00:45
Though the 77-year-old is better known for his middle distance running, Sir Peter will be taking on a different discipline in Auckland next April.

Legend! Kiwi sporting hero Sir Peter Snell, 77, to compete in World Masters Games

Sir Peter will be taking on a different discipline to running at the Auckland games.

England's batsman Keaton Jennings raises his bat and helmet after scoring century on the first day of the fourth cricket test match between India and England in Mumbai, India, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

England's debuting opener snags ton, Ashwin dominates on Day One of fourth Test

Keaton Jennings notched 112 runs before falling to the revered spinner.

July 23, 2016 file photo, a representation of the Olympic rings are displayed in the Olympic Village in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Athletes increasingly are using apps like Tinder as they look to have fun and escape the pressures of competition inside the Olympic Village. (AP Photo/Leo Correa, File)

Russian boxer stripped of medal after failed drugs test

A Romanian weightlifter was also stripped of their result after testing positive.

02:23
Breakfast's Weather Presenter Sam Wallace has the news you may not have wanted to hear.

'Tomorrow is a bit of a mess' – Saturday's weather looking pretty miserable for much of the country

Breakfast's Weather Presenter Sam Wallace has the news you may not have wanted to hear.

00:46
Duco boss Martin Snedden has a blunt warning for anyone thinking of illegally streaming.

A knock-out punch for piracy? Seven people found guilty of illegally streaming Joseph Parker's last fight

Duco boss Martin Snedden has a blunt warning for anyone thinking of illegally streaming.

00:17
The Chapecoense players didn't take the plane that crashed, and then learnt of the news while in the dressing room.

Football giants Barcelona invite tragedy-stricken Brazilian club Chapecoense to friendly match

Barcelona says it wants to "pay homage to the 71 people who died in the accident".

00:47
Promoter Duco has lined up a crew ready to catch anyone illegally streaming Parker vs Ruiz tomorrow.

Thinking of illegally streaming Parker's world title fight? There's a team primed to catch you out

There's a crew ready to catch anyone illegally streaming Parker vs Ruiz tomorrow.

00:19
The 82-75 win at home slingshots the NZ side to fourth on the NBL ladder from last.

The 82-75 win at home slingshots the NZ side to fourth on the NBL ladder from last.

Breakers snap four-game losing streak with win against Brisbane

01:07
The Breakfast crew dive into Hayne's shock NFL exit in pursuit of playing for Fiji at the Olympics.

NRL to crack down on players entering NFL trials: 'We don't support players going off to play with or promote other codes'

The issue comes after stars Jason Taumalolo and Valentine Holmes recently trialled for recruiters.

02:25
A bill has been introduced to Parliament calling for sport of 'national significance' to be made free to air.

Could the days of Kiwis paying to watch top flight sport soon be over?

A bill has been introduced to Parliament calling for sport of 'national significance' to be made free to air.

00:32
Merrick 'received a text' from Batch but soon realised he probably shouldn't have told the nation's media what it said.

'It's just about sticking together': Glen Moss says Phoenix need to move on

Moss is taking it upon itself to ensure the Wellington Phoenix don't fall in a heap.

00:57

Gatland names assistants for Lions tour but coy on whether Ben Ryan will be involved

Interim Wales boss Rob Howley and Ireland defence coach Andy Farrell are joined by Steve Borthwick.

00:45
The rugby league hardman says that he will trouble the All Blacks Sevens star if they meet in the ring.

'Someone make it happen!' Paul Gallen calls out Sonny Bill for boxing bout once again

Gallen claims there has been talk of a potential fight for three years.

Breakers' Mika Vukona on the bench

Breakers snap four-game losing streak with win against Brisbane

The win lifts the Breakers off the bottom of a congested table into fourth place.

01:58

Is Joseph Parker's undercard the happiest boxer you've ever seen?

Boxer Isaac Dogboe is number eight in the WBO, has knocked a lot of guys out, but doesn’t have a manager.

00:07
Three days out from the biggest fight of his life, the Kiwi heavyweight is still able to have some fun.

Watch: Relaxed Joseph Parker shows off his funky dance moves

Three days out from the biggest fight of his life, the Kiwi heavyweight is still able to have some fun.

00:38
Watling pointed to another poor performance with the ball as they look to find form in tomorrow's third Chappell-Hadlee ODI in Melbourne.

'We just want to get better': BJ Watling says Black Caps 'weren't at our best' in Canberra

Watling pointed to another poor performance with the ball as they look to find form.

00:38
Watling pointed to another poor performance with the ball as they look to find form in tomorrow's third Chappell-Hadlee ODI in Melbourne.

'We just want to get better': BJ Watling says Black Caps 'weren't at our best' in Canberra

Watling pointed to another poor performance with the ball as they look to find form.

00:20

'I waxed my chest so should be alright!' - Joseph Parker to unveil new physique at WBO title pre-fight weigh-in

Training for the WBO heavyweight title fight has been harder than ever and Parker can't wait to show how much it's paid off.

00:47
Haruhisa Handa is described by Forbes Magazine as "one of the most fascinating and beguiling figures in Japan."

Watch: Japanese billionaire bursts into opera performance after announcing he's funding NZ Football

When Japanese billionaire Haruhisa Handa told media he was a operatic baritone, not too many really believed him.

00:58
Joseph Parker's mother Sala says Andy Ruiz is such a nice guy but they won't be friends during Saturday's WBO title bout.

'This is my mom': Gentleman Andy Ruiz introduces Sala Parker to his mother

Joseph Parker's mother Sala says Andy Ruiz is such a nice guy but they won't be friends on Saturday.

00:35
The OKC star was grilled on the use of "weed" instead of prescription medicine.

Video: Steven Adams grilled on medical marijuana, gives classic response: 'Dudes just want to go to another world'

The use of medicinal marijuana has become a big topic in the NBA. To the big Kiwi, it was just "weed".

Kiwi No 1 Lydia Ko splits from coach

David Leadbetter has announced he has parted ways with Kiwi world No 1 Lydia Ko.

00:34
Joseph says he doesn't dislike his opponent, but says he wants to make NZ history and win the WBO title.

Video: 'I want to go out there and win this and I want to win it well' - Parker talking like a true champ ahead of facing Ruiz

Our nation's boxing hero is a humble guy, but boy oh boy, is he hungry to win the WBO title.

01:54
1 NEWS was there as the bronze medallist spoke to budding young sprinter, Alice Fissenden.

Kiwi Olympics star Eliza McCartney surprises young fan trapped in Kaikoura with touching phone call

1 NEWS was there as the bronze medallist spoke to budding young sprinter, Alice.

00:44
The Mexican boxer admitted he has been out of shape in the past but said he has come prepared and in shape for the WBO title fight.

Watch: 'This is my chance, there will be a lot fireworks' – Andy Ruiz on heavyweight showdown with Parker

The Mexican boxer admitted he has been out of shape in the past but said he has come prepared and in shape for the WBO title fight.

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