Crusaders wear down Blues video

Israel Dagg in action during the Blues v Crusaders.

Crusaders unconvincing as they lock up top spot with a win at Eden Park.

Crusaders eye return to glory video

Nemani Nadolo scores an early try for the Crusaders.

OPINION: Lead-in to Eden Park game a whisper compared with glory days of 1998.

Brumbies smash Sunwolves

Sunwolves' Shinnosuke Kakinaga takes a hit during his side's clash with the Brumbies.

Japanese side comes undone as the Brumbies score their highest match tally in more than a decade.

All Whites too strong for Fiji video

Veteran striker Rory Fallon scored a fortuitous goal for the All Whites in their Oceania Nations Cup opener against Fiji.

Kiwi side safely negotiated first match at Oceania Nations Cup, battling their way to 3-1 victory.

Rennie queries Super format video

Dave Rennie believes the Super Rugby competition could be made fairer.

Chiefs coach calls for a fairer system where every team plays each other.

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WHO refuses to cancel Rio Olympics

More than 150 experts have called on the World Health Organisation to move, postpone or cancel Rio de Janeiro's Games.

UN health agency sees "no justification" to move, postpone or cancel August's Games because of Zika, despite experts' urging.

Ricciardo takes Monaco F1 pole

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo claimed his first Formula One pole spot.

Australian Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo seized the first pole position of his Formula One career at the Monaco GP.

Dragons hold on to beat Cowboys

Kurt Mann goes over the line for the Dragons.

Well-earned win over North Queensland lifts St George back to NRL's top eight.

Recap: Brumbies v Sunwolves

ACT Brumbies star David Pocock.

The Brumbies thrash the Sunwolves in Canberra in Super Rugby round 14.

Recap: Monaco GP - qualifying

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg leads the Formula 1 drivers' championship.

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo pips Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton for pole position in Monte Carlo.

Recap: Dragons v Cowboys

North Queensland Cowboys forward Jason Taumalolo.

St George prove too powerful for Johnathan Thurston's North Queensland side in round 12 of the NRL.

Rennie: Super format favours SA video

Dave Rennie believes the Super Rugby competition could be made fairer.

Chiefs coach calls for a fairer system where every team plays each other.

Spurs' Euro matches at Wembley

Harry Kane helped fire Spurs to third last season.

Wembley will be home for Tottenham's Champions Leagues games next season.

Walsh claims silver in US

Tom Walsh finished second behind world champion Joe Kovacs in Oregon.

Kiwi shot putter shrugs off cold conditions to pick up another second-place finish in Diamond League.

King triumphs in Hong Kong

Kiwi Joelle King was too good for India's Joshna Chinappa in the Hong Kong final.

NZ squash star wins women's event but Paul Coll fails to make it a Kiwi double.

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Reive: Give Kyrgios a break

Nick Kyrgios has no problem with raising his issue with the umpire.

OPINION: He may be brash, but Nick Kyrgios is the breath of fresh air tennis needs.

Burning Questions: All Blacks bolters? video

Burning questions tackles those on the fringe of the ABs squad, and tips the winners of this weekend's big Kiwi match ups.

Who's bigger - Dixon or Adams? video

Sopoaga's last chance to impress

olympics

WHO refuses to cancel Rio Olympics

More than 150 experts have called on the World Health Organisation to move, postpone or cancel Rio de Janeiro's Games.

UN health agency sees "no justification" to move, postpone or cancel August's Games because of Zika, despite experts' urging.

Walsh claims silver in US

Tom Walsh finished second behind world champion Joe Kovacs in Oregon.

Kiwi shot putter shrugs off cold conditions to pick up another second-place finish in Diamond League.

Experts urge moving Olympics

Australian golfer Marc Leishman has already pulled out of the Olympics because of the Zika virus.

Open letter to WHO calls for games to be delayed or relocated in name of public health.

Kiwi boats make strong start

Eric Murray and Hamish Bond stamped their class in the men's pairs heats.

Mahe Drysdale led the way in the opening races of the World Cup regatta in Switzerland.

Rugby

Brumbies smash Sunwolves

Sunwolves' Shinnosuke Kakinaga takes a hit during his side's clash with the Brumbies.

Japanese side comes undone as the Brumbies score their highest match tally in more than a decade.

Plenty for Chiefs to ponder video

Waratahs forward Dean Mumm brings Chiefs hooker Nathan Harris to the ground in Sydney.

Chiefs to go soul-searching on Super Rugby's break after being run ragged by the Waratahs in Sydney.

New era dawns for All Blacks

Conrad Smith, Dan Carter, Ma'a Nonu, Keven Mealamu, Richie McCaw and Tony Woodcock, pictured posing with the Bledisloe ...

Who will fill the gaping holes left in the All Blacks squad when it is named on Sunday?

