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Seta Tamanivalu gets the Chiefs off the mark

7:15 PM  Sharks bite back after Seta Tamanivalu and Michael Leitch made dream start for Chiefs.

Player revolt at the Warriors?

Have Warriors' players lost faith in their coach?

Konrad Hurrell shared a message hinting that faith in coach Andrew McFadden is disappearing.

Foran texts thanks after OD

Kieran Foran was rushed to hospital earlier this week after suffering an overdose on prescription drugs.

8 min ago  Kiwis star Kieran Foran had been struggling with personal issues before his overdose.

From bar crawl to theme park

A dejected Manu Vatuvei after Monday's horrendous 42-0 loss to the Storm.

7:30 PM  Warriors winger Manu Vatuvei puts ill-fated night on the town behind him with daddy-daughter outing.

Sigmund "done" with Herbert

Wellington Phoenix defender Ben Sigmund (left) and former manager Ricki Herbert training four days before the latter ...

6:22 PM  Ben Sigmund lifts lid on icy tensions with former Phoenix and All Whites boss Ricki Herbert in new book.

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Is Rennie hard done by?

Chiefs coach Dave Rennie is angry over accusations of dodgy tactics late in the game against the Chiefs.

Stuff.co.nz's leading rugby scribes tackle the burning quetsions of the week.

Warriors axed after night out

Manu Vatuvei is one of five players being investigated by the Warriors for breaking team protocols.

Stars on a big night out at the Viaduct didn't account for a meeting the next day.

'She begged me to stay'

James Roberts has been described as "selfless" for leaving "begging" partner in labour for Broncos game.

NRL star couldn't stay put when his partner's water broke. He had a game with the boys.

Warriors in disarray

Konrad Hurrell's bid to make it back as a regular starter for the Warriors has taken a hit after being dropped to ...

OPINION: On-field embarrassments and boozy nights out - this team is a shambles, the coach must go.

Panic button not an option

Highlanders coach Jamie Joseph must ensure his side hits the right buttons against the Brumbies - apart from the one ...

Highlanders must get back on track in pivotal Super Rugby clash against Brumbies.

Jones is a human Molotov cocktail

Eddie Jones is walking a fine line and could end up going the same way as Shane Sutton.

OPINION: Being Australian is not an excuse for overstepping the mark.

No buffoonery for Warriors

The players would have provisions in their contracts that meant they were not allowed to do anything that compromised ...

They get paid the big bucks, so a rowdy night out is off the cards. It's all in the contract.

Head to head: What have the Olympics become?

Valerie Adams is a household name in New Zealand, but do you know any other current female shot putters?

Here come the Olympics Games, once the bastion of amateur ideals and sporting passion. But are they still?

Adams has his game face on video

New Zealand's Steven Adams respects Tim Duncan and the Spurs, but not too much.

New Zealand's OKC Thunder rookie has learnt the hard way not to fall for Tim Duncan's nice-guy image.

Lee on song in New Orleans

Danny Lee follows the fortunes of an iron shot in New Orleans.

NZ golfer survives long rain delay to be eighth after the first round on the latest PGA Tour stop.

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Warriors: Abandon ship?

Konrad Hurrell is in the spotlight after sharing a tweet that hinted faith in coach Andrew McFadden is evaporating.

OPINION: When it comes to the off-course Warriors, it's time for fans to demand respect

Head to head: What have the Olympics become?

Here come the Olympics Games, once the bastion of amateur ideals and sporting passion. But are they still?

Burning questions: Rennie hard done by?

Jones is a human Molotov cocktail

Rugby

Sanzaar: New teams need time

Sunwolves players celebrate their first Super Rugby win.

New  Super Rugby teams may have struggled but Sanzaar preaches patience.

Perenara welcomes challengers

The Hurricanes' TJ Perenara never wants "to be the best of a bad bunch.''

More good halfbacks the merrier says TJ Perenara.

Matchup: Midfield muscle video

Malakai Fekitoa should be up for a big clash in midfield this weekend against Wallabies centre Tevita Kuridrani.

Two of the best centres in Super Rugby, Malakai Fekitoa and Tevita Kuridrani, to square off.

Goodes relishing rookie challenge

Vaea Fifita will start for the Hurricanes in their first match in South Africa.

Hurricanes make just one change to starting team for match in Johannesburg.

Cricket

Aussie players lobby for less pink ball

Australian players are hoping for only one pink ball test match next summer, rather than two.

Slated to play two pink ball tests next summer, Australian players only want one.

