Former Warrior Elijah Taylor proves an instant hit at Wests Tigers

Mid-season switch helps former Warriors lock revitalise his career.

Danny Lee bounces back in the second round to climb up leaderboard in Texas

Kiwi golfer climbs up leaderboard before play is suspended during PGA Tour event.

Cavaliers through to NBA Finals after easy win over the Raptors

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers down the Raptors to move into the NBA Finals.

Plenty for Chiefs to ponder during Super Rugby's international window

Chiefs to go soul-searching on Super Rugby's break after being run ragged by the Waratahs in Sydney.

Health experts urge WHO to move or postpone Rio Olympics

Open letter to WHO calls for games to be delayed or relocated in name of public health.

New Zealand boats shine on opening day of latest World Cup rowing regatta

Mahe Drysdale led the way in the opening races of the World Cup regatta in Switzerland.

Fast-rising Steven Adams makes the breakthrough to join NBA's elite big men

NZ's OKC Thunder star wins high praise from the coach of his Golden State foes.

Highlanders not falling into deep depression after loss to Hurricanes

No panicking from Highlanders after defeat to Hurricanes.

All Whites coach Anthony Hudson wary of Fiji threat for Nations Cup opener

All Whites coach says complacency not an issue for NZ in their Oceania Nations Cup opener.

Hansen prepares All Blacks for new era following departure of veterans

Who will fill the gaping holes left in the All Blacks squad when it is named on Sunday?

Lydia Ko struggles to make an impression at LPGA tournament in Michigan

Kiwi golfer shoots a second consecutive 71, leaving her some way of the pace in the LPGA Tour's Volvik Championship.

Joelle King, Paul Coll advance to finals at Hong Kong International

Top NZ squash players Joelle King and Paul Coll advance to the finals in the Hong Kong International.

Hurricanes produce fine performance to beat the Highlanders

Ardie Savea's last-minute winner gets gutsy Hurricanes home against Highlanders.

Aaron Gate sprints to victory in Tour of Ireland

Kiwi Olympic cycling hopeful Aaron Gate sprinted his way to victory on stage six of the Tour of Ireland on Friday (Saturday NZ time)

Recap: Cleveland Cavaliers v Toronto Raptors - NBA conference finals game six

LeBron James and the Cavs win through to the NBA finals.

Tall Ferns beat Latvia 70-64 in overtime

NZ women's basketballers show their mental strength to pull off a gripping win over Latvia as they hope to reach Rio.

Mitch Evans finishes fifth in first Monaco GP2 race of weekend

In a dramatic race, New Zealand's Mitch Evans has picked up some valuable GP2 points in Monaco.

Kings triumph for second Super Rugby win with victory over the 12-man Jaguares

Southern Kings avenge 73-27 loss in Argentina with a narrow win at home over the ill-disciplined Jaguares.

Waratahs stun Chiefs in Super Rugby try-fest in Sydney

New Zealand conference leaders upset by Australian conference leaders in a try-fest.

Trent Boult helps Hyderabad make IPL final over Brendon McCullum's Gujarat

Trent Boult stars in the field in his first IPL appearance in 2016, helping Hyderabad into the final with a win over Gujarat.

Marcus Daniell through to doubles third round at French Open, Artem Sitak out.

Marcus Daniell and his makeshift partner Brian Baker have continued their impressive run at Roland Garros.

Manu Vatuvei hit 'breaking point' amid public backlash over his big night out

Warriors wing opens up on the hate and public backlash suffered in the fallout from his big night out.

New Zealand-born Teimana Harrison to make England debut against Wales

NZ-born flanker Teimana Harrison named in the England team to play a one-off test against Wales at Twickenham.

Rafa Nadal pulls out of French Open with wrist injury

Wrist injury forces Rafael Nadal to unexpectedly pull out of the French Open.

England batsmen fail to punish Sri Lanka as untidy Cook misses out on 10,000

England's batsmen failed to take full advantage on a first day of swinging fortunes in second test.

