Sport

Early rounds dish up mixed results

New Zealand representative Levi Stewart (Waihi Bch) dominated the top seeds during the opening rounds of the Barrett Homes Surf Open held at Papamoa Beach on Saturday. Stewart was joined by Ella Williams (WGM) in the Open Women’s Division, Williams...... Read More

Tickner fit for grand final

The Central Stags’ leading wicket-taker in this summer’s Burger King Super Smash has this afternoon been confirmed in a squad of 13 named for tomorrow’s Grand Final against the Knights at Seddon Park, Hamilton. Pace bowler Blair Tickner,...... Read More

Natalie Dodd century in 100th game not enough

Defending national one-day champions the Auckland Hearts have become the first team to qualify for the Hallyburton Johnstone Shield Final after a five-wicket victory over the Central Hinds in Auckland.   Victory in the first of two top-of-the-table...... Read More

Tropical surfing playground in the Bay of Plenty

A full field of New Zealand’s top surfers will be greeted by a fresh swell at Papamoa Beach this weekend, as summer continues to produce a tropical surfing playground in the Bay of Plenty. The Barrett Homes Surf Open takes place on Saturday and...... Read More

Hard-hitting heavyweights set to collide in Yangon

A pair of hard-hitting heavyweights are set to rock Myanmar, as former ONE Heavyweight World Championship challenger Mauro “The Hammer” Cerilli of Italy meets Hong Kong-based Cameroonian Alain “The Panther” Ngalani in a must-see...... Read More

Silver Ferns top job not what Taurua expected

Coach Noeline Taurua admits she received a rude awakening accepting the top job and shares her experience so far. The last six months have flown by for Silver Ferns head coach Noeline Taurua. After the highly anticipated announcement that she would...... Read More

Speed and daring will be tested in IRB racing

Engines will roar, and inflatable rescue boat drivers will push themselves to the limits, to find the IRB North Island Champions, at Waihi Beach this Saturday and Sunday. A total of 58 IRB rescue boat crews from 17 Surf Life Saving NZ clubs throughout...... Read More

Getting used to wearing four ounce gloves

Thailand’s “Smokin” Jo Nattawut is one of the most decorated Muay Thai practitioners to take his talents to the ONE Super Series stage. A two-division Lion Fight Muay Thai World Champion, Nattawut is no stranger to mixing it up inside...... Read More

Ottogi has world title shot in his sights

Former ONE Bantamweight World Championship challenger “Ottogi” Dae Hwan Kim is fully focused on making his way back into the world title picture, and to do that he plans on picking up an impressive win at ONE: CLASH OF LEGENDS this Saturday,...... Read More

McMillan to step down after World Cup

BLACKCAPS batting coach Craig McMillan will step down after this year’s ICC Cricket World Cup in England and Wales. After almost five years in the role, McMillan said the time was right to move on when his contract ends at the conclusion of the...... Read More