Ryan Crotty will make his first All Blacks start after being named as the replacement for the injured Ma'a Nonu.
Junior Warriors forward James Bell has copped a three-match ban after a NRL judicial found him guilty of spitting blood at an opposition player.
New Zealand's champion stayer, Silent Achiever, is heading across the Tasman to hopefully line up for the Melbourne Cup.
After missing last season's campaign with a groin injury Tim Nanai-Williams can't wait for his first Ranfurly Shield defence.
There are now 1 million more reasons fans should head to Cricket World Cup matches in New Zealand next year.
The eighth-placed Warriors insist they're still in control of their NRL playoff destiny.
Scottish champions Celtic will look to use their reprieve from Champions League oblivion and gain a positive result away at Slovenian titleholders Maribor in the first leg of their play-off.
Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton has taken part in the fastest ever interview ever with British comedian James Corden.
Ten man Arsenal played out a scrappy 0-0 draw with Besiktas in the first leg of their Champions League qualifier.
Sixteen-year-old Max Verstappen will become the youngest driver in Formula One history next season after being unveiled as Toro Rosso's new signing.
A fist-pumping, high-fiving Steve Ballmer enthusiastically vowed to run a "hard core" NBA franchise that will win championships.
The All Blacks have identified their decision-making as a key area for improvement in the second Rugby Championship Tests against Australia.
Plenty of Black Caps have cashed in on cricket's Indian Premier League, and now Ricki Herbert is set to do the same in football's equivalent.
Adam Barwood and Piera Hudson have claimed the men's and women's slalom titles at the national skiing championships in Queenstown today.
The NFL pre-season is one of the most anticipated parts of the year for young fans of the Green Bay Packers.
Ma'a Nonu and Jerome Kaino are both rated "highly unlikely" to play in Saturday's second Bledisloe Cup Test against Australia.
From next year Rotorua will host the world's biggest mountain bike festival, Crankworx Rotorua.
Ricki Herbert is embarking on a new journey as manager of North East United FC in the Indian Super League.
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It is "highly unlikely" injured All Blacks Ma'a Nonu and Jerome Kaino will play in the second Bledisloe Test against Australia.
Diego Costa began to pay back his hefty transfer fee with a debut goal for Chelsea as they sealed an emphatic 3-1 win over Burnley.
The ISAF championships start next month and there are a number of New Zealand sailors heading over for a chance to qualify for the Rio Olympics.
A member of the Junior Warriors team faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines after spitting blood at a Newcastle Knights opponent on Sunday.
The 'Ice Bucket Challenge' that was all the rage in New Zealand, has made its way to the United States with LeBron James getting dunked on.
A Matt Moylan field goal with 90 seconds remaining has handed Penrith a vital 23-22 win over North Queensland.
Lydia Ko will have to settle for third place at the the LPGA Championship women's golf Major in the state of New York.
The All Blacks' full and frank debrief today highlighted the need to lift their skills and improve their discipline.
Luis Suarez sent his old team-mates a good-luck message ahead of their opening Premier League game against Southampton.
England have won the Women's Rugby World Cup after beating Canada 21-9 in the final.
New Zealand have been dumped out of the U20 Women's World Cup after a 2-0 loss to Nigeria in the quarterfinals in Canada.
Scotland's Marc Warren has won his third European Tour title, clinching the Denmark Open by two shots from Welsh veteran Bradley Dredge.
David Silva and Sergio Aguero scored as Manchester City began their title defence with a 2-0 success at Newcastle United.
Marc Marquez's hopes of setting a record 11 straight MotoGP wins ended as Honda teammate Dani Pedrosa of Spain won the Czech Republic Moto GP in Brno.
England inflicted yet another humiliating defeat upon India as they won the fifth and final Test at The Oval by an innings and 244 runs.
Manly returned to the top of the NRL ladder but were less than convincing in a 15-12 win over the struggling Gold Coast Titans.
Daniel Sturridge snaffled a 79th-minute winner as last season's Premier League runners-up Liverpool opened the new campaign with a 2-1 victory at home to Southampton.
Kiwi NBA star Steven Adams is enjoying a short break from pre-season training, running a clinic for young basketballers in Wellington.
It wasn't pretty and the All Blacks' 12-12 draw with the Wallabies could have come at a serious cost.
A hat-trick of tries from Sione Mata'utia helped the Knights to a 28-22 win over the Warriors at Hunter Stadium.
Tasman has made easy work of Hawkes Bay as they win 35-15 at Lansdowne Park in Blenheim.
Steven Adams might not be representing the Tall Blacks at the FIBA World Cup, but Oklahoma City Thunder general manager Sam Presti assures he's a very proud kiwi.
Video highlights, live updates as they happen and all the action as the Warriors travel to play the Knights.
Celtic manager Ronny Deila insists his players are starting to understand what he expects from them following their 6-1 rout of Dundee United.
Louis van Gaal accepted responsibility after Manchester United crashed to a 2-1 loss at home to Swansea City.
The All Blacks winning record stops at 17 straight games as the first Bledisloe Cup match against the Wallabies ends in a 12-12 draw in Sydney.
Video highlights, live updates as they happen and all the action as the Wallabies host the All Blacks in Sydney.
Waikato got the best of Premiership division rivals Wellington as they won 37-25 at Westpac Stadium.
While Conrad Smith will be missing tonight, a key man in black will be the big bus on the wing, Julian Savea.
Lydia Ko is in a strong position to claim her first title at a golf major after a solid second round at the LPGA Championship.
Nascar has introduced a new rule that drivers must remain in their car following an accident.
A hat-trick to St George Illawarra's Josh Morris helped smash a 14-season hoodoo in the nation's capital with a 34-16 NRL victory over Canberra.
The new English Premier League season kicks off later tonight, with Chelsea and defending champs Manchester City favourites to lift the title.
Canterbury powered past Auckland 48-9 as the defending champs renewed their title credentials for another season.
Two tries from Fa'asiu Fuatai helped guide Otago to a 28-14 win over North Harbour in Dunedin.
Video highlights, live updates as they happen and all the action as Canterbury take on Auckland in the ITM Cup.
Canterbury have their spluttering NRL campaign back on track with a hard-fought 18-16 win over bitter rivals Parramatta at ANZ Stadium.
The Southland Stags got their ITM Cup campaign off to a winning start as they beat the Bay of Plenty Steamers 34-23 in Invercargill.
All Blacks coach Steven Hansen reckons anyone doubting Richie McCaw's performance needs to watch the game a bit closer.
The Rabbitohs have moved to the top of the NRL - for the time being - with a 42-16 romp over the Broncos.
The Wallabies couldn't care less about the All Blacks' quest for a record 18th consecutive Test win on Saturday night.