Eric Murray's desperate dash in rental car gets him to awards ceremony on time

Even an unexpected flight change couldn't stop rowing champion Eric Murray from getting to the Nelson Sports Awards.

Chris Cairns trial: Jury out for second day, Cairns arrives with bags

The jury in the Chris Cairns perjury trial has retired to consider their verdicts for a second day.

Wildcats overpower off-key NZ Breakers in Perth ANBL clash

Free-throws woes cost the Kiwis against the Wildcats on Friday night in Perth.

Players give thumbs up to day-night test after big crowd, electric atmosphere

An massive crowd and fizzing atmosphere got the thumbs up from the players.

Mitchell Starc out of third test with stress fracture after Santner spray

After taking three New Zealand wickets, Mitchell Starc suffered a foot fracture.

Ravichandran Ashwin wrecks South Africa as India clinch test series

Ravichandran Ashwin led South Africa's rout on a spinners' paradise as India romped to a 124-run victory.

Melbourne City romp to win over Perth as new dad Aaron is Mooy-nifique

Socceroos midfielder simply Mooy-nificent as Melbourne City get morale-boosting win.

Recap: Black Caps vs Australia - third test, day one

Australia in control after first day of inaugural day-night test match in Adelaide.

Black Caps struggling in third test after batting meltdown in Adelaide

For a third successive opening day of test series, New Zealand were outplayed by Australia.

Sydney FC request action over referee after heated 0-0 draw with Wellington Phoenix

Sky Blues ask for A-League whistleblower Chris Beath to be removed from all of the club's fixtures after heated Phoenix draw.

NRL confident Sam Burgess' switch to South Sydney Rabbitohs will be approved

NRL confident Sam Burgess will not slip through their fingers despite prop's Souths deal hitting roadblock.

Local boy Matt Jones leads Australian Open with Ryan Fox the top Kiwi hope

Matt Jones has put local knowledge to good use to snare the clubhouse lead after his second round of the Australian Open.

Ashburton professional Daniel Pearce climbs leaderboard at the Australian Open

Melbourne-based pro Daniel Pearce was the pick of the Kiwis on day two.

Mitchell Starc under fire for send-off to Black Caps debutant Mitchell Santner

A fiery outburst from Australian pace bowler after removing test debutant didn't go down well with Kiwi fans.

Kiwi yachties Murdoch and Junior climb standings on day four of Finn Gold Cup

Andrew Murdoch and Josh Junior are chasing a place in the Finn Gold Cup final.

Openers make their mark in Twenty20 wins for Otago and Canterbury women

 It was a day for the openers to shine as the women's Twenty20 competition began.

Jockey Lisa Allpress escapes serious injury after dramatic fall at Otaki

Leading jockey Lisa Allpress has escaped serious injury after a dramatic fall at Otaki.

Crusaders commercial manager Warren Goddard defends Highlanders investment

New Highlanders stakeholder wants the Dunedin-based team to lose when they meet the Crusaders.

Warriors to play away games in Wellington, Christchurch during 2016 NRL season

The Bulldogs and Panthers have moved their home games against the Warriors to New Zealand.

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs to host Warriors in NRL game at Westpac Stadium

The Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs will play an NRL competition game against the New Zealand Warriors at Westpac Stadium next year.

Adam Scott's putting woes plunge him out of contention at Australian Open

The Australian hopeful is struggling to make up ground on the leaders.

Fiji Sevens lend helping hand during an in-flight emergency

The World Series holders were quick to offer their services when a fellow passenger fell ill on their flight.

Waitakere City sack ASB Premiership coaching duo after poor start

Waitakere United have parted ways with head coach Brian Shelley and technical director Paul Smalley.

Manny Muscat shows the sort of attitude that will take Wellington Phoenix places

A trademark fiery display from Manny Muscat was a highlight for the Phoenix against Sydney FC.

