Have a plan for Round the Bays

Round the Bays Running Club trainer Johnathan Tait from Glenfield Pool and Leisure Centre.

Have a race plan - fitness instructor's tips for Round the Bays.

Teen strives to make NZ water polo team

Morgan McDowall trials for the New Zealand senior water polo team.

Youngest ever qualifying teen strives to meet senior standards.

Janaye's unstoppable in the pool

Janaye Burns came away with eight medals, three Counties Manukau records and nine personal bests on the weekend.

Janaye Burns is a young swimming star who continues to shine.

Can't catch Kibblewhite

Red Beach's Thomas Kibblewhite competing in the Barrett Homes New Zealand Longboard and SUP Open.

Red Beach surfer Thomas Kibblewhite returned to the winners podium for the second straight national event.

Finding NZ's mini golf champ video

New Zealand mini golf champion Bobby Hart is gearing up for next month's New Zealand Minigolf Open.

Players lining up to take part in the inaugural New Zealand Minigolf Open with dreams of heading to World Championships.

Big season ahead for Kumeu

Kumeu (green and black) pack down in a scrum against North Shore in 2006.

Kumeu Rugby Club looking four a top four finish in their first season back.

Ridden thinks overseas players have raised bar

Southern United's Andrew Ridden in action in the Stirling Sports Premiership football competition.

Southern United's Andrew Ridden thinks that overseas players have improved the quality of the Stirling Sports Premiership.

Kiwis brace for new football laws

Referee P Linney warns Hamilton Wanderers Jack Salter in the Stirling Sports Premiership.

Kiwi footballers are set to catch a break this winter season with a host of new FIFA laws.

Cricket captain retires after 15 years

Auckland Hearts captain Victoria Lind has called an end to a 15-year cricketing career.

Victoria Lind's impressive career is coming to a close after 116 matches as captain for the Auckland Hearts.

Mad Butcher: RTS shows promise

Graham Lowe is using his connections to help students at the Manukau Institute of Technology's School of Sport.

Just like last week, when I cautioned that one trial loss did not mean much, one trial win, doesn't mean much either.

Cornwall make third-straight final

Cornwall's Shastryn Nair helped guide his side to a semifinal victory over North Shore in the Jeff Crowe Cup.

The Jeff Crowe Cup is within reach for Cornwall yet again.

Why do New Zealanders play sport?

Birkenhead College first XV player Timothy Webster-Vidiri says rugby is his first love.

Sports-mad Kiwis offer their thoughts.

McCartney vaulting into Britomart

Rio 2016 bronze medalist Eliza McCartney will grace the Atrium in Britomart on Wednesday night in a one-off street pole ...

Olympic bronze medalist Eliza McCartney being put to the test in downtown Auckland on Wednesday.

NZIHL responds to backlash

West Auckland Admiral's Tom Tracy goes past the Botany Swarm's Jamie Lawrence.

The New Zealand Ice Hockey League has confirmed it will have a livestream in 2017 after dumping its previous provider.

City beat Wanderers, again

Auckland City's Emiliano Tade (right) is congratulated on scoring against Hamilton Wanderers.

A second win over Hamilton Wanderers in the space of four days has left Auckland City on top of the Stirling Sports Premiership.

Third titles for Auckland softballers

Auckland pitcher Kenta Okazaki fires down a fast ball in the National Fastpitch Championships softball final at Lower Hutt.

Aucklanders clinch softball three-peat.

Sport: Football administrators acknowledged

Onehunga-Mangere Football Club's club captain Mason Dale, left, receives his  long service award from Auckland Football ...

Three South Auckland football administrators have been honoured for their long and dedicated service.

Sport: Players in short supply

Happier times for the Papakura Sea Eagles after winning Auckland Rugby League Nines last year.

The Papakura Sea Eagles have withdrawn from tomorrow's Auckland Rugby League Nines at Stanmore Bay. 

Ice hockey axes streaming

Ryan Strayer (centre) of the Southern Stampede drives the puck down the rink while double teamed by Callum Burns (L) and ...

The axing of an New Zealand ice hockey livestream service puts the sport in jeopardy, volunteers and fans say.

New recruit joins team

Shepherds Park Squash Club's Martin Kent,  Paul Cornish, Brian Woodward and Dennis Waru do a training drill.

Lure of reaching fitness goals sees Round the Bays team expand.

'Fun and friendly fitness'

Orewa resident Jo Campbell participating in the 2016/2017 Orewa Beach Series.

Jo Campbell thought her hip injury meant she couldn't take part in sports. Now she's a convert.

Stats man Smith claims award

Football historian Barry Smith, right, receives a long service award from Auckland Football Federation's John McLeod.

Former Southland resident Barry Smith has been actively recording football statistics for more than 60 years.

Big waves ahead

The Whangamata Surf Boat Spectacular drew a crowd of thousands who came to see 60 boats compete for the 2015 title.

Surf lifesavers will battle it out in rugged West Coast conditions at the fourth and final round of New Zealand Surf Boat Series at Piha this weekend.

Ocean Swim's youngest competitor

Rebecca Swan, 7, will be the youngest competitor at this year's New Zealand Ocean Swim Series event in Rotorua.

Rebecca Swan will dive head-first into this weekend's Legend of the Lake event in Rotorua.

Youngster signs with NRL's Titans

Zae Wallace playing for the Akarana Falcons in the 2016 NZRL National Premiership.

Zae Wallace is bound for the NRL, despite only picking up rugby league three years ago.

Black Caps visit schools

Dan Winter and Jordan Gatler of Rosmini College with  Black CapsTim Southee and Martin Guptill.

Cricket practice takes on a different spin when the internationals show up

Counties rugby on the lookout for refs

Counties Manukau Rugby referee education officer Antony Petrie is helping to develop the next generation of referees.

Referee says life behind the whistle has a lot to offer.

Victory at squash tournament

The Red Beach division winners share success at the Red Beach Squash Club Summer Tournament.

Red Beach squash tournament sees more than 70 players compete for titles.

More string for your bow

Massey Archery Club captain Dean Sheerin (left) and Travis Gamble practising their field archery, in which shooters take ...

More world champions are wanted at Massey Archery Club.

Biggest tennis event on the Coast

Brendon Forbes, Alex Hamilton, Chester Espie and Freddie Cashmore represent the Whangaparaoa Tennis Club at the Chelsea ...

Club players win their first game and plan to take the cup.

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