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Froome zooms to fourth Tour win

Chris Froome of Great Britain and Team Sky celebrates in the yellow jersey following his stage win in Marseille, which ...

Magic in Marseille by Britain's regal rider.

Froome secures yellow jersey

hris Froome of Great Britain and Team Sky in action during stage twenty of Le Tour de France 2017 on July 22.

Third place in trial event puts British rider Chris Froome in good position to take out fourth Tour de France win.

Black Sticks miss qualification chance

Hayden Phillips reacts with disappointment as the Black Sticks miss a chance for World Cup qualification.

NZ men's hockey team must now go down a different path for a spot at the 2018 World Cup after defeat to Ireland.

Whittaker just getting started

After winning the interim middleweight title, Robert Whittaker won't rest until he unifies the division.

NZ-born UFC champion staying grounded as he prepares for toughest test of his career.

Walsh blasts past 22m

Tom Walsh nailed his best throw of 2017 in his final US hitout before he heads to the UK.

A confidence-boosting performance puts Tom Walsh on track for a world champs shot put medal.

McGregor completes community service

UFC star Conor McGregor poses on stage.

UFC star "instills values of loyalty and commitment" in kids as punishment for a 2016 pre-fight fracas.

Burling to face Cup rivals

Peter Burling is set to compete at the moth world championships in Italy next week.

Following lead of team-mate Blair Tuke, Team NZ helmsman making swift return to competitive sailing.

The making of Jack Bauer video

A shattered Jack Bauer reacts after the finish as he was caught by the peloton just metres short of a famous stage ...

Tracing the career of Tour de France cyclist Jack Bauer back to where it all started - Golden Bay.

Usain Bolt still has the legs

Usain Bolt is surrounded by cheerleaders as he performs his trademark archer pose after winning the 100m at the Monaco ...

World's fastest man runs his first sub-10 seconds race of 2017 to win the Monaco Diamond League 100m.

Nick Willis nails qualification

Monaco yet again proved a fast track for Nick Willis.

Kiwi 1500m veteran runs easily under A standard for world championships at Diamond League meet in Monaco

Black Sticks defeat Egypt

Nick Haig scored New Zealand's first goal in the 36th minute in their 2-0 victory over Egypt at the FIH Hockey World ...

New Zealand men's team all but assured of 2018 Hockey World Cup spot after victory.

Nielsen impresses in hour-record attempt

Waikato cyclist Jaime Nielsen smashed the previous sea-level hour record in Cambridge on Friday.

Kiwi cyclist Jaime Nielsen completed an hour record attempt at the Avantidrome and covered 47.791km - a new sea-level best.

Phelps leaves void to fill

Michael Phelps will be missing from the 2017 world swimming champs.

Ryan Lochte will also be absent from the world champs in Hungary.

Walsh ready to take his shot

Tom Walsh is sick of playing second fiddle to giant American Ryan Crouser as he heads for the world champs in London.

With a formidable American thrower in his way, New Zealand's top shot put exponent isn't afraid to dream of gold at the world champs.

NZ ahead of the pack

Zac Reid was among the medal winners for New Zealand early in the Youth Commonwealth Games.

The Kiwis have 14 medals in three days of competition at the Youth Commonwealth Games.

Movie hero cut from NFL team

Carolina Panthers tackle Michael Oher has been cut from the NFL franchise after suffering concussion problems.

Michael Oher, the subject of 2009 Hollywood film The Blind Side, is released by the Carolina Panthers.

Malone out to beat Bolt's record

Kiwi para athlete Liam Malone reckons he can break Usain Bolt's 100m record within three years.

Kiwi para-athlete designing "super blades" to make him quicker than the world's fastest man.

Diving into world's deepest pool

Taking one breath, Guillaume Nery descended 40 metres to the bottom of the pool.

Taking one breath, Guillaume Nery descended 40 metres to the bottom of the pool.

Sports Quiz - July 21

Stephen Donald leaves the field during his 100th game for the Chiefs during Round 15 of Super Rugby against the Waratahs.

Sports Quiz - July 21

Barguil triumphs on Tour

Warren Barguil celebrates as he wins stage 18 of the Tour de France.

Frenchman wins his second stage while Froome moves closer to fourth Tour de France crown.

Former squash champ back

Colombia's Kiwi coach Martin Knight, left, with Matias Knudsen at the World Junior Squash Championship in Tauranga.

Former squash champ returns as coach of Colombia juniors.

Black Sticks suffer setback

New Zealand's Kane Russell (left) received a yellow card in the 60th minute of the Black Sticks' loss to Belgium.

New Zealand men's hockey side fail to qualify for World League Final after loss to Belgium at semifinal tournament.

McEnroe earning big bucks

American tennis great John McEnroe is being well looked after to commentate tennis for the BBC.

Tennis great John McEnroe is earning a sweet living from the BBC.

Sam the man a history-maker

Canterbury's Sam Bosworth is the coxwain for the world cup gold winners. Sam was training on Lake Karapiro.

It's a future sporting trivia stumper: How did a NZ man win a women's World Cup rowing gold medal?

Langton Burnell makes the cut

Ben Langton Burnell didn't quite hit the qualifying mark for London, but it was close enough.

Waikato javelin thrower is headed to world championships in London despite falling just short of qualifying mark.

How do the Black Sox rate?

If Joel Evans was an All Black he'd be a national sporting hero for his grand slam home run which clinched the Black ...

OPINION: Our writers debate whether the seven-time world champion Black Sox receive enough plaudits.

Auckland's cup runneth over? video

Team New Zealand's Peter Burling and Grant Dalton carry the America's Cup down Queen Street during their victory parade ...

The next America's Cup will likely be held in Auckland, yet residents are on the fence about hosting the multi-million dollar event.

Fanning flees J-Bay 'beast' shark video

For the second straight day, a shark appeared near surfers during the J-Bay Open at Jeffreys Bay, South Africa.

Relief for Australian surfer as he is pulled from the water as a large shark approaches.

Roglic wins stage 17

Lotto NL-Jumbo rider Primoz Roglic of Slovenia put in a gutsy climbing effort to win stage 17 of the Tour de France.

George Bennett's team-mate Primoz Roglic held off the competition on the famed Galibier climb.

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