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'Devastated' Fury claims bad back

British boxer Hughie Fury has pulled out of previous fights.

Big Brit claims he's "medically unfit to box" and asks for title fight to be rescheduled.

Runner carries rival over the line video

Matthew Rees helps a staggering rival across the London Marathon finish line.

Matthew Rees was heading for home in the London Marathon. Then he saw a rival staggering.

Kenyan breaks marathon record

Mary Keitany won in 2 hours, 17 minutes and 1 second.

Mary Keitany breaks Paula Radcliffe's women-only marathon world record with a third victory in London.

Parker needs to vent Fury offshore

Joseph Parker should take the Hughie Fury fiasco as a sign that his future now lies beyond New Zealand.

OPINION: Smelly promotion should be catalyst for WBO champ to take his talent to boxing's global markets.

Whittaker on the brink of UFC history

Whittaker came into his fight with Souza as a massive outsider with the bookmakers, but made short work of Ronaldo Souza.

After a stunning victory over Ronaldo Souza, NZ-born Robert Whittaker believes his next date is a bout for the UFC Middleweight title.

Parker promoters take aim

Joseph Parker is in Auckland, but Hughie Fury isn't - and their world heavyweight title bout is now in doubt.

Duco Events accuse Fury camp of having a broken moral compass after pulling out of WBO title fight with Joseph Parker.

Fastball to the face video

Jones bleeds from his mouth after getting hit by a pitch in the third inning. Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

A feisty baseball contest sees the benches clear and a player drilled in the mouth with a pitch.

Limited options for Parker now

American Dominic Breazeale (left) couldn't stop the onslaught of IBF world champion Anthony Joshua during their 2016 ...

With Parker's WBO title defence fight against Hughie Fury in tatters, here are the 14 fighters who could make a quick replacement title bout.

Northern score late as Dalefield draw again

Dane Lett scored for Dalefield.

Close games mark round three premier hockey

Team NZ on the water in Bermuda video

Team New Zealand test their boat in Bermuda for the first time.

A lot of interest from rival syndicates as Team NZ tests their boat in Bermuda.

Southland athletes to represent NZ

National championship triple jump gold medallists Atipa Mabonga and Andrew Allan have been selected to represent New ...

Several promising Southland athletes will represent New Zealand at the Oceania Athletics Championships in Suva.

Beaumont gets world champion's help

Jack Beaumont will get coaching advice from former world champion Jonathan Wyatt.

Who in their right mind would change their coaching situation three months out from a world championships?

Parker hits out at 'scared' Fury

Joseph Parker says he's had a great camp with trainer Kevin Barry and his focus has never been better as he defends his ...

"They are trying every trick in the book to try to upset us," WBO champ says of Brit's go-slow tactics to title fight buildup.

Russian doping whistleblower banned

Russia athletics team was banned from the 2016 Olympics after revelations of state-sponsored doping.

He gave evidence of alleged doping involving a leading coach.

Cyclist killed in training incident

Michele Scarponi during the 2014 Tour de France.

Italian Michele Scarponi killed after being hit by a van during training.

Muslim teen to fight in hijab

Amaiya Zafar is hoping to compete in the 2020 Olympics.

US teen allowed to cover up in the ring for religious reasons, as she fights her way to the 2020 Olympics.

Parker's last fight in NZ? video

The Kiwi heavyweight has contested 18 of his 22 professional bouts on home turf.

Kiwi heavyweight champ says title defence "probably" last home turf bout, as he eyes new opponents globally.

Peter Lester back on the water

Peter Lester is back on the water, but he's not commentating.

He might be more recognisable as a yachting commentator these days but Peter Lester wouldn't mind if people were talking about his own exploits this month.

Andrea Hewitt turns to cycling

Leading Kiwi triathlete Andrea Hewitt is competing in a cycling event in Timaru on Saturday.

Kiwi triathlon star is eyeing up another world triathlon series after winning the first two rounds of the series.

Whittaker's warning shot video

Robert Whittaker's devastating win over Ronaldo Souza has put him in the mix for a UFC title shot.

"I'm a good match-up for anyone," NZ-born star tells UFC champion.

The day the Kiwis flew

Peter Snell wins the 800 metres at the 1960 Rome Olympics.

When Snell and Halberg won golds, all Kiwis earned kudos, says a man who was there.

Black Sticks to face world's best

Black Sticks' striker Sam Lane against Pakistan last month.

The Black Sticks leave for Malaysia ahead of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup tournament, featuring world number ones Australia.

Spithill 'slingshotted' overboard video

Oracle Team USA skipper Jimmy Spithill falls overboard in practice for America's Cup racing in Bermuda.

Oracle skipper takes unexpected dip in Bermuda as G-forces take over during America's Cup training.

New TNZ boss upbeat

New Triathlon New Zealand chief executive Claire Beard.

Tasked with bouncing back from a disappointing Olympic cycle, Triathlon New Zealand boss Claire Beard is upbeat about the future.

Rousey gets engaged in NZ

Ronda Rousey has plenty of reasons to smile as she starts to plan a wedding with fellow UFC star Travis Browne.

UFC star says yes to fellow fighter Travis Browne under a waterfall while on holiday in NZ.

Olympic champ banned for year

American Brianna Rollins shows off her gold medal from the 100m women's hurdles at the Rio Olympics.

American hurdler's repeated avoidance of anti-doping measures sees sanction imposed.

Battle for Hernandez's brain video

Aaron Hernandez during one of his court appearances.

Family get dead NFL star's body back, but face fight to have his brain released for sports medicine study.

Bolt 'very emotional' over death

Usain Bolt was believed to be one of the first people on the scene following Germaine Mason's motorcycle accident in Jamaica.

World's fastest man struggling with the death of a fellow Olympian after a motorcycle crash in Jamaica.

Team NZ coy on early racing

Team New Zealand's rivals are eager to see the flying Kiwis in action in Bermuda.

Kiwis keep their mystique, saying getting new boat tuned in is a priority over practice racing in Bermuda.

Sports Quiz - April 21

Ireland's New Zealand-born outside back Jared Payne was named in the British and Irish Lions squad to tour New Zealand.

Sports Quiz - April 21

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