12-man Jaguares defeated video

Facundo Isa of the Jaguares is held up by Steven Sykes of the Southern Kings.

Kings avenge 73-27 loss in Argentina with a narrow win at home over the ill-disciplined Jaguares.

Cricket

Boult steps up in IPL knockout video

Trent Boult had to wait a while to play this season, but ended up making an impact.

Trent Boult stars in the field in his first IPL appearance in 2016, helping Hyderabad into the final with a win over Gujarat.

Cook misses out on 10,000

England's Alastair Cook waves his bat outside off-stump, nicking the ball through to Dimuth Karunaratne to be dismissed ...

England's batsmen failed to take full advantage on a first day of swinging fortunes in second test.

'Hard decisions' for Basin

Work is under way on repairs to the dilapidated RA Vance Stand, right, while a decision is looming on the ...

Wellington's Basin Reserve could be denied more high profile tests unless quick action is taken.

Hagley gains England test

Christchurch's Hagley Oval is a big winner in New Zealand Cricket's international schedule announcement.

Hagley Oval the big winner in NZ Cricket schedule announcement.

Video

Crusaders wear down Blues

Crusaders unconvincing as they lock up top spot with a win at Eden Park.

Football

All Whites too strong for Fiji video

Veteran striker Rory Fallon scored a fortuitous goal for the All Whites in their Oceania Nations Cup opener against Fiji.

Kiwi side safely negotiate first match at Oceania Nations Cup, battling their way to 3-1 victory.

Hudson wary of Fiji threat

All Whites coach Anthony Hudson not expecting an easy win against Fiji.

All Whites coach says complacency not an issue for NZ in their Oceania Nations Cup opener.

Mourinho at Man United

In two spells at Chelsea, the Portuguese won the Premier League three times.

The Portuguese coach becomes the third manager in three years at Old Trafford.

Cup final Brockie's first focus

All White Jeremy Brockie in action for Super Sport United.

SuperSport United's Jeremy Brockie to play in first major cup final.

League

Origin opener key for Blues

The pressure is on NSW coach Laurie Daley to get his players firing for game one against Queensland.

History shows game one is a must-win for Laurie Daley's side.

Taylor an instant hit at Tigers

Elijah Taylor has played a leading role in the Tigers' back-to-back wins over Newcastle and Brisbane.

Mid-season switch helps former Warriors lock revitalise his career.

Vatuvei hit 'breaking point'

Manu Vatuvei said he and the other players who mixed prescription drugs with energy drinks went out that night to relax ...

Warriors wing opens up on the hate and public backlash suffered in the fallout from his big night out.

Tigers upset Broncos by one

Joshua Addo-Carr celebrates after scoring to give the Wests Tigers an 18-12 lead in the 64th minute.

​Wests Tigers have claimed a nail-biting 19-18 NRL victory over an undermanned Brisbane.

Basketball

End of the road for the Giants

Nelson Giants point guard Jarrod Kenny matches up against Shea Ili of the Wellington Saints during their NBL clash on ...

Rangers reach Final Four series as Giants lose do-or-die game against the Saints.

Mountain Airs down Hawks

Daniel Miller was a key factor in the Taranaki Mountain Airs win over the Hawke's Bay Hawks on Saturday.

The Mountain Airs have dominated the Hawks in their NBL season finale.

Cavaliers through to NBA Finals video

LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers drives against DeMarre Carroll #5 of the Toronto Raptors.

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers down the Raptors to move into the NBA Finals.

Adams joins NBA's elite video

Steven Adams has shown the rare ability for a player his size to stay in front of Stephen Curry in the Western ...

NZ's OKC Thunder star wins high praise from the coach of his Golden State foes.

Golf

Hendry eyes victory in Japan

Michael Hendry made eight birdies in the third round of the Mizuno Open to take a share of the lead.

Kiwi golfer takes share of the lead after brilliant third round.

Lee on the move in Texas

Danny Lee made four birdies and a bogey through 10 holes of his second round in Texas.

Kiwi golfer climbs up leaderboard before play is suspended during PGA Tour event.

Ko struggles in Michigan

Lydia Ko has her work cut out to win in Michigan.

Kiwi golfer shoots a second consecutive 71, leaving her some way of the pace in the LPGA Tour's Volvik Championship.

Pearce leads Kiwis in China

Daniel Pearce was even-par through 12 holes when play was halted on Friday during the second round of the Wuhan Open in ...

Kiwi golfer Daniel Pearce drops back to a tie for sixth during a rain-interrupted Wuhan Open.

Netball

Vixens beat Thunderbirds

Shooter Karen Bailey top-scored for the home side with 34 goals from 36 attempts.

Adelaide Thunderbirds are still searching for their first win of the trans-Tasman season.

Taurua to bring up 100

Southern Steel coach Noeline Taurua.

