West Ham have had their Premier League bags sent packing, stunned 2-1 by the Phoenix.
Black Cap suspended from bowling in international cricket because of an illegal action.
In a landmark move, New Zealand's top 10 women cricketers will be paid as semi-professional athletes
Former Waikato wing poised for test debut after being included in Wallabies' 32-man squad.
Newcastle United have landed in Wellington to a low-key reception with their game faces on.
Mike Tyson to induct Evander Holyfield into boxing hall of fame 17 years after infamous bout bite.
Phoenix midfielder joins A-League squad to meet Juventus in friendly exhibition match.
NBA superstar LeBron James showed his human side after watching his son play ball in Kentucky.
Uruguay striker "gave everything" to EPL side, but club manager satisfied there's life after Luis.
South Africa coach continues his Dad's Army approach to selection, recalling a veteran flanker for training camp.
League star Darius Boyd has been admitted to a mental health clinic for depression.
Usain Bolt believes a one-year doping ban for US counterpart Tyson Gay has sent a "bad message to the sport".
RICHARD KNOWLER - The PressOPINION: Plenty of mongrel in team led by 111kg slab of organic SA beef aiming to sink hopes of NZ glory.
Still unpopular with fans, and four years after he was fired from the job, former Brazil captain returns as coach.
Helped by an opener's half-century, Afghanistan get one back to be 2-1 down in Zimbabwe series.
The Queen may have to forfeit nearly $160,000 in racing prize money after her horse tests positive for morphine.
Denied a title fight, angry world heavyweight boxing contender picks fight with top women's footballer in online rage.
Star striker Andy Carroll will miss West Ham's games in NZ after picking up an ankle injury.
Garth Brennan, the man Wayne Bennett punted from the Knights, is the favourite to become his successor.
Former Kiwis captain Benji Marshall says he's ready for emotional clash against his old club.
David Perry has gone to the NRL over concerns rival clubs are illegally approaching his star players.
Nearly half of the Kiwi athletes in Glasgow will watch Games opening ceremony on the box.
Val Adams jokes she'll hold the NZ flag tall at the Games opening ceremony in an exercise she's proud to do.
Games Federation claim only minor issues as 48 athletes allowed to compete, despite missing entry deadlines.
Vincenzo Nibali retains the yellow jersey as Michael Rogers powers to victory in the 237.5km mountain trek from Carcassonne.
Fijian wing who starred for Northland and the Blues and was once dubbed "the best there never was" headed to Europe.
Police question men aged in their early 20s over machete attack that hospitalised three French rugby stars.
It's a dangerous time being an important member of New Zealand hockey teams.
MARK REASON - StuffOPINION: In winter Mark Reason finds his mind warming itself on summery thoughts the pub and the seaside links of Britain.
Phoenix striker would like nothing more than to find the back of the net against West Ham at Eden Park tonight.
Samoa could have a small number of former All Blacks take the field against New Zealand in Apia.
Lotto-Belisol professional is continuing to progress well towards the Commonwealth Games road race.
Ben Sigmund wants Wellington Phoenix fans to come out in force and support the players against EPL giants West Ham.
Former Silver Fern fears the hiring of another Australian at a NZ netball franchise will deter aspiring Kiwi coaches.
A rip-roaring opening ceremony is needed to finally spark things up in Scotland's largest city.
Fred Woodcock tours the athletes village in Glasgow, including a performance centre in the Kiwis' area.
Wyatt Crockett sounds like a physics teacher as tries to de-mystify the task of demolishing the Sharks' mauls.
Warriors wing David Fusitu'a is one of two players dropped for Sunday's huge game against the Sea Eagles.
Two crashes in the past six weeks have created an opening in the New Zealand pursuit team for Shane Archbold.
Breakers coach Dean Vickeman has some thinking to do after yesterday's signing of Sharks standout Tai Wesley.
Kiwi triathlon medal hope believes her triathlete partner's health scare may have helped her quest for gold in Glasgow.
The NZ track cycling squad are looking forward to displaying the gains they've made since February's world championships.
The New Zealand judo team are going to make the most of their Commonwealth Games opportunity.
Squash doubles is sport's version of a leap year.
Swimming NZ's Games qualification stance will look contradictory when competition starts on Thursday.
Shot put and sevens are New Zealand's best bets for gold in Glasgow - according to bookmakers.
Simon van Velthooven will forgo the lucrative Japanese keirin league in a bid to break into the NZ team sprint.
Joelle King believes she's mentally prepared to reach expectations when she starts her campaign in Glasgow.
Real Madrid have signed Colombia midfielder James Rodriguez from Monaco.
Swimmer Lauren Boyle's father is stranded in Siberia after an emergency landing on his way to the Commonwealth Games.