Ego, cash fuel rematch temptation

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao box during their world welterweight championship bout at MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas.

11:55 AM  Sense of unfinished business with Pacquiao injury and Mayweather passiveness paves way to milk cash-cow again.

Kiwis' win the end for Aussies

The writing is on the wall for Australian coach Tim Sheens and his veteran players after a third consecutive loss to New Zealand.

Kiwis labelled "career-killers" with calls for the heads of Australia's long serving coach and veteran players.

MacDonald snubs Crusaders

Leon MacDonald has changed his mind and won't join the Crusaders coaching group next year.

Ex-All Black does a U-turn on Super Rugby assistant coaching role, opting to stay with Tasman instead.

Throat-slitting taunt 'all good' video

Kiwis front-rower Martin Taupau performs a throat-slitting taunt to Kangaroos star Sam Thaiday during the Anzac test.

Kiwis and Roos hard men talk headlock and taunt saying "whatever happens on field, stays on field".

Canes re-sign young backs

Nehe Milner-Skudder (pictured) and Matt Proctor have re-signed with the Hurricanes until the end of 2017.

11:47 AM  Hurricanes re-sign exciting outside backs Proctor and Milner-Skudder until the end of 2017.

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opinion

John Kirwan's time up at Blues

It's time for the Blues and Sir John Kirwan to part ways after another disappointing campaign.

OPINION: Under pressure coach's audacious attempt to save his job is a desperate move when the writing's already on the wall.

Chiefs support blown away

OPINION: The better the Hurricanes go the less support will transfer over to the Chiefs in Taranaki region.

Marshall's days in black over

Umaga or Smith for Blues job?

cricket

Windies draw England series

West Indies batsmen Denesh Ramdin and Jermaine Blackwood celebrate victory against England in the test at Bridgetown, Barbados.

10:32 AM  Hosts hold nerve with the bat to chase down 192 for test victory, drawing the series 1-1.

Bashed 'round Boult laughs last

NZ bowler fails to fire in IPL match, but team-mates get the job done against Brendon McCullum's CSK.

Tim Southee's strong form in the Indian premier League continues.

Southee helps Royals to IPL top

Black Caps bowler's death bowling skills help his Rajasthan Royals home against the Delhi Daredevils.

rugby

Hayman: Pick overseas stars

Toulon captain Carl Hayman lifts the trophy and celebrates with team mates after the  European Rugby Champions Cup final.

10:44 AM  Former ABs prop says players shouldn't be barred from test rugby because of where they ply their trade.

MacDonald snubs Crusaders

Former All Blacks back does a U-turn on Super Rugby assistant coaching role, opting to stay with Tasman instead.

Nehe Milner-Skudder (pictured) and Matt Proctor have re-signed with the Hurricanes until the end of 2017.

Canes re-sign young backs

11:47 AM  Hurricanes re-sign exciting outside backs Proctor and Milner-Skudder until the end of 2017.

football

Chelsea win Premier League video

Chelsea's John Terry and Cesar Azpilicueta celebrate after winning the English Premier League at Stamford Bridge.

10:15 AM  Club anthem Blue is the Colour and ironic chants of "boring, boring Chelsea" resound as champagne flows at Stamford Bridge.

NZ Under-2os lose warm-up

NZ under-20s' World Cup warm-up campaign gets off to a disappointing start after a 3-2 loss to Australia.

Wellington Phoenix striker Nathan Burns is challenged by Melbourne City keeper Andrew Redmayne at Westpac Stadium.

Phoenix knocked out

Phoenix fall at the first playoff hurdle after a 2-0 loss to Melbourne City in Wellington.

league

Throat-slitting taunt 'all good' video

Kiwis front-rower Martin Taupau performs a throat-slitting taunt to Kangaroos star Sam Thaiday during the Anzac test.

Kiwis and Roos hard men talk headlock and taunt saying "whatever happens on field, stays on field".

Kearney revels in test win video

Kiwis coach takes more pleasure from the backs-to-the-wall second half effort than the try blitz in the first.

Damien O'Connor: 'Go the Kiwis.'

MP celebrates Kiwis win early

11:30 AM  Damien O'Connor was blissfully unaware the cracking game on the telly was a replay.

basketball

LA Clippers end Spurs' hopes

LA Clippers guard Chris Paul, left, scored a  a miracle last-second shot to eliminate the San Antonio Spurs.

