Black Caps beaten at own game

There were plenty of headaches for New Zealand in their meltdown at Lord's in the final two days of a gripping test.

1:30 PM  OPINION: NZ have built a monster that has quickly come back to bite them with England counter-punching to glory at Lord's.

Banks to join Glenn's trust

The New Zealand Warriors league team is set to be owned by fans after Sir Owen Glenn gave his stake to a Trust.

2:28 PM  John Banks to head trust set up by millionaire to hold his shares in Warriors league team on behalf of fans.

B-Mac: 'It hurts, I won't lie' video

Black Caps captain Brendon McCullum just misses in a diving attempt to save a boundary in the Lord's test against England.

Black Caps skipper laments loss to England at Lord's, but says he's proud of his team and their brand of cricket.

Daley: NSW 'fear' Queensland

Blues coach Laurie Daley is wary of Queensland striking back after losing the State of Origin shield last year.

Blues coach says the Maroons have lost none of their edge despite being toppled in series last year.

Grant summoned over spat

Katrina Grant is in hot water for a post-match confrontation with umpire Jono Bredin after her side's draw with the Southern Steel last week.

Central Pulse captain faces a possible fine, censure or even suspension over her reaction to an umpire's decision.

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opinion

Black Caps beaten at own game

There were plenty of headaches for New Zealand in their meltdown at Lord's in the final two days of a gripping test.

1:30 PM  OPINION: NZ have built a monster that has quickly come back to bite them with England counter-punching to glory at Lord's.

Barker move could haunt Kiwis

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cricket

Black Caps beaten at own game

There were plenty of headaches for New Zealand in their meltdown at Lord's in the final two days of a gripping test.

1:30 PM  OPINION: NZ have built a monster that has quickly come back to bite them with England counter-punching to glory at Lord's.

B-Mac: 'It hurts, I won't lie' video

NZ skipper laments loss at Lord's, but says he's proud of his team and their continuing brand of aggressive cricket.

NSW Blues coach Trevor Bayliss is expected to be confirmed as the new coach of England this week.

Warne backs Bayliss to shine

1:52 PM  Australian bowling great backs countryman to take over bitter rivals, saying it would boost English setup.

rugby

Jones keen for Thorn's hand video

Colourful Welsh prop Adam Jones is entering into the banter that comes with playing for the Barbarians.

Rugged Welsh rugby prop desperate to have ex-ABs star "shove his hand between my legs in scrum".

Second start looms for Black

Not so hidden gem Otere Black should not be just a Hurricane for the here and now after promising debut.

Robbie Deans has hinted that a return to international rugby would tempt him most as he distances himself from links to Irish club Leinster.

Deans denies Leinster links

Sought-after Kiwi rugby coach loyal to Japan club, noting an international offer "would excite me more".

football

Reid pays tribute to axed manager

Axed West Ham United manager Sam Allardyce was a popular figure with his players.

All Whites skipper says charismatic coach Sam Allardyce always had the backing of his players.

Liverpool say Rodgers' job safe

Club indicate that coach's position is unchanged regardless of 6-1 loss to Stoke on final day of EPL season.

Chelsea's John Terry, centre, and Didier Drogba, left, lead the celebrations after winning the Premier League title.

Friendly clash to break records

2:23 PM  The new record attendance for ANZ Stadium to be set by Sydney FC vs Chelsea friendly game.

league

Banks to join Glenn's league trust

The New Zealand Warriors league team is set to be owned by fans after Sir Owen Glenn gave his stake to a Trust.

2:28 PM  John Banks to head trust set up by millionaire to hold his shares in Warriors team on behalf of fans.

Broncos surge to NRL win

Brisbane Broncos surge to an impressive 31-18 NRL win over Newcastle Knights at Hunter Stadium on Monday.

Blues coach Laurie Daley is wary of Queensland striking back after losing the State of Origin shield last year.

Daley: NSW 'fear' Queensland

NSW Blues coach maintains Maroons have lost none of their edge despite being toppled as champs last year.

basketball

Saints to play in Taiwan tourney

Wellington Saints star Torrey Craig could be showcasing his talents in the R. Williams Jones Cup in Taiwan.

