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Weight off her stomach video

The powerlifter has hit back at criticism she encountered after throwing up during a successful lift.

Competitive powerlifter completes successful lift despite throwing up as she hoisted the bar.

Webster edges Dawkins in sprint showdown

Sam Webster had more gas than New Zealand team-mate Eddie Dawkins in the men's sprint.

Sam Webster has hit fine form on the second night of the national track championships, winning the men's sprint title.

Former NFL star used team-mates urine

Former NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson has never been afraid of doing things differently.

Nursing a sprained ankle and can't seem to get it right? Ice may not be the only solution.

UFC to return to NZ? video

New Zealand middleweight James Te Huna lost the headline fight to American Nate Marquardt at the first UFC event in New Zealand in June, 2014.

Popular mixed martial arts code could be back "sooner rather than later" with Auckland dates earmarked.

Kiwi kayakers eye Olympic spots

NZ kayaker Marty McDowell will contest the K1 1000m at the Oceania Canoe Racing Championships in Adelaide.

Top male hopefuls looking to emulate female counterparts at Oceania championships in Adelaide.

Clark ready for Coast to Coast

Whakatane's Sam Clark on the last cycle leg during the 2015 Coast to Coast Longest Day multisport race.

Sam Clark is bidding to become Whakatane's first Coast to Coast multisport race winner for 20 years.

Kiwi sailors in survival mode

New Zealand sailors Alexandra Maloney and Molly Meech won the World Cup regatta in Florida recently but have struck much more volatile conditions for the world championships.

Both 49erFX women's crews handle treacherous conditions to make a solid start to their world championships in Florida.

NFL star's shocking rehab secret

Chad Johnson says he followed his grandmother's advice to sort out ankle sprains by soaking them in heated urine.

Have you heard the one about the sports star who soaked an ankle in his team mates' urine to heal a sprain?

Bilous to carry flag for NZ

Free skier Finn Bilous of Wanaka has been chosen to be the New Zealand Youth Olympics Winter Games team flag bearer in Lillehammer, Norway.

Wanaka freeskier leads 11-strong team in Norway.

Couch to tough 10km in 19 weeks

Shelly Green says exercise needs to be incorporated into daily planning.

Two kids, a career and 50th birthday wasn't enough to stop Shelly Green from beginning to exercise.

Manning celebrates at Disneyland video

Denver Broncos' quarterback Peyton Manning.

Peyton Manning went to Disneyland to bask in his Super Bowl glory as he also considers his future in the sport.

Hansen grabs national record

London Olympian Natasha Hansen set a new national record in the 500m time trial.

Despite a slow track, sprinter Natasha Hansen set a New Zealand record in the 500m time trial.

Joshua to JP: Talk is cheap video

Anthony Joshua throws a left hook during his win over Dillian Whyte in London in December.

Undefeated British heavyweight boxer responds to being called out by Kiwi counterpart as possible bout looms.

Knipe and Cumming claim records

Southland cyclist Bradly Knipe broke the New Zealand under-19 1km time trial championship record.

Southland cyclists smash records at NZ track cycling nationals.

No favourite for men's longest day

Three-time defending Coast to Coast champion Braden Currie is tipping a wide open men's longest day race on Saturday.

The King of the Coast to Coast, Braden Currie, can't pick a winner in grueling multi-discipline, 243km race.

Mathews targets MLB video

New Zealand Diamondblacks shortstop Jason Mathews could be headed for Junior College baseball.

Jason Mathews has come a long way from losing both his parents.

Teacher defies the odds

The love of competing is worth all the pain for St Peter's teacher Claire Walton.

Claire Walton is not letting a debilitating injury stop her from doing what she loves.

Burling and Tuke in perfect start

Peter Burling and Blair Tuke showed their class again with an opening win at the world 49er championships in Florida.

Kiwi sailors open defence of world 49er title with impressive win in Florida.

Steeplechaser Flanagan chooses Oz meet over NZ nationals

Rosa Flanagan hopes her decision to race in Melbourne instead of Dunedin results in another personal best.

Promising Canterbury steeplechaser Rosie Flanagan sacrifices national meet to chase Rio dream.

Long jumper looks to break eight metres

Matthew Wyatt will be attempting to soar for the eight metre mark in the build up to Rio 2016.

Matthew Wyatt is working towards making Rio 2016. But first he'll have to go above and beyond his personal best.

Rainbow athletes Proud to Play

Proud to Play NZ organiser Craig Watson is excited for the start of the sports tournament, which will have events across Auckland including at West Wave Pool and Leisure Centre.

A new sports tournament aims to promote inclusion for all, regardless of gender identity or sexuality.

Hunt wants a title shot video

Mark Hunt and Frank Mir will meet in Brisbane next month.

'The winner moves on to bigger and better and things and the loser moves on to the toilet.'

Internet flips over gymnastics routine video

UCLA gymnast Sophina DeJesus has the internet going crazy over her near perfect routine.

Gymnast takes the internet by storm with her hip-hop moves and tumbles.

Adams goes backwards - fast

Adams shared her backwards-running triumph on Twitter.

She may be a field athlete, but it seems NZ's champion shot-putter is pretty adept on the track as well.

Ironman test in Taupo gallery

Quentin Fogarty during the cycle leg of the 2015 Ironman World Championship in Hawaii.

Ironman New Zealand is a true test of mental will and determination, but for many athletes it is the pinnacle of their year.

Dawkins switches uniforms at nationals

Eddie Dawkins in action on the final day of the UCI Track World Cup in Cambridge.

Southland cyclist Eddie Dawkins will wear both provincial and national colours at the Elite Track National Championships.

Manning's $19.8m gift delights beer company video

Denver Broncos' quarterback Peyton Manning professed his love for Budweiser in his post match interview.

Payton Manning's post game speech turned out to be beery good for Budweiser.

Flagbearer role a distraction - Willis

Olympian Nick Willis wins the Christchurch Street Mile.

Veteran track star Nick Willis says he has learned to ignore what's being said about him.

Best Super Bowl 50 commercials video

Heinz put a new spin on the hot dog.

Meet the Ketchups, or singing sheep, the Super bowl commercials that make you smile.

WWE announces NZ show

The Usos fight during a WWE Live event in Germany.

Wrestling fans rejoice. Pro wrestlers are heading to Auckland's Vector Arena in August.

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