Mannering to retire video

Simon Mannering will retire from the Warriors after 14 years at the club.

2 min ago  Simon Mannering is calling it quits after an illustrious NRL career.

McCartney breaks record again

Eliza McCartney has extended her personal best to 4.94m.

Kiwi pole vault star Eliza McCartney leaps to third on all-time list.

Aftermath of Rebels bust-up

Rebels player Amanaki Mafi has been charged over an alleged altercation with team mate Lopeti Timani (inset).

Photo shows facial injuries suffered by Lopeti Timani in alleged bust-up with Rebels team mate in Dunedin.

Bolt needs more than speed

Usain Bolt trained with Jeremy Brockie's club, Mamelodi Sundowns, in January.

12:00 PM  All Whites striker who trained with Usain Bolt says A-League club should look elsewhere.

Phoenix player kept in dark

Former Wellington Phoenix player Logan Rogerson has signed a two-year contract with Carl Zeiss Jena in Germany's third-tier.

11:38 AM  Unwanted Phoenix player finds new home after club goes silent over his future in New Zealand.

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Player theatrics shine bright at World Cup stuff nation

In four years' time the biggest sporting event in the world heads to the tiny Middle Eastern nation of Qatar.

A review of the 2018 FIFA World Cup and its showcase of talent, theatrics, disappointments and champions.

Key belts at stake for Parker

Dillian Whyte and Joseph Parker will contest two key beltS in London.

WBO announcement adds more weight to Parker v Whyte with keys belts and potential Anthony Joshua rematch at stake.

Toulon chief fights 'homophobia' fine

Toulon club owner Mourad Boudjellal says he will sue European rugby authorities for defamation after being fined for ...

Multi-millionaire comic book publisher vows to fight $129K fine after being found guilty of 'condoning homophobia'.

Graham gets NRL HOF call video

Former New Zealand rugby league legend Mark Graham will be inducted into the NRL Hall of Fame on August 1.

Former Kiwis captain to be first New Zealander inducted into NRL Hall of Fame.

Frew's farewell dawns for Steel

Wendy Frew has been a constant in the Southern Steel midcourt since the team's creation in 2008.

Southern Steel won't let emotion get better of them as Wendy Frew's long career draws to close.

Aussie breaks WNBA points record video

Elizabeth Cambage dropped 53 points on 17-of-22 shooting.

Elizabeth Cambage surpasses 50-point mark on just 22 shots to set a new WNBA record.

Marshall hails Farah's return

Robbie Farah's return from South Sydney has lifted the Wests Tigers.

Kiwis World Cup winner says Robbie Farah's competitiveness 'rubs off on players'.

Henry quits TV to focus on coaching

Belgium assistant coach Thierry Henry consoles Eden Hazard after the team's semifinal loss to France.

Thierry Henry quits role as TV pundit to concentrate on coaching career.

Iceland coach resigns after Cup debut

Heimir Hallgrimsson has resigned from his position as Iceland coach.

Coach who took Iceland to first World Cup steps down after seven years.

FFA coy on funding Bolt deal

Central Coast Mariners are in discussions with Usain Bolt as they look to bring the sprint legend in on a six-week trial.

Central Coast will need to convince FFA that potential Usain Bolt marquee deal is more than just a gimmick.

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Time to cite serial divers video

Neymar appears to be injured here but was criticised at the Fifa World Cup for going to ground too easily.

OPINION: Sick of diving, rolling and shirt pulling? It's time football cited serial cheats, writes Tony Smith.

Rugby coaches must speak up

OPINION: Rugby needs fewer 'yes men' and more Tony Browns and Brad Thorns, writes Robert van Royen.

ESPY awards unworldly

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Rugby

Toulon owner's 'homophobia' fine

Toulon club owner Mourad Boudjellal says he will sue European rugby authorities for defamation after being fined for ...

Multi-millionaire comic book publisher vows to fight $129K fine after being found guilty of 'condoning homophobia'.

Fa'auli heading to Japan video

Johnny Fa'auli won't be returning to the Chiefs next year, having instead signed to play in Japan.

Sending off against the Hurricanes last Friday turns out to be midfielder Johnny Fa'auli's last act for Chiefs.

Black Ferns ready to move on

The Black Ferns wll be looking to prove a point this season after being put on full-time contracts by New Zealand Rugby ...

It's back to business for the Black Ferns as squad named for their two August tests against the Wallaroos.

Folau won't rule out switch

Waratahs fullback Israel Folau is focused on Saturday's quarterfinal against the Highlanders in Sydney.

Waratahs superstar addresses Reds speculation as he prepares for match-up with Highlanders' Ben Smith.

Cricket

Stead, Malan chased NSW job

Former White Ferns coach Gary Stead looks the early favourite for the Black Caps job after several years of success with ...

Two of the favourites to succeed Mike Hesson as Black Caps coach have aimed high in Australia.

Gayle still has the moves video

Chris Gayle grabs one-handed stunner in Canada T20 League.

