Sport

Cook Strait record for tween

Caitlin O'Reilly faced her fears, finishing in the dark, after breaking the record for the youngest female to swim Cook ...

Caitlin O'Reilly is just shy of her 13th birthday but she's already smashing long-held swimming records.

Ex ABs do bit for Thai kids

Kids at the Nak Suu Rugby Academy celebrate at the end of a game with Eddie Evans, back right.

In the Bangkok slum of Klong Toey, on a tiny patch of dirt, a group of boys can be seen throwing a rugby ball around.

Talking points of pivotal ODI

After a run of six lean ODI scores, Tom Latham will be hoping to summon the form of his career-best 137 against ...

Tom Latham, Tim Southee and AB de Villiers key figures in 3rd ODI.

Black Caps defend fortress video

Tim Southee celebrates a South African wicket ahead of a return to Westpac Stadium, where he's New Zealand's most ...

Wellington World Cup memories linger for pivotal Black Caps v South Africa ODI.

Easy does it for 'Canes

Hurricanes coach Chris Boyd hasn't gone overboard with his scouting of the Sunwolves.

Hurricanes taking a low-key approach to Sunwolves.

Into the unknown for TW

Former All Whites coach Kevin Fallon will take charge of Puaikura at the OFC Champions League.

The New Zealand champions' first game of the OFC Champions League group stage will be against a Kevin Fallon-coached team.

Meet the Hurricanes' quiet achiever

Michael Fatialofa, left, says it's "fun times'' being a Hurricane.

Michael Fatialofa has come from nowhere to become the Hurricanes' senior lock and lineout caller.

Rested Rabada selection headache

Fast bowler Kagiso Rabada is being kept in cotton wool by South African management as they try to have him firing for ...

South Africa management face tough calls on their bowling stocks as three-test series looms.

High kicks and high goals

Porirua's Newton Sythong, who will represent New Zealand at the Taekwondo World Championships in South Korea in June.

Newton Sythong doesn't need much motivation to attend taekwondo training or tournaments.

Black Caps make schoolgirl's day

Erin Buckland works on her training drills at the Basin Reserve.

Surprise, you're playing with the Black Caps.

Beauden Barrett on bench

Manawatu's Otere Black gets the nod at first five-eighth for the Hurricanes.

Star All Blacks Dane Coles and Beauden Barrett are held back by Hurricanes.

ODI gloves causing headaches

Tom Latham stumps JP Duminy during another impressive wicketkeeping display, but his lean run of batting form is causing ...

Stunning Black Caps victory masks concerns with ODI wicketkeeper's role.

Cory Jane: still calling the shots

How sweet it was for Cory Jane, scoring a try as the Hurricanes beat the Lions in last year's Super Rugby final.

Off-contract at the end of the season, the 34-year-old is weighing up his Super Rugby future.

Taylor 'one of the greats'

Ross Taylor's 102 not out, his 17th ODI century, anchored what coach Mike Hesson described as a clinical batting ...

Ross Taylor deserves to be labelled one of cricket's batting greats, his coach says.

Alexander the great

Anouk Alexander cycles during her team ironman in Taupo last year.

In five years, the Kapiti triathlete has gone from novice to hoping to do a half Ironman later this year.

College Sport

Silver for Porirua crew

The Porirua Rowing Club's women's coxed four after their silver medal win - Stella Parker, Breah McKay, Nicole Taylor, ...

The city's rowers went from also-rans to medalists in justthree years.

Moon boot does not stop Law

Kapiti College student Julia Law has been named in the New Zealand Secondary Schools' netball squad.

The midcourter is the first Kapiti College student to make the national secondary schools' squad.

Demons wanting to work as a team

The Under-17 Demons softball team, with catcher/captain Robbie-John Wichman and batter Braedyn Clarke,  at play but ...

Upper Hutt's Under-17 Demons softballs want to work in the community to raise finds for weekend tournament in Gisborne in January

Ahnau claims discus gold

St Pat's Town discus thrower Gerard Ahnau, left, with his coach Shaka Sola and team-mate Zion Trigger Faitele at the ...

 A tough 12 months for the St Pat's Town thrower had a golden ending at the national schools championships.

St Mary's win Condor sevens

The St Mary's College sevens team celebrate their Condor national sevens tournament win last weekend.

A trip to Japan will need to be planned now that St Mary's College are national sevens champions.

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