No-nonsense Andy Murray eases past Ivo Karlovic in Paris

Andy Murray's French Open campaign gathers pace as he makes light work of big serving Croatian.

Injured, upset Nick Kyrgios knocked out at French Open

An injured and upset Nick Kyrgios suffers French Open flame-out at hands of Richard Gasquet.

Daniel Pearce leads way for Kiwis on PGA Tour of China

Kiwi golfer Daniel Pearce drops back to a tie for sixth during a rain-interrupted Wuhan Open.

Australia's Sam Stosur fights her way to French Open fourth round

Sam Stosur turns the tables on her horror record against Lucie Safarova to seal a fourth-round berth.

Super City Rangers player ejected from game before publicly lining up referees

A Super City Rangers player has taken aim at the referees on and off the court.

Simona Halep survives scare from 'a child of the internet'

Simona Halep and Garbine Muguruza march on, while Petra Kvitova shocked by American.

23 athletes from 2012 Olympics positive in retests, IOC confirm

Twenty-three athletes from five sports test positive for banned drugs in re-tests from London Olympics.

Wests Tigers upset undermanned Brisbane Broncos by one point in NRL

​Wests Tigers have claimed a nail-biting 19-18 NRL victory over an undermanned Brisbane.

Serial winner Jose Mourinho hired to revive fading Manchester United

The Portuguese coach becomes the third manager in three years at Old Trafford.

Queensland sweat on Cooper Cronk's ankle injury, send Cherry-Evans an SOS

An ankle injury has put a scare into the Maroons' camp ahead of the State of Origin series opener.

Recap: Chiefs v Waratahs - Super Rugby Round 14

Chiefs outscored six tries to four by NSW Waratahs in Sydney in battle of conference leaders.

Highlanders first-five Lima Sopoaga bamboozles Hurricanes with audacious chip kick

Watch Highlanders No 10's stunning overhead chip against Hurricanes.

Recap: Hurricanes v Highlanders - Super Rugby round 14

Ardie Savea's late try wins it for the Hurricanes over the Highlanders at Westpac Stadium.

Southland Sharks edge the Super City Rangers in NBL tussle

Super City Rangers' playoff hopes in doubt after loss to Southland.

Scott Dixon hungry and confident as Indy 500 reaches historic milestone

Kiwi driver primed to add to 'life-changing' 2008 triumph as famous race reaches historic milestone.

Blackadder adamant his Crusaders won't be complacent against Blues

In an effort to ensure their men aren't complacent at Eden Park, the Crusaders coaches are turning back the clock.

Basin Reserve risks becoming 'tier two' venue unless work hastens, says councillor

Wellington's Basin Reserve could be denied more high profile tests unless quick action is taken.

After 20 years of fighting through the pain barrier, Kiwi UFC star James Te Huna is ready to put his body first

Kiwi UFC veteran on the "awesome ride" of his 20-year career in mixed martial arts.

Jockey Chris Johnson could face months on the sidelines over failed cannabis test

Top jockey Chris Johnson has been stood down pending a hearing for his "non-negative" test to cannabis.

Plenty of options for Jarryd Hayne post-Rio Olympics

What will the sporting life hold next year for the high-profile code-hopper?

Southern Steel coach Noeline Taurua to bring up 100 games in charge in trans-Tasman competition

Southern Steel-Northern Mystics game set for a sell-out in Dunedin.

Andrew Bogut responds as Golden State Warriors topple Oklahoma City Thunder

The big Aussie finally responded in the trans-Tasman battle within the NBA's Western Conference finals

Recap: OKC Thunder v Golden State Warriors - NBA Western Conference finals game 5

Look back on the game five action as Golden State surge to victory to keep the NBA Western Conference finals series alive.

Multi-talented Kieran Read prepares for All Blacks' captaincy

Kieran Read's journey from Ranfurly Shield debut to Richie McCaw's successor.

Hagley Oval gets 25 days of international cricket over next two summers

Hagley Oval the big winner in NZ Cricket schedule announcement.
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