Meet one of the Wellington Saints' biggest signings ever — metaphorically and literally

At a whopping 218cm tall, it’ll be hard to miss Jamaican NBA prospect Romaro Gill in the NZNBL.


Independent commissioner to investigate alleged racial abuse at schoolboy cricket match in Hawke's Bay

Racist, sexist and homophobic comments allegedly led to the match being abandoned.

Former NRL hooker and Junior Kiwi Masada Iosefa dies in tragic accident

Iosefa would have been celebrating his 33rd birthday today.


Kiwi boxer David Nyika confident of crushing victory on professional debut

The Commonwealth Games medallist will face West Auckland fighter Jessie Maio in February as part of the Joseph Parker-Junior Fa undercard.


Black Caps 'really excited' for return to Lord's, after England confirm June Test series

Kane Williamson’s side will seek revenge after their World Cup final heartache with return to the home of cricket


'He'll be back' — Coach backs dejected Kiwi UFC star after knockout defeat

Dan Hooker's coaching team are confident his shock loss at the weekend won't be the end of his ascent.

Steven Adams, Pelicans caught up in NBA's Covid-19 woes as game against Spurs postponed

Both sides didn't have enough players to compete in today's match.

North Harbour Rugby stalwart and former All Blacks selector Peter Thorburn dies, aged 81

Thorburn died after a short illness in hospital, the union said.


Peter Burling, Blair Tuke receive top NZOC award for sailing exploits in 2020

The sailors were awarded the Lonsdale Cup as NZ’s best performing Olympic athletes for the past year.


Ferrari F1 test drive fulfils 'childhood dream' for star Kiwi driver Marcus Armstrong

The 20-year-old described the experience in Italy as “extremely valuable” and hopes to be called upon to test again in the future.

NRL hoping to get players vaccinated early to help Warriors get home games in NZ this season - report

Peter V'landys wants players to be part of the third phase of vaccination.


Chelsea great Frank Lampard fired as club's manager after just 18 months on the job

Being Chelsea's record scorer counted for little during the team's decline on Lampard's watch as manager.


Canterbury touch player 'modern day Peter Pan' after rep selection at age 74

Counterparts are in awe of oldest representative player in the country.

American Magic comeback 'a big ask', expert says

The race is on to repair the boat in time for the Prada Cup semi-final, one week after the vessel's disastrous capsize.


Tom Brady advances to Super Bowl for 10th time after nail-biter

Brady's Buccaneers advance to face the defending champions Kansas City Chiefs.


Shaun Johnson recovering from injury in 'chamber of death' at Sharks training

The Kiwi playmaker gave fans a behind-the-scenes look at his rehabilitation for the 2021 season.

Scorching Fernandes free kick seals Manchester United win over Liverpool in FA Cup

The Red Devils progress to the fifth round after a 3-2 win over bitter rivals.


Shane van Gisbergen honoured to join 'old legends and heroes' with NZ Grand Prix win

The Supercars star went from near-last to first at Hampton Downs to etch his name on the trophy.

Extra women's tournament added for quarantined tennis stars to gain fitness ahead of Australian Open

Seventy-two athletes remain in hard lockdown two weeks out from Open start.

Kyle Jamieson, Lockie Ferguson honoured at CricInfo awards for stellar 2020 performances

Jamieson was named debutant of the year while Ferguson's T20 bowling was recognised.

Brandon Smith says mum brought to tears when he gifted her NRL premiership ring

Smith acknowledged his parents' sacrifice when he visited them on Waiheke Island.


Watch: Conor McGregor, Dan Hooker suffer brutal knockout losses at UFC 257

The biggest fights of the night at UFC's Fight Island ended quickly thanks to well landed punches.

Conor McGregor knocked out by Dustin Poirier in stunning UFC comeback loss

Poirier avenged his TKO defeat at the hands of McGregor back in 2014.

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