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More players implicated in eligibility saga

New Zealand Football chief executive Andy Martin has some issues to work through.

New Zealand Football look to have yet more trouble on their hands.

Tutaia has huge role to play

Silver Ferns goal attack Maria Tutaia drives the ball through court, during Tuesday's win over South Africa.

Being unfancied and unloved ahead of World Cup stings a little, admits Silver Ferns shooter.

Punter: Aussies wrong to drop Haddin

Veteran Australian keeper Brad Haddin has been overlooked in favour of Peter Nevill for the third Ashes test.

Former captain says veteran wicketkeeper's experience will be missed in third Ashes test at Edgbaston.

Stampede secure home advantage video

The Southern Stampede are on course for the Birgel Cup after securing home ice advantage for the NZIHL finals.

Catch up with the weekend's action from the NZIHL as the Stampede secure home ice advantage in the race for the Birgel Cup.

All Blacks game has Sevens mode

All Blacks Rugby Challenge 3 will be the first game to feature a Sevens mode.

Latest All Blacks Rugby Challenge in development by Aussie studio the first to adapt Sevens competition for gaming.

Mets pitcher gets 162-game drug ban

New York Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia will miss the equivalent of an entire regular season after being caught doping.

Jenrry Mejia suspended for 162 games after testing positive for banned substances a second time.

Teen claims top title

Rising Waikato star Brooke Hamilton sunk a clutch putt to win a tournament in the US.

Rising Waikato star Brooke Hamilton sunk a clutch putt to win a tournament in the US.

Swann mimics KP on Aussie radio video

Kevin Pietersen, left, and Graeme Swann share a word during happier times wearing the England colours.

Former team-mate mocks England's unwanted star with clever impersonation in live interview.

Sailor recounts mid-Pacific rescue after yacht burns

Three sailors, inlcuding two New Zealanders, were rescued from the Pacific Ocean after their yacht caught fire. Pictured is Murray Vereker-Bindon, 70, of Hamilton.

He had a dream: to cruise the Pacific in his own yacht. His dream came true – until his boat became a blazing inferno.

Alcohol clampdown for rugby final

Christchurch rugby player Sake Aca (right) with his wife Kiti (left) and one of his daughters Mere (middle).

Rugby officials consider alcohol ban and handbag searches at division two club final to avoid racism repeat.

Tupou to captain Steelers

Counties Manukau captain Jimmy Tupou wants to spend more time at blindside flanker this season.

Jimmy Tupou hopes to lead with his actions in his first year as captain of Counties Manukau.

Age no major obstacle for Ko

Lydia Ko will attempt to end her major drought at the Ricoh Women's British Open, which starts on Thursday.

Golf careers start much younger these days, and so does the level of expectations, as Kiwi teen has discovered.

Finn ready for Ashes test recall

England fast bowler Steven Finn is poised to return to the test fold against Australia at Edgbaston.

England set to turn to the previously "unselectable" bowler for the pivotal third Ashes test at Edgbaston.

The cut for the Rugby World Cup is no clearer

James Broadhurst's loyalty to New Zealand rugby might not be enough to earn him a world cup spot with the All Blacks.

The final make-up of the All Blacks 31-man Rugby World Cup squad remains intriguing.     

Plummer wants trans-Tasman expansion

Norma Plummer calls for the trans-Tasman netball league to expand but a Champions League club competition is more likely.

Former Aussie coach calls for trans-Tasman league change, but netball bosses suggest Champions League equivalent more likely.

Berry: Crowd must fire up Bell

England captain Alastair Cook, left, and Ian Bell take a break in training ahead of the third Ashes test at Edgbaston.

OPINION: There is no better place for promoted England batsman to find form than his home ground, writes Scyld Berry.

Goodes contemplating AFL retirement

The booing controversy has hit Sydney Swans AFL star Adam Goodes hard.

Sydney Swans star considering immediate retirement as booing controversy threatens to run him out of the game.

Vidal completes $44 million move

Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal is introduced to the media after signing for Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich.

Chile midfielder completes transfer from Juventus to Bayern Munich by signing a four-year contract with Bundesliga champions.

'Jewish Olympics' in stadium Hitler built

Athletes of the Israeli team arrive for the opening ceremony of the 14th European Maccabi Games at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin, Germany.

More than 2500 Jewish competitors to take part in European Maccabi Games in stadium Hitler sought to stop Jews from competing in at 1936 Olympics.

'Take photos of racist spectators'

Peni Manumanuniliwa, a Fijian back playing rugby for Southbridge, has been the target of racial abuse since playing in Canterbury rugby in 2007.

A Canterbury rugby manager is calling on fans to take photos of racist spectators.

Mexico fire coach for hitting reporter

Miguel Herrera has waved goodbye to the Mexican national team after being fired for a stoush with a reporter.

Despite just winning the Gold Cup, Miguel Herrera has been axed for allegedly punching a journalist who criticised his team.

Serial pooper the curse of Norwegian golfers

At Stavanger this shot could go in, and the golfer would still be in the poo.

Norwegian Woods? No, a golf hole will do.

Former Proteas captain Rice dies

Clive Rice captained South Africa at the age of 42 on their historic post-Apartheid tour of India in 1991.

South Africa's first captain of the post-Apartheid era dies after battling a brain tumour.

Woods staying positive

Tiger Woods must win at this week's Quicken Loans National to earn a place at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.

Time fast running out for 14-time major winner to salvage "frustrating" PGA Tour season, but things "starting to come together".

Kiwi 45th at open water worlds

New Zealand's Charlotte Webby had to be content with 45th at the world 10km open swim race in Russia.

Pace too hot for Taranaki swimmer Charlotte Webby in Russia as she fails to push on from promising start in 10km event.

Bromwich facing lengthy ban

Kiwis prop Jesse Bromwich faces suspension over an alleged biting incident during the match against the Dragons in Napier.

Kiwis and Storm prop could be hit with one of NRL's biggest ever suspensions when he fronts judiciary to defend allegations of biting.

NFL uphold Brady ban

The NFL has upheld the four-game ban handed to Tom Brady for his role in deflategate.

NFL commissioner upholds four-game ban given to Patriots quarterback for role in scheme to deflate balls in AFC championship game.

Toulon eye up Beaver

Stephen Donald is seen by French giants Toulon as an answer to their problems at first-five while the Rugby World Cup is played this year.

All Blacks 2011 World Cup hero latest star linked to a shift to French and European champions.

Poulter cold with putter

Ian Poulter work on his putting with his father Terry ahead of this year's British Open at St Andrews.

Less than three years after his putter inspired 'miracle' Ryder Cup win, Englishman says touch on the greens has deserted him.

Guildford set to join Tahs

Zac Guildford has been starring for Hawke's Bay in their early Ranfurly Shield defences this season and has attracted the attention of the Waratahs for a Super Rugby recall.

Troubled former All Blacks wing offered Super Rugby lifeline in Sydney by former coach at Crusaders.

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