The boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice is dead at 76.
Not so long ago Colin Slade wasn't convinced the Crusaders had it in them to win all their away games against the Lions, Cheetahs and Chiefs.
OPINION: Lydia Ko apparently feels uncomfortable about the debate swirling around her.
Stop us if you can; That's the challenge Hurricanes coach Mark Hammett has laid down to the Reds.
Dominic Bird has copped a one-week suspension but won't miss a match because the Crusaders have the bye.
Mwai Kumwenda's sparkling play in the shooting circle has caught the attention of one of the best in the business.
Skipper Dean Couzins celebrated his 300th hockey test for New Zealand by leading his team to a respectable 1-1 draw against world No 1 Australia in Perth on Saturday night.
New Zealand White Sox on an unbeaten run in the first two days of the Southern Cross Challenge softball tournament in Christchurch.
The 50th anniversary of the iconic Rip Curl Pro at Victoria's Bells Beach was nothing to celebrate for New Zealand's leading surfer Paige Hareb yesterday after she was eliminated in the second round of competition.
The Crusaders' charge has ground to a halt.
Lydia Ko had her second-worst finish of the LPGA Tour golf season but still pocketed more than $13,000 from her week's work in Hawaii.
Chiefs lock Brodie Retallick says his team have to fix their discipline and their lineout errors in a hurry.
Christchurch rider Daniel Barry has a hold on the yellow jersey heading into the final day in the annual Tour de Lakes A-grade cycle race.
They are excited by his signing, but the Wellington Phoenix say Alejandro Gorrin is not a marquee player.
Lady luck finally deserted the Chiefs as a run of scrappy form caught up with the defending Super Rugby champions in Hamilton.
They are walking the walk, but coach Shane Heal wants his Wellington Saints to start talking the talk in today's top-of-the-table NBL clash.
Otorohanga rugby prop Whetu Barber will face the Waikato Rugby Union judiciary on Wednesday night and possibly an assault charge after a referee was struck in Morrinsville on Good Friday.
The Chiefs might be starting to find out the realities of playing Super Rugby without their talismanic pivot Aaron Cruden running the show.
There was a moment in Brendon McCullum's Indian Premier League debut for Chennai, which summed him up as a cricketer.
Tom Marshall didn't get the result he wanted against his former team despite a strong game in his favourite position.
The Canterbury Rams are fast developing an affliction for the second-quarter blues.
As controversy clouded North Queensland's loss to Manly on a far from Good Friday there was at least a silver lining for the luckless NRL club in the form of Waitara-born wing Curtis Rona.
New Zealand Warriors are pleading for the patience the club's board would not extend to Matt Elliott.
Coach reveals the seriousness of the season-ending blood clots on prop John Schwalger's lungs.
Kiwis' selectors will be hoping expert medical opinion will overrule Kieran Foran's self diagnosis.
CLIFF BRUNT - APKiwi Steven Adams blocked three shots in 86 seconds as his team beat the Memphis Grizzlies.
Waikato-Bay of Plenty bounce back to beat the Northern Mystics.
DAVID BARBELER - AAPLeague gods deliver Melbourne a dose of karma with a last-gasp 24-22 loss to the Raiders.
Mt Maunganui golfer Josh Geary has held on to win the Charles Tour's Akarana Open by two shots.
JOSH ALSTON - AAPThe Queensland Firebirds' trans-Tasman netball championship finals hopes stayed afloat with a rousing 55-40 win over the NSW Swifts in Brisbane.
The 50th anniversary of the iconic Rip Curl Pro at Victoria's Bells Beach was nothing to celebrate for NZ's leading surfer Paige Hareb after she was eliminated in the second round.
CHRIS BARCLAY - © Fairfax NZ NewsKiwis' selectors hoping expert medical opinion will overrule Kieran Foran's self diagnosis following leg injury.
FRED WOODCOCK - © Fairfax NZ NewsThe 16-year-old had her second-worst finish of the LPGA Tour but still pocketed $13,000 in Hawaii.
STEVE KEATING - ReutersThe NBA playoffs got off to an explosive start as the Brooklyn Nets landed the first blow in a suddenly bitter Eastern Conference first round match-up with a 94-87 win over the Toronto Raptors.
JOHN JENKINS - © Fairfax NZ NewsWaipukurau trainer Kirsty Lawrence's galloper provided her with her biggest moment in racing yesterday.
DUNCAN JOHNSTONE - © Fairfax NZ NewsHe's the second Samoan to box for the world heavyweight title but Alex Leapai faces the same challenges as David Tua in 2000.
LIAM NAPIER - © Fairfax NZ NewsReacquainting himself with the heavy bag should be easier than fatherhood for Hasim Rahman.
Nissan's Todd Kelly has emerged as one of Scott McLaughlin's biggest fans, even though he drives for a rival team.
Thirteen words Scott McLaughlin said after winning podium spot in Adelaide have taken his fame to astronomical levels.
Iconic Kiwi driver Greg Murphy, the "King of Pukekohe", talks about how to navigate the circuit.
Ford Performance Racing employs four NZers who play an important part in making their cars as fast as possible
OPINION: There's no doubting the fact this Warriors team is brimming with talent - so why aren't they sitting on the top of the NRL?
OPINION: A sneak peak at the future of rugby league, if the trend to using video refereeing continues.
After losing out on Peta Hiku, Warriors look at other options at centre.
Dominique Peyroux and Ngani Laumape have benefited from Andrew McFadden's brief tenure as Warriors coach.
LIAM NAPIER - © Fairfax NZ NewsBenji Marshall's unexpected audition at first five-eighth was further proof that he is struggling.
JAMES CROOT - © Fairfax NZ NewsFormer AFL player Danny Frawley talks about what to look out for ahead of historic Anzac Day clash in Wellington.
Highlanders centre Malakai Fekitoa is a bit of a Lone Ranger at the moment.
More than 90 dogs have suffered serious injuries on the track since late 2012, with 64 euthanised.
JOSH REICH - ReutersFulham's chances of remaining in the EPL suffered a major blow when they lost 3-1 at Tottenham.