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Netball: Former Silver Ferns captain dropped

The former Silver Ferns captain Katrina Rore (nee Grant) has been dropped from the New Zealand netball side. Rore, who was replaced as captain when Noelene Taurua took over as coach earlier this year, hasn't been selected in the 12 strong squad...... Read More

Alvarez confident about lightweight chances

Newly-signed ONE Championship lightweight athlete Eddie “The Underground King” Alvarez has made it clear that he’s coming for the promotion’s lightweight world championship. The multiple-time titleholder has won a world title...... Read More

Steve Hansen to step down after RWC2019

All Blacks Head Coach Steve Hansen has announced that he will be stepping down at the end of the 2019 Rugby World Cup. In announcing his decision, Hansen says while he still had the desire, energy and commitment to continue in the role - as well...... Read More

Sevens heaven at Tauranga Domain

The special atmosphere generated at a major sevens tournament is set to captivate spectators at Tauranga Domain this weekend at the TECT National Sevens The two-day tournament kicks off on Saturday with the best 16 men’s and 12 women’s...... Read More

Northcutt eyeing ONE Championship debut next year

Newly-acquired ONE Championship talent “Super” Sage Northcutt says that he’s expecting to make his promotional debut at ONE’s February 22 card in Singapore. The 22-year old American said on Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show that...... Read More

New sevens app is a winner

Keeping up with the play at the TECT National Sevens to be held at Tauranga Domain this weekend will be a breeze thanks to an innovative app designed by Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology students. The joint initiative with Bay of Plenty Rugby has...... Read More

Crossing the finish line for the fifth time

This time last year, Andrew Weatherly set himself a goal to run five marathons in the time frame of 12 months, raising funds for the Mental Health Foundation. Now one year later, Andrew crossed the finish line of his fifth marathon on November 17,...... Read More

Chairman believes ONE can be bigger than Price FC

ONE Championship Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong’s goal for ONE Championship is for it to be bigger in Japan than Pride FC ever was. Sityodtong expressed as much when he was a guest on Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show earlier this month, saying...... Read More

Brazilian inspiring Tauranga women

Empowering women to defend themselves better through Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is what motivates Alessandra Moss. The 30-year-old instructor was a late bloomer to the martial art in her native Brazil. She regrets she did not take it up until she was 22. “If...... Read More

Pacio to defend title against Suzuki in Jakarta

ONE Championship has announced the first title bout for 2019, as reigning ONE Strawweight World Champion Joshua “The Passion” Pacio of the Philippines will be putting his title on the line against Japanese grappler Hayato Suzuki to kick...... Read More