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High fives all round as Volpe Veloce wins Group III Eulogy Stakes

Five in a row for star filly highlights Graham Richardson's big day out.

Parker fight undercards: Jeff Horn delivers TKO and calls out Pacquiao

Joseph Parker's undercard calls out Manny Pacquiao after overcoming adversity to floor opponent.

Wellington Phoenix benefit from Vince Lia wonder goal in win over Central Coast

Wonder goal from Vince Lia draws a line under Ernie Merrick era in Hamilton.

South Sydney could bid for Kieran Foran in 2018

He's keen to make a comeback with Warriors, but recovery could set up a return to Sydney.

Joseph Parker pulls the big names as the stars come out for New Zealand boxing's biggest night

Hollywood actor Cliff Curtis, Sir Graham Henry, politicians and sports stars all be seated front and centre.

Joseph Parker vs Andy Ruiz world title fight - in pictures

All the pictures from Auckland as one of biggest nights in NZ boxing history continues.

Brownlie stars but Knights and Stags share the points

New Plymouth weather dampens Super Smash again.

Adelaide 36ers star Jerome Randle blitzes Breakers as Kiwis go down on road

Paul Henare's men have no answer to Adelaide star as they split their games in the 10th round of the ANBL.

Live: Western Sydney Wanderers v Melbourne Victory - A-League week 10

Western Sydney host Melbourne in a a mid-table clash in week 10 of the A-League.

New Zealand sporting officials join global condemnation of Russian doping scandal

Kiwi sporting officials join condemnation of Russia after latest damning revelations of a nationally orchestrated sports doping programme.

Recap: Wellington Phoenix v Central Coast Mariners - A-League week 10

The post-Ernie Merrick Phoenix defy the odds with comprehensive victory in Hamilton.

Simon Evans wins in wet in Taupo

Simon Evans coped with the conditions in Taupo to win the first race of the weekend at the NZ Touring car champs.

Live: Joseph Parker v Andy Ruiz - WBO heavyweight boxing title fight

Nervy times for Joseph Parker fans as the Kiwi fights back in the fifth round.

Wellington Phoenix reserves put four goals past Hamilton Wanderers for big win

The Wellington Phoenix reserves picked up a big win over Hamilton Wanderers on Saturday.

Career-high 24 points for Steven Adams but OKC Thunder pipped by Houston Rockets

The Kiwi NBA star could do no wrong. Then his coach seemingly forgot all about him.

Ajeet Rai, Lauren Alter win NZ Junior tennis champs

Ajeet Rai and Lauren Alter were crowned the new New Zealand Junior tennis champions in Albany on Saturday.

'Brilliant' Blackjacks win NZ's first World Bowls gold medal

A 'totally dominant' New Zealand Blackjacks four have won their nation's first gold medal at World Bowls in Christchurch.

End-of-year rugby puzzles: Give Steve Hansen whatever he needs to prepare for the Lions?

OPINION: Steve Hansen is being given unprecedented power but that's what it'll take to beat the Lions.

New wicketkeeper set for next Black Caps series as race heats up in domestic cricket

Watling and Ronchi are struggling for limited-overs form and a youngster from Wellington is knocking on the Black Caps' door.

Harness Racing Australia bans use of whips on horses

A world first as Australia outlaws use of whips on horses because of animal welfare concerns.

It's a knockout: Boxing experts favour Joseph Parker stoppage for WBO title

Boxing experts say Joseph Parker should beat Andy Ruiz, with most predicting a knockout victory tonight.

Taupo champions Meredith Kessler and Braden Currie go back-to-back

American Meredith Kessler clings on to victory, as Kiwi backs up in Taupo.

Black Caps coach Mike Hesson takes aim at 'sub-standard' batting and passive fielding

Poor batting annoys NZ coach Mike Hesson after improved bowling and fielding.

Relaxed Joseph Parker and team join mannequin challenge craze on morning of world title fight

Kiwi heavyweight has a lighthearted moment with his team ahead of the big fight in Auckland.

