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The silver lining of New Zealand's Comm Games disaster might finally be shining through.
How the All Blacks rated in their 20-16 win over Argentina in Buenos Aires.
Rugby bosses have taken action against the sale of fake All Black World Cup jerseys.
Sonny Bill Williams' omission against Argentina this weekend prompts many questions.
Comment: It's a popular fad that has screamed 'bad idea' and the ABs aren't buying it.
Times: One week on from Wimbledon, former Centre Court star Martina Navratilova talks.
Dan Hooker has always been realistic in his approach to fighting.
Last week's epic Lord's match also provided a reminder of one of NZ sport's big problems.
New York Times: Life on road at the most glorious and heartbreaking of cycling races.
COMMENT: If extra time had finished at 12-all the All Blacks would have won the Cup.
Gregor Paul: The Pumas/Springboks and Steve Hansen's convenient cover story.
Comment: Opportunity over experience as All Blacks begin to solidify World Cup options.
Comment: Like many in the Warriors team, I really enjoyed playing with him.
Simon van Velthooven's voyage into the sailing world has been less than conventional.
Four of the All Blacks management will notch their 200th tests together this weekend.
New York Times: Fans packed a tournament to catch a glimpse of LeBron James' son.
COMMENT: After what happened at Lord's, this is the perfect time for an ODI re-think.
Andrew Alderson: NZ were dignified in defeat. No one exemplified this better than Kane.
Hey, why not use the reserve day to determine winners ... if it happens in 20 years or so?
Whanganui's Rachel Māia's next challenge is world paraclimbing championships in France.
'The current crop believes rugby is a game played over 80 minutes and at the end NZ win.'
Analysis: Who will be around for the 2023 World Cup and who's had their last hurrah?
COMMENT: Surely it's acceptable to rage at the world a little longer.
We say: NZ needed consoling after the agonisingly close Cricket World Cup final yesterday.
Only cricket knows how to get the rule book in the way of an epic contest.
New York Times: Famed hawk keeps pigeons at bay so courts and players can remain … clean.
Two Black Caps stood out more than anyone else in the final but how did Martin Guptill go?
It's the twists and turns of imperfections that made the ICC World Cup a sporting shrine.
Comment: Those are the rules, so the cruelest defeat in cricket history is in the books.
The Black Caps came so close - and so did we.
COMMENT: From Fiji to Wanaka, it was a weekend of missed chances.
Chris Rattue: Warriors' creditable Brisbane draw felt like defeat as playoff hopes fade.
The Scout shares the best of the weekend's under 18 rugby.
Game of Thrones has taught us the Black Caps are the rightful holders of the World Cup.
Comment: Maybe this time with the Black Caps there's reason to truly dare to dream.
COMMENT: I'm so looking forward to the game tonight.
Counterfeit All Black World Cup gear is on sale just a week after real gear released.
If the theory is right, Beauden Barrett will transform the Blues into a championship team.
In this feature we look at what it takes for student athletes to get to the next level.
Comment: The way to beat England is to make a couple of adjustments to the Black Caps.
Kane Williamson knows he can guide his side to a maiden World Cup victory tomorrow.
There's five very important reasons why the Black Caps should win the World Cup final.
COMMENT: Don't forget, New Zealand had no chance against India, too.
COMMENT: There's only one thing left to say from all of us: Go you Black Caps.
We say: B-Mac's all-or-nothing approach has given way to calculated risks, and paying off.
COMMENT: Sport doesn't build character any more than digging ditches does.
The Cricket World Cup has served a powerful reminder about knock-out sporting contests.
Comment: Our position on the ladder means we don't have much margin for error or slip ups.
The inside story of the Black Caps' epic two-day Cricket World Cup win over India.
New York Times: The most celebrated rivalry in modern men's tennis is becoming a habit.
Why New Zealand and England are the most unlikely Cricket World Cup finalists.
COMMENT: There is another sporting upset looming at Buenos Aires next weekend.
New York Times: At 71, chances are Charles Allie is a much faster runner than you are.
COMMENT: Few gave the Black Caps more than a puncher's chance - now they're in the final.
Comment: '15 and '19 campaigns could not be any different but this team can go one better.
Why England would be better in the final, and Virat Kohli on how the Black Caps can win.
How the Black Caps rated following their 18-run semifinal win over India.
Alderson: 11 Kiwis exhibiting a composed joy as they began dispatching the favourites.
COMMENT: Are the Black Caps prolonging the pain or holding on to a glimmer of hope?
New York Times: He was really the right man, in the right place and at the right time.