Wellington Phoenix's A-League finals hopes have taken a hit after a 1-1 draw with lowly Perth Glory.
The White Ferns romped to a series clean-sweep over the West Indies in Mount Maunganui today.
LIAM NAPIER - © Fairfax NZ NewsBy his high standards, Conrad Smith hasn't been in vintage form during his side's opening three losses.
Rugby league international Ian Roberts will reveal on TV that he has suffered brain damage from his playing days.
Relief was the overwhelming emotion for the Crusaders last night as they scraped past the Stormers.
The Blues are hoping to have All Blacks hooker Keven Mealamu back in their mix to tackle the Lions.
New Zealander Danny Lee is just one shot off the lead at the Puerto Rico Open.
Chelsea surged seven points clear at the top of the Premier League after a 4-0 demolition of Spurs.
Middle distance star Nick Willis disqualified on an alleged technicality at the world indoor athletics championship.
A last-gap Jean-Marc Doussain penalty earned France a narrow 19-17 away win over Scotland in Edinburgh.
Ireland took pole position for their first Six Nations title in five years with a crushing 46-7 win over Italy overnight.
The Crusaders finally shook off another typically slow start to down the stoic Stormers in Christchurch last night.
Valerie Adams retains title, winning third world indoor athletics championship gold in Poland.
The Blues got beaten at their own game with the Bulls breaking the mould 38-22 in Pretoria early today.
DAVID LONG - © Fairfax NZ NewsThe Bulldogs are after Gisborne-born Peta Hiku as their long-term replacement for Ben Barba at fullback.
Sun-HeraldJarryd Hayne is no stranger to electrifying crowds with his brilliant running game, but neither is Sam Tomkins.
TREVOR MCKEWEN - © Fairfax NZ NewsOPINION: The Warriors enter their 20th season tonight but are only now on an even playing field, says Trevor McKewen.
MICHAEL CARAYANNIS - © Fairfax NZ NewsIvan Cleary hated being called "The Axe". Mainly because it didn't match his unassuming personality.
DAVID LONG - © Fairfax NZ NewsThe agonising wait is over and Sam Tomkins will make his 13-a-side NRL debut for the Warriors tonight.
DANNY HAY - © Fairfax NZ NewsOPINION: Emblen's young All Whites deserve more kudos than they are getting, says Danny Hay.
MARK REASON - © Fairfax NZ NewsOPINION: Mark Reason asks if churning out a feel-good sports flick is more important than being accurate.
JEFF WILSON - © Fairfax NZ NewsOPINION: The All Blacks will be keen observers of tomorrow morning's pivotal Six Nations match between England and Wales.
LIAM NAPIER AND SIMON PLUMB - © Fairfax NZ NewsSouthland Rugby has promised to take a firm stance around the use of sleeping medication.
SIMON PLUMB - © Fairfax NZ NewsNZ Football must align with the Phoenix, stabilise its bleeding books and place emphasis on future targets, chief says.
SAM WORTHINGTON - © Fairfax NZ NewsThe Wellington Phoenix have been given a boost ahead of today's crucial A-League clash against Perth Glory.
NATHAN BURDON - © Fairfax NZ NewsLess than three years after taking up the sport, Corey Peters will make his Paralympic debut in Sochi.
SIMON PLUMB - © Fairfax NZ NewsNZ shot put on target for Commonwealth and even Olympic domination with Tom Walsh joining Valerie Adams at top.
The outlook for Mark Hammett and the Hurricanes seems bleak and Tana Umaga is the favourite to succeed him.
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The Melbourne Rebels were brought crashing back to earth by the Western Force in a 32-7 rout.
SARAH HARVEY - © Fairfax NZ NewsThe Black Caps say they have few concerns as they prepare to spend three weeks in politically unstable Bangladesh.
PHIL GIFFORD - © Fairfax NZ NewsThe Crusaders are now at a stage where every game has already become vital, not just for points on the table.
Valerie Adams needed just one throw to qualify for the women's shot put final at the World Indoor champs.
Melbourne have scored a pulsating 23-22 golden-point round-one NRL win over Manly at Brookvale Oval.
The Crusaders have scraped past the Stormers 14-13 to register their first win of the season.
Penrith have opened their 2014 NRL season with a comfortable 30-8 win over a wounded Newcastle side.
Danny Lee is tied fourth heading into tomorrow morning's third round of the PGA Tour's Puerto Rico Open.
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.
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.