Miracle last-second shot by Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul eliminates reigning NBA champions.

Saints hand Giants first loss

Nelson Giants beaten for first time in seven matches this season as Wellington Saints collect 102-85 win in capital.

Canterbury's Jermaine Taylor shoots over Super City Rangers defender Reuben Te Rangi on Saturday night.

Rams face testing trip after loss

A pivotal road trip awaits Canterbury Rams after 86-76 loss to Super City Rangers on Saturday night.

golf

Ko stalls as arch rival claims prize

Lydia Ko was unable to make up for lost shots at the North Texas Shootout, finishing the tournament in a tie for 41st at even par.

Kiwi golfer unable to make inroads in North Texas Shootout, settling for a tie for 41st as world No 2 storms to victory.

Pearce clinches first tour win

Ashburton golfer holds his nerve in a dramatic final round to win his maiden Charles tour title at Muriwai.

World No 1 golfer Rory McIlroy lifts the Walter Hagen Cup after defeating Gary Woodland in the final of the World Golf Championships Match Play at TPC Harding Park in California.

McIlroy wins WGC Match Play

11:17 AM  World No 1 golfer solidifies his place at the top of the sport with an impressive 4&2 match play title win.

netball

Tough road lies ahead for Steel

Shannon Francois, left, hugs Gina Crampton in celebration as captain Wendy Frew looks on after the Steel's thrilling 50-49 win over the Central Pulse in Dunedin.

Dramatic win over the Pulse moves Steel up to second in NZ conference but they have arguably the hardest road home of playoff contenders.

Grant backs Pulse playoff push

With three teams to qualify for the NZ conference, you'd expect a side with the Pulse's talent to waltz in.

Northern Mystics' Serena Gurthrie is put under pressure by Tactix midcourter Erikana Pedersen in Auckland.

Mystics shut down Tactix rally

Mainland Tactix beaten 61-53 by New Zealand rivals after an inconsistent performance in Auckland.

tennis

Wimbledon riches on the way up

2014 Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic kisses the victor's trophy. Should he win the tennis major again in 2015 he will collect $3.8m in prize money.

All England Club lifts tennis major prize pool to $53m with the singles champions to take home $3.8m each.

Nishikori wins Barcelona Open

World No 5 made to fight hard in defence of his title, eventually beating Spanish finalist 6-4 6-4.

Kiwi tennis player Artem Sitak made it to the final of the ATP doubles event in Romania.

Sitak loses 'epic' doubles final

Kiwi tennis player can't find finishing form in the final of an ATP event, losing in a third set tie-breaker.

motorsport

Evans and Stanaway win at Spa

Brendon Hartley helped Porsche to a podium finish in the latest round of the World Endurance Championship in Belgium.

New Zealand drivers enjoy outstanding day as World Endurance Championship continues at Spa in Belgium.

Tyre management is the key

V8 Supercars star says conditions and tyre rules for Perth track have made life tough for drivers.

Mark Winterbottom leads team-mate Chaz Mostert during race one of the latest V8 Supercars round in Perth.

Winterbottom wins in Perth

Ford driver ignites V8 Supercars title bid, jumping past pole-holder at start and holding on by half a second.

other sports

Ego, cash fuel rematch temptation

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao box during their world welterweight championship bout at MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas.

11:55 AM  Sense of unfinished business with Pacquiao injury and Mayweather passiveness paves way to milk cash-cow again.

Barker comes up short in Palma

11:01 AM  Kiwi sailor skippers glamour American yacht Interlodge to a frustrating third at a major regatta in Majorca.

Floyd Mayweather evades a Manny Pacquiao punch during their world welterweight championship bout in Las Vegas.

Fight puts sport back on top video

Audience of millions, A-listers and Mayweather's $100m winner's cheque testify that boxing "is not dead".

racing

Kentucky Derby won in a sprint

Victor Espinoza aboard American Pharoah passes Gary Stevens on Firing Line to win the 141st Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.

American Pharoah's sweeping move from the outside clinches the win in a thrilling final stretch duel.

Walsh, Bradley show the way

Senior jockey's experience proved vital when both picked up winning trebles and features at Riccarton.

Sean Bellew picked up a winning double including the Listed Great Easter Stakes while he was duck shooting.

Sucre upsets at Riccarton

One would hope Ascot Park's Sean Bellew was keeping an eye on Riccarton results from his mai mai.

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