Italy's Fabio Fognini has come back from two sets down to knock two-time champion Rafael Nadal out of the US Open in the third round, 3-6 4-6 6-4 6-3 6-4.
Life after sport is a concern that faces every athlete eventually, and for the many not lucky enough to earn enough to retire on, that concern is even greater.
Two vastly different races resulted in the same outcome for lightweight Kiwi scullers Adam Ling and Zoe McBride at the world rowing championships in France: gold.
Life-changing surgery has given a young Canterbury girl the chance to walk unaided for the first time despite her cerebral palsy.
Wildfires are still raging in seven states in the American West, including Washington, where dozens of Kiwi firefighters are currently helping out.
One musician has pushed his piano AAA and played it AAA all around the world.
Cinephiles especially will lap this up, a film that is certainly the perfect palate-cleanser amidst the big Hollywood blockbuster season.
The Canterbury SPCA says it needs to re-home 100 dogs and puppies in the next month as the region deals with a huge jump in dog neglect cases.
The final sign-off of a Treaty of Waitangi settlement for Taranaki iwi is due.
A severe weather warning is in place for Southland and Otago, where snow could fall to sea level.
Support for the Red Peak flag design is rising, especially on social media.
The father of three-year-old Aylan Kurdi, whose body was found on a Turkish beach, has returned to the Syrian town of Kobane to bury his sons and wife.
Australia has managed to eliminate measles, but here we're still getting significant outbreaks.
Refugee resettlement groups say the number of people who qualify is miniscule and more than 1000 people are currently on the waitlist for the Family Reunification programme.
All Blacks prop Charlie Faumuina has continued his return to fitness, picking up 60 minutes of action, while discard Charles Piutau also featured in Auckland's 50-28 win over Waikato in the ITM Cup.
The Government has always said that NZ needs to focus on getting it right for the 750 refugees we take each year, before taking more. Nicola Kean looks at what NZ does do.
Breakers guard Corey Webster has a chance to join Steven Adams, as the second Kiwi in the NBA.
The Tasman Makos are back on top of the ITM Cup Premiership table after maintaining their perfect start to the season in a 34-17 win over Otago.
Keleti international train station in Budapest, Hungary remains bursting with refugees eager to get a train in coming days.
A dominant first half's seen the Sydney Roosters wrap up their third consecutive NRL Minor Premiership with a 30-nil win over the South Sydney Rabbitohs.
The government has agreed to take 100 refugees from Syria, according to a UNHCR spokeswoman, but Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy says more can be done.
Third seed and 2012 champion Andy Murray came back from two sets down to defeat tiring Frenchman Adrian Mannarino and make the US Open third round.
Glamour pacer Christen Me will have his first start of the new season in Christchurch tonight as he starts his build-up to the New Zealand Cup.
Five years after the earthquake which broke his jaw, eye socket, femur, ribs, shoulders and many other bones around his body, Canterbury man Simon Robinson looks like any other bloke.
The jury in the Luke Tipene murder trial has failed to reach a verdict, meaning Vincent Skeen will face a retrial.
As the world turns its focus to Europe and the refugees coming from Syria and north Africa, the refugee crisis in New Zealand's corner of the world continues.
Rod Petricevic will be released on Monday, having served half of his six-and-a-half-year sentence.
The Grand Gunyah Lodge in Christchurch is a 103-year-old earthquake survivor which has been completely restored inside and out.
Kaiapoi, just north of Christchurch, was one of the hardest-hit areas in the September 2010 earthquake.
Kiwi singer/songwriter Graham Brazier has died, a month after the 63-year-old suffered a heart attack.
The amazing story of a massively important American band, told in a highly entertaining way.
Danish tennis star Caroline Wozniacki has been dumped out of the US Open after a second-round loss.
Hello Sailer frontman Graham Brazier has been remembered by The Exponents singer Jordan Luck.
Around 150 people turned up at Parliament today to call on the Government to increase its refugee quota, which currently sits at 750.
Metal pioneers Black Sabbath are coming to Auckland and Dunedin next year as part of their The End tour.
Kiwi Paul Lasike has made his mark for the Arizona Cardinals, catching a touchdown in their final preseason game against the Denver Broncos.
A car has been pulled from the foreshore at a Wellington harbour this morning after it went over the sea wall, sending the driver to hospital.
Former Bridgecorp boss Rod Petricevic is a dangerous offender who should not be allowed out of jail, the Sensible Sentencing Trust says.
An Auckland man approaching the end of his home detention sentence went on the run yesterday.
Eight people have now died in house fire in the past two months alone, the latest involving a child and her grandmother in Palmerston North.
New Zealand opera trio Sol3 Mio have lent their voices to the All Blacks' Rugby World Cup campaign with a rendition of 'I See Fire'.
People still criticising Maurice Williamson for delivering a bawdy speech "just love to be outraged", says fellow National backbencher Judith Collins.
A clerk in the US state of Kentucky has been jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
When you hear the word burlesque, you might think it's just a fancy word for stripping - but there's a lot more to it.
Judith Collins says if the Government agrees to up the refugee quota, that doesn't necessarily mean Syrians will be the ones to benefit.
Ugly scenes erupted in Hungary as migrants fought their way onto what they thought was the first train to western Europe in days.
French prosecutors have confirmed that a wing part found on a remote Indian Ocean island was from ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
Sir Bob Parker's pleased with how far the city has come 5 years on, but admits there is still a long road ahead.
Lianne Dalziel says after the early morning quake of September 4, 2010, there was a feeling Christchurch was "the lucky city".
The father of a 3yo Syrian boy whose body was washed up on a Turkish beach in an image that shocked the world, says his children slipped through his hands.
Exciting young American Jack Sock has been forced out of the US Open after fainting in 33-degree heat.
They came to farewell Justin Hodges but Brisbane also said goodbye to their NRL minor premiership hopes on Thursday night.
Donald Trump has just pledged allegiance to the Republican Party by announcing he won't stand as an independent.
The Government has stepped in to break the deadlock over the future of the earthquake-damaged Christchurch Cathedral.
Words can change the way we think about pretty much everything, but some words are so overused they're threatening themselves with extinction.
Following a tragic house fire in Palmerston North, nine people have died in house fires in the past two months.
In the face of the biggest humanitarian crisis on record, pressure is mounting on our government to lift our refugee quota above 750.
He's the Kiwi whose work has saved the lives of hundreds of thousands of babies worldwide.
Murdoch Stephens belongs to an advocacy group speaking out about New Zealand's lacklustre refugee quota.
New Zealand's track cycling team will be aiming for medals in the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio, but it was the possibility of the sport being dropped from the Commonwealth Games programme in Durban that was a big talking point at training today.