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Tasman United snap up schoolboys

Nelson College midfielder David Maisey in action against Marlborough Mariners.

With an eye to the future, Tasman United snap up three up-and-coming players.

Dugan out for a month

After all the fuss about Josh Dugan missing Origin I, he's now been ruled out of Origin II.

The Dragons have revealed the extent of Josh Dugan's injury, which has ruled him out for longer than anticipated.

Rossi crawls to Indy 500 glory video

Alexander Rossi certainly milked his finish in Indianapolis.

Watch as Alexander Rossi times his finish at Indy 500 to perfection - before he ran out of juice.

'I thought I was all intact'

BMX rider Sarah Walker has vowed to fight back despite not qualifying for Rio.

Kiwi BMX rider Sarah Walker fought to the bitter end during Olympic qualifying - but it ended in tears.

Video: Life of an Olympic gymnast video

Courtney McGregor

Christchurch gymnast Courtney McGregor reveals what it takes to get to the Rio Olympics.

Magic ease to win over Pulse video

Jo Harten shot 31 from 38 as the Magic beat the Pulse on Monday, netting her 2000th trans-Tasman league goal.

54-44 victory in Tauranga moves Magic up to second in the trans-Tasman league's NZ conference.

Launching Project McKenzie video

Damian McKenzie is ready to make the most of his dream promotion to the All Blacks.

The All Blacks have some special plans for their gifted young rookie back from the Chiefs.

Cruden up for No 10 tussle video

Aaron Cruden is excited and a little nervous about being back in the All Blacks.

Chiefs playmaker back in black and ready for a mighty three-way battle for first five against the Welsh.

Kiwi claims BMX world title video

Peel became just the second New Zealander to win an elite BMX world title.

Rising teenager Maynard Peel restores NZ pride after Sarah Walker's disappointment at UCI world championships.

Giants come up short

Nelson Giants coach Tim Fanning.

Coach Tim Fanning left to ponder the 'what ifs' as Nelson Giants fall short of Final Four.

Burgess out for two months

The South Sydney Rabbitohs prop will sit out the next two months of NRL action.

Rabbitohs prop George Burgess likely to miss final six rounds of NRL season due to groin injury.

Rio riches loom for Kiwi boats video

Mahe Drysdale scored an impressive World Cup win in the men's single scull final.

The prospect for NZ rowing medals at the Olympics are bright.

Bronco wary of Warriors

Kiwi international Alex Glenn has been with the Brisbane Broncos since 2009.

Alex Glenn speaks out on six Broncos potentially backing up to face the Warriors less than 72 hours after State of Origin.

Dagg: I'm having fun again

Israel Dagg is back having fun, and playing some of his best footy as a result.

A break from rugby and a rethink on his approach has paid handsome dividends for a recalled All Black.

Hammett eyeing NZ jobs?

Mark Hammett coached the Hurricanes between 2011 and 2014.

Experienced coach and former AB Mark Hammett may be in the running for impending Crusaders and Highlanders vacancies.

Johnson's cannabis test positive

Leading jockey Chris Johnson's lab test results have been confirmed as positive for cannabis.

Leading jockey Chris Johnson unlikely to ride again this season after testing positive for cannabis.

Boyd: Ardie his own man video

Ardie Savea was an All Black in the making from a tender age.

Canes coach labels Ardie Savea "a deep thinker" following vindication for snubbing Olympic sevens chance.

Daley: Morris will be ready

Laurie Daley called up Josh Morris after an injury to Josh Dugan.

Josh Morris' late call-up to New South Wales is not a problem, says Origin coach.

One-armed surfer upsets Aussies

Hawaiian surfer Bethany Hamilton upset the Australian favourites in Fiji.

She's only got one arm but shark attack victim Bethany Hamilton is spoiling the favourites' party in Fiji.

'Hurt' Ricciardo lets rip video

Daniel Ricciardo saw his chances of winning the Monaco Grand Prix disappear.

Furious Australian F1 driver tells Red Bull to "save it" after a pitstop error cost him Monaco glory.

Phoenix off to Beijing

Wellington Phoenix general manager David Dome, left, and Wellington mayor Celia Wade-Brown are off to China.

Nix to kick off pre-season campaign in China in July, with plans for annual meeting between sister city clubs.

Several Canes close to All Blacks video

Hurricanes wing Cory Jane is not far off an All Blacks recall.

Slim pickings for Hurricanes' All Black hopefuls but coach is excited about next year's international crop.

All Whites 'fighting for everything' video

Kosta Barbarouses says the All Whites have to be switched on and focused from the first whistle against Vanuatu on Tuesday.

Kosta Barbarouses says NZ must maintain their determination going into Tuesday's clash with Vanuatu.

'England never recovered' video

Eddie Jones was coach of the Wallabies when they hammered England 51-15 in 2004.

Aussie coach Eddie Jones discusses why England went soft after the winning 2003 Rugby World Cup.

Auckland hotel 'price gouge' for athletes

Athletes had complained to organisers that they could not find affordable accommodation during the games, chief ...

Hoteliers are tripling their prices for April 2017 World Masters Games, say organisers.

Silver Ferns appoint defence minder

Yvette McCausland-Durie coaching during her stint with the Central Pulse.

New Silver Ferns assistant expects her role to focus on defence.

Change of stable for Eyrish Mist

Otago owner, trainer and driver Ricky Allen.

Eyrish Mist will be the third to race for Ricky Allen at the Harness Jewels.

Eden Park wants Origin

Queensland celebrate winning the 2015 State of Origin, with New Zealand now tipped to host a game in the series in the ...

Auckland stadium's CEO will leave "no stone unturned" in bid to lure league showpiece across the Tasman.

Taurua responds to 'boring' comments video

Southern Steel netball coach Noeline Taurua.

Noeline Taurua has come in to bat for her team following some less than complimentary post-match comments from Northern Mystics captain Maria Tutaia.

Walker joins wounded aspirants

A training accident at world championships means Sarah Walker will not line up at her third Olympic Games in August.

Sarah Walker and Kate Fluker will miss the Rio Olympics, and Anton Cooper is in extreme doubt.

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