"I heard what I thought was a firecracker," Jaylen Gerrand said. "I didn't expect it to be a gun."
Another week of RWC pool games – another week of opportunities to broaden your knowledge of the planet.
Peter Spearman-Burn and his twin Thomas are appealing a four-month suspension from Wellington Golf.
Cory McLennan says sailing alone across vast seas is a thrill - and he's too busy to ever be lonely.
Auckland is getting revved up with a series of free events to celebrate the return of the V8 Supercars.
Jess Gracie holds one simple advantage over her fencing opponents, which has helped her rise through the junior ranks.
Dargaville lad among 10 Northland players in the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
Pukekohe jockey Sam Spratt is the one to follow at the moment.
Former Kiwis hooker Tevita Latu has been named in the New Zealand Universities and Tertiary Students squad for two tests against Australia in the South Island.
Wellington Sevens tickets go on sale and static super heroes are here to tell you about it.
Metro FC are denied promotion in the women's league while Three Kings finish bottom of the men's premiership.
Skateboarding can make kids smarter athletes than playing team sports, experts say.
A junior rugby co-ordinator who has walked away from the post this year says action is needed to stop bad sideline behaviour.
Sports franchises around the world want to copy actor Rene Naufahu's campaign with the All Blacks to boost children's sport.
Parents and coaches could be given training as "change agents" under a plan to curb unruly sideline behaviour at junior sports games.
Top Kiwi golfer tees up an elaborate prank on fellow pro Rickie Fowler.
Hawke's Bay hold on against Auckland to retain Ranfurly Shield with 17-12 win on Thursday night.
21-year-old Nelson footballer Alex Ridsdale scored a wonder-goal for his US university team.
A young Auckland sailor has returned from a regatta in Poland with a whole lot of tales to tell.
Aussie Rules action heads to Colin Maiden Park as two old rivals face off.
A new research and development project aims to get teenage girls from low-decile areas playing sport.
The Counties Manukau Under 19 squad has been named ahead of this week's Jock Hobbs Memorial National U19 Tournament.
For Maramarua 1, 2015 will be remembered as the year they triumphed over arch rivals, Smart Monarch Prems.
Eastern Suburbs win their sixth Chatham Cup title with a late win over Napier City.
A grassroots rugby coach who called New Zealand home has been deported to Chile.
Their specialty wrestling moves include the chicken wing, the arm drag and the double leg shot.
Briar Hubbard catches up with dressage paralympian Rachel Stock, showjumper Rebekah van Tiel and eventer Renee Faulkner for the second instalment of the monthly Makings of a Champion feature.
Build it and they will come. That's the old baseball adage, and the West City Baseball Club is hoping it will ring true.
Mahurangi College's motocross team riders have been ripping it up on New Zealand's tracks with some great results this season.
Wellington Lions aim to get back to winning ways against Otago on Thursday.