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Jarryd Hayne takes touchdown throw from San Francisco 49ers star Colin Kaepernick

NRL convert both praised and scolded at first NFL contact training.


Jarryd Hayne takes touchdown throw from Colin Kaepernick

The former Eels star makes positive strides at first contact training.


'Bumping helmets': Kiwi rugby player shines at Cardinals' NFL training camp

Former Church College rugby player is a hit at Cardinals training camp.


Kiwi NFL recruit praised by Cardinals star Larry Fitzgerald after touchdown

Former Church College student catches the attention of a few NFL stars.


Kiwi NFL recruit Paul Lasike praised by Cardinals star Larry Fitzgerald after touch down

Former Church College student mixing it with the likes of Larry Fitzgerald in Arizona.

AWOL athletes a concern for Special Olympics organisers

The third athlete in a week goes missing in Los Angeles prompting fears for their safety.

Adam Goodes ready to return to the AFL

After the nationwide furore on excessive booing subsided, the Sydney Swans have welcomed back their star turn.


Jarryd Hayne approaching D-Day in 49ers roster cut

NRL to NFL. That's the goal for ex-Eel Jarryd Hayne who will know in a matter of weeks whether he's made the grade for the 49ers upcoming season.


Hayne padding up for full contact practice

Impending roster cuts for the upcoming season means it's make-or-break time for ex-Eel star.

Doping allegations 'a declaration of war': Sebastian Coe

IAAF Vice President and former Olympic hero issues call to arms for embattled sport.

Mayweather ends speculation on Mundine's chase for payday

The former league star who described himself as the 'uncrowned best athlete of all time' was desperate for one last big cheque.


Crowd Perspective: Ronda Rousey's knockout makes Rio fans go nuts

Ronda Rousey is the biggest female sporting star on the planet and this KO shows why.


Special Olympians arrive home with impressive medal haul

Athletes warmly welcomed home from Los Angeles by kapa haka group.


Kiwi Lauren Boyle claims silver as Katie Ledecky dominates 1500m final

American Katie Ledecky breaks her own record in the 1500m final while Lauren Boyle became New Zealand’s most successful World Championship medallist.


Ledecky smashes another record, Boyle takes silver

The American owned the race while Kiwi Lauren Boyle became New Zealand's most successful swimmer at World Championships.


'I've got power and speed too' - Kali Meehan

Joseph Parker’s fight with Kali Meehan in October is an important step for the young fighter as he hopes to continue climbing up the heavyweight ranks.


No guarantee all Kiwi athletes are drug free

Drug Free Sport NZ CEO Graeme Steel says it'd be naive to think all Kiwi athletes are clean.


Aussie surfing legend Mick Fanning donates appearance fee to shark attack victim

Fanning captured global headlines when he was attacked by a shark while competing in South Africa.


Katie Ledecky breaks own world record – almost by accident

American swimming sensation Katie Ledecky takes it easy and still breaks her own world record.


Lauren Boyle through to 1500m final, Katie Ledecky breaks world record

Lauren Boyle has qualified for her second final on the second day of the FINA Swimming World Championships.


Joseph Parker to take on Shane Cameron's destroyer

Joseph Parker and Super 8 champion Kali Meehan have agreeed terms to fight over 12 rounds.

Former Armstrong teammate tests positive for banned drugs

US cyclist Tom Danielson has tested positive for synthetic testosterone

Nick Willis on athletics doping claims - 'It's worse than cycling'

Kiwi veteran middle distance runner "not surprised" at possible widespread track and field doping.

Water at Rio Olympic venues resembling sewage - report

A risk assessment found athletes who ingest just three teaspoons of the water have a 99 percent chance of being infected by a virus.


Teenage sensation Katie Ledecky blows field away in 400m freestyle final

Kiwi Commonwealth Gold medalist Lauren Boyle part of the chasing pack.

Dave 'Brown Buttabean' Letele keeps his promise to streak naked in Invercargill

The brash heavyweight was on his backside one minute, then showing it off through the streets of Invercargill.


Katie Ledecky leaves Lauren Boyle and the field in her dust

American teen sensation Katie Ledecky left everyone behind in the 400m freestyle final, including Kiwi Lauren Boyle.


Rousey crushes Correia in first round

Rousey crushes Correia to defend her title at UFC 190.


Rousey crushes Correia to defend her title at UFC 190

Hurt by comments about her family, Rousey knocked out the home-crowd favorite.

Hayne in countdown mode for NFL 49ers bid

Hayne's NFL dream will face its toughest test when practice become full contact.

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