Jordie Barrett set to stay with Hurricanes as Blues end chase for All Black's signature

The Blues confirmed they're no longer after Barrett with brother Beauden and Roger Tuivasa-Sheck both signed.


Paul Gallen suffers broken rib before going down in 10th round TKO to classy Justis Huni

Gallen vowed to break Huni's jaw, but he ended up on the wrong end of a beating.

Sarah Walker misses out on BMX spot for Tokyo Olympics

Three-time national BMX champion Rebecca Petch was chosen over the 2012 London Olympic silver medallist.


New coach, new culture part of All Blacks Sevens' rebound from Rio failure

A quarter-finals exit at the 2016 Olympics left Clark Laidlaw facing a big rebuild.

Kevin Durant's historic playoff performance carries injury-plagued Nets to game five win over Bucks

Durant had a 49-point triple-double while playing every minute of the win.


Jacinda Ardern says Government put 'best foot forward' for America's Cup bid

The PM said she, like every other Kiwi, wants the next regatta in NZ but at some point value for money becomes a factor.


Olympic swimmer, 17, gets haka, 'happy tears' at school after Tokyo dream comes true

Kavanagh College's Erika Fairweather was officially named in the NZ Olympic team at a school assembly.

Tyson Fury doing all the talking in build up to third bout with Deontay Wilder

Wilder has remained silent and refused to take questions for their title fight to date.

Blues have fun quashing talk of shock Beauden Barrett return for Super Rugby final

Some photoshop skills and a 1998 Adam Sandler classic appear to have sealed what role Barrett will play.

India name two spinners for World Test Championship final against Black Caps

India have made plenty of adjustments to their squad that took down England at home earlier this year.

Māori All Blacks name two debutants in 25-man squad for two-match Samoa series

Ollie Norris and Josh Dickson are in line to earn their first caps.


Ronaldo snubs Coke at news conference, encourages people to drink water instead

The Portuguese wasn't playing nicely with the sponsor's product.

Ronaldo scores twice in Portugal's Euro win over Hungary

The Portugal great set the record for most career goals at the tournament.

Team NZ boss says deal with Government to keep America's Cup defence here 'unlikely’

Dalton says Team NZ and the Government are "a distance apart" less than 48 hours before an exclusivity period expires.


Sevens teams take next step to Tokyo as squads named for series against Australia, Fiji

The two teams will be whittled down to 12 each from the 18-strong squads named today.


Is Kyle Jamieson at No.7 the key to the Black Caps' Test championship final success?

The tall paceman could bat seven if Gary Stead chooses to go with a five-man attack.


Team NZ meeting with RNZYS as time runs out for NZ bid to secure next America's Cup

There's been plenty of speculation recently the defence will be taken offshore.


Ioane boys pinching themselves before realising boyhood dream of Blues' final

Rieko and Akira said the team have acknowledged the club's history heading into the week but are looking to write their own story.

Wallabies great George Gregan accused of dishonesty, oppressive conduct in business takeover

PTP Fitness's co-founder claims he was unlawfully dismissed while on carer's leave


Rieko Ioane teases 'big news coming soon' after Beauden Barrett's appearance at Blues training

The Blues star said it was good to have Barrett back in the team's environment, regardless of what role he'll have for the final.


Patel gets nod over Santner as Black Caps name squad for Southampton Test final

Ajaz Patel's strong performance in the second Test against England has seen him claim the specialist spinner spot.


Diego Maradona hologram features in tribute to late football legend before Copa America match

The projection along with an impressive light show was played in the empty Rio de Janeiro stadium before Argentina's game against Chile.

Kiwi-led Nets confirm second superstar Kyrie Irving out of crucial fifth playoff game

Kevin Durant is the only member of Brooklyn's big three uninjured with Irving joining James Harden courtside.

Phoenix welcome back Gary Hooper on two-year deal

The Phoenix wasted no time finding a solid replacement - and familiar face - for departing star Ulises Davila.


Beauden's back? Barrett spotted at Blues training ahead of Super Rugby final

The All Blacks star is back with his Auckland teammates after finishing his Japan stint and time in MIQ.

'I won't give up' - Christian Eriksen speaks for first time since mid-game collapse

The Dane suffered a cardiac arrest during Sunday's Euro game against Finland.

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