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Usain Bolt in doubt for Rio

Usain Bolt has been diagnosed with a grade one hamstring tear.

The world's fastest man suffered a hamstring injury at Jamaica's Olympic trials.

Jackson loses NZ titles, Fa unbeaten

Promising heavyweight boxer Junior Fa improved to 4-0 on TV3's first Big Bash Boxing event.

Auckland's Mose Auimatagi Jr claims NZ middleweight titles with tight win on TV3's first free-to-air Big Bash Boxing event.

Whistleblower closer to Rio

Yulia Stepanova was one of the world's top 800m runners before she and her husband Vitaly Stepanov blew the whistle on ...

Russian whistleblower may compete as a neutral athlete at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Olympic Power Rankings: No 1

Hamish Bond and Eric Murray have proved to be the perfect pair.

With the Rio Olympics fast approaching, Stuff counts down New Zealand's top 20 medal prospects. Today, No 1, the rowing men's pair.

Beauchamp chases title in Sydney

Nort Beauchamp will fight for the vacant WBF International Lightweight title in Sydney on Saturday night.

The Kiwi boxer gets his title shot against an Irishman in Australia.

Bennett enters big time at Tour de France

George Bennett will be rubbing shoulders with the best climbers in the world at the Tour de France.

George Bennett will soon begin his first assault on the Tour de France.

Lesnar hits back at Hunt

Professional wrestler Brock Lesnar is returning to the UFC for the first time since 2011.

WWE star says Kiwi's doping allegations is nothing he hasn't heard before.

Hockey Manawatu appeal fails

Hockey Manawatu has failed to get an appeal against a court judgment ordering it to pay former operations manager Warren ...

Hockey Manawatu has failed to overturn a court order ordering it to pay tens of thousands of dollars to former operations manager Warren Banks.

Sports Quiz - July 1

Warriors forward Simon Mannering reaches a major NRL match milestone this weekend.

In the game for all things sport in the week that's just been? Test your knowledge here.

Black Sticks open Six Nations account

Capital striker Stephen Jenness scored the lone goal in the Black Sticks win over India at the Six Nations in Valencia.

NZ hockey men get first win of pre-Olympic tournament, edging India 1-0 thanks to first half goal.

Suspended after boozy brawl

Superstar Tom Boyd has been suspended indefinitely.

AFL club Western Bulldogs have suspended two of their players after a mysterious boozed up brawl.

Sellers believed Snell singlet was authentic video

Peter Snell - strap

Family didn't know that their Peter Snell Olympic singlet was a fake.

Gaddum in doubt for Rio

Emily Gaddum (nee Naylor) has not been able to fully train since May due to her back injury putting her in doubt for the ...

The Black Sticks' most experienced player Emily Gaddum, nee Naylor, at risk of missing Rio Olympics with a back injury.

McGregor's routine studies before Olympics

Courtney McGregor jumps for joy after being named in the New Zealand Olympic Games team for Rio.

Rio-bound gymnast Courtney McGregor is perfecting her routines while studying in the US.

Parker 'very confident' of win

Joseph Parker will fight Anthony Joshua for the IBF world heavyweight title.

Parker's promoter insists that Joshua's latest win has made the Kiwi confident of winning their mandatory fight.

Thompson to waveski in Portugal

Waveskiier Marcus Thompson at his home beach in Otaki. He will compete at the World Waveski Championships in Portugal ...

An Otaki resident has not let a serious spinal injury take away his love for the water. 

Paget "back to business"

Jonathan Paget and Clifton Lush will appear at the Rio Olympics.

"It feels like it's back to business as normal" according to New Zealand equestrian Jock Paget ahead of Rio.

Age issues and bad spelling

Julie Brougham tricked the media and the NZOC with her youthful looks.

SIDELINES: Never ask a woman their age the old adage goes. Oh, how we got it wrong.

Top 10 sporting fakes

Andy Haden dives out a lineout against Wales at Cardiff Arms Park in 1978.

The fake Peter Snell singlet is just the latest in a long list of famous sporting frauds, hoaxes, dives or fails.

Chasing Hunt into UFC video

New Zealand heavyweight boxer Joseph Parker, left, and former sparring partner turned MMA fighter Brice Ritani-Coe ...

Kiwi boxer who stepped in the ring with Joseph Parker wants to emulate NZ UFC star Mark Hunt.

Olympic Power Rankings: No 2

Lisa Carrington hopes to repeat her K1 200m gold medal effort from London.

Smoke on the water and coolness personified, Lisa Carrington is on target for a golden double in Rio.

'More action, more speed'

The Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing team on the water in the 2015 Volvo Ocean Race.

Round-the-world race returns to its Southern Ocean roots with the longest course in the event's history unveiled.

'Goldies Oldies' to bring thousands

A Golden Oldies rugby team in action in Paraparaumu.

Christchurch has been chosen to host an international sporting event likely to be the largest ever held in the city.

NZ Olympic uniforms revealed video

The new New Zealand Olympic uniform  has been revealed.

New Zealand will wear black, silver, green and blue at the Rio Olympics.

Tony Hawk still landing 900s video

Tony Hawk has landed a 900 17 years to the day since he first landed the trick.

Tony Hawk winds back the clock, landing a 900 at the age of 48.

Hunt will 'wreck' Lesnar

Mark Hunt is aiming for his third straight knockout victory when he meets Brock Lesnar at UFC 200.

Former UFC star says Kiwi will have little trouble recording another knockout win.

A heavy lifting Kiwi dream video

Kiwi weightlifter Tracey Lambrechs will be just the second New Zealand woman to compete in the sport at the Olympics.

Making it to Rio is a case of second time lucky for overjoyed Kiwi weightlifter Tracey Lambrechs.

Black Sticks blown away

Kane Russell scored New Zealand's only goal against Germany.

NZ men's disappointing start to Six Nations continues with heavy loss to Germany.

IBF set Joshua-Parker deadline

Joseph Parker could meet IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua as early as November.

Boxing organisation determined to see Kiwi's title fight go ahead, setting a January deadline.

Russia ban: Kiwis on standby video

Rowing New Zealand chief executive Simon Peterson said he couldn't live with himself if he didn't give three crews a ...

NZ athletes on standby for the Rio Olympics should Russia be banned over doping scandal.

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