AMLAN CHAKRABORTY - ReutersThe United Arab Emirates will host the first leg of this year's Indian Premier League cricket (IPL).
Tiger Tara and Locharburn head a list of 26 nominations for this year's New Zealand Derby.
Crusaders coach looks to the star-powered experience of Colin Slade in rejigging his back line.
Warriors coach Matt Elliott believes his side is ready for its first win at Eden Park this weekend.
Belgian striker may be "poised to quit" the Phoenix, though the club hopes to keep him.
There's a mathematical chance they'll make the playoffs, but if all else fails, they can play for CJ.
Pro football is a rollercoaster ride and even at age 22 Shaun Timmins has had his share of highs and lows.
New Zealand's two highest ranked golf professionals to square off in Hamilton.
New starter has visions of being the hard-nosed physical pest, the Tactix have craved for so long.
Adam Hall remains confident ahead of the defence of his Winter Paralympic slalom title at Sochi.
Crusaders fans shouldn't get too excited about Dan Carter's suggested return; not yet anyway.
A nasty knee infection has temporarily halted Greg Henderson's cycling comeback.
Home advantage comee good at the Waikato Clay Target Club as Huntly and Matamata shooters win.
Exciting new Chiefs No 8 given a big opportunity to establish himself in starting debut.
They should've been celebrating a match-winning bowling performance, instead they limped from the field.
Kiwi track cycling legend believes the sport's never been in better shape in this country.
Watching the Magic thrash the Mystics 50-36 wasn't a sight anyone in the Pulse wanted to see.
Peter McKay hasn't completely ruled out a start against the older horses in Sydney race.
Home run hitting runs in the family for trio as Auckland United starts competition in style.
A late penalty corner goal levels the score in what was a fast-flowing and attacking series opener.
Sonny Bill to sit on the sidelines for three rounds after suspension for shoulder charge.
A Red Bull one-two finish looks unlikely in Melbourne, but it's anyone's guess who'll take the checkered flag.
Canterbury good enough on the day to chase down Volts' mammoth 326 for nine.
Rebels respected by Crusaders as a "lethal team" and "one to beat," half back Andy Ellis says.
He's played a lot of footy over the years, but his debut for the Storm is a match he remembers well.
Wellington batting collapse paves way for ND to mount successful run chase at the Basin.
WAYNE MARTIN - © Fairfax NZ NewsCD are back in the Ford Trophy race after a Jamie How century inspired them to a comprehensive 113-run win.
BEN HORNE - AAPParramatta co-captain Tim Mannah admits he's concerned the NRL's new concussion laws could be exploited by teams for the free interchange.
ADRIAN WARREN - AAPAlex Leapai is poised to live a "bat-like" existence in the days before his boxing world heavyweight title challenge to Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko.
JAHMAL CORNER - ReutersOffensive lineman Jonathan Martin will get his chance to return to the NFL after the San Francisco 49ers acquired him from the Miami Dolphins.
DAVID LONG - © Fairfax NZ NewsPenrith Panthers coach Ivan Cleary announces end to his tenure as Kiwis assistant coach.
JULIAN LINDEN - ReutersNormal service resumed at Indian Wells when Novak Djokovic safely booked his place in the fourth round.
NICK MULVENNEY - ReutersDan Carter is hoping to bring an end to his sabbatical and make his Super Rugby return for the Crusaders in July.
Prop Andrew Fifita will miss Cronulla's next two NRL matches after taking the early guilty plea on a grade two shoulder charge.
ALAN BALDWIN - ReutersFormula One world champion Sebastian Vettel will be driving 'Suzie' around the bend when the season starts in Australia.
Israel Dagg returns to fullback and Colin Slade will start at first five-eighth for the Crusaders against the Rebels.
JULIAN LINDEN - ReutersThe West Indies cruised to a five-wicket win over England in the second T20 match to take an unassailable 2-0 lead.
DUNCAN JOHNSTONE - © Fairfax NZ NewsABs great Sean Fitzpatrick believes Steve Hansen's side have the ability to back up their 2011 RWC victory.
Jelena Jankovic routed Caroline Wozniacki 6-3, 6-1 to reach the quarterfinals of the BNP Paribas Open.
BRIAN HOMEWOOD - ReutersArsenal ended Bayern Munich's long winning streak but it wasn't enough to beat them on aggregate.
MARK FOGARTY - Sydney Morning HeraldFor the first time in 12 years, Mark Webber won't be carrying the hopes of a nation in the Australian GP.
TIM HANLON - ReutersManchester City captain Vincent Kompany is confident his side's strike force can overturn their deficit against Barcelona.
Players are on the road to the Masters and already two players have combined to win five times this year.
SCHUYLER DIXON - APDallas Stars forward Rich Peverley is undergoing tests to determine what triggered his collapse.
Adam Hall is in fourth place after the slalom race in the super-combined event at the Paralympics.
STEVE DOUGLAS - APNewcastle manager Alan Pardew was banned for seven matches for head-butting an opposing player.
Five drivers, six trainers and four long-time industry high flyers inducted into NZ Trotting Hall Of Fame.
Steve Anderton will rely on The Diamond One to defend the stable's title in a coming southern feature.
TONY SMITH - © Fairfax NZ NewsSomething good often comes from bad things and in this case stadium drainage was the winner.
RICHARD KNOWLER - © Fairfax NZ NewsOPINION: When Nemani Nadolo finally plays for the Crusaders, keep an ear cocked for his Ocker accent.
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