West Ham United's Winston Reid receives medical attention during the game against Swansea, during their English Premier League soccer match at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea, England, Saturday March 3, 2018. (Nick Potts/PA via AP)

Winston Reid opens up about rehab journey six months after freak knee injury

"We're training harder and pushing harder every day to get fitter and get my knee better."

GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - JULY 29:  Konrad Hurrell of the Titans scores a try during the round 20 NRL match between the Gold Coast Titans and the New Zealand Warriors at Cbus Super Stadium on July 29, 2018 in Gold Coast, Australia.  (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

Konrad Hurrell departing Titans to join Super League club Leeds - 'He could be a real cult hero for them'

The Tongan international has signed a three-year marquee deal with Leeds.

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 27:  Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic celebrates winning his quarterfinal match against Rafael Nadal of Spain during day nine of the 2015 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 27, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Czech giant-slayer Tomas Berdych confirmed for 2019 ASB Classic

"Every year I hear so many good things and I have always wanted to play," the former World No.4 said.

Chiefs' Brad Weber, dejected following their loss during the Investec Super Rugby Semi-Final match, Hurricanes v Chiefs at Westpac Stadium, Wellington, New Zealand. 30th July 2016. © Copyright Photo: Grant Down / www.photosport.nz

Dejected Brad Weber called All Blacks after missing 51-man squad - 'I thought I was a decent chance'

Five halfbacks were taken ahead of the one-Test All Black for the tour.

Goran Paracki of the Phoenix (R and Ali Abbas  (L) stands dejected after their 1-1 all draw during the A-League - Wellington Phoenix v Adelaide football match at Westpac Stadium in Wellington on Sunday the 08 October 2017. Copyright Photo by Marty Melville / www.Photosport.nz

'There's light at the end of the tunnel' - Phoenix hopeful about A-League future

The improved long-term outlook of the Phoenix has put a spring in the step of players and management.

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Dodgers slugger Manny Machado kicked Brewers' Jesus Aguilar during a routine out in the NLCS.

Watch: MLB star fined after cheap shot on first baseman in tense playoff series

Dodgers slugger Manny Machado kicked Brewers' Jesus Aguilar during a routine out in the NLCS.

SKYCITY Breakers coach Paul Henare.
SKYCITY Breakers v Illawarra Hawks. ANBL Basketball League. Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand. 16 February 2018. © Copyright Image: Marc Shannon / www.photosport.nz.

Tall Blacks coach Paul Henare to face off with former club Breakers after joining Melbourne United as assistant

The move sees Henare team up with former Breakers coach Dean Vickerman again.

Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt rules out move to top Maltese club despite Champions League offer

The Jamaican sprint champ has turned down signing with Valletta FC.

Former Highlanders captain undergoing chemotherapy for testicular cancer

Nasi Manu had an abnormal growth removed earlier this year but still requires treatment.

Blade Thomson (L) of the Hurricanes is tackled by Alby Mathewson of the Force during the Hurricanes vs Force Super Rugby  match at the Arena Manawatu in Palmerston North on Friday the 18th of March 2016. Copyright Photo by Marty Melville / www.Photosport.nz

Former Hurricanes flanker Blade Thomson named in Scotland's 40-man squad for end-of-year Tests

Thomson played for NZ in age grade but never cracked the All Blacks.

Manchester United's manager Jose Mourinho, left watches as Newcastle United's manager Rafael Benitez gestures to his players from the sidelines during their English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Newcastle United at Old Trafford in Manchester, England, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

Man United manager Jose Mourinho charged over use of foul language

FA alleges Mourinho's language after Newcastle win "was abusive and/or insulting and/or improper."

Maria Folau after the Silver Ferns win.
Silver Ferns v Australian Diamonds, Constellation Cup, Claudelands Arena, Hamilton, New Zealand on the 14 October 2018. Copyright Photo: Jeremy Ward / www.photosport.nz

Silver Ferns toning back talk of lifting the Constellation Cup with a 14-goal win

"For me, personally, the (long term) big picture is in the back of my mind," Laura Langman said.

Tui Lolohea and Andrew Fifita are grateful for the fanatical support their side receives.

League fans sell out Auckland's Mt Smart stadium for Tonga-Australia clash

Historic showdown proves a bigger drawcard than last week's poorly attended trans-Tasman Test.

SKYCITY Breakers coach Paul Henare.
SKYCITY Breakers v Illawarra Hawks. ANBL Basketball League. Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand. 16 February 2018. © Copyright Image: Marc Shannon / www.photosport.nz.

Breakers could face Paul Henare this season, with former coach linked to Melbourne United

Move would see Tall Blacks coach work under former Breakers boss.

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The teams have had a chance to size each other up before Saturday’s historic Test at Mt Smart.

Watch: Mate Ma'a Tonga, Kangaroos stars face off in Fortnite clash ahead of Saturday's Test match

The teams have had a chance to size each other up before Saturday’s historic Test at Mt Smart.

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The Silver Ferns need to beat the Diamonds by 14 goals or more in Wellington to win the Constellation Cup for the first time since 2012.

Noeline Taurua says Maria Folau will start at goal shoot as Silver Ferns chase 14-goal win to clinch Cup

Upset win put down to Ferns' improved ability to handle Aussies' physicality.

Players of Tonga bow to their supporters after the match. 2017 Rugby League World Cup Semi Final, England v Tonga at Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand. 25 November 2017 © Copyright Photo: Anthony Au-Yeung / www.photosport.nz

Criticism over taxpayer funding for MPs' trip to Mate Ma'a Tonga match

A corporate box at Mt Smart has been paid for as well as MPs' allowances and accommodation.

Solomone Kata.
Tonga Rugby league training ahead of their match against Australia this weekend. Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland. New Zealand. Monday 15 October 2018 © Andrew Cornaga / www.photosport.nz

Tonga leave out Hurrell, pick Kata for landmark clash against the Kangaroos

Star-studded Mate Ma'a side to face Australian team unchanged from the loss to Kiwis.

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Mate Ma'a Tonga face Australia for the very first time this weekend.

Kangaroos 'definitely have to step up' to avoid historic defeat to Tonga

Australia could face back to back losses for the first time in 40 years against Tonga this weekend.

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Ahead of the new A-League season, the Nix's new boss chatted to Dewi Preece about his new challenge.

Watch: New Phoenix manager Mark Rudan's full interview with 1 NEWS

On the eve of the 2018/19 A-League season, Mark Rudan sat down with Dewi Preece.

Auckland's Dalton Papali'i (C celebrate a try with team mate Jordan Trainor (R during the Lions vs Auckland Mitre 10 Cup rugby match at the Westpac Stadium in Wellington on Thursday the 4th of October 2018. Copyright Photo by Marty Melville / www.Photosport.nz

Bolters galore: Get to know the eight rookies in the All Blacks' end-of-year tour squad

Former NZ Secondary Schools stars, Super Rugby champions and more feature in the talented group.

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