Samoa predict boxing boom if favourite son Joseph Parker wins WBO belt

Islands' Olympic boss predicts "substantial impact" if heavyweight wins WBO belt.

Kiwi-born England captain Dylan Hartley sent off as Northampton beaten by Leinster in European Cup

Kiwi-born England captain Dylan Hartley sent off for swinging arm to the head in European Cup match for club side Northampton.

Opinion: We can handle Australian defeat, it's the meek surrender that grates this time

OPINION: We expect fight from these Black Caps. Shame the players didn't get the memo.

Kiwi track cyclists bag more medals in Melbourne as Oceania Championships wind down

Olympic silver medal-winning team sprinter sparks flurry of further medals on penultimate day of Oceania Track Champs.

'I just want to ride': Teenage motocross rider Roma Edwards chases dream

Not even a broken leg can keep Roma Edwards from pursuing her dream of being a professional motocross rider.

Parker v Ruiz Jr: New Zealand's history in world heavyweight title fights

Joseph Parker has one on Saturday. Here are those who went before him.

Russell Packer has sights set on Kiwis selection for 2017 World Cup after making return to NRL

Following first NRL season since release from jail, former Warriors prop has "massive goal" to play for New Zealand again.

'It's doing me real good': Rugby legend Sir Colin Meads opens up about his cancer, hinting at 'magic' cure

Cancer-stricken rugby legend says magic water is helping him stay alive against medical predictions.

Former Crusaders coach and All Blacks captain Todd Blackadder: 'England has more talent than NZ'

Former Crusaders coach and ABs captain Todd Blackadder says England has a much wider rugby talent pool than New Zealand.

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee lives on as South African rugby moves to change

After the season from hell South African provincial unions accept things must change.

New Zealand edged by strong German outfit at Junior Men's Hckey World Cup in India

After opening win over Japan, New Zealand under-21 men pipped 2-1 in second match at Junior World Cup in India.

British police: Football child sex scandal may affect 98 clubs, including in EPL

British police find links to 98 football clubs, including some from EPL, in child sex abuse scandal.

More than 1000 Russian athletes benefited from doping cover-up - Wada report

More than 1000 Russian athletes involved in or benefited from conspiracy to conceal doping tests.

Something in the air ahead of Joseph Parker's heavyweight title showdown with Andy Ruiz

Kiwi heavyweight will enter to Phil Collins' iconic '80s track for his heavyweight title bout.

Bill Skelton, champion jockey and gentleman of the turf

The West Coast kid who conquered New Zealand racing.

More questions than answers as Joseph Parker and Andy Ruiz fight for WBO belt

More questions than answers mean a mystery befitting occasion as young heavyweights battle for history.

Paul Gallen remains undefeated after brutal battle with Junior Paulo

Paul Gallen looked gone in the second round. But not so fast.

Casey Prather stars as Perth Wildcats beat Melbourne United

Casey Prather produces season-best to guide the Perth Wildcats to a much-needed win.

Sydney Kings score eight-point ANBL comeback win over Taipans in Cairns

Sydney Kings win first series of the ANBL season, clinching a comeback win over the Taipans.

Umpire Paul Reiffel misses rest of Mumbai test following concussion

Paul Reiffel will not officiate in the remainder of the fourth test between India and England.

India make strong start to first innings in reply to England's 400

Indian pair share century stand as India make strong start in reply to England's 400.

Kiwi horse Smolda wins harness racing's Inter Dominion Final

Mark Purdon's night was going from bad to worse but then he won a A$1.1m race.

Sydney FC rescue A-League point at home against Melbourne City

Ten-man Sydney FC avoid their first A-League defeat and their second to Melbourne City in 10 days.

Kane Williamson's dismay at 'questionable' options in Black Caps MCG batting collapse

Black Caps skipper laments batting blunders in rapid collapse at MCG.

Batting horror show as Black Caps capitulate in Australia's Chappell-Hadlee clean sweep

Chasing 265 to win the third ODI, the Black Caps never got close.

Recap: Sydney FC v Melbourne City FC - A-League Round 10

Bobo equaliser in the 81st minute earns Sydney FC a point against Melbourne City.
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