Crusaders charge back

Nemani Nadolo

Back from Africa, back in form and back in championship contention, the Crusaders made a big statement in Hamilton.

Video: Crusaders hold on Photos: 2014 Crusaders Slade seals one-point win Blackadder praises grit Read a worker, no shirker Crusaders eke out win

Benji may be dropped

Benji Marshall Benji Marshall's unexpected audition at first five-eighth was further proof that he is struggling.

Warriors' woe continues

Manu Vatuvei The Warriors can now lay the reluctant claim to the longest current losing streak to a rival NRL club.

Call for retirement 'ridiculous'

Richie McCaw Dan Carter has rubbished criticism of All Blacks and Crusaders team-mate Richie McCaw.

Owen Glenn's threat 'unhelpful'

Owen Glenn The heavyweight off-field battle between the Warriors' co-owners has taken another turn over a parking dispute.

Public being taking for ride

Lydia Ko We, the taxpayers, are putting more and more of our hard-earned Kiwi dollars into elite sport, but no one has asked us if we are happy about it.

S Africa must stay in Super Rugby

This talk of moving away from South Africa in Super Rugby is madness.

Crusaders eke out victory

Winds of change blow both ways

Jet-setting Dan in no hurry

Dan Carter and Ernie Els He's jetting here, there and everywhere and Dan Carter is not desperate to get back to work.

Folau dazzles in return

Israel Folau has made a royal return to Super Rugby to lead the Waratahs to a bruising 19-12 win over the Bulls.

Blackadder praises grit

Read strives to be the best

Benji may be dropped

Benji Marshall's unexpected audition at first five-eighth was further proof that he is struggling.

Moores to be new England coach

Peter Moores England will name Peter Moores as their cricket director on Saturday, handing the Lancashire coach his second time in charge.

CWC nerves for Germon

It's been 18 years since Lee Germon played in his only World Cup but the boss of Canterbury Cricket has already played a major role in the next one

Vettori's Bangalore crush Delhi

Recognition to go with trophy?

Trott stands down again

Jonathan Trott has suffered more stress-related problems on his return to first class action and will take another break from the sport.

Warriors missing lucky charm

NZ Warriors There's no doubting the fact this Warriors team is brimming with talent - so why aren't they sitting on the top of the NRL?

Video killed the rugby league star

A sneak peak at the future of rugby league, if the trend to using video refereeing continues.

Warriors hunt for new centre

Coach 'has faith in me'

From much to the NRL

James Gavet wasn't joking when he said that had it not been for rugby league, he would probably be in the sewers deep beneath Auckland.

Nightmare Mariners schedule

Matthew Simon and Bruce Djite A nightmare schedule threatens to derail the Central Coast's dream of defending their A-League title, after their victory over Adelaide.

Game not about me: Moyes

Manchester United manager David Moyes played down the significance of returning to his former club for the first time in their Premier League match against Everton.

Tributes flow for footballer

Finkler sends Finkler through

Chelsea's title hopes take hit

Fulham's chances of remaining in the EPL suffered a major blow when they lost 3-1 at Tottenham.

Nuggets stay undefeated

Sam King The Otago Nuggets' perfect start to the NBL season has continued with a gutsy 82-64 victory over the Canterbury Rams.

Rams return halts exodus

If the Canterbury Rams had not been revived this season, much of the region's talent would have been displaced.

Basics go begging for Airs

Saints take on Nuggets

Adams' physicality suits clash

For Kiwi rookie Steven Adams, the Grizz might be just the biz as he takes his first step into the NBA's post-season.

Furyk, Martin join Choi

Jim Furyk Jim Furyk and Ben Martin joined South Korean KJ Choi in the lead when the second round of the RBC Heritage was completed.

Westwood's lead cut to one

Englishman Andy Sullivan fired a six-under-par 66 to cut Lee Westwood's lead to one shot after the third round of the Malaysian Open.

KJ Choi takes Heritage lead

Hornets attack pro golfer

Ko falls further behind

A 74 has seen Lydia Ko fall into 27th going into the final round of the Lotte Championship.

Thunderbirds in new low

Reigning champions the Adelaide Thunderbirds have suffered their biggest defeat in the seven years of the trans-Tasman netball competition.

Magic desperate for action

The tran-Tasman netball competiton bye has increased the Waikato-BoP Magic's hunger for the game.

Steely finish needed

More than optimism required

Bailey's magic should help

The former Silver Fern's comeback may conclude for good after today's fulltime buzzer.

Ferrer shocks Nadal

Rafa Nadal Rafael Nadal's 30-match claycourt winning streak ended when the world No 1 was stunned by fellow Spaniard David Ferrer in the Monte Carlo Masters quarter-finals.

Cibulkova rallies to beat Diyas

Top-seeded Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia rallied to beat Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan 4-6 6-2 6-4 and reach the semifinals of the Malaysian Open.

Djokovic, Nadal cruise

Cibulkova eases through

Wawrinka, Federer into final

Stanislas Wawrinka produced a ruthless display to beat Spain's David Ferrer 6-1 7-6 (3) to reach the Monte Carlo Masters final.

Kiwi rookie impresses veteran

Todd Kelly Nissan's Todd Kelly has emerged as one of Scott McLaughlin's biggest fans, even though he drives for a rival team.

Pukekohe circuit cannot be tamed

Iconic Kiwi driver Greg Murphy, the "King of Pukekohe", talks about how to navigate the circuit.

Kiwis who keep pit lane humming

Kiwi Coulthard hits top gear

McLaughlin's too hot to jandal

Thirteen words Scott McLaughlin said after winning podium spot in Adelaide have taken his fame to astronomical levels.

Leapai taking Tua big a leap

Alex Leapai He's second Samoan to box for world heavyweight title but Alex Leapai faces same challenges as David Tua did.

Rahman ready to hit the ring again

Reacquainting himself with the heavy bag should be easier than fatherhood for Hasim Rahman.

NZ 'should have AFL team'

Greyhound deaths 'a bloodbath'

Parker watched by the world

Joseph Parker's greatest challenge this week will come before he steps into the ring with a veteran heavyweight.

Greyhounds 'a bloodbath'

greyhound The sport's governing body admits its death and injury toll is still too high.

NZ jockey wins $A150k

Champion Kiwi jockey James McDonald rode It's a Dundeel to a win at the Australian Oaks.

Jones prepared talented gallopers

May eyes Easter Cup

Intransigent comes through

Waipukurau trainer Kirsty Lawrence's galloper provided her with her biggest moment in racing yesterday.

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