Football

Man City coach Pep Guardiola heading back to Barcelona in Champions League

Manchester City's new coach Pep Guardiola will be heading back to Barcelona.

Brazil win first men's football gold medal after penalty shoot-out victory over Germany

After opening the scoring in regular time, Neymar slotted the winning penalty.

Chelsea's Diego Costa, right, celebrates with teammates after scoring during the English Premier League soccer match between Watford and Chelsea at Vicarage Road stadium in London, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

Manchester City and Chelsea win back-to-back matches in EPL

The established order is fighting back in these early days of the EPL season — and there are some familiar names atop the scoring charts, too.

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Kimberlee Downs discovered the locals are pretty excited about Brazil’s massive clash with Germany at the Maracana.

ONE News reporter mobbed by chanting Brazilian football fans ahead of gold medal clash

Kimberlee Downs discovered the locals are pretty excited about Brazil's massive clash with Germany.

Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahiovic celebrates after scoring his second goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Southampton at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

New star recruits lead Manchester United to victory over Southampton

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice and Paul Pogba excelled in his first game back at Manchester United as the team's high-profile offseason signings starred in a 2-0 win over Southampton.

Brazil's Marta is comforted after the penalty kicks during a semi-final

Penalty shootout heartbreak for Brazil women’s football team

The biggest crowd ever for a women's national team match in Brazil watched the hosts exit at the semi-final stage.

21st November 2015 - Barclays Premier League - Manchester City v Liverpool - Sergio Aguero of Man City scores their 1st goal - Photo: Simon Stacpoole / Offside.

Sergio Aguero misses two penalties but still nails hat-trick

Sergio Aguero hit a hat trick after failing to score from two early penalties as Manchester City thrashed Steaua Bucharest 5-0.

Costa strikes later winner as Chelsea begin Conte era in style

West Ham grabbed a late equaliser in the London derby before striker Diego Costa struck.

Rampant Liverpool stuns Arsenal in EPL thriller

Liverpool came from behind to beat Arsenal 4-3.

Defending EPL champions Leicester stumble in season opener

Leicester City opened its title defence with a shock 2-1 loss to newly-promoted Hull on the first day of the Premier League season.

Lionel Messi.

Messi backflips - will again play for Argentina

Messi is returning despite "a lot of problems" in Argentine football.

Manchester United shatter world transfer record to sign Paul Pogba

United have made the French midfielder the world's most expensive player.

Abby Erceg. The USWNT tied New Zealand, 1-1, at an international friendly at Crew Stadium in Columbus, OH.

Football Ferns captain free to play after red card gets overturned

Abby Erceg's harsh red card has been cancelled.

Football Ferns claim scrappy win over Colombia

The NZ Women's side have claimed their first win of the Rio Olympics with 1-0 win.

Katie Duncan

Football Ferns vice-captain set to play in vital Colombia clash after injury

Katie Duncan feels confident ahead of her side's must-win game against Colombia.

Abby Erceg. The USWNT tied New Zealand, 1-1, at an international friendly at Crew Stadium in Columbus, OH.

As it happened: USA outclass Football Ferns

The Football Ferns go down in their Olympic opener against the world champions in Belo Horizonte.

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The Ferns head into the clash against the world champions as the underdogs.

Football Ferns set to kick off NZ's Olympic campaign against the US

The Ferns head into the clash against the world champions as the underdogs.

'We are all pumped' - Football Ferns excited for Rio spectacle

Midfielder Betsy Hassett hoping to have an impact during Rio games.

Asthma medication gets All White banned for a month

Athletes urged to make sure they exercise caution when taking medications.

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola bans unfit players from training

Pizza is off the menu as some Manchester City players have been exiled from first team training.

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It's a labour of love for many parents, with NZ needing 100k coaches a year at least – and NZ Football is seeking out the country’s best coach.

NZ Football praises unsung volunteer coaches with new national competition

The winner will join Auckland City FC in Japan for the FIFA Club World Cup.

Video: Yes, this is actually the worst goalkeeping blunder of all time!

Minnesota United's Sammy Ndjock won't want to watch this mistake again, which he made against Premier League side Bournemouth in a friendly.

Sam Allardyce to be named England manager this week

Big Sam will replace Roy Hodgson in the England hot seat, British media are reporting.

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Kiwi Olympians are taking to social media demanding action on Russia.

Opinion: Drug cheats Russia must be stripped of 2018 football World Cup

After this latest shame, Russia can't be allowed to take a leading role in world sport, writes Josh Reich.

Graphic warning: Former Chelsea forward Demba Ba suffers gruesome broken leg while playing in China

Horrifying video footage shows why the career of the Senegal forward is in doubt.

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The 28-year-old decided to face her fear raising funds for the Waikato charity to support families with sick children.

Football Ferns skipper overcomes great adversity ahead of Rio Olympics

Katie Duncan took a major step ahead of her trip to the Rio Olympics next month shaving her head for charity today.

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Scotsman Andy Murray has won Wimbledon for the second time, overwhelming Canada’s Milos Raonic in straight sets.

Murray repeats Wimbledon triumph: 'I feel happier this time'

Scotsman Andy Murray has won Wimbledon for the second time, overwhelming Canada’s Milos Raonic in straight sets.

Watch: Portugal stun France with dramatic extra time goal to win Euro 2016

Portugal stun France in extra time of Euro 2016 final in Paris, after the hosts hit the post in the final minute of regulation.

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