Southern Steel-Northern Mystics game set for a sell-out in Dunedin.

Recap: Vixens v Thunderbirds

Melbourne Vixens centre Liz Watson.

Competition stragglers the Thunderbirds weren't quite strong enough to defeat the Vixens.

Steel beat Pulse 67-63

Central Pulse centre Elias Scheres and Southern Steel wing defence Wendy Frew compete for the ball during their sides' ...

The Southern Steel have beaten the Central Pulse in Wellington.

Tennis

Reive: Give Kyrgios a break

Nick Kyrgios has no problem with raising his issue with the umpire.

OPINION: He may be brash, but Nick Kyrgios is the breath of fresh air tennis needs.

Daniell through, Sitak out at French Open

Marcus Daniell continues to keep the New Zealand flag flying at the second Grand Slam of the year.

Marcus Daniell and his makeshift partner Brian Baker have continued their impressive run at Roland Garros.

Nadal forced to withdraw

Rafael Nadal of Spain wore a wrap on his left wrist as he announced his withdrawal from the French Open.

Wrist injury forces Rafael Nadal to unexpectedly pull out of the French Open.

Murray eases past Karlovic

World No 2 Andy Murray broke big-serving Croatian Ivo Karlovic in his first two service games to set the tone for ...

Andy Murray's French Open campaign gathers pace as he makes light work of big serving Croatian.

Other sports

King triumphs in Hong Kong

Kiwi Joelle King was too good for India's Joshna Chinappa in the Hong Kong final.

NZ squash star wins women's event but Paul Coll fails to make it a Kiwi double.

Kiwi boats make strong start

Eric Murray and Hamish Bond stamped their class in the men's pairs heats.

Mahe Drysdale led the way in the opening races of the World Cup regatta in Switzerland.

King, Coll advance to finals

Joelle King could make it a Kiwi double at the Hong Kong Football Club.

Top NZ squash players Joelle King and Paul Coll advance to the finals in the Hong Kong International.

Gate sprints to victory in Tour of Ireland

Aaron Gate sprints to victory on stage six of the Tour of Ireland.

Kiwi Olympic cycling hopeful Aaron Gate sprinted his way to victory on stage six of the Tour of Ireland on Friday (Saturday NZ time)

Motorsport

Kiwi racer fifth in Monaco

Mitch Evans was in the thick of the action in Monaco.

In a dramatic race, New Zealand's Mitch Evans has picked up some valuable GP2 points in Monaco.

Dixon confident for Indy 500 video

Scott Dixon is zoned in as the 100th running of the Indy 500 looms closer.

Kiwi driver primed to add to 'life-changing' 2008 triumph as famous race reaches historic milestone.

America's favourite milk run video

Tasting success: Scott Dixon had the traditional gulp of milk after winning the 2008 Indy 500.

A look back at a race littered with spilt milk, bricks, controversy, death and Kiwis as the Indy 500 turns 100.

Who's bigger - Dixon or Adams? video

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In a massive weekend of sport in the US with the NBA playoffs and 100th running of the Indy 500 it's oddly two Kiwis taking centre stage.

Racing

Northview Betta triumphs

Reinsman Brent Barclay and trainer Brett Gray ungear Northview Betta after winning at Winton on Saturday.

Melbourne owners Merv and Meg Butterworth were back in the winner's circle at Winton on Saturday.

Enghien's manners a liability?

Greg and Ben Hope know there is serious work to be done before Ricky May drives Enghien in the two-year-old Ruby on Saturday.

Doubt surrounds dominant favourite after gallop at workouts.

Win 14 from 100 for tough John Gray

A determined Samantha Collett ride got John Gray home at Ellerslie to celebrate his 100th start and 14th win.

Ellerslie brings up John Gray's 100 for 14 wins.

Moki and Myers magic at Trentham

Duffers Creek is coaxed to victory in the North Island Challenge Stakes by Zinjete Moki.

Zinjete Moki gets one on board for "boss" Myers.

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The Fumble

Baseball coach's epic meltdown video

Minor league baseball manager Joe Mikulik is having a bad day, and he wants everyone to know it.

Minor league baseball manager Joe Mikulik is having a bad day, and he wants everyone to know it.

Mini-me Adams v 'Stuff Curry' video

Mini-me Steven Adams v 'Stuff Curry' - NBA fever takes hold in the US.

Toddler fan of Steven Adams has a rival - Golden State Warriors supporter 'Stuff Curry'.

Drake dirty looks for LeBron video

Drake not short of a word from the sidelines in game three of the NBA Eastern Conference finals.

Forget a Cavaliers clean-sweep, the Raptors are on for an upset and their big name fans aren't afraid to show it.

The very costly drug video video

Imagine losing millions of dollars... in a matter of minutes, because of one bong video from years ago.

Take one bong video posted online just before your big moment. The cost? $18 million in contracts.