Mauger leaving the Crusaders

Assistant-coach signs three-year contract as head coach of English side Leicester Tigers.

Stern warning from Hansen Hansen set to re-sign Age no strain on McCaw ABs frustrated by go-slow

Hansen imparts stern warning

Coach doesn't believe NZ should wear favourites tag for World Cup since no-one's won it back-to-back.

Golfing world lauds Ko

After massive payday, NZ sensation earns headlines around globe for remarkable game and calm demeanor.

Spithill hid elbow injury

Aussie to have surgery on elbow injury he disguised during last year’s America’s Cup win over Team NZ.

Clarke test place in doubt

Michael Clarke has been ruled out of the tour game he was slated to play on Friday.

Ko deserves top award

Lydia Ko's claims for Halberg Award are even stronger than 12 months ago, making her a hot favourite.

No room for mavericks

Jesse Ryder is a boat rocker and Mike Hesson doesn't want one. It's NZ's loss, says Mark Reason.

Delicate political game

Wales spoil the spectacle

Age no strain on captain's legs

Richie McCaw's 34th birthday is fast approaching, yet the All Blacks coach says age will not weary his captain's legs.

Hansen extends ABs stay

Handing All Blacks coach Steve Hansen a contract extension is a no-brainer after remarkable run of results.

Barnes not bad at all - review

Schmidt rushed to hospital

Mauger leaving the Crusaders

Assistant-coach signs three-year contract as head coach of English side Leicester Tigers.

Phoenix's travel sickness

For all the talk of a new improved Wellington Phoenix, their familiar road woes continue.

Palace pile misery on Reds

Crystal Palace came from a goal down to overcome Liverpool 3-1, while Spurs edged Hull 2-1 at KC Stadium.

Valencia lose ground at top

Milan giants share the spoils

Phoenix lack quality marksman

The absence of a reliable goalscorer is hampering the Phoenix's otherwise improved start to the A-League season.

Guptill among the runs

Auckland batsman sets the tone for NZ A as he strikes a well-paced 75 to set up victory over UAE in Dubai.

Australia survive late scare

Steve Smith and Shane Watson spare Australia blushes as they pile on runs to win fifth ODI against SA.

Bowling crackdown 'too strict'

Patel puts Stags in a spin

Ronchi to get batting chance

New Zealand are looking to bolster their batting options ahead of Wednesday's third test against Pakistan.

Kiwis could be best in history

The Kiwis are on the verge of being one of the best in our history but will not peak until the 2017 World Cup.

Kiwis' best still yet to come

Kieran Foran believes the Four Nations win over Australia was just the start of what this team can achieve.

We will fix recruiting - Warriors

More games for Kiwis difficult

Wellington bids for NRL team

Trans-Tasman consortium of investors launches a bid for a second New Zealand NRL team based in capital.

Ili hoping to redeem for Sharks

Shea Ili returns to the Sharks in 2015 in attempt to make amends after being charged with assault earlier this year.

Webster seizes the moment

Corey Webster stepped up with a career-high 25 points as the Breakers beat Melbourne United 80-72 in Auckland.

ANBL on CEO hunt again

Record points on broken wrist

Adams suffers another setback

New Zealander gives good account of himself but Thunder slump to another loss against Warriors.

McIlroy eyes green jacket

World No 1 golfer has just one thing in mind for 2015 - winning the US Masters, the only major title to elude him.

Recap: Ko wins millions

Kiwi golfer Lydia Ko wins final LPGA Tour event of year and bonus prize for a combined purse of nearly $2 million.

All you need to know about Ko

Stenson defends Dubai crown

$1m 'wow' box now Ko's

Kiwi teen golf sensation thinks of mum when deciding how to spend her $1.9m winnings.

Ferns coach staying in the present

Waimarama Taumaunu says she hasn't decided if she'll seek a further term as Silver Ferns coach beyond next year's World Cup.

Magic grant release to Manu

Waikato-BOP Magic release Bessie Manu from 2015 contract so she can make career move to England.

More help for Kiwi coaches

Farcical changes devalue TTNL

Tough Jury on mend for Magic

The tall defender is recovering well from injury and is ready to take her opportunity with the Waikato-BOP Magic.

Agassi: Nishikori will win slams

Andre Agassi has labelled rising Japanese star Kei Nishikori one of the 'greatest shot-makers' in tennis history.

'This one's for the boys'

Federer steps back from the glory, allowing Swiss team-mates to carry the Davis Cup for the fans.

Nadal looks to future

Fit Federer primed for final

Federer seals Davis Cup win

World No 2 tennis star delivers a vintage performance to secure Switzerland's first Davis Cup win.

Rosberg picked to bounce back

German F1 driver will return to the championship in 2015 stronger for his experience this year, Mercedes boss says.

Hamilton savours 'greatest day'

Formula One world champion elated by his success talks about what it took over the last 24 hours to win the title.

Williams save best for last

Alonso overcome in farewell

'Legend' Hamilton wins F1 title

Cheered on by Prince Harry and pop star girlfriend Nicole Scherzinger, driver wins in Abu Dhabi to claim F1 title.

Papuni hits out at replacement

Reece Papuni 'disappointed' at lack of professionalism around farcical main event in Fight for Christchurch.

San Diego's bid pays price

A San Diego official claims his city’s bid to host the 2017 America’s Cup was scuppered on financial grounds.

Flat ending for Black Sticks

Meehan sceptical of Tua fight

Cameron happy with legacy

Long before New Zealand boxing's renaissance, Shane Cameron got his hands dirty laying the foundations for future stars.

Marsh plots repeat double

Cambridge trainer Stephen Marsh is hoping for a second lightning strike at Otaki next weekend.

Bar raised for Coastal Express

Karen Zimmerman bought well when she paid $5000 for Coastal Express at the 2011 yearling sales series at Karaka.

In Style catches the eye

Old warrior battles against odds

Terror gets no luck in draw

The only NZ invitations in Saturday night's Miracle Mile came out of the barrier draw with vastly differing fortunes.

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