Waitakere United coach Brian Shelley resigns after 'disappointing' performance

The head coach and technical director of Waitakere United have stepped down.

Chris Pither to replace Andre Heimgartner at Super Black Racing for 2016 season

Andre Heimgartner has lost his seat at the New Zealand V8 Supercars team and will be replaced immediately.

Lower North island ANBL franchise bid could be delayed but still going ahead

The Lower North Island bid for a team in the ANBL may be a two seasons away, but it hasn't been deterred.

Rapid evolution of test cricket stopping at New Zealand Cricket's back doorstep

The first day-night test has sparked moves for more cricketing change, and NZC is right behind it.

Waikato dominates as New Zealand Under-20 hopefuls head into camp

Seventeen Waikato players are chasing a spot in the national under-20 side.

WWE wishes the Black Caps good luck ahead of third Test

The Black Caps have received some unexpected support - from a giant professional wrestling organisation.

Wellington Firebirds face crucial clash against Auckland Aces in T20 Super Smash

The Wellington Firebirds have to win to stay in the Twenty20 Super Smash finals mix.

Former golfer Ben Wallace's switch from sport to real estate

He swapped a career as a rising golf star to instead chase dreams in Auckland's hot property market.

Kiwi star Mike Dawson says canoe slalom for Rio Olympics "keeps coming at you"

The Kiwi kayakers are getting an early taste of Rio ahead of next year's Olympics.

Philadelphia 76ers NBA star Jahlil Okafor caught up in Boston street fight

Young basketball star Jahil Okafor has been caught punching a man.

Private investors take control of Super Rugby champion Highlanders

A group of four private investors have bought into the future of the Super Rugby champion Highlanders

Canterbury United not taking Auckland City lightly

Canterbury United expecting a fired up Auckland City side at Kiwitea Street.

Loni 'the Tongan Bear' Uhila reveals his softer side ahead of joining Hurricanes

Loni Uhila plays rugby so his kids can have a better life than he did growing up.

Pink ball test another in a series of firsts between Australia and New Zealand

Today it will be the pink ball, but this isn't the maiden cricketing first between these proud cricket nations.

Streaks, spillage and stupidity - when sports fans go wild

From ill-advised streaks to serial pests, we take a look at sports fans behaving badly.

John Campbell to host Jonah Lomu public memorial service at Eden Park

Details released of the Eden Park public service to be run by broadcaster John Campbell.

James Milner scores from the spot as Liverpool down Bordeaux in Europa League

Jurgen Klopp could not bear to watch the critical moment of Liverpool's Europa League win over Bordeaux.

Canterbury Kings want to continue winning feeling in Twenty20

Canterbury aiming to back up their impressive win over Auckland against Otago on Sunday.

Sonny Bill Williams to attend Dubai sevens as an observor

ABs star going to world series opener with NZ team to school himself as he starts his Olympics dream.

Teenager takes wrong turn and completes full marathon by mistake

Teen with learning disabilities takes wrong turn on half marathon, ends up doing the full course.

Rio Olympic games golf course to get 'love and attention'

The Olympic golf course for the 2016 Rio Games is now constructed, but care will be needed to bring it up to scratch.

England cricket to trial no compulsory coin toss in county championship

England shelve century-old tradition and do away with mandatory coin toss.

Wladimir Klitschko out to silence Tyson Fury, prolong heavyweight reign

Tyson Fury's promise to end Wladimir Klitschko's heavyweight reign is nothing the defending champion hasn't heard before.

Harry Kane goal sends Tottenham Hotspur into Europa League last-32

Tottenham advance to the knockout stages of the Europa League with a 1-0 win over Qarabag.

Leicester upstaging the big names in English Premier League

A glance at the top of Europe's big leagues tells a mostly familiar story after a third of the season.

History maker Andy Murray puts heart and soul into Davis Cup

Andy Murray has rewritten the British tennis history books, and another chapter may appear this weekend.
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