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Junior swimmers smash past records

Alex Wilson races against other swimmers in 200 meter breaststroke.

The powerful Coast Swim Club have again flexed their muscles at the annual Auckland Junior Swimming Championships

Parker gets celebrity support

New Zealand heavyweight boxer Joseph Parker with his Dad Dempsey during a training session ahead of his WBO title fight ...

Joseph Parker has Rock-solid backing ahead of his bid to be heavyweight boxing champion of the world.

Four for Williams-Richards combo

Vinnie Colgan and Natuzzi come over the top of Irish Moon and Fire Jet to win the Group III Concorde Handicap at Ellerslie.

Williams-Richards combo pick up four winners but Derby hope steals the show.

Quality softball and cancer fundraiser

Howick softball player Michelle Smith is the daughter of the late Beverley Smith, for whose memory this weekend's annual ...

Howick's Bev Smith Memorial softball tournament this weekend raises awareness of breast cancer.

ARL introduces nines for girls

Bay Roskill's Louisa Tagica is tackled in the ARL club competition. A former Kiwi Fern Tasha Tapu says the future of the ...

Ocean Gatoloai can pursue her dreams thanks to a new rugby league competition kicking off next year.

Sport: Aujla and Singh wreak havoc

Papatoeotoe's Arminder Sohal.

Papatoetoe will press for an outright win against Takapuna at Onewa Domain, Takapuna on Saturday.

Lacrosse paves way for love

Lacrosse power couple Nicole Goode and Casey McLain have been dating for three years.

New Zealand women's lacrosse player and coach share special relationship.

Urban polo returns to Remuera

Professional polo player Sam Hopkinson will be competing in the Remuera polo event in February.

Polo is returning to wealthy Auckland suburb for first time in more than 100 years.

Free outdoor gear offer for summer

Dave Woulfe runs The Boatshed at Days Bay, The Bikeshed Pencarrow and Cycle Rimutaka, which have launched Everyone's ...

Dave Woulfe wants everyone to enjoy all the adventures Wellington has to offer.

Hearts at Devonport

Auckland Hearts and Takapuna Cricket Club players Lauren Down and Roz McNeill.

The Auckland Hearts are bringing the domestic women's cricket competition to the North Shore for the first time.

Brothers win golds in taekwondo gallery

Pakuranga brothers Martyn and Harry Glover both collected gold medals at the Taekwondo New Zealand Nationals.

Speed and agility runs in the blood of the Glover family, with father and two sons donning black belts in taekwondo.

Blues aim for three in a row

University Blues face minor premiers Waitakere Magpies in the Australian rules Auckland grand final.

Aussie Rules football team University Blues will defend their title against minor premiers Magpies.

Orewa wins the croquet cup

The Orewa and Warkworth Croquet Clubs battle it out to win the Maggie Power Cup.

The Orewa Croquet Club went neck and neck against Warkworth to win the Maggie Power Cup.

Two-day cricket heats up

Parnell's Ben Horne scored 55 against Howick Pakuranga

Bowlers shone in last weekend's two-day cricket games around Auckland.

Long reaches 200-game milestone

Gerard Long, right, played for Eden Roskill and the Waitakere Bears before joining Marist.

Gerard Long makes softball history, reaching 200 games in Auckland's premier league.

Season in a spin

Robbie O'Donnell showing off his efforts for Movember.

Auckland Ace Robbie O'Donnell reflects on an indifferent start to the 2016/17 cricket season.

Bryan Williams turns model

Donning the new World Masters Games volunteer uniforms are, from left, Margaret Barnett, Daryl Koh, former All Black ...

Volunteer uniform launched by former All Black as countdown begins for Auckland's 2017 World Masters Games.

More women pick up powerlifting

Dillen says powerlifting is an empowering sport with a lot of support and camaraderie.

Gone are the days when the sport of powerlifting was dominated by men.

Nigerian Olympian joins Suburbs

Epko has plied his trade as a professional footballer in the US and Norway.

Emmanuel Ekpo has gone from winning an Olympic silver medal for Nigeria to playing professional football in Auckland.

Local club scores at World Cup

Women's under-20 World Cup players (from left): Malia Steinmetz, Emily Couchman, Tayla Christensen, Emma Rolston and ...

All of NZ's goals at the women's under-20 World Cup were scored by one local Auckland football club.

West End Cup gets international flavour

John-Patrick Smith, who beat Ivo Karlovic this year will be playing at the West End Cup.

This year's West End Cup tennis tournament has been able to attract overseas players.

Sport: Whitewater racing comes to town gallery

The Vector Wero Whitewater Park in Manukau hosts its first big event, the Whitewater XL this week.

 The world's leading kayakers are in Manukau to test run the Vector Wero Whitewater Park.

Young cricketer rises to the challenge

Beecroft, far right bottom row, says aims to make the U19 World Cup next year.

Benjamin Beecroft has huge cricket dreams.

Coast team seek trans-Tasman glory

Special Olympics Hibiscus Coast's team for the  Trans Tasman Tournament.

The finest Special Olympics swimmers from Rodney and the Hibiscus Coast will chase glory this weekend.

Saints hungry for win

Mt Roskill Saints bowed out of the semifinals in last year's competition.

Auckland Aussie football team Mt Roskill Saints are out for revenge to end their three year title drought.

Two more wins for Black Sox

Jovaan Hanley hit a three-run homer and pitched the Black Sox softballers to a victory in Argentina.

Home runs to Hohepa Monk and Jovaan Hanley highlighted the Black Sox's wins over Argentine club softball teams.

Super Black Racing lose team manager Hahn

Greg Hahn wants to look at being involved in New Zealand motor racing after leaving Super Black Racing.

Super Black Racing's founding manager Greg Hahn will leave the team at the end of the season which wraps up in a fortnight.

All Whites boost Eastern Suburbs

Eastern Suburbs coach Malcolm McPherson says they hope to stay in the top half of the competition.

Eastern Suburbs are second in the national football competition, boosted by two players being called into the All Whites.

Valerie Adams becomes first Pacific Sports Ambassador

Silver medalist Valerie Adams with her medal and gift.

Olympic medallist Valerie Adams has been announced New Zealand's first Pacific Sports Ambassador.

Third win for Black Sox

Zane van Lieshout, pictured playing for his Auckland Ramblers club, hit the first home run of his Black Sox career in a ...

Zane van Lieshout's first home run for New Zealand gave the Black Sox a comeback win in Argentina.

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