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Lam to take reins at Bristol

Former Blues coach Pat Lam is leaving Connacht for Bristol.

Pat Lam's work in Ireland is done after taking Connacht to a championship, now he heads for England.

The school that shaped Parker

Joseph Parker still regularly keeps in contact with some of his old teachers at Marcellin College.

As he prepares for his big day, Joseph Parker hasn't forgotten those who helped him along the way.

Ex-Fifa boss Blatter loses appeal

Sepp Blatter is showered with banknotes by a prankster at a Fifa press conference.

Sport's top court upholds six-year ban for ethics violations by the disgraced former world football chief.

Half-empty stadiums for one-dayers

Spectators react to Travis Head's attempt at a catch in the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy match at the SCG in Sydney. The ...

OPINION: Pre-Christmas one-day cricket internationals don't work because people don't warm to them, writes Greg Baum.

Van Gisbergen attacked by former boss

Shane van Gisbergen became the 2016 Supercars champion over the weekend.

Shane van Gisbergen strongly denies sexism behind his 2012 departure from Stone Brothers Racing.

11 dead in hotel fire video

Foreign guests with their belongings wait outside after a fire erupted in a hotel early morning in Karachi, Pakistan.

Pakistani cricketers escape as fire sweeps through four-star hotel, killing at least 11.

Parker, Ruiz share the love video

New Zealand heavyweight boxer Joseph Parker was laid back in his first joint interview with Andy Ruiz ahead of their WBO ...

No Muhammad Ali-Joe Frazier style pre-fight sparks here.

Benched for no tie

Carolina Panthers star quarterback Cam Newton was forced to start his side's match against the Seattle Seahawks on the ...

NFL star benched for not wearing a tie when he arrived at the stadium.

Black Caps must rebound

New Zealand will need more support for Martin Guptill and a plan to combat reverse swing in the secnd ODI in Canberra.

Coach Mike Hesson lauds Martin Guptill, demands improvement in run chases.

Holy cow batman, look at this catch video

Australian captain Steve Smith about to return to his feet after securing a diving catch to dismiss BJ Watling.

Americans not sure about cricket but rave about Aussie captain's amazing catch.

New bat on Christmas list video

He hits it hard, Colin Munro. Hard enough to snap his favourite bat in two on the Sydney Cricket Ground.

Colin Munro gained confidence from Sydney but lost his favourite cricket bat.

No time to rest for van Gisbergen video

Shane van Gisbergen with the trophy for being the 2016 Supercars champion, in Darling Harbour, Sydney.

Shane van Gisbergen will be racing again in Malaysia this week, then off to America.

Minimal Chch marathon changes

ASB Christchurch Marathon race director Chris Cox is confident the annual event is only going to get better.

The same start and finish point is the most notable change for next year's Christchurch Marathon.

Time right for exit video

Ernie Merrick waves to the crowd as he leaves the Westpac Stadium for the field for what would be the final time as ...

OPINION: Timing of Wellington Phoenix coach's resignation a shock but he always had the club's best interests at heart.

Key's sporting chance video

Prime Minister John Key's three-way hand shake with All Blacks captain Richie McCaw and World Rugby president Bernard ...

John Key was cheering from the sidelines for many great sporting moments.

Fleming's flippancy leads to success

Stephen Fleming brings his Melbourne Stars team to Wellington for a match against the Firebirds on Wednesday.

Stephen Fleming says the secret to his success as a Twenty20 coach is simple - "I don't really care".

Tasman need a 'nasty' streak

Tasman United defender Daniel Allan pinches the ball off Eastern Suburbs midfielder Sam Burfoot.

Poor finishing and soft defending costs Tasman United against Eastern Suburbs

Bosson scores Hasselhoof ride

Opie Bosson has scored the ride on Hasselhoof  for the Zabeel Classic.

Bosson grabs the ride on Hasselhoof in Zabeel Classic.

The grating sound of summer

Television commentators Mark Nicholas, Michael Clarke, Ian Chappell and Ian Healy

OPINION: Channel Nine's insufferable commentary team cast a pall over cricket.

Recovering cyclist meets his saviour

Cyclists Phil Sutherland and Paul Forrest in more relaxing times. Sutherland helped save Forrest's life by performing ...

Paul Forrest catches up with fellow rider who saved his life during a race.

Adams rolls ankle, Russ rolls on

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook made it five straight triple-doubles in a victory over the New Orleans ...

Bad night for Steven Adams; another historic one for his illustrious Oklahoma City Thunder team-mate Russell Westbrook.

EPL Recap: Chelsea favourites gallery video

Leighton Baines scored a late penalty to secure Everton a 1-1 draw against Manchester United.

It was a cracking weekend of football in the Premier League. Jack Price rounds up the key pieces of action.

Gore's Ayson wins Silver Fern Rally

01122016 News. Robyn Edie. SouthlandTimes/FairfaxNZ.    2016 NZ Silver Fern Rally, gravel roads from Christchurch to ...

Not all plain sailing for Gore rally driver on southern back roads.

Bennet Canterbury's top apprentice

Hayley Bennet pictured with Bruegel, who she has twice ridden to wins.

A tough year has had a silver lining for apprentice jockey Hayley Bennet.

Ellerslie targets for Vile gallopers

Two-year-old Karaka Million contender Hard Merchandize will spearhead the Vile team heading north for New Year racing.

Ellerslie features attracting trainer Gary Vile's attention.

Rudan to coach Phoenix?

Mark Rudan, right, competes for a header with Phoenix skipper Andrew Durante in 2009.

Mark Rudan tipped as Phoenix favoured candidate.

Boss happy van Gisbergen not No 1

Shane van Gisbergen has impressed Triple Eight team owner, Roland Dane.

Roland Dane doesn't mind if Shane van Gisbergen keeps the number 97 on his car.

Ruiz gets his hands on WBO belt

Mexican boxer Andy Ruiz with the WBO heavyweight title belt during a media session in Auckland.

No superstitions for Mexican heavyweight who declares touching prize adds to his motivation to beat Joseph Parker

Kiwi contenders to rescue Springboks

Local knowledge: Hurricanes assistant coach John Plumtree has an extensive knowledge of rugby in South Africa as a ...

If SA Rugby issued as SOS to NZ rugby coaches, which Kiwi could salvage the Springboks?

Waller and Weir show dominates

Trainer Darren Weir poses with his latest Group I winner Stratum Star.

Waller and Weir dominant forces in Aussie racing.

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