Windies cricketer snares brilliant one-hander in captaining his side to victory in Canadian T20 final.

More cancer surgery for Hadlee

New Zealand cricket legend Sir Richard Hadlee is undergoing a second bout of cancer surgery.

New Zealand cricketing great to undergo more surgery after a secondary cancer was found in his liver.

Women's comp first focus: Perry

Star Australian allrounder Ellyse Perry says growing the WBBL should be the focus for women's cricket.

The world's top women's cricketer says 'not yet' for a woman in the men's Big Bash.

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Aftermath of Rebels bust-up

Photo shows facial injuries suffered by Lopeti Timani in alleged bust-up with Rebels team mate in Dunedin.

Football

Henry quits TV to focus on coaching

Belgium assistant coach Thierry Henry consoles Eden Hazard after the team's semifinal loss to France.

Thierry Henry quits role as TV pundit to concentrate on coaching career.

Iceland coach resigns after Cup debut

Heimir Hallgrimsson has resigned from his position as Iceland coach.

Coach who took Iceland to first World Cup steps down after seven years.

FFA coy on funding Bolt deal

Central Coast Mariners are in discussions with Usain Bolt as they look to bring the sprint legend in on a six-week trial.

Central Coast will need to convince FFA that potential Usain Bolt marquee deal is more than just a gimmick.

Pogba's touching tribute

Paul Pogba holds the World Cup trophy along with his shinpads which carried an image of his late father.

French star dedicates World Cup triumph to his late father.

League

Graham gets NRL HOF call video

Former New Zealand rugby league legend Mark Graham will be inducted into the NRL Hall of Fame on August 1.

Former Kiwis captain to be first New Zealander inducted into NRL Hall of Fame.

Marshall hails Farah's return

Robbie Farah's return from South Sydney has lifted the Wests Tigers.

Kiwis World Cup winner says Robbie Farah's competitiveness 'rubs off on players'.

Hiku benched for Maumalo

Warriors winger Ken Maumalo will start against the Melbourne Storm at Mt Smart Stadium on Sunday.

Ken Maumalo's return the only change to the Warriors' side for Sunday's clash against Melbourne.

Warriors' classy act video

Warriors captain Roger Tuivasa-Sheck invited Broncos forward Sam Thaiday into their team huddle after Sunday's match.

There was an unfamiliar face in the Warriors' huddle after the Broncos game as they paid tribute to a retiring star.

Basketball

Aussie breaks WNBA points record video

Elizabeth Cambage dropped 53 points on 17-of-22 shooting.

Elizabeth Cambage surpasses 50-point mark on just 22 shots to set a new WNBA record.

Jets guard Knight on fire

Daishon Knight starred as the Jets upset the Sharks on Sunday. (File Photo).

Daishon Knight had two 40-point performances in the latest round of the NBL, one of which netted a win.

Recap: Rangers v Giants

Auckland Super City Rangers Marcel Jones.

The Nelson Giants earn a 97-82 over the SuperCity Rangers at Waitakere.

Rams win in double overtime

Mike Karena of the Rams goes up for a shot.

The Canterbury Rams have kept their NBL top four hopes alive with a double overtime win over the Jets.

Golf

Woods reminded of winning past

Can Tiger Woods win a Major again? He likes the set-up of the Carnoustie course.

The 14-time Major winner is excited by the course for The Open.

Fox in top 10 with big pay day

Ryan Fox has had another 10-top finish at a European Tour event in Scotland (file photo).

Brandon Stone's brilliance shuts Fox out in East Lothian, but Kiwi banks another big cheque.

Hillier nears world top-20

Daniel Hillier with golf major champions Sir Bob Charles and Michael Campbell after winning the Bledisloe Cup for top ...

After finishing seventh in the European Amateur, Daniel Hillier does it again in a top US tournament.

Ryan Fox: Golf 'nicer' than rugby

Ryan Fox on course at the 2018 Handa New Zealand Golf Open while father Grant Fox, the former All Black, looks on.

"Too many concussions" persuaded Kiwi golfer to change sport.

Netball

Frew's farewell dawns for Steel

Wendy Frew has been a constant in the Southern Steel midcourt since the team's creation in 2008.

Southern Steel won't let emotion get better of them as Wendy Frew's long career draws to close.

Crampton puzzled by Ferns' snub

Gina Crampton has been in strong touch for the Southern Steel and is gunning for a Silver Ferns recall next month.

Unwanted Silver Fern still in dark why she was dropped after last year's clean sweep by Australia.

Steel pip Tactix

Tactix defender Temalisi Fakahokotau wins the ball from Steel shooter Jennifer O'Connell in Invercargill.

 Southern Steel pip Mainland Tactix in another nailbiter between teams.

Central Pulse show their class

Sulu Fitzpatrick of the Pulse competes for the ball against Maia Wilson of the Stars.

A 15-goal thumping of the Northern Stars moves them one win away from hosting the national netball premiership final.

