Amount of autonomy the incoming Wallabies coach will have provides a stumbling block in ARU negotiation.
Roger Federer may not have won a major this year, but consistentcy has earned him a chance at the top spot.
Training for next month's New York marathon gives women's tennis world No 8 edge over Maria Sharapova.
It could have been abject, but this opening matinee of a big season left the Black Caps more defiant than deflated.
The Kiwis have put the Kangaroos on notice as they look to unleash their latest weapon in Brisbane.
New Zealand's development pathways are far superior to their Australian counterparts, according to Robbie Deans.
With Robbie Fruean squeezed out of the Chiefs side, rumours of a return to Addington are gaining traction.
Tasman will have a hefty influence in Dunedin next year after two more Makos and a Taranaki flyer signed up.
NZ wicketkeeper Luke Ronchi issued a message to BJ Watling that he won't surrender the gloves for the World Cup.
The early buzz has Taipan Scottie Wilbekin as the best point guard in the ANBL, but Cedric Jackson has other ideas.
Kiwi rally ace looks to continue his consistent debut WRC season for the Hyundai team at Rally Spain this weekend.
NZ's Davis Cup team training in Christchurch for Asia-Oceania Group One relegation play-off tie at Wilding Park.
Six Taranaki and four Tasman players have something else to celebrate ahead of their NPC Premiership showdown.
OPINION: Current All Blacks have an inner conviction that says much about them as a group of people.
Oscar Pistorius will be ineligible to compete in Paralympic events during his five-year prison sentence.
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal's belief that his side can still win the Premier League is misplaced.
Graham Arnold slammed World Cup referee Ben Williams after his Sydney FC side's exit from the FFA Cup.
British Lions prop Adam Jones was dropped and playmaker James Hook missed the cut for Wales rugby squad.
He played in Australia's two Rugby World Cup victories, yet according to radio personality Alan Jones, John Eales was very overrated.
England centre Manu Tuilagi will miss the November internationals after suffering a groin injury.
Indian cricket bosses to sue West Indies Cricket Board for team abandoning tour of India.
Dallin Watene-Zelezniak and Jason Taumalolo named in Kiwis side to face Kangaroos in Brisbane.
World-class athlete Oscar Pistorius once embodied the best of human spirit. No longer.
The US won their first game of the six-game series 2-1 against the Black Sticks in Palmerston North tonight.
Oscar Pistorius jailed for five years for killing his girlfriend on Valentine's Day last year.
Samoan players reportedly being investigated by police and NRL integrity unit following an incident in Brisbane.
England's World Cup winning coach Sir Clive Woodward says the only way to beat NZ is to play high tempo rugby.
Canterbury's cricket team have lost the element of surprise when it comes to Ronnie Hira's batting.
Too classy, too clinical. New Zealand stumbled badly then spluttered into life, not for long enough to quell South Africa.
It's been through plenty of hoops, but Christchurch ground gets official tick from ICC to host World Cup games.
Seriously injured champion wakeboarder Brad Smeele vows one day he will wakeboard again.
Mount Maunganui venue looks to have survived first true test - with just the right result needed to put a cherry on top.
Brumbies coach reportedly knocks back Wallabies approach to concentrate on winning Super Rugby title.
Robbie Deans has thrown his support behind new Wallabies coach Michael Cheika to deliver at the World Cup.
Samoa, Tonga and Fiji could legally challenge IRB over adjustments around players switching countries via sevens.
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Kiwis outside back hopes side can recreate performance that had them ahead 18-12 at halftime in April test.
Argentina striker Sergio Aguero scores four for the champions as Mario Balotelli’s lean spell at Liverpool goes on.
Abu Dhabi government affiliated funds part of suspected bid to buy Reebok from struggling Adidas.
Daley Blind rescued spluttering Manchester United with a late equaliser in a 2-2 draw against West Brom.
Discarded England cricket star not alone as former team-mate talks of "huge respect" he commands.
Australian fast bowler adds some weight in a bid to regain the speed coach Darren lehmann wants from his quicks.
StuffJustin Bieber has enlisted the help of his good mate Floyd Mayweather to hone his boxing skills.
Competition for ABs star's signature believed cause of stalled talks with European club champion Toulon.
The New Zealand Maori rugby team's match against the Asia Pacific Dragons in Singapore has been cancelled.
Renowned former F1 team chief Ross Brawn to head FIA investigation into Japanese Grand Prix crash.
Man faces charges after drone was flown over Eastlands Stadium while Man City was playing.
Tim Sheens has challenged his side to replicate the defensive effort that helped them lift last year's World Cup.
On his arrival in LA, there was no Hollywood entrance for Jarryd Hayne - not even a blip on the NFL radar.
Tennis world No 3 marks his return to the Swiss Indoors with a 6-2 6-2 win over an Italian qualifier.