Troubled Guildford coming home

Zac Guildford's off-field issues continue to haunt him.

Former All Blacks wing quits French club who hope he will "find the stability and support" he needs in NZ.

Triple trouble for Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao looks downcast in the wake of his loss to Floyd Mayweather Junior.

8:20 AM  Boxer facing surgery, possible suspension and a lawsuit from angry fans in the wake of loss to Mayweather.

Hohaia 'let the team down'

Former Kiwi Lance Hohaia leaves a big void at St Helens after quitting the game early with health issues.

7:54 AM  English league club face a tough job replacing versatile Kiwi after his sudden retirement due to concussion.

Campbell 'on par with Hillary'

New Zealand golfer Michael Campbell's career was one of swings and roundabouts

Former US Open champion's father and coach reflect on his career following his retirement.

Juventus stun Real Madrid

TURIN, ENGLAND - MAY 05:  Carlos Tevez of Juventus celebrates as he scores their second goal from a penalty during the UEFA Champions League semi final first leg match between Juventus and Real Madrid CF at Juventus Arena on May 5, 2015 in Turin, Italy.  (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

8:53 AM  Carlos Tevez smashes home second-half penalty as hosts claim 2-1 win in Champions League semi.

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opinion

We'll never know full Patston story

ARU chief executive Bill Pulver, left, handed too much power to former Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie.

OPINION: Not a single character untarnished after the Kurtley Beale texting scandal came to light last year.

Roos may be No 2 for long time

OPINION: Kiwis rise to world No 1 berth must have Aussie camp questioning decision not to play a test for 12 months.

Fitzgerald had 'gutful' of CRNZ

John Kirwan's time up at Blues

cricket

Injured Guptill to miss warmup

A side strain has in-form New Zealand opener Martin Guptill under a cloud for the first test against England.

In-form New Zealand opener facing a race against time to be fit for the first test against England at Lord's on May 21.

Boycott: Cook 'up his own arse'

Former England cricketer slams test opener, saying he is 'living in cloud cuckoo land' about his record as captain.

New Zealand bowler Mitchell McClenaghan couldn't snare a wicket in his latest IPL outing.

Mitch's mixed bag in IPL win

8:03 AM  Boundaries and dot balls pepper bowler's figures as Mumbai Indians move to fourth on the table.

rugby

Troubled Guildford coming home

Zac Guildford's off-field issues continue to haunt him.

Former All Blacks wing quits French club who hope he will "find the stability and support" he needs in NZ.

Abendanon player of the year

Clermont Auvergne fullback wins coveted European club rugby award.

New skipper Steven Luatua is determined to see the Blues finish their season on a high.

Luatua takes on Blues captaincy

8:51 AM  Winning finish to sorry season demanded by ABs forward taking the reins from an injured Jerome Kaino.

football

Boxall joins the Phoenix exodus

Defender Michael Boxall salutes Phoenix fans after they exited the A-League finals with a 2-0 defeat to Melbourne City.

A-League franchise release five players after playoff failure as defender confirms switch to South African outfit.

Wanderers win, but ousted

Reigning champions Western Sydney have been heartbreakingly knocked out of the Asian Champions League.

TURIN, ENGLAND - MAY 05:  Carlos Tevez of Juventus celebrates as he scores their second goal from a penalty during the UEFA Champions League semi final first leg match between Juventus and Real Madrid CF at Juventus Arena on May 5, 2015 in Turin, Italy.  (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Juventus edge Real Madrid

8:53 AM  Carlos Tevez scores second-half penalty as hosts win absorbing Champions League semi first leg 2-1.

league

Nielsen sacked by the Dragons

Dane Nielsen played two games for the St George Illawarra Dragons after moving from the Warriors this season.

St George Illawarra terminate the contract of former Warriors star over 'breaches of his obligations'.

Hurrell recalled by Warriors

Scintillating international form sees two players recalled for away clash with Cronulla Sharks on Saturday night.

Former Kiwi Lance Hohaia leaves a big void at St Helens after quitting the game early with health issues.

