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Mark Hager created a rift with his players and New Zealand Hockey after mistakenly sending a critical email to his team during the World Cup last month.

Exclusive: Blacks Sticks Women’s coach opened rift with squad after mistakenly emailing criticism of team to players, shortly before being dumped out of World Cup

Mark Hager listed the struggles of several players, and then sent them to everyone in the squad by mistake, opening a rift with the team.

Sir Ben Ainslie at the Portsmouth-based Land Rover BAR HQ

Sail of the century! Sir Ben Ainslie puts America's Cup catamaran on the market

For just $193,000, you can own a piece of America's Cup history.

The NZ cyclist could be seen reaching for his groin after the crash that cost him any chance of winning the World Cup event in Canada.

NZ mountain biker Anton Cooper tears scrotum during heartbreaking last-lap crash

After finishing, the Kiwi paid tribute to All Blacks great 'Buck' Shelford.

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)

IOC 'disappointed' United Nations won't grant North Korea sports exemption

The IOC played a key role in allowing North Korea to participate in the PyeongChang Olympics this year.

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

Former US gymnastics coach Larry Nassar appeals sexual assault charge

Nassar's attorney is seeking a new judge and sentencing hearing for Nassar on three charges.

Watch: Super lucky MLB fan catches two home runs in the same innings

One Blue Jays supporter was glad he took his glove to the game as he went home with two mementos.

Jan Ullrich

Ex-Tour de France champion arrested for allegedly attacking a prostitute

Jan Ullrich is being investigated for the attempted manslaughter of an escort at a Frankfurt hotel.

Day 1 of the FISA Rowing World Cup on Lake Malta

Rowing NZ high performance manager resigns amid climate of fear claims

Alan Cotter resigns amid claims of a climate of fear among athletes.

Hooker is looking to line up another fight on the UFC Fight Night Adelaide card in December.

NZ lightweight MMA fighter Dan Hooker juggling two jobs, teaching MMA and competing in UFC

The 28-year-old is hoping to line up a fight on the UFC Fight Night Adelaide card in December.

The Kiwi fighter knew he was destined for big things, packing everything in his car back in 2010 and making the move to Auckland.

'I'm going to do great things' - Kiwi fighter Israel Adesanya's amazing journey from Whanganui to the UFC

The Kiwi fighter packed everything he owned in his car back in 2010 and made the move to Auckland to pursue a career in MMA.

'I'm not going to hold a grudge' - youngster forgives AFL puncher

Andrew Brayshaw bears no ill-will to Andrew Gaff after the shocking attack.

Adesanya says his hate for US rival Derek Brunson is genuine and he predicts he will finish him in the first round or second round.

Kiwi UFC star Israel Adesanya calls himself 'the black Kiwi, the real All Black' - wants title fight with Aussie Robert Whittaker

Adesanya says his hate for US rival Derek Brunson is genuine and he predicts he will finish him in the first round or second round.

The flyweight said he was cheering on his former coach Cejudo, who was crowned the new UFC flyweight champ at the weekend.

'He's the face of my division' - Kiwi MMA prospect Kai Kara-France on landing UFC contract and training under flyweight champ Henry Cejudo

The flyweight got into combat sports as a teenager after being picked on for his size - now he's primed to go up against the best in the business.

The Olympic champion lost his spot as NZ's single sculler to Robbie Manson.

Olympic rowing legend Mahe Drysdale joining men's quad for World Champs after losing single sculls seat

Drysdale has competed in the men's single at the elite level since 2005, but has been outgunned recently by Robbie Manson.

Watch: Ronda Rousey uses trademark armbar submission to win debut match on WWE Raw

The former UFC champ is in a new arena but she has the same moves.

Watch: MLB slugger's bat goes flying into opposition's dugout after losing grip in massive swing

Francisco Arcia may want to put glue on his hands after this shocker.

Taumoepenu grew up in the tiny village of Pea but now he’s plying his trade in San Francisco.

From harvesting crops to making the NFL: The inspiring Hollywood tale of Tongan linebacker Pita Taumoepenu

Taumoepenu grew up in the tiny village of Pea but now he’s plying his trade in San Francisco.

FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, file photo, Kenya's Nicholas Bett celebrates after winning the men's 400m hurdles final at the World Athletics Championships at the Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing. The ex-hurdles world champion Bett, 28, has been killed in a road accident. Nandi county police commander Patrick Wambani says Bett was killed in the car crash early Wednesday morning near Kenya's high-altitude training region of Eldoret. Bett's coach Vincent Mumo says the athlete's SUV hit bumps in a road and rolled. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)

Former world champion hurdler killed in car crash, aged 28

Nicholas Bett had just returned home from the African championships in Nigeria.

AFL star handed eight-match suspension after breaking rival's jaw

Andrew Gaff's 2018 AFL season with the West Coast Eagles is over after being handed an eight week ban.

AFL puncher Andrew Gaff dodges media as he arrives in Melbourne for tribunal hearing

Precedents point to a seven-game ban for the Eagles midfielder.

Joseph Parker reacts after being knocked down by Dillian Whyte during their heavyweight bout at the O2 Arena in London, Saturday, July 28, 2018. Whyte won by unanimous decision. (Nick Potts/PA via AP)

Defiant Joseph Parker ignores calls to retire, says he is still hungry to be world champion

The Kiwi heavyweight also opened up about blacking out after a headbutt.

Parker's promoter David Higgins said his fighter aims to fight for another five years.

Watch: Joseph Parker 'getting calls in from match makers' as he eyes return to ring after Dillian Whyte loss

Speaking alongside Parker in Auckland today his promoter David Higgins said his the heavyweight aims to fight for another five years.

AFL club coach adamant player didn't mean to strike opposition's jaw

AFL coach Adam Simpson believes Andrew Gaff was merely trying to whack Andrew Brayshaw in the chest.

AFL club boss scoffs at talk his player could face courts over nasty on-field punch

A prominent lawyer flagged the prospect of Andrew Gaff facing criminal charges.

Returning UFC great George St-Pierre would consider blockbuster showdown with Conor McGregor

If fight were to happen, it would be one of the biggest in UFC history.

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