'Hermit' Nick Willis ready for fifth and final Olympics after embracing restricted build-up

Willis said the year of restrictions in the US may have actually helped his running.

Teen sensation Reece Walsh once again named on Warriors bench as injuries force other changes

Walsh will look to have an impact role again against the Tigers this Friday.


Gary Stead firm on selection conundrum between Ross Taylor and in-form Will Young

The Black Caps coach has plenty to think about for his upcoming series with England.


Black Cap Tim Seifert cleared to return to NZ after recovering from Covid-19

Seifert tested negative following two weeks in a New Delhi hospital after contracting the virus.


Eels coach in tears as he embraces son after his dream NRL debut against Warriors

Kiwi international Isaiah Papali'I was one of two Parramatta players taking in the great father-son moment between Brad and Jakob Arthur.

Popular South Island ski fields bin the bins in environmental effort

Landfill bins are being ditched in favour of ones for recycling and food scraps.


Coincidence? Gary Stead jokes about CWC final replay, broadcast during team's UK quarantine

The timing of the broadcast with when the Kiwi cricket squad arrived in England was noted.

Steven Adams labels himself a 'dead weight' after tough first season with Pelicans

While Adams' on-court numbers took a hit, his teammates and coach said he still had a big impact elsewhere.

Sir Steve Hansen weighs in on Silver Lake spat — 'Stop airing all the dirty laundry in public'

The former All Blacks coach said the two parties need to sit down and talk about it privately.

Cricket Australia approach Cameron Bancroft about latest comments on 2018 ball-tampering scandal

Bancroft said it was "self-explanatory" when asked recently if bowlers knew.

England football greats unite for petition sent to UK govt to stave off future Super League attempts

Gary Neville and others want to introduce an independent body for English Football.

NZR offers to meet with Players Association over public share float proposal

NZR and the Players Association are still at loggerheads over the Silver Lake deal.

Promising Auckland MMA fighter on life support after Auckland CBD brawl

Fau Vake is on life support after being assaulted on Sunday morning.


Tactix win overtime thriller against Mystics

With seconds to spare in extra time a goal from Te Paea Selby-Rickit sealed the game.


After sealing Tokyo spot, two-time champ Hamish Bond expects completely different Olympics experience

Bond knows the global pandemic's impact on the event will create an unfamiliar environment.


Phoenix arrive to emotional Wellington welcome after nine months in Australia

The team are back home with their final hopes on the line.


Kiwi javelin champ Holly Robinson immortalised in world-first Paralympics video game

Being a character — and the only Kiwi — in the Paralmypics’ first-ever official video game is an achievement she’s still pinching herself about.


Phoenix boss says club has 'spoken' to Hemed about celebrations, not expecting punishments

General manager David Dome said the Phoenix will look into the situation in more detail this week ahead of the club's first home game this year.

Shark sighting suspends World Surf League event in Western Australia

Veteran wildcard Taj Burrow was competing at Rottnest Island when the shark was spotted.

Winless Waratahs 'licking their wounds' after leaking 64 points to Hurricanes

The Waratahs may look to call upon an old club hero to breathe some life into their dire campaign.


Solo sailor's seven-month circumnavigation of Aotearoa raises $43k for teens in care

A former foster child herself, American Elana Connor's voyage was an emotional one.


Phoenix coach fends off questions about Israeli Tomer Hemed's controversial celebrations

Ufuk Talay distanced himself from the two moments, saying he can't control what players do once they're on the field.

Bulk of Black Caps arrive in England for two-Test series, World Championship final

The first part of the squad that left on Saturday has arrived while the rest will touch down in the next 24 hours


Nets conjure NBA's play of the season as razzle dazzle counterattack ends with dunk

Sean Marks' men look to be in fine form heading into the NBA Playoffs after crushing the Cavs in their final regular season game.


NZ mountain bike rider Anton Cooper seals spot for Tokyo Olympics

Cooper recorded a second straight top 10 finish at a world cup event in the Czech Republic.

Warriors planning to use teen star Walsh at fullback, will shift RTS to accommodate

Nathan Brown said he's grateful Tuivasa-Sheck is willing to change positions to balance his options.

All Blacks' Mt Smart Stadium clash with Tonga confirmed along with Fiji Tests

It will also be the first time the All Blacks have played back-to-back Tests against Fiji.

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