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Rogers: Problems with pink

Former Australian opener Chris Rogers would rather be commentating than playing in the day-night test.

OPINION: Former Australian test batsmen who can't see colour recalls his efforts to play pink ball. It didn't go well.

Bettor Informed: Multis evil video

OPINION: They may appear a sexy option, but multis are the Chelsea of the betting world - and even less successful.

Reason: 'Agent of change' Jones

Webster fits bill for Pelicans


Carter and McCaw hot in UK

Good mates and great players Richie McCaw and Dan Carter continue to be recognised for their rugby deeds.

18 min ago  All Blacks stars join superstars of world sport Messi, Bolt, Mayweather and more as finalists for coveted BBC award.

Pulu realising sevens dream video

All Black halfback is making a swift transition into the game of sevens as he pushes case for a spot in Olympics squad.

Nick White's extensive assistant coaching career sees him earn the head coaching role with Auckland rugby.

White to coach Auckland rugby

6:31 AM  Forwards coach and former prop steps up to head coaching role for the next NPC campaign.


Phoenix draw with Sydney FC

Sydney FC's Michael Tavares pushes off the challenge of Wellington's Louis Fenton during their scoreless draw at Allianz Stadium.

The Wellington Phoenix will gladly take Thursday night's 0-0 draw with Sydney FC.

No away fans in Ligue 1

Away fans banned from top football matches in France until mid-December with country in state of emergency.

Unhappy with the number of fouls and yellow cards against his Sydney FC side, coach Graham Arnold skipped the press conference.

Furious Arnold a no show

Incensed Graham Arnold was so furious with refereeing he did not show at post-match press conference.


Black Caps turn to spin

Left-arm spinner Mitchell Santner could feature for the Black Caps in the inaugural pink-ball test in Adelaide.

Left-arm spinner Mitchell Santner to partner Mark Craig in dual spin attack for day-night test.

India sense test series victory

India need eight wickets to clinch the four-test series against South Africa after their spinners wreaked havoc.

Black Caps paceman Dough Bracewell gets a feel for the pink ball during a tour match at Canberra's Manuka Oval.

Concerns over pink-ball

Manufacturer of the controversial ball concedes there will be times when the players lose sight of it in test.


NRL blocks Burgess deal - report video

Sam Burgess' return to the Rabbitohs was met with much fanfare but the deal has reportedly hit a roadblock.

Salary cap woes could reportedly scupper code-hopper's return to Rabbitohs next season.

Walker released by Souths

Rabbitohs centre has been cut by the club after he and Aaron Gray were fined over prescription drugs scandal.

Estimates suggest the total NRL rights package could be worth A$1.8 billion over five years.

News Corp poised over NRL

The NRL is set to announce a historic rights agreement with News Corp-owned Fox Sports for its Saturday night game.


Perth aim to cool off C-Web

The Breakers' star shooter Corey Webster can expect to see some close attention from the Wildcats in Perth.

5:00 AM  If the big-bad Wildcats have any special plans for Corey Webster, the Breakers would like to think they're ready.

Melbourne hold off Crocodiles

NBA import Hakim Warrick proved his worth as Melbourne United scrapped their way to a needed win.

Damian Martin will wear a double-pronged mouthguard when he returns to the court a month after breaking his jaw and displacing teeth.

Martin set for shock return

Damian Martin will make a surprise return from a broken jaw for crunch ANBL clash with the Breakers.


Fox leads Kiwis at Aussie Open

Kiwi Ryan Fox was four shots off the lead at one-under after the first round of the Australian Open.

Little-known Aussie golfer holds clubhouse lead in Sydney with Ryan Fox the pick of the New Zealanders.

Cambo inspires Kiwi success

Former US Open champion feels he has played part in recent success of the next generation of Kiwi golfers.

Ryan Fox won't have his dad Grant, right, as caddy for the Australian Open, but is hoping for a top-10 finish.

No dad for golfer's bag

New Zealand golfer Ryan Fox is looking for another top 10 finish despite facing strong field at the Australian Open.


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.


Edmund to make Davis Cup debut

Great Britain's Kyle Edmund (right) poses with Belgium's David Goffin after the draw for the Davis Cup final in Ghent.

Unheralded Brit Kyle Edmund will make his Davis Cup debut in the final when he faces David Goffin in the opening rubber.

Belgian tennis looks to Goffin

If Belgium are to win Davis Cup against Great Britain, star player David Goffin needs to come of age on clay surface.

Ana Ivanovic of Serbia will be one of the headline acts at the ASB Classic tennis tournament in January.

Ivanovic to play in Classic video

ASB Classic assembles its finest ever field with tennis glamour girl confirmed to play in Auckland in January.


Pither closes in on V8 dream

Chris Pither got a drive in Super Black Racing's car No 111 in Phillip Island on the weekend.

Palmerston North driver knocking at the door of permanent seat in V8 Supercars Championships.

IndyCar to improve safety

Three months after British driver Justin Wilson's death, IndyCar is taking some steps to help reduce crash debris.

From left: The Porsche team of Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley and Mark Webber celebrate winning the Texas round of the world endurance championship.

Hartley relishes career shift

New Zealand driver says he's finally found his motorsport-calling in endurance racing after world championship win.

other sports

Tough day out for Kiwi sailors

New Zealand's Josh Junior is 28th overall at the Finn Gold Cup following a difficult day's racing on Thursday.

Andrew Murdoch and Josh Junior fall down leaderboard at Finn Gold Cup as Briton extends lead.

World title fight delayed by rain

After rain delayed start of super-welterweight title fight, Cuban boxer delivered a storm of his own to retain belt.

An athlete trains at the Russian athletics base in Sochi, as the federation accepts an IAAF ban over systematic doping and cover-ups.

Russia accepts IAAF ban

Russian athletics federation accepts its ban from the sport in the wake of doping revelations.


Williams suing after missing Cup

The writ says HCR purchased Amralah in 2014 for the purpose of competing in races in Australia, with its main mission to win the Melbourne Cup.

Lloyd Williams has begun legal action after his horse was denied a start in the Melbourne Cup this month.

Hayley Maree eyes Gr I glory

Lightly raced mare will make huge leap up to Group I race for the Captain Cook Stakes.

Tim Bell celebrates as Tinto wins the Queensland Oaks in 2014.

Tinto running for Tim

Favourite horse of jockey who fell to his death in Singpore accident running in Rosehill.

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