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US gymnastics abuse crisis deepens video

Dr Larry Nassar worked for USA Gymnastics for decades before being dismissed in 2015.

Three former elite US gymnasts say they were sexually abused by a former doctor.

Let the games begin

The ‘sexiest sport on earth’ is coming to one of the 'fifth best destinations in the world'.

McCartney vaulting into Britomart

Rio 2016 bronze medalist Eliza McCartney will grace the Atrium in Britomart on Wednesday night in a one-off street pole ...

Olympic bronze medalist Eliza McCartney being put to the test in downtown Auckland on Wednesday.

NZIHL responds to backlash

West Auckland Admiral's Tom Tracy goes past the Botany Swarm's Jamie Lawrence.

The New Zealand Ice Hockey League has confirmed it will have a livestream in 2017 after dumping its previous provider.

Rowing stars' absence creates new opportunities

Robbie Manson appears to be the leading contender to contest the men's single scull for New Zealand at the World Cups in ...

There will be a host of changes when the first Rowing NZ team of the year is named.

'Congratulations me! Yay!' video

Sadly, Naoyuki Oi's delight was short-lived.

Pool player's bizarre post-game chat leaves crowd and interviewer in stitches.

Soviet anthem stuff up video


Gold medal winners add singing to their skiing and shooting world champs feats in podium anthem blunder.

Black Sticks lose series

Black Sticks player Natasha Fitzsimons.

Argentina too good again as they win women's hockey series with a test to spare.

TNZ 'cool beast' more than pedals video

Team New Zealand training on their new America's Cup boat for Bermuda.

America's Cup boat innovations extend well beyond the obvious, helmsman Peter Burling says.

Crouser trumps Walsh

Ryan Crouser winds up at the Big Shot in Christchurch.

Not even a New Zealand residents record was enough for Tom Walsh to beat American Ryan Crouser.

First-time champs claim titles

Ariana Blackwood, competing in the hurdles event of the heptathlon in Rarotonga in 2014, has won her first national ...

The New Zealand decathlon and heptathlon titles have been decided.

Third titles for Auckland softballers

Auckland pitcher Kenta Okazaki fires down a fast ball in the National Fastpitch Championships softball final at Lower Hutt.

Aucklanders clinch softball three-peat.

Wellington paddler grabs four gold

Wellington kayaker Kurtis Imrie on his way to the K1 500m title at the New Zealand canoe sprint championships at Lake ...

Kurtis Imrie was just 1.37secs from creating history at the New Zealand Canoe Racing Championships.

McBride joins special club

Zoe McBride with trophies after winning the womens premier single at the National Rowing Championships at the Lake ...

Zoe McBride joins Philippa Baker-Hogan in rare New Zealand Rowing Championship Club.

Team NZ keep grinding options open

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Launch of Team New Zealand's first custom-designed development boat, ...

They feel they have a game changer but pedal-power needs to prove itself in sea trials over the next month to star in Bermuda.

From leather to lycra

Reon Nolan, left, of the Te Rangatahi Tumanako Trust - The Youth Hope Trust, with Chance Hurinui and Connor Phillips, ...

Five years ago, Chance Hurinui wanted to be a patched gang member. Now he rolls with a different kind of bike group.

NZ visa issue for Fury's dad

Hughie Fury's father and trainer Peter could be denied access to New Zealand due to his extensive criminal history.

Hughie Fury's trainer and father could be denied NZ visa for title fight due to extensive criminal history.

Wellington chase Auckland's softball crown

Black Sox hurler Josh Pettett has pitched Wellington into the national softball championship final.

Could Wellington be in touching distance of their first national men's softball crown since 2004?

Wardrobe drama ends on the pitch

Both the Giants and the Dockers turned out in white shorts, meaning the teams looked identical from behind.

Official forced to make a mad dash to the shops after women's AFL team pack the wrong shorts.

Late goal hurts Black Sticks

Jordan Grant scored the opener for the New Zealand against Argentina.

Argentina snatch draw against NZ women to maintain series lead.

Rapira falls to Ford

Sam Rapira lost via TKO to Canadian Ryan Ford.

Sam Rapira was unable to overcome Canadian Ryan Ford for the vacant UBO Light Heavyweight title.

Boxing, 'respect and intelligence' video

Tyson Fury dressed as Batman tackles a man dressed as the Joker ahead of his 2015 fight with Wladimir Klitschko.

Batman antics replaced with Nelson Mandela peace in prelude to Wladimir Klitschko fight.

French grizzle over English bid

The Paris 2024 Olympic bid has the support of France President Francois Hollande.

French language groups in a tizz over use of English only in Paris 2024 Olympics bid.

Dunham stakes claim at nationals

Robbie Manson and Chris Harris won the premier men's double sculls title.

The Waikato lightweight sculler was among the stars on the penultimate day of finals at Lake Ruataniwha.

Ronas headline Harbour softball upset

Hutt Valley pitcher Brad Worsley prepares to fire a fast ball against Southern Pride.

Rain hampered the second day of the national softball championships, but not before a big boilover in the men's competition.

Fisher wins in Carrington's absence

Aimee Fisher won the women's K1 200 title at Lake Karapiro.

The Hawke's Bay paddler now wants to make it a double with gold in the 500m event.

Ice hockey axes streaming

Ryan Strayer (centre) of the Southern Stampede drives the puck down the rink while double teamed by Callum Burns (L) and ...

The axing of an New Zealand ice hockey livestream service puts the sport in jeopardy, volunteers and fans say.

Top swimmer's suicide battle

Jade Edmistone competes in the Womens 100m Breaststroke Semi Finals during the 2006 Commonwealth Games Melbourne

Australian Jade Edmistone on how she went from a world swimming champ, to attempting suicide.

Call for boxing cheat crackdown

Deontay Wilder celebrates after knocking out Artur Szpilka in the ninth round of their heavyweight title boxing fight at ...

Fighters who cheat should lose their careers, US boxer Deontay Wilder says.

Walsh up against 'crazy field'

Aussie Damien Birkenhead finished second behind Jacko Gill at last year's Big Shot.

Tom Walsh, 'pissed off' after missing last year's Big Shot, has his eyes set on winning Sunday's event.

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