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Black Caps stunned by howler video

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum (centre) and Tim Southee talk to the umpire Sundaram Ravi after Nathan Lyon decision went against the Black Caps.

Black Caps left fuming by controversial decision to reprieve batsman Nathan Lyon on day two of third test.

Spotlight on Warne's charity

Shane Warne at the Ashes test match between England and Australia in Birmingham earlier this year.

Funds charity claimed were spent on sick kids blown on glitzy poker tournaments or rent to Warne's parents.

Use of massage therapist as fielder 'unprofessional'

Grant Baldwin, Australian massage therapist and casual international cricketer in Adelaide test v

Michael Hussey questions Baldwin call in third test between Australia and New Zealand.

City go top after victory

Aleksandar Kolarov celebrates scoring Manchester United's third goal during their 3-1 victory over Southampton.

Manchester City returned to the top of the Premier League - at least until Leicester City play Manchester United.

Murrays at the double

Brothers Jamie and Andy Murray celebrate following their doubles victory that puts Britain within touching distance of a historic Davis Cup triumph.

Brothers Andy and Jamie put Great Britain in sight of Davis Cup glory for first time in 79 years.

Klitschko-Fury fight back on

A ring canvas deemed too soft by challenger Tyson Fury (right) has been resolved ahead of heavyweight title fight against Wladimir Klitschko.

Wladimir Klitschko-Tyson Fury heavyweight fight will go ahead as planned in Dusseldorf.

Rosberg claims sixth pole

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg held off teammate Lewis Hamilton to earn his sixth straight pole position at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Nico Rosberg won an Abu Dhabi qualifying battle with Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton.

Short turnarounds anger Manly

The Manly Sea Eagles will make four five-day turnarounds in the opening nine weeks of the 2016 NRL season.

The Manly Sea Eagles are demanding an explanation over the 2016 NRL premiership draw.

Jets snag A-League draw

Ben Kantarovski of the Newcastle Jets celebrates his 71st-minute equaliser in a 1-1 draw against the Brisbane Roar.

A Ben Kantarovski equaliser has enabled Newcastle to jag a point from A-League leaders Brisbane.

Kings sack ANBL coach Cotter

Damian Cotter is out as Sydney Kings coach after a 3-9 start to the season.

The struggling Sydney Kings ANBL club has sacked head coach Damian Cotter.

76ers lose 27th straight game

Young twin towers Nerlens Noel (left) and Jahlil Okafor have not been able to prevent the Philadelphia 76ers starting the season 0-17.

The Philadelphia 76ers are on the worst losing streak in major North American sport.

Victory hold off Adelaide

Melbourne Victory midfielder Fahid Ben Khalfallah is fouled by Isaias of Adelaide United during their round eight A-League match.

Melbourne have fought their way to the top of the A-League table, winning a spiteful clash with Adelaide 2-1.

Black Caps clinging on

Australia's captain Steve Smith (R) reacts as he is given out for 53 runs and New Zealand's Ross Taylor celebrates.

Third umpire Nigel Llong was a controversial figure as the Black Caps' advantage evaporated.

Otago win regional sevens qualifiers

South Canterbury's Leone Nawalu on the attack as Southland's Scott Eade, left, approaches him in the Southern Regional Sevens Qualifiers in Timaru on Saturday.

A try after the final hooter propelled Otago to a 29-27 win over Tasman in the final of the Southern Regional Sevens Qualifiers.

Sky Major in doubt for Auckland Cup

Sky Major is in doubt for next month's Auckland Cup.

Star pacer Sky Major hits snag in blossoming career, could miss Auckland Cup

Jones retains Australian Open lead video

Matt Jones lines up a putt on the fifth green during day three of the Australian Open.

Matt Jones retains a three-stroke advantage after the third round of the Australian Open.

Shocking decision costs Black Caps

Nathan Lyon bats during day two of the Third Test match at Adelaide Oval.

The decision review system is again under fire after a poor third umpire call cost NZ.

Run out lifts Black Caps

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum (right) celebrates with team-mate Tim Southee after he ran out Australia's Shaun Marsh.

A moment of brilliance from Brendon McCullum turned the tide for New Zealand.

Aussie tail wags against Kiwis in Test

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 28: Nathan Lyon of Australia bats during day two of the Third Test match between Australia and New Zealand at Adelaide Oval on November 28, 2015 in Adelaide, Australia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Tailender Nathan Lyon and Peter Nevill are dragging Australia back into the third Test against New Zealand in Adelaide.

Johnson dances away in stakes race

Stolen Dance was too good in the Group III Eagle Technology Stakes at Ellerslie on Saturday.

Stolen Dance and Johnson too good in Technology Stakes.

Grass specialists cause boilover

Josh Kennett and Valmagne went back-to-back at Orari with a win in the same race they picked up 12 months earlier.

Return to form for Karanga Red Fantasy nets $73.40 dividend at Orari.

Top marks to Madonna Mia rider

Madonna Mia races away with the Wanganui Cup.

Trainer gives jockey 10 out of 10 for winning ride in Wanganui Cup.

Pasifika community farewells Lomu

The casket containing the body of Jonah Lomu is carried out by Lomu family members.

Pasifika community remembers their 'greatest son'.

Lang and Alamer shock Ellerslie punters

Alamer and Sam Collett score in the Trevor Eagle Memorial 3YO at Ellerslie for trainer Roger Lang.

Alamer shocks Ellerslie in Eagle Memorial.

Gifford: Blackadder dealt constant curve balls

Crusaders coach Todd Blackadder has one more season to deliver the franchise an elusive title under his leadership.

OPINION: With a little more luck, Crusaders coach would have delivered at least one title.

Paki to basics, Afu returns to league

Paki Afu tackling Greg Eastwood when paying for Tonga against the Kiwis in 2009.

At 25, Paki Afu looks set to finally play his first game in the NRL after completing missionary work.

Adams goes big on boards

OKC Thunder centre Steven Adams had a season-high 13 rebounds against Detroit on Saturday.

OKC Thunder's Kiwi centre was a serious interior presence as they ran their NBA win streak to four against the Detroit Pistons.

Ko's rivals worry about her dominance

Lydia Ko is one of the most popular players on the LPGA Tour even though she is dominating her rivals.

World No 1 golfer at another level and 'so nice' say her peers on the LPGA Tour.

India the big focus for NZC

New Zealand Cricket will look to schedule more day-night tests after the success of Adelaide.

Indian TV audiences loom as vital to NZ Cricket's push into day-night tests.

Collett leaving options open

Red Striker, ridden by trainer Jim Collett's daughter Samantha.

Jim Collett won't commit to a Group One date with Red Striker yet, but he is leaving the door open for the pint-sized sprinter.

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