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McCullum must face the music

Brendon McCullum, left, arrives at Southwark Crown Court to give evidence in the trial of New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns on October 15. Cairns was found not guilty of perjury.

OPINION: Brendon McCullum must front foot the unanswered questions in the wake of Cairns trial verdict.

B-Mac's Cairns hot spot

OPINION: The New Zealand captain's statements during Chris Cairns perjury trial call for an internal investigation.

Cairns trial result a blow video

Cricket the winner on the day


Lomu's legacy will live on - Nonu

Ma'a Nonu joined French club Toulon following the All Blacks' World Cup victory.

France-based ABs star pays tribute to fallen hero as he was laid to rest in Auckland.

White out for Brumbies

Super Rugby team to unveil a new jersey design; its first major change in 20 years of Super Rugby competition.

World Rugby tested 500 players for doping at the Rugby World Cup.

RWC doping test results out

6:30 AM  World Rugby announces results of its "intelligence-led, targeted" drug testing of 500 players.


Ferns vow to keep pushing on

Football Ferns coach Tony Readings is determined his side will improve in the second and final match of their tour to Brazil.

Coach says not to expect the NZ women's football team to sit back and wait for Brazil to come charging.

RBB vows match boycott

Western Sydney's active supporter group says it will boycott A-League match against Brisbane.

Fifa sponsors are after transparency from football's governing body after the organisation was hit with a giant corruption scandal this year.

Fifa sponsors pen demand

6 min ago  Global corporate giants join in writing a letter to scandal-battered Fifa. Read it in full here.


ICC says Llong got it wrong video

The ICC have admitted that third umpire Nigel Llong got it wrong in allowing Nathan Lyon to stay at the crease.

Cricket's governing body admits third umpire made "an incorrect judgment".

Santner silences Aussie sledgers

Black Cap rookie had the perfect response for those confrontational Aussies in Adelaide.

India captain Virat Kohli celebrates after beating South Africa in the third test at Nagpur.

Sanction likely for 'poor' pitch

6:53 AM  Fines of up to $22,500 likely after Kiwi match referee Jeff Crowe submits report on India v South Africa test.


Five-day turnarounds to stay

NRL head of football Todd Greenberg: "I have told RLPA general president Clint Newton and chief executive Ian Prendergast today that we are targeting a 25 percent reduction in five-day turnarounds in the 2017 season."

NRL and RLPA conceed there'd be no changes to the competition draw for 2016 despite ongoing concerns.

New time-wasting rules video

NRL law change will see teams will be penalised for time-wasting at drop-outs and scrums.

Johnathan Thurston says players are frustrated with complications of the collective bargaining agreement.

Players unhappy with NRL

North Queensland star Johnathan Thurston is disappointed the players aren't getting any respect.


Vukona: We need to harden up

Mika Vukona says it's time to protect their territory in the paint against the Perth Wildcats.

The Breakers skipper is pledging to protect the paint against those aggressive Wildcats at the NSEC.

Wesley 'chance' to return

The Breakers may get a key man back for their Aussie NBL series decider against the Perth Wildcats.

Golden State forward Andre Iguodala posts up Utah Jazz guard Trey Burke during the Warriors' 19th straight win to start the NBA season.

Warriors win 19th straight

Stephen Curry scored 26 points as Golden State held on for NBA-record 19th consecutive win.


Early upsets at Interprovincial

Southland men's newcomer Sam Brinsdon picked up a debut win in the Interprovincial golf tournament in Invercargill.

Northland and Southland recorded two wins each to upset the big guns at the men's Interprovincial golf tournament in Invercargill.

Jones edges out Scott, Spieth

Matt Jones survived a nerve-wracking final round to claim the Australian Open crown at the expense of world No 1.

Hamilton pro Steven Alker will look to win the NZPGA Championship for a second time next year.

Alker signs up for the NZPGA

Former champion confirms for the event at the Remuera Golf Club in March.


Netball NZ defend Southby post

Janine Southby, left, with Southern Steel captain Wendy Frew.

Rumour mill undermines the reign of the new Silver Ferns coach Janine Southby before she's even begun in the role.

Ferns trio make top 10 list

British site names its top 10 netballers in the world with no Silver Ferns included in top five dominated by Aussies.

The new National Netball League is a development competition that will  concurrently with the ANZ Championship.

New netball league revealed

New five-team domestic development competition to get under way next April, Netball New Zealand says.


Murray to keep up momentum

Andy Murray is already planning his attack on next months Australian Open.

Scotsman is going to work hard in the off-season to make sure he keeps his form for Australian Open.

Murray's most emotional win

Davis Cup hero says leading Great Britain to a first title in the competition for 79 years one of his career highlights.


Andy Murray no 'Sir' for bro video

He may be the darling of Britain after winning the Davis Cup, but he's still just Andy for older brother Jamie.


Kiwi Evans gets DTM test in Spain

Mitch Evans, centre, after one of his two GP2 series wins this year. The young Kiwi driver has a test with leading sportscar manufacturer Audi this week.

Kiwi driver gets test in well-respected German sportscar series after finishing mixed GP2 season in fifth position.

Rivals' awkward question video

Famously frosty Formula One teammates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg are put on the spot at press conference.

Motorsport legend Jackie Stewart would like to see Nico Rosberg take the 2016 F1 championship title.

Stewart hopes Rosberg wins

British motorsport legend Jackie Stewart wants Nico Rosberg to conquer Lewis Hamilton next F1 season.

other sports

Fury buys $9000 caravan video

Britain's Tyson Fury knows the privileges that come with being No 1 in the world boxing heavyweight ranks.

The newly-crowned world heavyweight champ's big splurge after victory was to buy a second-hand caravan.

Consistency key for triathletes

Consistency will be the key for New Zealand's triathletes ahead of next year's Rio Olympics Games.

Jarryd Hayne may well get a chance to prove his worth before the season is up for the  San Francisco 49ers.

Shute: Time to recall Hayne

OPINION: After an eighth loss in 11 NFL games, it's surely time to give ex-NRL star another run for the 49ers.


Vet: 'I'll cop my whack'


Vet says he let trainers Mark Kavanagh and Danny O'Brien down.

Soriano can keep Kawi honest

Savabeel’s progeny Soriano and Kawi to clash in $200,000 Group I Captain Cook Stakes.

Kawi and Leith Innes winning the The Makfi Challenge Stakes in 2015

Sharrock's stunning streak

Trainer Allan Sharrock's hot form and the return of Leith Innes could be good news for Kawi in Group I at Trentham

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