Sport

Lightweight and Flyweight Tournaments announced

Dates for the highly-anticipated ONE Championship Lightweight and Flyweight Tournaments have finally been announced. A little over a month after the initial revelation of the tournaments, ONE Championship Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong finally...... Read More

A thirst for polo and for life

The Heineken Urban Polo tournament, 2018 finalist for Best Sports Events in the NZEA Event Award, is set to make a welcome return to Ellerslie Racecourse’s Infield on 16th March 2019 (as well as North Hagley Park in Christchurch on 2nd March 2019). General...... Read More

Vera reveals battle with anxiety ahead of comeback

Filipino-American superstar Brandon “The Truth” Vera was nothing short of spectacular in his return to action after nearly two years away from the ONE Championship cage. The ONE Heavyweight World Champion showed no signs of rust when...... Read More

ONE Championship confirms US broadcasting deal

ONE Championship will be coming to North American television screens in 2019. The Singapore-based martial arts promotion confirmed that they have reached a multi-year agreement with Turner Sports, as per an official press release. “Turner Sports...... Read More

National Sevens event ticks every box

When NZ Rugby agreed to move the TECT National Sevens from Rotorua to Tauranga this weekend they wanted assurances the move would be successful. It was also the first time the national event has been held in December rather than January, which was...... Read More

Canterbury claim title in extra-time

The Canterbury United Pride have claimed their fourth National Women's Football League title in six years with an enthralling 3-2 victory over the Northern Lights after extra-time. While Monique Barker notched the deciding strike, competition MVP...... Read More

Selection dilemma on finalists’ hands

Aside from finding out who is going to lift the trophy, one of the most intriguing aspects of tomorrow’s National Women’s League final between the Northern Lights and the Canterbury United Pride will be seeing who actually takes the field...... Read More

Aces line up unbeaten ND

The Auckland Aces are poised for an early finish at Eden Park Outer Oval if they can run through ND's three remaining second innings wickets quickly this morning (day three).   Three classy grabs from young Finn Allen, including a diving...... Read More

Bats come alive in Tuatara win

The Auckland Tuatara bats broke out of their slump in spectacular fashion on Friday night as they claimed a crucial 10-5 Australian Baseball League win over Geelong Korea. The Tuatara had 15 hits while belting three home runs on the evening with shortstop...... Read More

Juniors to hone their skills in the sand and sea

More than 400 young water-smart Kiwis will be enjoying Mount Maunganui’s Omanu Beach this weekend at one of the first Surf Life Saving Eastern Region sport carnivals of the season. The Bay of Plenty Junior Championships will be held this Sunday...... Read More