Weightlifters have joined the list of Russian athletes banned from the Rio Olympics.
The Kiwi fighter believes the organisation condones performance enhancing drugs and has had enough.
When Yvette Williams won gold in 1952, people were huddled around a radio in Dunedin hoping for the best.
A win over Japan on Saturday would put the Junior Black Sox into the world under-19 softball final.
Triple national boxing champion Sam Watt faces a sporting choice - remain in the ring or focus on rugby.
While he was unable to prove that he was fit and ready to go, cyclist Jack Bauer never doubted his ability to perform in Rio.
"Little kids' eyes light up at just a little food," NZ Olympic kayaker on the poor streets of Rio says.
Two-time New Zealand javelin champion Tori Peeters is on an Olympic quest as she eyes Toyko.
Sports Quiz - July 29
Runner appealed for place in team through the Sports Tribunal of NZ and may yet take it higher.
Thomas Makea's Junior Black Sox softball team have made the world championships playoffs.
Hutt Valley softballer Craig Wallace has been suspended for a month after over-using his asthma medication.
Big things ahead for record-breaking Southland cyclist Bradly Knipe.
The future of track cycling in Southland looks bright.
Mountain biker Anton Cooper has flagged the final two World Cup events in favor of returning home for surgery.
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Alexis Pritchard won her 11th national title last week and notched up 113 fights over 13 years.
George Bennett hopes to be leading his team at a grand tour in the near future.
The Waikato fighter had to deal with the disappointment of not making the Olympic Games.
New Zealand men's rowing four won't be off to Rio after Russia confirms it will enter a crew in the event.
Growing support for Kiwi heavyweight's bid to clean up MMA.
World champion Kiwi rower and elite Jamaican sprinter share a ride on the road to Rio.
International body carried out 3,773 tests on bikes during this year's Tour.
How would you handle a kick to win $100,000?
Nobody was hurt in the blaze at St Patrick's High School, the latest in a string of fires at Kenyan schools.
Overseas guest players to bolster Canterbury Cats.
Southlander finds himself the unofficial captain of men's pursuit team, gunning for a medal in Rio.
Alexander Dimitrenko confident of using his height, reach and experience to unsettle Kiwi's title hopes.
Southland's Nigel Skelt playing a key role with one of world sport's big players at Rio.
On standby for the Olympics, they must now wait to find out if Russia will enter a men's four, after Fisa excludes 22 of its 28 rowers.