Trent Barrett suggests Auckland Nines shows 'little regard for player welfare' with Manly and other clubs set to name weakened squads.
Henry Nicholls and Tim Southee take guard on day four at Hagley Oval.
OPINION: Cash or career? An All White's conundrum as the Chinese Super League calls.
There were some big names on display at the canoe slalom NZ Open at the weekend.
The covers are off early in Christchurch as groundsmen rush to get day four underway.
Live TV awkwardness as rock star pokes football boss during over-the-top lottery draw.
Kieran Read is picking a bright sporting future for his newborn son - but it doesn't involve rugby.
Kiwi golfer goes 8-under to finish tied for 19th in a star-studded Abu Dhabi event on the European Tour.
Unsettled Chelsea striker stars in victory over Hull, while Arsene Wenger is sent off in 10-man Arsenal's controversial win over Burnley.
On-camera giggles as All Blacks stars strip down for a sponsor.
"Speculation is speculation." English club hits back at claims Chinese Super League chasing All White.
The Joker and Knight are gone, leaving the King as the only ace in the Aussie Open pack.
Kansas City Royals confirm the death of pitcher Yordano Ventura after a car crash in the Dominican Republic.
NZ-born all-rounder bounces back from Eden Gardens nightmare to inspire England to thrilling ODI win.
Premier League champs' grim season shows no sign of looking up as they're thumped by Southampton.
Top seed Angelique Kerber is left stunned by world No. 35, while Venus Williams reaches the quarterfinals.
Frenchman claims fourth straight victory in rally marred by tragedy after Hayden Paddon hit and killed a spectator.
The iron-man Swiss downed Kei Nishikori in five sets to reach Australian Open quarterfinals.
World No 1 admits he's "very down" after a stunning loss to German No. 50 Mischa Zverev.
Junior Italian tennis player Maria Vittoria Viviani was sent home from the Australian Open in tears.
Australian batsmen take full advantage of poor Pakistan fielding to triumph in ODI series.
Surfers take on unfavourable waves in honour of Dillon Walsh.
Shotput champ Dame Valerie Adams' coach retires, and new set-up partially in place.
Western Sydney down Jets to move level with Wellington in A-League.
The Breakers wobbled late, but hung on for a big win over defending ANBL champs Perth.
Tom Schwarz salvages point for Canterbury.
The big-hitting CD batsman helped the visitors come from behind at Seddon Park against ND.
Up and down weekend for Brendon Leitch in TRS while fellow Southlander Liam MacDonald against stars in the NZV8s.
Excitement aplenty in all four Stirling Sports premiership matches on Sunday, with three ending in draws.
All-rounder role for Black Caps test squad to play South Africa under scrutiny
Wanderers prove too strong for Jets in Sydney.
Lazarus was the hot favourite, but his stablemate had the fitness edge.
Rain wipes out third day of second cricket test between Black Caps and Bangladesh.
A weather bomb dropped itself on Castlepoint just as Tim Roe won the first stage at the New Zealand Cycle Classic.
Hamilton Wanderers lost 3-1 to Eastern Suburbs, but only after the losers were denied a penalty with the scores level.
Richard Verschoor retains lead in Toyota Racing Series after winning at wet Teretonga Park.
Why did Savaria win the Wellington. Because she was the best horse, says her trainer.
The last local standing at the Australian Open, but she faces a tough fight to make the last eight.
Italian football star accuses opposition supporters of abusing him during Ligue 1 match, prompting investigation.
Hawke's Bay coach Brett Angell raises the ire of officials as his team earn draw with Team Wellington.
Kiwi basketball star still under NBA concussion protocol and could miss third straight game for OKC Thunder.
After Marty Banks' failure to arrive at his Italian club, we look at 5 players who went missing from their teams.
Benetton Treviso to wait on word from Marty Banks before deciding what action to take.
Brisbane Roar coach John Aloisi was left fuming after a Jacob Tratt tackle.
Hobby trainer shows the big runs how it is done with
"It was nerve-racking knowing all the big boys were coming up behind me."
Alex Ducker won't forget this try in a hurry as he chips, charges and evades nine opponents.
Liverpool on the end of big upset as Swansea City repel comeback for first-ever league win at Anfield.
Brazilian club returns to pitch, looking to bounce back from one of football's great tragedies.
Suspension forces England's New Zealand-born hooker Dylan Hartley to sharpen his tackling technique.