most memorable moments on the field.
What's in a name? Why new Highlanders sponsor has 'no place in sport'
Experts say the Highlanders' decision to sell their naming rights will cause further harm.
Special treatment? How Kiwi sports stars could skip the vaccine queue
NZ athletes could be given priority ahead of the general public for the Covid-19 vaccine.
Tuivasa-Sheck to be released from Warriors, confirms rugby switch
Roger Tuivasa-Sheck has confirmed he will leave the New Zealand Warriors for rugby.
How to watch Black Caps: All you need to know about Spark, Sky and cricket on TV
All you need to know about the summer of cricket on TV, from live streaming to commentary.
Rieko's jab at critics: Ian Foster reveals why he kept faith in ABs star
Ian Foster has rewarded Rieko Ioane's strong return from injury - and controversy.
New sports streaming service to launch in NZ - for just $2.99/month
Global sports streaming giant DAZN will officially launch in New Zealand in December.
Five reasons the All Blacks need more 'sloppy' stars like Rieko Ioane
Five things you need to know about Rieko Ioane - and why the ABs need more stars like him.
How Lydia Ko - literally - buried her mental demons
Ko has buried her mental demons as she prepares for the third golf major of the season.
'Make club rugby great again': Innovative new competition set to launch
New rugby comp hopes to showcase young talent and possibly find the next Brodie Retallick.
The art of faking it: Sky TV's 'biggest challenge to date'
Making sports TV in a pandemic: North v South is an All Blacks trial – even for Sky.
From controversy to billionaire 'mediator': Michael Jordan's surprising new NBA role
Michael Jordan has undergone something of an NBA metamorphosis.
The evolution of athlete activism: All Black speaks out on player protests
Perenara has spoken out about racial injustice and the resulting player strikes in sport.
Review: The untold story of the most interesting man in football
New docu-series takes a behind the scenes look at Tottenham Hotspur's recent season.
We need to talk about schoolboy rugby: Clubs speak out on 'alarming' issues
Struggling clubs say the current schoolboy rugby system is "destroying the grassroots".
Breaking down 'The Breakdown': The most important show in NZ sport
Sky's rugby TV show has become one of the best and most important sports shows in NZ.
'I'm bigger than the All Blacks': Adesanya on lockdown and his UFC title fight
Israel Adesanya says lockdown has improved his preparation for his upcoming title defence.
The first XV of NZ rugby clubs: Manurewa Rugby Football Club
In the Counties Manukau area, there's few more historic or successful clubs than Manurewa.
Covid headaches: NZR reveals ambitious plans for All Blacks tests in 2020
NZR set lofty target for All Blacks tests this year, despite the resurgence of the virus.
Public v private schools: Who produces NZ's brightest sport stars?
Are private schools a better breeding ground than public schools for sporting success?
Lydia Ko on shocking meltdown: 'God's way of telling me it wasn't my day'
Lydia Ko has opened up about her "tough" day where she blew a huge lead to finish second.
All Blacks' worry: Referees boss lifts lid on Ian Foster meeting
Lawrence admitted referees must improve after the first two weeks of Super Rugby Aotearoa.
The return of sport TV mega guide: How to watch every sport in NZ
All you need to know about return dates, sports streaming and how much it all costs.
'I could never join the Blues': The reason behind Dan Carter's u-turn
Proud Cantabrian Carter revealed the reason for his change of heart in joining the Blues.
The winners and losers from Dan Carter joining the Blues
It's time for Dan Carter: The Last Dance. But not everyone benefits from the big news.