Hohaia feels he 'let team down'

7:54 AM  St Helens face a tough job replacing versatile Kiwi after his sudden retirement from league.

basketball

Rose, Gasol lead Bulls in opener

Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose drives past Cleveland Cavaliers counterpart Kyrie Irving during game one of their NBA eastern conference semifinals series.

Star duo combine for 46 points as Chicago beat Cleveland in game one of NBA eastern conference semis.

Warriors rout Grizzlies in opener

Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson on fire as Golden State bag 101-86 win in NBA Western Conference semis.

Part of the San Antonio Spurs side eliminated from the NBA playoffs on Sunday, Patty Mills, left, and  Aron Baynes, centre, are two of six NBA players to make themselves available for the Australian side to face NZ in August.

NBA-laden Boomers to face NZ

As Tall Blacks wait on Steven Adams’ decision, Aussies reveal they will be stacked for Olympic qualifiers.

golf

Campbell 'on par with Hillary'

New Zealand golfer Michael Campbell's career was one of swings and roundabouts

New Zealand golfer's US Open win matches Edmund Hillary's conquering of Mt Everest, says former coach.

McIlroy wins WGC Match Play

World's No 1 golfer Rory McIlroy solidifies his place at the top of the sport with an 4&2 match play title win.

Lydia Ko has a challenge on her hands to hold off South Korean Inbee Park at the top of women's golf.

Ko just holds on to No 1 ranking

But Kiwi's grip at the top of women's golf loosens as South Korean rival Inbee Park closes in with LPGA Tour win.

netball

Injured Kopua remains sidelined

Injured captain Casey Kopua will sit alongside coach Julie Fitzgerald for the Magic's match against the Steel.

Magic coach Julie Fitzgerald rules captain Casey Kopua out for at least another week.

Tough road lies ahead for Steel

Southern Steel up to second in NZ conference but have arguably hardest road home of the playoff contenders.

Southern Steel player Brooke Leaver receives a Facial from SIT Therapy Student Olivia Trainor.

Purvis out, Watson in for Steel

Key Steel defender Storm Purvis is out of action and Jane Watson is ready to step up and fill the void.

tennis

Serena on fast track to set record

Serena Williams is six grand slam singles titles away from beating Margaret Court's record, something Martina Navratilova believes the world No 1 can achieve.

Serena Williams can break Margaret Court's record of 24 grand slam singles, according to Martina Navratilova.

Murray snaps his claycourt jinx

Andy Murray's preparations for the French Open gather momentum in Munich.

Petra Kvitova faltered in the second set before recovering to oust CoCo Vandeweghe to reach the third round at the Madrid Open.

Kvitova struggles, but survives

Fourth seed Petra Kvitova's stuttering form continued at the Madrid Open but she reached the third round.

motorsport

F1 champion linked with Ferrari

British Formula One star Lewis Hamilton is yet to ink a new deal with Mercedes beyond this season.

Lewis Hamilton yet to sign a new contract with Formula One outfit Mercedes.

Conroy wants to fuel knowledge

Invercargill race car driver Jamie Conroy is heading to the United States on a "reconnaissance trip".

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

Evans and Stanaway win at Spa

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

other sports

Triple trouble for Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao looks downcast in the wake of his loss to Floyd Mayweather Junior.

8:20 AM  Boxer facing surgery, possible suspension and a lawsuit from angry fans in the wake of his loss to Mayweather.

Paget eyes back-to-back wins

New Zealand eventer is primed for the biggest four-star event of the year in Gloucestershire this week.

Devon Manchester allowed three goals as the Black Sticks fell 3-0 to the Kookaburras in Hobart.

Kookaburras exact revenge

Black Sticks men's hockey side slump to 3-0 loss to Australia at the Hobart Challenge.

racing

Smokin Bird ruled out of feature

Soreness has cost Smokin Bird a start in Saturday's 3-year-old fillies' classic at Addington.

Smokin Bird ruled out of $150,000 Sires' Stakes Final for 3-year-old fillies at Addington on Saturday.

Kentucky Derby won in a sprint

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

Rising star Titan Banner is entered for the Addington meeting on Saturday.

Titan Banner off to Addington

Titan Banner, rated by trainer Graeme Anderson as the best pacer he has trained, will step out at Addington on Saturday.

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