Donna Logan's mood went from anticipation to disappointment within hours in Sydney.
There was a lot to like about the Hurricanes' 36-12 bonus point win over the Melbourne Rebels.
History and form suggest the Highlanders have a big challenge ahead of them on Saturday night.
A double triumph for Waikato schools marked the first day of finals at the Maadi Cup.
Wellington completed their third straight Plunket Shield win on Friday, beating Northern Districts.
Otago are eyeing up a tricky chase on the final day of their Plunket Shield match against Canterbury.
Team NZ America's Cup hopes could be over with Auckland's hosting of 2017 challenger series in doubt.
Top New Zealand triathlete Ryan Sissons accepts that 2015 will be one to chalk up to development.
Former cricketer Adam Hollioake says the script could not be better for his fight with Monty Betham.
A slimed down Brian Minto says there is no tomorrow for his career if he loses at Saturday night's Super 8.
Matthew Hayden, you've been exaggerating. And we've got the evidence.
New Zealand Rugby League boss Phil Holden says he saw changes in Stephen Kearney that he needed to.
All Whites captain out of Wednesday’s friendly against South Korea in Seoul with hamstring injury.
Black Caps bowler believes his team are finally earning the respect of Australians.
World No 1 Kiwi fires bogey free opening round 67 at LPGA Tour’s Kia Classic in California.
Co-host versus co-host, mate versus bro and probably the biggest ODI ever seen in Australia.
Kiwi filly's defence of BMW title in Sydney will show if she's good enough to race Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe.
Question from left field after semifinal win leaves Australian cricket captain momentarily stumped.
Graeme McDowell withdrew from the opening round of the Texas Open after nine holes because of a nagging left ankle injury.
Each squad member stands to earn about $400,000 if they triumph in Sunday’s final at the MCG.
The Auckland Aces beat the Central Stags by an innings and 64 runs with two sessions to spare at Nelson Park in Napier.
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The Black Caps are refusing to buy into talk the Melbourne Cricket Ground won't be to their liking.
Team New Zealand backing Italian challenger Luna Rossa’s opposition to proposals to reduce the size of the boats to be used in Bermuda in 2017.
New Zealand boxer will be in good company when he joins heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko's training camp next week.
Timing of crucial clash against league leading Phoenix side ravaged by national team duties could not be any better.
The Premier League have agreed to share at least $1.48 billion of their bumper TV deal outside the top flight.
Brazil inflicted France's first defeat since the World Cup when a perfectly mastered second-half earned them a 3-1 win in a friendly in Paris.
Dean Barker continued his impressive debut with his new Russian sailing team, helping them to a crucial fleet-racing win at the RC44 Valletta Cup in Malta.
Kiwi cyclist's understrength team determined to defend eader's jersey at Volta a Catalunya.
National kickboxing champ Israel Adesanya holds no fear of short priced favourite ahead of Super 8 tournament.
The Australian media have likened Sunday’s Cricket World Cup final between the co-hosts to 'a neighbourhood dispute'.
Michael Clarke believes a woeful batting collapse in Auckland proved a timely "kick up the backside" for the World Cup favourites.
Former All Black Brad Thorn linked with a move to Queensland Reds for next year’s Super Rugby campaign.
Blues coach Sir John Kirwan has been forced to rethink resting several front-line All Blacks against the Waratahs.
Captain John Terry will be at Chelsea for at least one more season after earning a contract extension in recognition of his enduring value to the team.
Bookmakers on both sides of the Tasman and further afield have installed Australia as firm favourites to beat New Zealand in the Cricket World Cup final on Sunday.
Black Caps skipper Brendon McCullum has been named to captain a World Cup XI that features four of his team-mates.
Daniel Vettori looms large as the Black Caps key bowler in Sunday's final, says India captain MS Dhoni.
Sharks star free to play Super Rugby this weekend with Sanzar's appeal against the not guilty verdict on his tip tackle of Chiefs playmaker Aaron Cruden postponed till next week.
Skipper Michael Clarke thinks Australia have not yet peaked at the World Cup despite reaching the final by beating reigning champions India.
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Steve Smith's sublime century laid the groundwork as Australia beat India at the SCG.
Spaniard says he never lost consciousness or suffered memory lapses as a result of his accident.
Williams have appointed Adrian Sutil as reserve driver for the F1 season.
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The Crusaders are adamant Wyatt Crockett's relegation to the bench is about scrummaging.
Black Cap Adam Milne is philosophical about injury ending his Cricket World Cup.
Rugby players can be a little like elephants when it comes to certain matches in their careers.
NZRL will on Friday announce an extension to Kiwis coach Stephen Kearney's contract.