Sport

Black Ferns set to benefit from new sponsorship

A decades old Kiwi collectors item will for the first time feature the New Zealand women’s rugby team thanks to a new sponsorship deal. The Black Ferns will join a host of other famous Kiwis who have featured in campaigns and on collectors cards...... Read More

Manson-Drysdale showdown continues

Both Robbie Manson and Mahe Drysdale have qualified for tonight's men's single sculls final at the World Cup Rowing Regatta in Lucerne. The pair are battling for the single seat at the World Championships later this year. Manson won his semi-final,...... Read More

Kerber beats Williams in Wimbledon final

Former world number one Angelique Kerber said her Wimbledon triumph would not have been possible without experiencing the lows of last year's slide down the rankings. The 30-year-old produced a superb display to beat Serena Williams 6-3 6-3 and...... Read More

Djokovic beats Nadal to reach Wimbledon final

Serbia's Novak Djokovic reached his fifth Wimbledon final as he resisted everything great rival Rafael Nadal could throw at him to win 6-4 3-6 7-6(9) 3-6 10-8 in a two-day classic that concluded in nerve-jangling tension. With women's singles...... Read More

Sri Lankan cricketers thrash South Africa

Sri Lanka off-spinner Dilruwan Perera completed a 10-wicket match haul as the hosts thumped South Africa by 278 runs inside three days in Galle to go 1-0 up in the first match of the two-test series. South Africa were all out for 73 in their second...... Read More

Challenging fourth quarter for Black Sticks Men

There's no doubt this tour has been a challenging one for this Vantage Black Sticks Men's team who were looking to blood some new players and gain insights as preparation for the Tokyo Olympics and the Odisha Men's World Cup in India on...... Read More

Close match see’s Black Sticks Women fall short

The Vantage Black Sticks Women just fell short in the last minutes, falling 3-2 to world number 3 Argentina in their final real Four Nations Cup match, in Munich. Argentina have often been a challenging team for the Black Sticks Women in recent years,...... Read More

Environment Court to make call over Eden Park concert

The Environment Court is to decide whether a charity concert at Auckland's Eden Park will go ahead in the face of community opposition. Inventor and philanthropist Sir Ray Avery has proposed a Live Aid-style concert on Waitangi Day next year to...... Read More

Strong finish earns Highlanders five-try win

The Highlanders have finished their regular season on a high note with a five-try 43-37 Super Rugby win over the Melbourne Rebels in Dunedin. Missing rested All Blacks Ben Smith, Aaron Smith and Luke Whitelock, the Highlanders were also without centre...... Read More

Bay stars USA bound for World Cup Sevens

Six Bay of Plenty men and women sevens stars have made the teams to defend New Zealand’s double titles at the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco. Scott Curry and Regan Ware were named in the All Black Sevens squad, while Michaela Blyde,...... Read More