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The Mexican-American boxer said at today's press conference that he loves NZ coffee and has about 2-3 hot cups a day.

'After I knock him out I'll buy him a coffee' - Joseph Parker on Alexander Flores fight in Christchurch

The Mexican-American boxer said at today's press conference that he loves NZ coffee and has about 2-3 hot cups a day.

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The back-to-back Super Rugby champions applied some boxing techniques in their pre-season training at Round 12 Gym.

Crusaders coach presents jersey to Joseph Parker ahead of Christchurch bout

The back-to-back Super Rugby champions applied some boxing techniques in their pre-season training at Round 12 Gym.

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Patricio Manuel's first victory as a male wasn't received well in California.

Watch: Transgender boxer booed after first professional win

Patricio Manuel's first victory as a male wasn't received well in California.

Government allocates $600,000 to racecourses nationwide to improve safety

Upgrades include track maintenance equipment, irrigation systems, replacement running rails and lighting.

Current NZ coach Darren Smith says his team would love to beat his predecessor, Colin Batch, who now coaches Australia.

Black Sticks men knocked out of Hockey World Cup after tough loss to England

The Kiwi team were unable to find a chink in England's armour, losing the knockout match 2-0.

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The European sport was introduced a few years ago, with Kiwi sides quickly making their mark.

New sport fistball quickly seeing Kiwis shining on the world stage

The European sport was introduced a few years ago, with Kiwi sides quickly making their mark.

Max Holloway defended his title convincingly against Brian Ortega.

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway batters rival in TKO win at UFC 231

Doctors had to step in and stop the fight because of Brian Ortega's face.

Kyle Glogoski - Auckland Tuatara. Action from the Australian Baseball League (ABL) Round 2 clash between the Auckland Tuatara v Brisbane Bandits, played in Auckland. Photo: SMP images / www.Photosport.nz

Auckland Tuatara lose young pitching talent Kyle Glogoski for remainder of first season

The 19-year-old Kiwi has been shut down by the club due to fatigue and tightness from a heavy work load.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Joseph Parker punches Dillian Whyte during the Heavyweight fight between Dillian Whyte and Joseph Parker at The O2 Arena on July 28, 2018 in London, England.  (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)

'I'm ready to go again' - Joseph Parker targets bounce back after 2018 to forget

The Kiwi will face Alexander Flores in Christchurch next weekend, out to avoid three straight defeats.

IOC cooling on e-sports as Olympic event

The Olympic governing body say talk of video games' inclusion is premature.

Guiyuan Xu  (Auckland Tuatara) - Photo SMPIMAGES.COM/ABL MEDIA/ www.photosport.nz  - Action from the China Air Preseason Series between the Brisbane Bandits v Auckland Tuatara, played at One Hub Stadium powered by Optus, Brisbane Australia.

Tuatara thrashed again by Sydney Blue Sox, surrender four match series

After a 9-1 loss yesterday, the Tuatara were defeated 7-1 and 5-1 in Auckland this afternoon.

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The disgraced cyclist expected more members of the media than cyclists when he headed out this morning.

$145k to $4.7 billion: The 'too good to be true' investment Lance Armstrong says 'saved' his family

The American faced lawsuits seeking tens of millions of dollars worth in damages after his dishonourable life as a doping cheat surfaced.

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Auckland mayor explains extra $14.5 million funding for America's Cup, hopes Team NZ win in 2021 to maximise return

Phil Goff couldn't guarantee there won't be even more money added to the campaign but is confident it will all be worth it.

The Great Sound, Bermuda, 26th June 2017. Emirates Team New Zealand Helmsman Peter Burling and skipper Glenn Ashby hold aloft the America's Cup. Photo: Chris Cameron / www.photosport.nz

Tiny Mediterranean nation of Malta confirm historic first America's Cup challenge

Reports also suggest new challenges had been submitted from Norway, the US, Italy, Japan, China and Holland.

Dawn Williams honoured after becoming first Kiwi woman to train 1000 winners

Race five in Ellerslie and race six in Trentham will be named in honour of Williams' achievement.

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At least 65 of the victims are to confront Larry Nassar in the last of three sentencing hearings.

USA Gymnastics files for bankruptcy after Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal

Nassar is serving life sentences for child porn possession and molesting young women and girls.

Groupama Team France and Emirates Team NZ - Round Robin 2, Day 6 - 35th America's Cup - Bermuda  June 1, 2017
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Team France to miss 2021 America's Cup after losing major sponsor

The French syndicate intend to return for the 37th edition of the prestigious regatta.

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Cycling, football, hockey and rowing are all under fire for their allegedly sub-par environments.

Players 'thrown under a bus' and coaches with a 'noose around their neck' - damning report into elite sport in NZ released

Leading sports lawyer Stephen Cottrell spoke to 25 elite athletes from 13 sports for the 125-page report.

Valerie Adams determined to reach Tokyo Olympics after birth of second baby

The legendary shot putter says she'll have 15 months to prepare for the 2020 Games.

Abby Wilson with her prize for top television sports journalist, 2018

1 NEWS' Abby Wilson wins award for best television sports journalism

Wilson led coverage of problems at Cycling NZ, including the resignation of high performance coach Anthony Peden

Deontay Wilder connects with Tyson Fury, of England, during a WBC heavyweight championship boxing match, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder hoping for a rematch with Tyson Fury 'ASAP'

The two heavyweights fought to a split-decision draw Sunday on (NZT) in Los Angeles.

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)

Russian curling medallist gets four year ban after positive Winter Olympics doping test

Alexander Krushelnitsky won the bronze medal in mixed doubles with his wife Anastasia Bryzgalova.

Kyle Glogoski - Auckland Tuatara. Action from the Australian Baseball League (ABL) Round 2 clash between the Auckland Tuatara v Brisbane Bandits, played in Auckland. Photo: SMP images / www.Photosport.nz

By the numbers: Three standouts for Tuatara early in their first ABL season

Three young guns have stepped up for the Auckland club early - and the stats back them up.

The Olympic world is bracing for more evidence of systematic Russian doping.

IAAF maintains doping ban on Russia, demands payments before reinstatement

The ruling means athletes cannot compete under the Russian flag at international competitions.

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The Auckland mayor says the new design could be the best base any America's Cup has seen in years.

Government approves further $22.5 million funding for America's Cup infrastructure

The money would take the Government's contribution to the Auckland waterfront development to $136.5 million

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Joseph Parker is out to avoid three straight defeats against Alexander Flores.

'Joe has to demolish this guy' - Kiwi heavyweight Parker's career on the line, says Kevin Barry

Joseph Parker is out to avoid three straight defeats against Alexander Flores.

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