A night after stunning the darts world, Invercargill's Warren Parry brought back down to earth.
Rising Kiwi heavyweight star Joseph Parker is adamant his Christchurch trainer Kevin Barry has made him the boxer he is.
Nine years after watching the world mountain running championships in Wellington, Stephen Day has qualified for them.
A couple of beers "to knock the edge off" propelled a slaughterman to one of sport's greatest upsets.
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