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Boult's million dollar payday surreal

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:36:40 +1300

New Zealand cricket's latest million dollar man Trent Boult has labelled his new IPL deal as surreal.

Erceg to stand down from Football Ferns

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:25:13 +1300

New Zealand women's football captain Abby Erceg is retiring from the international game, saying things have to change for women's football.

Land Rover drops Carter over drink driving

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:38:52 +1300

Former All Black Dan Carter has been dropped by sponsor Land Rover after being caught drink driving in France.

No pay rise for Football Ferns

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:03:37 +1300

New Zealand Football won't be signing women's players on profesional contracts despite complaints from the country's most capped player.

Aussie Super rugby teams under pressure

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:52:03 +1300

The gap between Australian and New Zealand teams in Super Rugby has never been wider - and the only way to close it is by taking more risks, according to Wallaby great Tim Horan.

Nanai-Williams nearly followed SBW to Blues

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:03:37 +1300

The Samoan international Tim Nanai-Williams has revealed he was close to linking with cousin Sonny Bill Williams at the Blues before deciding to return for another Super Rugby season at the Chiefs.

Trent bolts into Indian riches

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 05:53:48 +1300

The English cricketer Ben Stokes became the highest priced overseas player while Black Cap Trent Boult became a million dollar man at the Indian Premier League auction.

Arsenal into FA Cup quarter-finals

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:01:18 +1300

Arsenal forward Theo Walcott scored his 100th goal for the club in a 2-0 win at Sutton United to move into the quarter-finals of the FA Cup.

Scott revamps schedule in major bid

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:10:09 +1300

Adam Scott will revamp his 2017 major championship schedule in a bid to add to his historic 2013 Masters title.

Fury's trainer not welcome in NZ?

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:23:01 +1300

WBO heavyweight boxing champion Joseph Parker is likely to be defending the crown against mandatory contender Hughie Fury in New Zealand in April but there could be a hiccup.

Kieran Keane to coach Connacht

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 06:36:24 +1300

The Chiefs assistant coach Kieran Keane will take over at Irish rugby club Connacht succeeding Bristol-bound Pat Lam.

Why are we so hard on the Black Caps?

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:03:29 +1300

Opinion - Why is it we're so quick to write off the New Zealand cricket side, asks Matt Richens

Hamilton all good with new team mate

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 06:41:22 +1300

Triple world champion Lewis Hamilton has clarified comments about not wanting to share data with Formula One team mates and says he has "zero problems" with new Mercedes arrival Valtteri Bottas.

Johnson golf's new number one

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:54:04 +1300

American golfer Dustin Johnson secured the world number one ranking in style when he smoked the field for a five-stroke victory at the Genesis Open in southern California.

Peterson hat-trick seals NZ win

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:59:55 +1300

A hat trick was the last thing on White Ferns bowler Anna Peterson's mind but her final over heroics helped New Zealand to an eight run victory over Australia in a rain affected Twenty20 in Geelong yesterday.

Afridi retires from international cricket

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:27:20 +1300

The former Pakistan cricket captain Shahid Afridi has announced his retirement from international cricket.

Black Sticks tumble to Argentina

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:12:30 +1300

The New Zealand women's hockey team has lost the fifth test against Argentina in Buenos Aires, 2-nil giving the home side an unassailable 3-1 lead in the best of six test series.

Ibrahimovic fires Man Utd into FA Cup quarter-finals

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:27:09 +1300

Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored the winner to beat Championship strugglers Blackburn Rovers 2-1 to advance to the FA Cup quarter-finals.

Cricket: Proteas strong start lays platform for win

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:03:31 +1300

South Africa's impressive opening wicket stand in difficult batting conditions proved the difference in last night's opening one-dayer in Hamilton, NZ cricket captain Kane Williamson says.

Rugby reeling after death of former Wallaby Dan Vickerman

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 07:47:40 +1300

Australian rugby is mourning the death of former Wallabies lock Dan Vickerman at age 37.

South Africa win first ODI

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 06:59:08 +1300

Captain AB de Villiers calmly guided South Africa to a tense four-wicket victory over New Zealand with one ball to spare in the rain reduced first one-day international.