Waratahs stun Chiefs

Israel Folau scored a double as the Waratahs stunned the Chiefs in Sydney on Friday night.

12:07 AM  New Zealand conference leaders upset by Australian conference leaders in a try-fest.

'Canes see off Highlanders video

Hurricanes' Ardie Savea makes a break.

12:11 AM  Ardie Savea's last-minute winner gets gutsy Hurricanes home against Highlanders.

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.

Mourinho at Man United

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

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

Bogut answers Adams challenge video

Steven Adams looks on as Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry scores.

The big Aussie finally responded in the trans-Tasman battle within the NBA's Conference finals

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Sharks edge Rangers in NBL

Southland Sharks player Mitch Norton tries to avoid Super City Rangers players Lindsay Tait and Dillon Boucher during ...

Super City Rangers' playoff hopes in doubt after loss to Southland.

Te Huna finally puts body first

James Te Huna spent his career fighting through the pain barrier.

Kiwi UFC veteran on the "awesome ride" of his 20-year career in mixed martial arts.

'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.

Read ushers in new era

Kieran Read (right) and Sam Whitelock reflect on the All Blacks' win over France in the World Cup quarterfinal in ...

Kieran Read's journey from Ranfurly Shield debut to Richie McCaw's successor.

Crusaders wary of Blues

Crusaders wing Nemani Nadolo made short work of the Blues' Matt Duffie when the two sides met in Christchurch in round ...

In an effort to ensure their men aren't complacent at Eden Park, the Crusaders coaches are turning back the clock.

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.

Taurua to bring up 100

Southern Steel coach Noeline Taurua.

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

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.

'Key moment' for All Whites

All Whites defender Sam Brotherton is in line to start against Fiji in their Oceania Nations Cup opener on Saturday.

High stakes for NZ Football at the OFC Nations Cup with victory needed to secure much-needed funding.

Day-night test for Eden Park

Eden Park hosted a pulsating test match on England's last New Zealand tour in 2013 which ended in a draw with the last ...

England are likely to play a day-night cricket test at Eden Park in 2018.

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Burning Questions: All Blacks bolters? video

Crusaders lock Scott Barrett could be a bolter in the All Blacks squad named on Sunday.

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

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.

Sopoaga's last chance to impress

FitzSimons: Sex v sport in Rio

olympics

Options abound for Hayne video

Jarryd Hayne in action for Fiji during the pool round match against England at Twickenham last weekend.

What will the sporting life hold next year for the high-profile code-hopper?

7s stars back SBW for Rio video

New Zealand sevens veteran Tim Mikkelson (right) believes Sonny Bill Williams as the game to make a difference at the ...

"He can do stuff that no one else in the team can do," Tim Mikkelson says as Kiwis anoint Fiji gold medal favourites.

Sharapova named for Olympics

Currently suspended tennis star Maria Sharapova has been included among four Russians to compete in the women's singles ...

Despite being suspended, Maria Sharapova named to compete in women's singles at Rio Olympics.

Olympian's backyard medal ceremony video

Tallent will receive his gold medal from the 2012 Games in an official Olympic ceremony to be held in Melbourne June 17.

He missed out on gold, but after winner is stripped of title Jared Tallent stages own ceremony.

Rugby

Sopoaga's cheeky kick video

Lima Sopoaga slides in for a try despite the presence of Hurricanes loose forward Victor Vito.

Watch Highlanders No 10's audacious overhead chip against Hurricanes.

Recap: Chiefs v Waratahs

Seta Tamanivalu over for the Chiefs try in the 12th minute.

Chiefs outscored six tries to four by NSW Waratahs in Sydney in battle of conference leaders.

Waldrom forced out of final

Thomas Waldrom has been in prolific form again for Exeter but misses their biggest match of the season because of a knee ...

Exeter's Kiwi try-scoring machine devastated as knee injury rules him out of England Premiership title match.

Fancy first-fives face off

The Hurricanes' Beauden Barrett is set for a second duel with fellow All Black No 10 contender Lima Sopoaga in ...

