All Blacks focus won't wane

All Blacks

Cruise to a win, enjoy the hype and then let's get packed for London, boys. That's just the attitude Steve Hansen won't want.

Thorburn with All Blacks NZ part of Eagle's journey Chitown suits SBW return Kiwis starting for Eagles Haka hurts TJ Perenara

Chicago turns on the chill

Todd Clever Snow-blown wind hit Soldier Field as the USA Eagles and All Blacks completed their captain's runs.

Cooper's advice to Beale

Kurtley Beale Recalled Test star Quade Cooper hopes to unleash a new bag of tricks on the Wallabies spring tour of Europe after using his injury-forced layoff to "visualise some freaky things".

Wallabies still contenders

Colin Slade Australia are "still contenders" to win next year's RWC despite their current off-field strife, according to Colin Slade.

Whare fit for determined Kiwis

Dean Whare Kiwis looking to prove win over Kangaroos was not a fluke as they face Samoan team with nothing to lose.

No despair, just courage

Silver Ferns Silver Ferns ought to feel embarrassment after losing to England, but should retain hope for what's ahead.

Phoenix have identity crisis

The artist formerly known as Paul Ifill must have watched the Phoenix play on Sunday and sobbed.

Many contributors share credit

Fruean comes full circle

Eagles aim for ABs respect

Sonny Bill Williams America's history on rugby's world stage can be summed up in two sentences.

Cooper to express himself

Hungry to win back his Wallabies Test spot, Quade Cooper is eager to unleash his trademark tricks against the Barbarians.

NZ's role in US rugby odyssey

Maori have to live up to record

Chicago turns on the chill

Snow-blown wind hit Soldier Field as the USA Eagles and All Blacks completed their captain's runs.

Rooney back for Manchester derby

Wayne Rooney Wayne Rooney is back after suspension and fit for this weekend's meeting between the city's two biggest clubs.

Popovic ready to make history

Western Sydney Wanderers coach Tony Popovic believes his side would be worthy champions of Asia.

Costa back for Chelsea

ASB Premiership preview

Fifa sorry for video mishap

Fifa apologises for diplomatic faux-pas when its video launching the 2018 World Cup logo portrayed Crimea.

Haddin injury more bad news

Brad Haddin Australia are fighting to avoid another Test whitewash in Asia, their campaign in the Middle East in tatters.

Firebirds at full strength

The two Michaels - Papps and Pollard - will open the batting for Wellington today. After that it's a free-for-all.

Knights must ride momentum

Dizz just keeps delivering

South Island hold off North

Southerners defend modest total to win inaugural inter-island Twenty20 clash by 15 runs in Hamilton.

Help from the heavens needed

Samoa league Samoa believe "only the wind or the weather" will stop the Kiwis from beating them in their Four Nations clash.

Luke ready for test return

You could pick Kiwis hooker Issac Luke from a mile away yesterday. He had a grin that stretched from ear to ear.

NRL probe Roberts arrest

Roos coach struck down by flu

Hoffman heads to Gold Coast

Kiwis fullback Josh Hoffman signs three-year deal with Gold Coast Titans worth more than $1.12 million.

Sharks hook Breakers player

Duane Bailey Southland lure promising young forward Duane Bailey south to play in the 2015 National Basketball League.

Working to find offence

Most of the Breakers had dispersed from the week's final practice, but Mika Vukona stayed on court.

Fotu's future in doubt

Tame start from Adams

Breakers take down Crocs

Veteran forward Mika Vukona leaves his imprint all over 84-70 ANBL victory over Townsville at Vector Arena.

Lee still in contention

Danny Lee Kiwi remains provisionally inside top 20 on PGA Tour as rain suspended second round of CIMB Classic in Kuala Lumpur.

Wilkinson in the running

A change of scene, country and timezone has suited Tim Wilkinson at the CIMB Classic in Malaysia.

Colsaerts grabs halfway lead

Hurley leads in Kuala Lumpur

Ko on song in Taiwan

Excellent seven-under second round of 65 has seen Kiwi golfer move into contention on the LPGA Tour.

Ferns must 'sink the goals'

Jodi Brown Jodi Brown's contribution has been critical, as her side battle the backlash from the sporting public.

Aussie feels Ferns' pain

Silver Ferns assistant coach Vicki Wilson has an unenviable task on her hands, writes Aaron Goile.

England display new mindset

More woe for the Silver Ferns

Silver Ferns bounce back

NZ fight back to win second test 52-38 in Palmerston North and, in doing so, claim the series on goal difference.

Carla Suarez Navarro into semis

Carla Suarez Navarro Carla Suarez Navarro advanced to the semifinals of the season-ending Tournament of Champions .

Murray books ATP Finals spot

Two-time grand slam winner ensures 2014 is far from a ''bad year'' by booking spot at ATP World Tour Finals.

Muguruza closes on semi spot

Wawrinka bows out in Paris

Raonic defeats Federer

Milos Raonic secured his maiden win over Roger Federer to book his place in the semifinals of the Paris Masters.

Vettel to start from pitlane

Sebastian Vettel Red Bull's quadruple world champion Sebastian Vettel will start the US Grand Prix from the pitlane.

Button a wanted driver

McLaren may decide to let former world champ go, but British driver confident another team will snap him up.

Rollinson hopes to earn drives

Targa drivers head south

F1 qualifying adjusted

Reduction in field size for US Grand Prix bringing first session time into play.

Big boats still a sticking point

Chris Harris, Nathan Flannery, John Storey and Jade Uru Rowing NZ's ambitious plans to contest all 14 boat classes at 2016 Rio Olympics appears unlikely to materialise.

Big Ben to face Mason

Chiefs and Waikato prop will step back into the ring next month, taking on Australian league player Willie Mason.

World Cup warm-up for Rio

Clos confident of beating Phelps

Leapai beaten by Scott

Alex Leapai's comeback from his world heavyweight boxing title defeat by Wladimir Klitschko has ended in disappointment.

Cup defender in form

Little Alfie Brown Tamahere galloper Little Alfie Brown and Smartly take strong form to tomorrow's Feilding Gold Cup.

Success at Gore important

Rio Ventura and stablemate Braehill could earn starts at the New Zealand Cup meeting if they race well today.

D'Cash Man primed to perform

First start for new combo

Cummings hopes for one more Cup

Grand old men of racing with a grand old horse looking for a change of luck with a switch of colours.

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