NZ on board with day-night tests

NZ cricket coach Mike Hesson and CEO David White are happy to make day-night cricket test history in India.

Black Caps say they're content to continue to make history with the pink cricket ball.

How Captain Kane finds the right balance

Kane Williamson is a visual learner so picks up something very quickly, according to one of his early coaches.

Unlocking the secret to the success of New Zealand's latest test captain.

Williamson takes the Black Caps reins video

Kane Williamson, after taking a little time to stew on it, has been confirmed as captain of the Black Caps.

Star batsman confirmed as New Zealand's cricket captain in all three forms of the game.

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Foran texts out thanks after drug OD

Kiwis star Kieran Foran had been struggling with personal issues before his overdose.

Football

Phoenix to play Mariners in Canberra

The Wellington Phoenix will play the Central Coast Mariners in Canberra later this year.

The Wellington Phoenix will travel to Canberra to face the Central Coast Mariners next season.

Liverpool suffers late loss video

Villarreal's Adrian Lopez is congratulated after scoring the late winner.

Adrian Lopez breaks deadlock with a late goal for Villarreal to notch a first leg win in the Europa League semis.

Liverpool's Sakho suspended

A fat-burning drug and a failed anti-doping test has seen Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho suspended for 30 days by UEFA.

Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho provisionally suspended for 30 days after failing doping test.

Hillsborough families file suit

Relatives hold up a scarf after the jury delivered its verdict of unlawful killing at the new inquests into the ...

Lawyers of families of the Hillsborough 96 have filed a civil suit against two police forces.

League

Warriors: Abandon ship?

Konrad Hurrell is in the spotlight after sharing a tweet that hinted faith in coach Andrew McFadden is evaporating.

OPINION: When it comes to the off-course Warriors, it's time for fans to demand respect

Five Warriors off-field indiscretions

Konrad Hurrell has been no stranger to controversy during his time with the New Zealand Warriors.

It's a toss-up whether the worst Warriors performances are on or off the field.

Bunnies fans boo their own video

Tempers boiled over in the scrappy game between the Rabbitohs and Tigers in Sydney.

A night to forget for the Rabbitohs with fans getting stuck in after a "garbage" performance.

Manly deny drug claims

Geoff Toovey has denied Manly players were using an EPO-like drug during the 2011 season.

Warriors not beaten by drug-powered players in the 2011 NRL grand final, Geoff Toovey says.

Basketball

Hawks finally find way to eliminate Celtics

Atlanta Hawks guard Jeff Teague (0) drives to the hoop against Boston Celtics guard Terry Rozier (12).

It took nearly 60 years, but the Atlanta Hawks finally found a way to beat the Boston Celtics in the playoffs.

Dickel to remain in Rams' pen

Mark Dickel is staying on as Canterbury Rams' coach beyond this season.

Former Tall Black Mark Dickel extends contract with Canterbury Rams and Mainland academy.

Te Rangi heads to Bullets

Tall Black Reuben Te Rangi is shifting across the Tasman to play his ANBL hoops.

The Tall Blacks swingman has found a home across the ditch, complete with some familiar faces.

Sharks seeking to muscle up on defence

Southland Sharks' Nick Kay competes for the ball with the Rangers' Terence Roberts.

 The Southland Sharks will have to play tighter on defence to clinch a berth in the National Basketball League's final four series.

Golf

Hawks finally find way to eliminate Celtics

Atlanta Hawks guard Jeff Teague (0) drives to the hoop against Boston Celtics guard Terry Rozier (12).

It took nearly 60 years, but the Atlanta Hawks finally found a way to beat the Boston Celtics in the playoffs.

PGA Tour: New Orleans Open leaderboard

Kiwi golfer Danny Lee is in the field for the New Orleans Open.

The leaderboard from the latest stop on the PGA Tour, the New Orleans Open.

Lee on song in New Orleans

Danny Lee follows the fortunes of an iron shot in New Orleans.

NZ golfer survives long rain delay to be eighth after the first round on the latest PGA Tour stop.

NZ tied for second in Korea

Munchin Keh is tied for second in the individual standings after the first round at the Queen Sirikit Cup.

Kiwi amateurs make solid start to Queen Sirikit Cup.

Netball

De Bruin ready to lead

Leana de Bruin is set to make her first appearance of the season for the Waikato-BOP Magic on Sunday.

 The Waikato-BOP Magic captain hopes her return on Sunday will provide a leadership boost as they seek their first win.

Mental resolve crucial to Tactix turnaround

The Tactix are all smiles after upsetting the Mystics on Monday night.