Two contenders for the All Blacks' No 10 jersey go head to head in Super Rugby's big Friday night match-up.

Cricket

Black Caps to face Bangladesh in Nelson

General view of Saxton Oval during the third ODI match between the Black Caps and Sri Lanka last summer.

Nelson scores two Black Caps ODIs against Bangladesh in December.

Australia embrace missile tech

Australia's Mitchell Starc (left) leans on his crutches after suffering a foot fracture in the third test against New ...

Australia are resorting to guided missile technology to help their fast bowlers reclaim the Ashes from England next year.

Starc ready for comeback

Mitchell Starc is back in contention for Australia after being sidelined with a broken foot.

Aussie pacemen has been out of cricket for six months with a broken foot.

Hesson signs on for next CWC

Black Caps coach Mike Hesson has extended his contract with the national team until after the 2019 World Cup.

NZ Cricket show their faith in the Black Caps coach, extending his contract through to 2019.

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Hurricanes see off Highlanders

Ardie Savea's last-minute winner gets gutsy Hurricanes home against Highlanders.

Football

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.

Mainland matches off to protect pitches

Youngsters enjoy a game of football in Christchurch. But all games, below premier grade, have been cancelled this weekend.

The Christchurch City Council haven't closed its playing fields, but Mainland Football is cancelling games due to pitch conditions.

Kaua opts for Tasman

Atkin Kaua in action for Canterbury United during the 2015-16 national league.

Solomon Islands youth international Atkin Kaua joins Tasman United.

Mourinho to be ManU manager

Jose Mourinho will be announced as Manchester United manager on Saturday.

Mourinho takes home a bottle of win to celebrate deal with Manchester United.

League

Maroons sweat on Cronk

Cooper Cronk suffered an ankle injury while training with Queensland on Friday.

An ankle injury has put a scare into the Maroons' camp ahead of the State of Origin series opener.

Olympic hockey star is new league boss

Action from the 2015 Canterbury Rugby League grand final. The CRL will have a new woman CEO, Shane Collins, from July.

The Canterbury Rugby League has appointed its second woman CEO, former Barcelona Olympic games hockey player Shane Collins.

Steve Price's supermarket robbed

Former rugby-league player Steve Price is fuming after his Four Square in Waipu was robbed.

"I wish I had turned up 2 minutes quicker. Covering face cowards,'' says Warriors legend.

Tallis slams Bennett over Blair promotion

Gorden Tallis claims Adam Blair, pictured, is only captain in an attempt to wind him up.

League legend's bizarre claim that Kiwi appointed Broncos captain just to annoy him.

Basketball

Recap: Warriors v Thunder

Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry fists pumps after draining a three.

Look back on the game five action as Golden State surge to victory to keep the NBA Western Conference finals series alive.

No pain, no gain for Adams

OKC Thunder centre Steven Adams has taken a pounding in this series against the Golden State Warriors.

If it ain't broke, it ain't a worry for New Zealand NBA star in a magical playoff run with the Thunder.

Bogut's future in doubt at Warriors

Steven Adams makes a drive with Andrew Bogut hanging off him in game four of the NBA playoffs.

Aussie centre's future in doubt after being shown up by Steven Adams.

Rams capture regular season title

Corey Webster of the Super City Rangers eludes Marcel Jones of the Rams.

Canterbury Rams thump Super City Rangers to finish top of league for first time since 1993.

Golf

Hendry fires in Japan

Michael Hendry fired five birdies during his opening round at the Mizuno Open.

Kiwi golfer on pace at Japan Tour event but Danny Lee and Tim Wilkinson struggle in US.

Ko seven strokes adrift

Lydia Ko follows the fortunes of a tee shot that set up a birdie at the par-three 16th hole of the Volvik Championship.

Struggles off tee continue for world No 1 as American Christina Lee blitzes opening round in Michigan.

NZ matchplay helped Kiwis video

Wellington golfer Julianne Alvarez helped the University of Washington win their first division one NCAA title this week.

Young Kiwi golfer credits home matchplay experience for NCAA success in the US.

