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Spiteful Sharks must be reined in

Bismarck du Plessis's behaviour was 'completely unacceptable', says former Springbok coach Nick Mallett.

OPINION: It is a disgrace Sanzar is happy to ignore beyond the imposition of individual punishments, writes Mark Reason.

Crusaders find their groove

OPINION: Todd Blackadder's boys find their feet again as counterpart Sir John Kirwan loses ninth game in 10.

Netball NZ must help Tactix

Is Richie McCaw a spent force?


Anderson tears Windies apart

England bowler James Anderson celebrates taking the wicket of Marlon Samuels en route to a test victory over the West Indies.

England bowler delivers devastating spell, setting up side's first away test win since beating India in Kolkata in 2012.

Rahat ruled out of test series

Fast bowler joins long list of injured Pakistan team-mates set to miss two-test series against Bangladesh.

Brendon McCullum

Kiwi Mc-double fire in IPL video

McCullum smashes 66 and McClenaghan snares treble on winning night for NZ cricketers.


Hurricanes too classy for Reds

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 26: Beauden Barrett of the Hurricanes passes  during the round 11 Super Rugby match between the Reds and the Hurricanes at Suncorp Stadium on April 26, 2015 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by David Kapernick/Getty Images)

8:17 PM  TJ Perenara grabs two tries as Hurricanes go back to top of Super Rugby ladder.

Nanai-Williams off to Glasgow

Chief hopes form since returning from injury will extend to the Glasgow Sevens with Samoa.

CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND - OCTOBER 04: Tasman Makos assistant coach Leon MacDonald (L) with Dan Carter (R) of Canterbury prior to the ITM Cup match between Canterbury and Tasman at AMI Stadium on October 4, 2014 in Christchurch, New Zealand.  (Photo by Martin Hunter/Getty Images)

MacDonald to replace Mauger

7:53 PM  Former All Blacks and Crusaders fullback Leon MacDonald to join Crusaders coaching team.


Sydney FC beat Nix in Wellington

Sydney FC players celebrate a goal at Westpac Stadium on Sunday.

8:20 PM  The Phoenix will now likely host Melbourne City next Sunday in an A-League elimination final.

Leicester do Houdini, City win

EPL club out of relegation zone by matching 49-year-old record for consecutive wins.

Wellington Phoenix goalkeeper Glen Moss dives for a save during warm-up in their first round A-League clash.

Moss ruled out of Sydney clash

Goalkeeper Lewis Italiano will make his A-League debut, for the Phoenix on Sunday.


Four Kiwis back for Anzac test

GOSFORD, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 21:  Roger Tuivasa-Sheck of the Roosters in action during the NRL Trial Match between the Sydney Roosters and the Manly Sea Eagles at Central Coast Stadium on February 21, 2015 in Gosford, Australia.  (Photo by Ashley Feder/Getty Images)

4 min ago  Four players recalled to Kiwis squad for Friday's Anzac test in Brisbane

Matulino: No crisis at Warriors

Warriors prop defends team's setup despite suffering same poor season start as last year when coach was sacked.

CAIRNS, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 26: Souths Tim Grant breaks through during the round eight NRL match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Canberra Raiders at Barlow Park on April 26, 2015 in Cairns, Australia. (Photo Brian Cassey/Getty Images)

Raiders stun the Bunnies

9:23 PM  Canberra mount second-half comeback for the second week to upset South Sydney 30-22.


Spurs thrash Clippers in playoffs

San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills is fouled by the Los Angeles Clippers' Chris Paul at the Staples Center.

San Antonio regain NBA Championship-winning form with a 27-point demolition of LA Clippers.

NBA sport's Game of Thrones

Anxious moments and cutthroat twists - top TV courts aren't Judy or Mason, but Hoops and Lannister.

Ethan Rusbatch and Richie Edwards (right) combined for 39 points as the Canterbury Rams took care of the Manawatu Jets for the third time this season.

Rams score third win over Jets

Canterbury Rams consign Manawatu Jets to sixth loss in a row with a 81-74 win in Palmerston North.


Ko remains in the hunt

Donna Otis (right), general manager of the Lake Merced Golf Club, gives an 18th birthday cake to Kiwi world No 1 Lydia Ko after the second round of the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic in San Francisco on Saturday (NZ time). Ko is in contention to defend her title.

Kiwi golfer can't get going in the third round, but heads into the Swinging Skirts final round a title contender.

Westwood takes charge

Lee Westwood produced a sparkling back nine of 29 shots to wrest control of Indonesian Masters.

New Zealand's Lydia Ko hits a tee shot at the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic in San Francisco.

Ko upstaged at Swinging Skirts

Birthday girl Lydia Ko's party pooped by fellow teenager Brooke Henderson at the Swinging Skirts Classic.


Tactix push defending champs

Silver Fern Bailey Mes had her best game of the season for the Mainland Tactix.

Tactix give defending champion Melbourne Vixens big scare in Australia.

Mystics shooting for credibility 

Bubbles are on ice for the Mystics until they knock over an Australian team in trans-Tasman league.

Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic shooter Jo Harten is still feeling some effects of a sprained rib and remains in doubt for Sunday’s match against the Tactix.

Magic subdued by hot Fever

A bold showing from a raw Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic side wasn't enough to shock the Fever.


Halep plays on after death threat

Simona Halep beat Sara Errani in a tough match in Stuttgart despite threats against her life.

Security stepped up at Stuttgart WTA tournament after world No 3 receives a death threat.

Navratilova leaves Radwanska

Singles great steps down from coaching role after underestimating how much work was involved.

Kei Nishikori smashes the fuzz off the tennis ball with a topspin forehand during his three-set victory over Roberto Bautista Agut in the Barcelona Open quarterfinals.

Nishikori on track in Spain

Barcelona Open defending champ into the semifinals after holding off Roberto Bautista Agut.


Paddon crash injures spectators video

Kiwi Rally Driver Crashes into Crowd

Kiwi rally driver to continue race event after crash into crowd brought stage to a premature end.

Race day for Schumacher's son

Son of seven-time F1 world champ begins his career in F4 with the weight of expectation heavy on his shoulders.

Mick Schumacher celebrates after winning the trophy for best rookie at the German Formula Four championship.

Schumacher makes F4 podium

Teenage son of seven-time F1 world champion sprays champagne on his motor racing debut.

other sports

Hunt calls for depression fight video

Kiwi UFC superstar Mark Hunt.

UFC superstar Mark Hunt is urging those engulfed by the darkness of depression to reach out, before it's too late.

Burling, Tuke stay on top at WC

Kiwi sailors hold comfortable lead at sailing World Cup regatta in Hyeres, France.

New Zealand eventer Tim Price is leading the Kentucky four-star event in the US heading into the final showjumping phase.

Kiwi rider leads at Kentucky

Three-day eventer Tim Price riding Wesko is within sight of a second career victory at four-star level.


Marlborough Cup win for Rose

26042015 News Photo:Scott Hammond/Fairfax NZ
Indoor Bowls
Mixed Fours
Marlborough Racing Club
Peter Yealands Wines Marlborough Cup 1950m
Winner 13 Right Royal Rose ( CENTRE)
Second 3 Duffers Creek ( LEFT),
Third 10 Ya Dreamin Jonesy ( RIGHT)

8:35 PM  Right Royal Rose and Kylie Williams return to scale after winning the Marlborough Cup.

Coleman aims to be king

Michael Coleman is ready to ride Lauren Tate to victory again in the Travis Stakes at Te Rapa.

horse racing generic

Figurac impresses again 

A rising star emerged from the three-year-old 1400m at Trentham on Saturday.

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