Top two inches pivotal in Mainland Tactix start to trans-Tasman netball league

Steel face their first Aussie test video

Southern Steel coach Noeline Taurua celebrates with her team after a one point win over the Mystics in the trans-Tasman ...

NZ's top team brace for the West Coast Fever, their first Australian opposition of 2016.

Pulse players admit "crap" performance

Katrina Grant said her Pulse team are bringing the physicality in training.

Tanya Dearns deemed the Pulse's latest victory the "ugliest" performance she'd seen.

Tennis

Erakovic into semifinals

Marina Erakovic's quest for ranking points is gathering pace with a good run of wins in Rabat.

Kiwi tennis star's hot form continues in Morocco as she seeks much-needed ranking points.

Nadal given OIympics honour

Rafael Nadal celebrates winning this year's Barcelona Open.

Tennis star given second chance to be Spain's Olympic flagbearer after injury ruined the honour for him in 2012.

Erakovic into quarters

New Zealand tennis player Marina Erakovic has made an encouraging return to form in Morocco.

NZ women's tennis player continues good run at WTA tournament in Morocco.

Erakovic wins in Morocco

Kiwi women's tennis player Marina Erakovic moved past the first round in Morocco.

Marina Erakovic through to second round in Morocco.

Other sports

Paget leads Kiwi charge at Kentucky

Jock Paget is well-placed to make a charge at the Kentucky Horse Trials after a competitive dressage score.

Competitive dressage performance has NZ eventer in mix in US with Olympic selectors watching.

Burling and Tuke in control

Peter Burling and Blair Tuke continue to dominate the 49er class as the Olympics loom.

Another consistent day has 49er stars leading Kiwi charge at World Cup in France.

Pacquiao kidnap threat made

Manny Pacquiao campaigns for office in the Philippine Senate.

Boxing star "not ignoring" threat to kidnap him as he campaigns for the Philippine Senate.

All set for a podium finish

New Plymouth's Libby Houghton and Tauranga's Ella Akkerman are heading to the under-17 beach volleyball Asian ...

"You can't do it part time at this level."

Motorsport

Ricciardo to test aeroscreen

Australian F1 driver Daniel Ricciardo gets into his Red Bull car fitted with the aeroscreen.

Australian F1 driver to handle practice run at Sochi with a new cockpit protection device.

Hamilton needs a hat-trick

Lewis Hamilton was in New York on Tuesday for the Time 100 Gala.

F1 world champ desperate for a May Day victory in Sochi to keep his title defence on track.

$24m F1 crowd-sourcing bid

Manor Racing F1 driver Rio Haryanto dons his fireproof hood.

Smallest team on the track thinks big with text messaging appeal for $24m needed to stay in the race.

'Mad Mike' tears up Long Beach video

Kiwi drifter, 'Mad' Mike Whiddett.

Kiwi burnout king NZ-bound after tearing up the sands and streets of California's Long Beach.

Racing

Xtravagant's future plans under discussion

Matt Cameron rides Xtravagant in an exhibition gallop at Te Aroha in preparation for Te Rapa this weekend.

Xtravagant's future plans under discussion after Te Rapa.

Celebrity Miss the Travis watch horse

Celebrity Miss wins at Te Rapa in her last campaign.

Celebrity Miss upset factor in Travis.

Marsh has No More Tears ready

Stephen Marsh has No More Tears primed and ready to add to her Australian black-type record.

Stephen Marsh-trained No More Tears has an opportunity to claim further Australian black-type on Saturday.

Hogan announces Tavistock's fee

Tavistock wins the Group I Waikato Draught Sprint at Te Rapa in his racing days.

Tavistock in high demand.

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Brady's 'Deflategate' ban restored video

Tom Brady of the New England Patriots has had his four-game ban reinstated.

US appeals court rules NFL star Tom Brady must serve a four-game suspension over the under-inflated football saga.

Lakers fire coach Byron Scott video

Byron Scott, who has been sacked by the Los Angeles Lakers.

Losing Los Angeles Lakes sack coach.

NFL star 'fails' another drug test video

Josh Gordon missed the 2015 season after he failed a drinking test when he was meant to be sober.

Time running out for Josh Gordon of the Cleveland Browns as he reportedly fails yet another drug test.

Who will Miesha Tate fight next? video

Miesha Tate will fight Amanda Nunes on July 9.

Well it won't be either Ronda Rousey or Holly Holm as the UFC women’s bantamweight champion names her opponent.