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File- This Sept 26, 2013, file photo shows New York Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera, delivers the ball to the Tampa Bay Rays during the eighth inning of a baseball game in New York. Rivera has become baseball’s first unanimous Hall of Fame selection, elected along with Roy Halladay, Edgar Martinez and Mike Mussina. Rivera received all 425 votes in balloting by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. The quartet will be enshrined in Cooperstown along with Today’s Game Era Committee selections Harold Baines and Lee Smith on July 21. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)

Legendary Yankees closer Mariano Rivera becomes first player ever unanimously voted to MLB Hall of Fame

Rivera is joined by Mike Mussina, Roy Halladay and Edgar Martinez in the 2019 class.

Wellington Phoenix's Roy Krishna contests for the ball with ethe Sydney FC players during the Hyundai A-League 2018/19 game between Wellington Phoenix v Sydney FC, Westpac Stadium, Wellington, Wednesday 23rd January 2019. Copyright Photo: Raghavan Venugopal / © www.Photosport.nz 2019

Phoenix's unbeaten run comes to an end after close loss to Sydney in Wellington

The Phoenix had their club record nine-game unbeaten streak stopped thanks to the 1-0 loss at home.

Serbia's Novak Djokovic makes a backhand return to France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

Djokovic into Australian Open semis after Nishikori forced to retire hurt in second set

The world No.1 will now face Lucas Pouille for the chance to return to the final for the first time since 2016.

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The New Zealand women begin their three match ODI series tomorrow in Napier.

White Ferns coach Haidee Tiffen says team ready and focused for upcoming ODI against India

The New Zealand women begin their three match ODI series tomorrow in Napier.

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The visitors cruised to victory, beating NZ by eight wickets at McLean Park.

India outclass Black Caps, cruise to victory in first ODI in Napier

India defeated New Zealand by eight wickets in their first ODI match at McLean Park in Napier tonight.

India's Shikhar Dhawan, New Zealand Black Caps v India, first Netmeds ODI, McLean Park, Napier, 23 January 2018. Copyright Image: John Cowpland / www.photosport.nz

India dominate Black Caps to claim first ODI after NZ's batting order capitulates in Napier

India have beaten New Zealand by eight wickets in their first ODI at McLean Park in Napier.

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UFC flyweight champion Cejudo defeated UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw via first round TKO in Brooklyn on Sunday.

Kiwi UFC fighter Kai Kara France credits former mentor Henry Cejudo for saving flyweight division

UFC flyweight champion Cejudo defeated UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw via first round TKO in Brooklyn on Sunday.

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 23:  Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic celebrates winning a point in her quarter final match against Serena Williams of the United States during day 10 of the 2019 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 23, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Serena Williams crashes out of Australian Open, Karolina Pliskova rallies to victory

Pliskova has saved four match points to send Williams crashing out of the Aussie Open in controversial fashion.

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The Thunder beat Portland 123-114 in their NBA clash.

Paul George, Russell Westbrook lead OKC Thunder to victory over Trail Blazers

Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Portland Trail Blazers 123-114 today.

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Silva has linked up with kickboxing middleweight champ Alex Pereira for his training camp.

'Call a witch doctor, do some juju' - Israel Adesanya unfazed by Anderson Silva training with former foe

Silva has linked up with kickboxing middleweight champ Alex Pereira for his training camp.

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Chris Chang is joined by Football Fern Katie Duncan and the panel to discuss coaches calling out players in public, dives, and who’ll take the fourth Champions League spot in England.

TVNZ FC: The growing trend for 'unretiring' Football Ferns, Salah's dives, and Chelsea's Premier League wobbles

Chris Chang is joined by Football Fern Katie Duncan and the panel to discuss coaches calling out players, dives, and who’ll take EPL's fourth spot.

PSG's Neymar applauds with supporters after the French League One soccer match between PSG and Toulouse at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, France, Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)

PSG fined $168,000 for profiling ethnic origins of potential future players

PSG admitted last year that forms with illegal content were used between 2013-17.

Tottenham Hotspur’s Dele Alli gets in a shot during the English Premier League soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at the White Hart Lane stadium in London, Saturday, March, 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Tottenham's injury woes worsen as Dele Alli becomes latest attacking star sidelined

Forwards Harry Kane and Son Heung-min are also currently unavailable to Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino.

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Captain Laura Langman says players will have their domestic hats on but also keeping the July tournament in their minds.

Silver Ferns to 'stay in touch' during domestic season to keep developing winning culture as World Cup looms

Captain Laura Langman says players will have their domestic hats on but also keeping the July tournament in their minds.

Quade Cooper. New Zealand All Blacks v Australia Wallabies. The Rugby Championship and Bledisloe Cup. Westpac Stadium, Wellington . Saturday 27 August 2016. © Copyright Photo: Andrew Cornaga / www.Photosport.nz

Quade Cooper touted for sensational Wallabies return at Rugby World Cup

"As long as he's working hard, it's within the realms of possibility for him," Rebels coach Dave Wessels said.

Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt hangs up boots on football career after failing to make the cut in A-League

"I really enjoyed just being in a team and it was different from track and field and it was fun while it lasted."

FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2018 file photo, Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky practices ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. Russian curlers say a coach on their team told them that mixed doubles bronze medalist Krushelnitsky tested positive for a banned substance at the Pyeongchang Olympics. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)

WADA agrees to keep Russian anti-doping operation running - but with a firm warning

It comes after vital data in an anti-doping case was finally handed over by Russian authorities.

Tomic, Kyrgios axed from Australian Davis Cup team after bitter feud with Hewitt

Tomic said last week Hewitt favours certain players and called for him to quit because he was unpopular.

Australia's Ashleigh Barty waits to serve to Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic during their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

Local favourite Ashleigh Barty celebrates Australian Open quarter-finals exit with a beer

The 22-year-old Queenslander refused to mope after being outclassed by Petra Kvitova 6-1 6-4.

Spain's Rafael Nadal plays a forehand return to Australia's Matthew Ebden during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

Rafael Nadal marches into Aussie Open semi-final where he'll meet giant slayer Stefanos Tsitsipas

The 17-time Grand Slam champion beat American Frances Tiafoe 6-3 6-4 6-2.

Kane Williamson batting.
New Zealand Blackcaps v England. 5th ODI International one day cricket, Hagley Oval, Christchurch. New Zealand. Saturday 10 March 2018. © Copyright Photo: Andrew Cornaga / www.Photosport.nz

Kane Williamson claims ICC Spirit of Cricket award, as Black Caps included in Test, ODI XIs of 2018

The skipper, along with Tom Latham, Ross Taylor and Henry Nicholls all made respective world XI sides.

Cristiano Ronaldo pleads guilty to tax fraud, fined $32 million but avoids jail time

Court officials said the football superstar didn't make any comments while in the courtroom.

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After beating Roger Federer, the Greek prodigy today downed Roberto Bautista Agut.

Stefanos Tsitsipas 'living the dream' at Australian Open

The Greek youngster is through to his first ever Grand Slam semi-final.

Dejected St Kents players.
St Kentigern College v St Peters. First XV schools semi-final rugby union. Auckland, New Zealand. Saturday 11 August 2018. © Andrew Cornaga / www.Photosport.co.nz

School recruiting processes have led to reduced player numbers, rugby report finds

It comes after 11 Auckland schools last month said they would not play against St Kentigern College first XV because of recruitment policy.

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The Indian skipper trained in Napier today ahead of tomorrow's first ODI.

Legions of Indian fans turn out to get a glimpse of superstar Virat Kohli

The Indian skipper trained in Napier today ahead of tomorrow's first ODI.

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