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Has Sophie's time come?

Sophie Pascoe arrives home with her medals.

OPINION: Paralympics charm offensive should change the way we look at the Halberg Awards.

NZR faces fight to keep Cruden

All Blacks first-five Aaron Cruden is off contract next year and has a big decision to make.

"Life-changing" money on offer from French rugby clubs may be too good to turn down.

Our love affair with celeb fights

Naz Khanjani and Bella Henry.

What other unlikely characters have fought it out in the ring?

Ryder Cup: Europe fight back

Rory McIlroy of Europe hits off the 16th tee.

USA dominate early, before Europe fight back to leave Ryder Cup evenly poised.

Sports funding too 'fat'

New Zealand Cricket Players Association chief executive Heath Mills.

Top administrators get paid five times more than Olympic gold medalists, investigation finds.

'Aussie not vulnerable' - Tutaia

Maria Tutaia hasn't played for the Silver Ferns in over a year.

Maria Tutaia desperate to wear black dress for first time in 13 months.

Everton up to third

Romelu Lukaku celebrates after scoring for Everton against Crystal Palace.

Everton moved up to third place in the Premier League despite being held to a 1-1 draw by Crystal Palace

Read expects hostile atmosphere

All Blacks captain Kieran Read expects a hostile atmosphere in Buenos Aires on Sunday against the Pumas.

Tall towering stands, barbed wire and high fences show the All Blacks are a long way from home this weekend.

Happy Henry weary and wary video

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 24:  Matt Henry of New Zealand celebrates dismissing Joe Root of England during day four of 1st ...

NZ seamer knows how vital it is good work of day one, including his three wickets, is not undone on second morning.

Positive test could benefit Parker

World heavyweight boxing champion, Tyson Fury.

Heavyweight champion Tyson Fury could be stripped of his titles after positive test.

Wayne Bennett names new England assistant coach

Wayne Bennett the England rugby league coach.

England coach Wayne Bennett has bolstered his coaching team ahead of the Four Nations rugby league tournament.

Proteas thrash Aussies in first ODI

Quinton de Kock celebrates his passing the 150-mark on his way 178 off 133 balls.

Australia's understrength bowling attack has been destroyed by South Africa's Quinton de Kock in the ODI.

Wayne Bennett names new England assistant coach

Wayne Bennett the England rugby league coach.

England coach Wayne Bennett has bolstered his coaching team ahead of the Four Nations rugby league tournament.

Parker needs statement win video

New Zealand heavyweight boxer Joseph Parker pumps himself up at the official weigh-in while Russian opponent Alexander ...

Victory against giant Russian essential but the Kiwi heavyweight needs it to be impressive too.

Rahane tips cap to Kiwis

Diminutive Indian No 4 batsman Ajinkya Rahane felt the Black Caps bowlers did not make it easy for his team on day one ...

Indian top-order batsmen gives NZ bowlers plenty of credit after strong start to second test in Kolkata heat.

Changes provide ABs twist

All Blacks lock Patrick Tuipulotu will make his second test start against the Pumas in Buenos Aires on Sunday (NZT).

Settled team thrown out the window with several fringe players keen to grab rare starting chances in Buenos Aires.

Djokovic changes his focus

Novak Djokovic: "I don't want to think about winning titles and being the number one any more in order to avoid putting ...

‚ÄčNovak Djokovic no longer sees winning grand slam titles or staying top of the men's ATP rankings as a priority.

F1 fire sparks concern video

The car of Kevin Magnussen of Denmark and Renault Sport F1 on fire in the pit lane during practice for the Malaysia ...

F1 session red-flagged for 15 minutes after Renault of Kevin Magnussen catches fire.

Black Caps bite back video

New Zealand's Matt Henry is congratulated by his team-mates after taking the wicket of India's Murali Vijay.

NZ start well and finish sapping but very strong on first day of second test against India in Kolkata.

Recap: Black Caps v India

BJ Watling had his hands full keeping in the first session on an up-and-down pitch in Kolkata.

India reach 239-7 at stumps on day one in Kolkata, with Matt Henry taking three wickets.

Penney backs Breakers to fire when it counts

Kirk Penney in action for the Hawks against the Breakers in January.

As the Breakers chase continued glory in a heavily upgraded Australian NBL landscape, a familiar face returns to add his Penney's worth.

Mundine's anthem snub panned video

Anthony Mundine has called for an anthem boycott in Australia for the AFL and NRL grand finals this weekend.

AFL superstar says there is "no chance" he will follow Mundine's anthem boycott advice.

Bogeys push Ko's rival back

Ariya Jutanugarn of Thailand is in position to take the player of the year lead from Kiwi world number 1 Lydia Ko with a ...

Ariya Jutanugarn needs ninth-placing to overtake idle Kiwi Lydia Ko. She started first, now she's tenth.

Lions thrash Stags 60-21

Wellington Lions flanker Vaea Fifita claims a high ball in his side's win over the Southland Stags on Friday night.

Wellington run in nine tries as Southland's 15-year drought in the capital continues.

Stags overpowered by Lions

Southland's Wharenui Hawera runs in a try past Wellington's Jackson Garden-Bachop during the Mitre 10 Cup rugby match ...

The Southland Stags may have opened the scoring, but that was as good as it got against Wellington in their NPC rugby match.

Cruden's '$1.2m France offer'

Aaron Cruden in action for the All Blacks during the Rugby Championship match against Argentina at Waikato Stadium ...

French rugby magazine claims All Blacks first-five could be poised for a big-money move.

Ma'u to remain an Eel

Manu Ma'u will be wearing blue and gold for another three seasons.

Parramatta ensure Kiwi second rower's services for another three seasons.

Steven Adams: The video game

Steven Adams has been given the video game treatment.

Kiwi NBA star Steven Adams gets the 8-bit treatment in Super Mario spoof.

English football 'never cleaner'

Stoke City Chairman Peter Coates, left, says English football has "never been cleaner."

Stoke City chairman says he does not accept the game is "corrupt" in England.

Season likely over for Watt

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is unlikely to return this year, reports say.

Houston Texans' defensive end unlikely to be back this season after undergoing surgery, reports say.

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