Home fans inspire Willett

England's Danny Willett is one shot off the lead after the opening round.

Masters champion puts on a show for his home fans in England.

Netball

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.

From netball court to district court

Angry spectator arrested after assaulting a teenage umpire at a netball match between 8-year-olds.

An angry spectator allegedly pushed a 13-year-old netball umpire because she disagreed with a decision.

Swifts ease past Tactix video

Mwai Kumwenda netted 19 from 22 attempts at goal for a losing Tactix side.

 Easy victory for NSW Swifts over Mainland Tactix.

Pulse confident they can beat Steel

Central Pulse captain Katrina Grant believes her side can hand the Southern Steel their first loss of the season on Monday.

The Central Pulse have a task ahead of them to trouble the unbeaten Southern Steel on Monday.  

Tennis

Williams sisters into third round

Serena Williams on court in the second round of the French Open.

Same court, same scoreline and in ruthless fashion - the Williams girls are charging in Paris.

Sitak into second round in Paris

Artem Sitak is chasing crucial ranking points in Paris to try to make the Rio Olympics.

New Zealand doubles player advances with tough win in French Open.

Djokovic unfazed by mistakes

Novak Djokovic dropped serve twice during his three-set victory over Steve Darcis, his 50th win at the French Open.

Novak Djokovic sees no reason for concern after wasting opportunities in second-round victory.

Nadal wins 200th majors match

Rafa Nadal was largely untroubled by Argentine Facundo Bagnis as he recorded his 200th grand slam victory in the second ...

Rafa Nadal sets another milestone at the French Open, posting the 200th Grand Slam win.

Other sports

Kiwi gold at BMX worlds

Cailen Calkin won a gold medal to make up for his heartbreak at last year's world BMX championships.

Sweet revenge for Waikato's Cailen Calkin as NZ medal rush continues in Colombia.

Parker 'serious test' for Brit video

Joseph Parker got into a grind against Carlos Takam that will be invaluable for the kiwi heavyweight moving forward, ...

Pressure on Anthony Joshua as he would've struggled against Takam, Tyson Fury's trainer says.

NFL to meet Manning over drugs report

Peyton Manning will meet with the NFL over a report that linked him to performance enhancing drugs.

Al Jazeera drugs report leads to NFL meeting for Manning and four active players.

Sports Quiz - May 27

Former Warriors centre Konrad Hurrell is heading across the Tasman.

Sports Quiz - May 27

Motorsport

Ricciardo fastest in practice

Red Bull F1 driver  Daniel Ricciardo was fastest in second practice for the Monaco Grand Prix.

Red Bull on fire as F1 driver backs up team-mates Spanish Grand Prix win with speedy laps in Monte Carlo.

Button 'lucky' in drain cover hit video

A loose drain cover breaks a wing on Jenson Button's Formula 1 car in practice for the Monaco Grand Prix.

Driver laments the dangers of F1 after the wing of his car is shredded in practice in Monte Carlo.

Evans slick at Monte Carlo

Mitch Evans showed his liking for the tricky Monte Carlo street circuit with a slick qualifying performance.

Kiwi GP2 driver qualifies fourth for second row on grid at famous course as he chases much-needed points.

NZ's next motor star? video

Look out Lewis Hamilton, Louis Sharp is racing for the big time, at just nine years old.

Look behind you Lewis Hamilton because nine-year-old Louis Sharp is racing for the big time.

Racing

All Stars suffer in draws

Mark Purdon and co-trainer Natalie Rasmussen have been the biggest losers from the all important barrier draws.

Could bad barrier draws put an end to power stable's Harness Jewels dominance?

Top jockey fails cannabis test

Chris Johnson  has been stood down following a "non- negative"  test to cannabis.

Top jockey Chris Johnson has been stood down pending a hearing for his "non-negative" test to cannabis.

Moki making most of opportunities

Zinjete Moki has the busiest time of her career this weekend.

Busiest weekend in apprentice's career.

Boy making progress

Boy is nearing peak fitness for trainer Toby Autridge.

Hurdler trimming up for winter features.

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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.