Purvis the “Maximum Man“ at nationals

It was certainly a maximum effort from some of the riders at this year's annual New Zealand Junior Motocross Championships in Taranaki at the weekend. The top three classes at the Un4seen Decals-sponsored event were all "maximums" for...... Read More

Anthony ‘TNT’ Taylor retires

WBU World Super Lightweight Champion Anthony ‘TNT’ Taylor has officially retired from professional boxing, his manager Craig Thomson confirmed on Friday. Born and raised in Tauranga, Taylor began his career winning multiple amateur titles,...... Read More

Emirates Team New Zealand sail through Bermuda

It is just over three weeks since Emirates Team New Zealand was sailing in New Zealand, and today the teams America’s Cup Class race boat was out sailing on Bermuda s Great Sound. The team were under the inquisitive gaze of an armada of...... Read More

Record beaten at 15th annual Routeburn Classic

The fact he had never walked - let alone run - New Zealand’s world-famous Routeburn Track didn’t deter mountain-running champ Jack Beaumont from blitzing the field in the Routeburn Classic Adventure Run. The 19-year-old Queenstowner not only...... Read More

Black Ferns Sevens unbeaten in pool play

The Black Ferns Sevens will face England in the quarter-finals of the women's rugby sevens world series tournament in Japan after an unbeaten run through pool play. The New Zealanders opened with a five-try 31-0 win over hosts Japan in Kitakyushu,...... Read More

NZ light years ahead of UK and US exercise

New Zealand exercise facilities score significantly higher than United Kingdom and United States operators when it comes to customers recommending the business. This has been put down to an exceptionally high standard of personal trainers and customer...... Read More

Eight-try Crusaders stun Stormers

Winger George Bridge's first-half hat-trick has set up the Crusaders for a relentless 57-24 Super Rugby win over the Stormers in Christchurch. The Crusaders ran in five tries in the opening 40 minutes, All Blacks skipper Kieran Read doing his bit...... Read More

Highlanders too strong for Wolves

The Highlanders have chalked up their fifth win of the Super Rugby season with a workmanlike 40-15 win over the Sunwolves in Invercargill. The final result was never really in doubt, although the Highlanders looked rusty coming off the bye and weren't...... Read More

Giants cause NBL upset

The Nelson Giants have caused the biggest upset of the National Basketball League season with a 92-82 win over Canterbury Rams in Christchurch. The magnitude of the victory is significant after the Rams thrashed the Giants 114-80 at the Trafalgar Centre...... Read More

Hurricanes crush Brumbies in eight-try blitz

The defending champion Hurricanes have put the Brumbies to the sword with a convincing 56-21 Super Rugby win in Napier. After trailing 21-14 at the break, the Hurricanes piled on six unanswered second-half tries on Friday night to shoot to the top of...... Read More