8 min ago  NBL champions will play in Taiwan later this year after accepting an invitation for the R. William Jones Cup.

Saints top as vital games await

Wellington Saints eyeing three winnable home games after moving back to top of National Basketball League ladder.

May 24, 2015; Cleveland, OH, USA;  Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) celebrates against the Atlanta Hawks in game three of the Eastern Conference Finals of the NBA Playoffs at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports

Cavaliers close on NBA finals

LeBron James comes good as Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Atlanta Hawks to close in on a coveted spot in the NBA finals.

golf

Trump: High end golf 'going great'

US billionaire Donald Trump is about to open his latest golf venture the Trump Links at Ferry Point, New York City.

Golf health may be ailing, but on eve of his NYC course opening billionaire says business is grand.

Korean rookie in runaway win

An Byeong Hun only third European Tour rookie to win BMW PGA Championship, roaring to six-shot victory.

Danny Lee recorded his third top-10 finish of the PGA Tour season, at the Crowne Plaza Invitational at the Colonial Country Club on Monday (NZ time).

Strong finish for Lee at Colonial

Kiwi golfer records his third top-10 finish of the PGA Tour season with a 10th place in Texan tournament.

netball

Grant summoned over spat

Katrina Grant is in hot water for a post-match confrontation with umpire Jono Bredin after her side's draw with the Southern Steel last week.

Pulse captain faces a possible fine, censure or even suspension over her reaction to an umpire's call.

Tactix defender Fellowes retires

2:53 PM  Former Australian defender Demelza Fellowes announces her retirement from netball at end of season.

Casey Kopua has made a winning return to trans-Tasman netball.

Magic secure second spot in NZ 

Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic march on but it's almost game over for the Central Pulse in trans-Tasman netball league.

tennis

Sharapova booed, Murray on run

French Open No 2 seed Maria Sharapova blows kisses to the crowd after winning her first round match 6-1 6-4.

French Open defending champ jeered at Roland Garros after preferring to keep her thoughts to herself.

Williams out in the first round

Former world No 1 suffers early French Open exit beaten in straight sets by an American challenger.

World No 14 Gael Monfils is considered the best French hope at Roland Garros this year.

Monfils dodging Open pressure

French tennis star not feeling weight of expectation from home crowd, but could do with a new pair of shorts.

motorsport

Dixon fourth in chaotic race video

Indy 500

Kiwi driver just misses a podium finish in an action-packed Indy 500 punctuated by crashes and a tight finish.

Rosberg thanks luck for victory

F1 driver enjoys "probably the best luck of his career" on way to victory at Monaco.

WRC driver Hayden Paddon is happy with his progress at Rally Portugal.

Paddon closes gap in Portugal

Kiwi rally driver back on track after finishing eighth after final day at the Rally Portugal.

other sports

NZ track cyclists cross Tasman

Pieter Bulling leads the men’s team pursuit on their way to the world title earlier this year.

Some of New Zealand's leading cyclists will get a baptism of fire when they return to track competition in Australia.

Gutsy Gaze battles to fifth

Waikato rider fights off illness to upstage fellow Kiwi mountainbiker Anton Cooper at World Cup.

May 24, 2015; New York, NY, USA; New York Rangers left wing Carl Hagelin (62) with Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Jason Garrison (5) defending during the second period of game five of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports

Lightning close on NHL Finals

Tampa Bay Lightning beat New York Rangers 2-0 to move within one win of the NHL's Stanley Cup Finals.

racing

Too much pressure to perform

One of the world's leading thoroughbred owners and trainers, deputy ruler of Dubai Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

Sheik Hamdan says horses chasing Triple Crown face too much pressure in short space of time.

Secret Spirit takes Foal Stakes

Adrian Clark Clark and Challenge syndicate in clover again at Ellerslie.

Galloper Volkstok’n’barrell has been attracting some high money bids.

Volkstok'n'barrell sale a saga

A multi-million-dollar deal to buy glamour galloper Volkstok'n'barrell has been scuppered.

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