The Central Pulse still can't find their ruthless streak, but were still good enough to beat the Southern Steel 67-56.
Team Wellington have qualified for the national league grand final after beating Hawke's Bay United 1-0.
Hunter Mahan eagled his penultimate hole to grab a share of the halfway lead at the WGC-Cadillac Championship.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has played down his team's Premier League title hopes.
Lewis Hamilton believes his Mercedes Formula One team can live up to their advance billing as favourites.
ALAN BALDWIN - ReutersWilliams will have a picture of Ayrton Senna on their car this season to mark the 20th anniversary of his death.
Shot putter Tom Walsh claims brilliant bronze medal at World Indoor Championships in Poland.
Vladimir Putin has opened the Winter Paralympics in Sochi against the backdrop of his country's military action in Crimea.
The Football Ferns are still searching for their first win of 2014 after a second half recovery by Switzerland.
Tom Walsh and Nick Willis provided the highlights for New Zealand on day one of the World Indoor championships.
Former top-50 player Elena Baltacha says she has been diagnosed with cancer of the liver.
OPINION: The New Zealand Open needed a revamp and it got one.
Unofficially it might only be a sideshow to the main act at Ellerslie but today’s Otago races at Wingatui promise to provide some class acts.
Sir John Kirwan wouldn’t mind his next viewing pleasure being a little more on the staid side.
Warriors skipper labels Eels winger as "dangerous" ahead of teams' first round match.
In the seven years of the Oceania Champions League only Auckland City and Waitakere United have represented NZ.
The culture at the Magic is far better than what Grace Rasmussen experienced at the Mystics.
At the ripe old age of 22, Upper Hutt batsman will make his debut for Wellington.
Canterbury needs to win their third-round one-day cricket match against Central Districts.
Billy Crayford is a high jump tragic.
Former All Whites captain is still kicking a ball around for laughs.
Bill Iles' 14-year-old grandson making waves at the NZ trap shooting nationals.
Jhaniele Fowler-Reid has trained fully this week and could start against the Central Pulse.
Swifts coach creates history by becoming the first man to coach in the trans-Tasman netball league.
It was the adrenaline rushes Schalk Burger missed the most.
Skier Sam Smoothy has earned his second podium spot on the 2014 Freeride World Tour.
World champion NZ track cycling sprint team wants us to wait a year to see what they can really do.
Valerie Adams should get a $47,000 payday at the world indoor athletics championships in Poland.
The veteran centre is about to face her old team for the first time, but isn’t getting emotional, writes Aaron Goile.
I'm the guy who picked the Crusaders to win Super Rugby this year. My wife was the first to remind me.
Tactix coach Leigh Gibbs promises improved defensive showing after leaking 70 goals last week.
With six games left until the A-League finals it is a little early to start talking ''must-wins.''
There is only one way the Crusaders can wipe this miserable week from their memories.
Quade Cooper becomes Reds record point-scorer after surpassing Elton Flatley's Super-career tally of 629 points.
It’s over. The Breakers, officially, finally, and mercifully, are toast.
It’ll be England that occupies the mind of coach Mike Hesson as the Black Caps head for Dubai.
Vancouver gold medallist Adam Hall is confident he's ready for Sochi.
Former world heavyweight boxing title contender marvels at opportunities young Kiwi boxers have.
Second five-eighth has emerged as a major issue for a Hurricanes side with an ultra-fast backline trying to operate on dial up.
DAVID LONG - © Fairfax NZ NewsJohn Palavi has gone from being unwanted by the Warriors a shining light in just six months.
It'll be hard for coach Mark Hammett to find positives after 29-21 loss to Brumbies.
Auckland NPC rugby coach Wayne Pivac has lost his licence for drink-driving.
Harness racing driver is taken to hospital after spectacular three-horse crash at Westport.
Superstar faces lengthy spell on sidelines after being accused of shoulder charge during Rabbitohs face-off.
Tiger Woods made it through only ten holes until he walked off the golf course - along with the other players at Doral.
OPINION: A breakdown of the numbers suggest the Chiefs may struggle to win a third title.
Any hopes of Oracle getting serious about a nationality rule for the next America's Cup appear dashed.
New Zealand golfer Danny Lee has enjoyed the best start of his PGA Tour season, by quite some way.