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Yankees star hits out in west Auckland

West City Baseball Club members (from left) Celeste Van Biljon, Wayne McCullogh and Samuel Eva (right), with Didi ...

New York Yankees' shortstop Didi Gregorius hosted a coaching clinic for budding baseballers in west Auckland.

Auckland girls go to nationals unbeaten

The Auckland U15 Hearts, who won the Cricket Express Nationals in Whanganui last week with an undefeated record.

Auckland women's cricket team head to nationals on unbeaten run.

Chasing cricket accolades

Takapuna's Matt Latham attempts to run out North Shore's Mike Olsen in the premier T20 competition.

Midway through the Auckland club cricket season, which teams are still in the title race?

Waitakere United edge Wanderers

Wanderers' Raymond Gunemba and Waitakere's Ryan Cain clash during Sunday's match.

Pascal Reinhardt scored a winner for Waitakere United with just over 10 minutes to play, leaving Hamilton Wanderers to rue earlier missed chances.

Trainer chasing million dollar targets

Sacred Elixir will begin his Derby preparation in the Karaka Mile on Karaka Million night.

Cambridge horse trainer hopeful of securing the million dollar tickets.

Yankees star recognises NZ talent

Didi Gregorius of the New York Yankees had sound advice for the New Zealand U18 side.

New York Yankees' shortstop Didi Gregoius was on hand to teach NZ's up-and-coming baseball stars

Taupaki showjumper aiming high

Taupaki showjumper, Carissa McCall, is vying for top spot at Woodhill Sands' Country TV World Cup New Zealand series ...

Taupaki's Carissa McCall is vying for top spot at Woodhill Sands this weekend.

CEO practises what she preaches

Ann Coughlan, wearing the cap, enjoys training with Partners Life Dual Scholarship winners.

Busy businesswoman prioritises her health goals.

Olympian supports junior athletes

Takapuna Athletics 14-year-olds Kaia Tupu-South and Sofia Lome are winners of Nick Willis Scholarships.

Record-breaking junior athletes receive financial support to pursue athletics.

Tieku boosts Eastern Suburbs

Eastern Suburbs celebrate Derek Tieku's goal against Hawkes Bay United in Round 2 of the Stirling Sports Premiership.

Former Crystal Palace pro Derek Tieku could be the spark Auckland football team Eastern Suburbs need.

Keeping middle-age spread at bay

Shepherds Park Squash Club members are entering Round the Bays; from left, Paul Cornish, Dennis Waru, Dimka Waru, Martin ...

The Ports of Auckland Round the Bays is a new challenge for champion squash players.

'Legendary' Piha surfer wins at nationals

Zen Wallis, of Piha, says he's "ready for any conditions" for his men's open quarterfinal.

West Auckland surfers go big at the National Surfing Championships at Piha Beach.

Amateurs toast $20,000 champers

Mark Osbourne (right) from the West End Tennis Club is presented with a $20,000 bottle of champagne from American tennis ...

Tennis professional Jack Sock has delivered a $20,000 of Moet and Chandon champagne to West End Tennis Club.

Run chase completed in 13 overs

The batting partnership between Sam Borland and Daniel Young provided the foundation for Howick Pakuranga's  ...

Howick Pakuranga off to a winning start for the new year in Auckland club cricket.

Baseballers inspired by US legend

Harrison Lough, Jim Kaat, Riki Paewai and Minjae Kim at the special baseball clinic Kaat held at the Fieldhouse in East ...

American baseball great throws out helping hand to Kiwi players.

Cup returns to Red Beach

Red Beach's Sophie Hildesley and Macy Carrothers (Avalon Beach) lunge for the final flag in the U16 womens beach flags event.

After Orewa quelled an 11-year winning streak for Red Beach at last year's Owen Chapman Cup, Red Beach dug in to claim it back at the weekend.

Lapping up Commonwealth Games challenge

Kiana Swain, left, and Rebecca Cheyne from Pukekohe Swimming Club are attempting to qualify for the 2017 Youth ...

Pukekohe teen swimmers push for berth at Youth Commonwealth Games in the Bahamas.

World record kingfish speared

Nat Davey's 50.6kg kingfish was speared near the Three Kings Islands.

Monster 50.6kg kingfish yet to be confirmed, but Kiwi Nat Davey says he isn't interested in world records.

Waitakere teeing off

Tee off the New Year at Waitakere Golf Club's open day on Saturday January 14.

Waitakere Golf Club are welcoming in the New Year with an action-packed opening day on January 14.

Piha's surfing prospect

Piha surfer Gabrielle Paul is looking for strong competitive surfing season.

Piha teen Gabrielle Paul is testing her talents at nationals, on her home break.

Turning rugby into a career

Gene Te Amo with his Bachelor of Sport & Recreation certificate.

Inspired by Richie McCaw, Manurewa boy Gene Te Amo is working on his plans to turn his passion for rugby into a career.

Swimmer defies the odds

Karim Rostami will compete in the Harcourts Cooper & Co Beach Series.

An active Aucklander wants to use his New Year's resolution to motivate others.

Woodhill hosts international show jumpers

Katie Lawrie and Kiwi Iron Mark competing in the World Cup Final at Woodhill Sands in 2016 .

Show jumpers will compete for the opportunity to represent NZ in the World Cup final in Nebraska, USA.

Flashback: Bushwhackers debut video

The Bushwhackers were in 2015 the first Kiwis to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.

Bushwhacker Luke Williams turns 70 this month. But not much has changed over the years.

5 easy jogging trails

Getting fit running is a great New Year's resolution, but where is a good place to jog, close to where you live?

The festive season is over and you want to burn some calories. Here are great Auckland spots to go running in.

Devine leads Blaze to win

White Fern Sophie Devine led the Wellington Blaze to their first Twenty20 win of the season on Tuesday.

A 44-ball 70 from Sophie Devine has given the Wellington Blaze their first win of the women's domestic Twenty20 competition.

Mare to match it with Lazarus?

Mark Purdon is confident Auckland Cup winner Dream About Me will stack up against the best pacers in Australasia.

All Star mare proves she can foot it with the best the boys can offer.

No nightmares in Auckland Cup

Mark Purdon gives a rare salute as Dream About Me wins the Auckland Cup on New Years Eve.

Dream result for prolific breeder Charlie Roberts as star mare wins Auckland Cup.

All Stars rumours false

The Racing Integrity Unit (RIU) has confirmed it has no investigations open that concern the All Stars stable of
Mark ...

Racing Integrity Unit boss slams rumours of raids, and doping by top trainers, as false.

Parkes primed for first day of 2017

Johnathan Parkes will ride Start Wondering in the Group I Railway.

It took Johnathan Parkes more than a decade to win a race at Ellerslie, now he's chasing a second in less than a week.

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