Tennis

Serena climbs world rankings

Serena Williams waves to the crowd after being defeated by Angelique Kerber in the women's singles final at Wimbledon.

Serena Williams moves up 153 spots in WTA rankings after runner-up finish at Wimbledon.

Family man Djokovic triumphs

Serbia's Novak Djokovic is still in winning form, taking the men's singles final at Wimbledon with ease.

Sorting out his off-court issues has helped revive Wimbledon champ Novak Djokovic.

Djokovic back on top video

Novak Djokovic raises the Wimbledon trophy for the fourth time.

Tennis superstar shakes off two seasons of injury to win his fourth Wimbledon title.

Kerber wins Wimbledon title video

Angelique Kerber is the first German woman to win Wimbledon since Steffi Graff in 1996.

Kerber is the first German woman to win at the All England Club since Steffi Graff in 1996.

combat sports

Key belts at stake for Parker

Dillian Whyte and Joseph Parker will contest two key beltS in London.

WBO announcement adds more weight to Parker v Whyte with keys belts and potential Anthony Joshua rematch at stake.

McGregor's Putin praise

Conor McGregor was a guest of Russian President Vladimir Putin at the World Cup final in Moscow.

UFC star sparks controversy after lavishing praise on Russian president at World Cup final.

Joshua to fight Povetkin

Anthony Joshua celebrates victory after his WBA, IBF, WBO & IBO heavyweight championship title fight against Joseph ...

Anthony Joshua will defend his WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight titles on September 22.

Pacquiao wins 60th career fight

Manny Pacquiao celebrates after stopping Lucas Matthysse in the seventh round of their bout in Kuala Lumpur.

Filipino boxing great clinches milestone victory with a seventh-round KO of Lucas Matthysse in Malaysia.

Racing

Kawi has run his last race

Champion galloper Kawi has been retired after winning 15 races - seven of them at Group I level.

The curtain has come down on the racing career of one of New Zealand's best horses.

History-making jockey reflects

Sue Walsh, the first New Zealand female jockey to win a race against the men, has gone on to forge a successful training ...

Forty years on, former jockey can still remember the noise of the crowd cheering her to trail-blazing win.

Female jockeys celebrated

Sam Collett will win her first national jockeys' premiership at the end of the month.

NZ racing to celebrate 40 years of jockey equality.

Kiwi: It's not about the horse video

Kiwi makes the mistake of pushing the story's true hero into the background.

REVIEW: It's seems crazy that the "Waverley flyer" is reduced to a bit part in his own story.

Motorsport

Dixon joins elite company

Scott Dixon hoists the trophy after winning in Toronto as third-place finisher Robert Wickens applauds.

The Kiwi IndyCar ace took full advantage to increase his championship lead.

Dixon wins in Toronto

Scott Dixon was too slick for his Indycar rivals, winning his third race of the season at Toronto.

Kiwi driver takes major step towards a fifth Indycar Series title.

Hypercar World Cup final video

Rimac vs Bugatti

Forget the football world cup final, the real battle between France and Croatia is taking place in the hypercar segment.

McLaughlin: It's about consistency

Kiwi Supercars drivers (from left) Scott McLaughlin, Fabian Coulthard, Shane van Gisbergen, Richie Stanaway and Andre ...

Kiwi V8s ace hopes to nail this year's Supercars championship like he did his clutch shot at goal on Eden Park.

Other sports

Van Avermaet retains yellow

French rider Julian Alaphilippe mounted a successful solo breakaway to win stage 10.

Greg Van Avermaet extends Tour de France lead after first mountain stage.

Bennett recommits to Dutch team video

George Bennett has signed a three-year extension with LottoNL-Jumbo.

George Bennett signs new long-term contract with Dutch cycling team.

Bevin loses team leader

Richie Porte receives medical attention after crashing during stage nine of the Tour de France.

Losing team leader to broken collarbone forces Tour de France rethink for Kiwi hopeful.

Drowning case of 'misadventure'

Ex-NHL goalie Ray Emery has died in a swimming accident on Lake Ontario.

Ex-NHL goalie Ray Emery dies after early morning lake dip from a boat goes wrong.

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LeBron now a Lakers man video

Lebron James OFFICIALLY Become A Los Angeles Laker!

"Unbelievable moment in Lakers history," as Magic and management celebrate the King's arrival.

Neymar limping at training video

Brazil star Neymar is nursing a sore ankle and limped out of training in Russia.

Heavy attention from Swiss defenders leaves star footballer limping on a tender ankle, Brazil camp says.

Durant takes the heat for loss video

Warriors star Kevin Durant drives to the hoop against the defence of Rockets guard James Harden.

NBA star takes defeat on the chin saying his early foul triggered blast-off for the Rockets and their fans.

Harden 'can't do it all by myself' video

Houston Rockets guard James Harden (right) talks to PJ Tucker during the game one loss to the Warriors.

Rockets star goes on the offensive against his team-mates after lackluster game one against Warriors.

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