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  • LIVE cricket: NZ vs Australia

    The Black Caps are taking on Australia in the third test - a day/night (pink ball) match at the Adelaide Oval. Keep up with our LIVE match commentary here:

  • Australia dismissed, scores level at dinner

    New Zealand have bowled Australia out for 224 on day two of the third Cricket Test at Adelaide.

  • Spieth up to 2nd at Australian Open

    The world number one Jordan Spieth is hoping to defend his Australian Open title in a final round shootout with Sydneysider Matt Jones.

  • Warriors 100% Watson's

    Eric Watson has become the sole owner of the Warriors rugby league team after acquiring Sir Owen Glenn's 50 per cent shareholding in the club.

  • Murdoch in reach of medals

    The New Zealand sailor Andrew Murdoch is well placed for a podium finish at the 2015 Finn World Championhips in Auckland.

  • Breakers broken in Perth

    The New Zealand Breakers remain third in the Australian National Basketball League despite losing 86-80 to the Wildcats in Perth on Friday.

  • Football Ferns brace for Brazil

    The captain of the New Zealand women's football team says after five months apart her team needs to gel if it's to threaten Brazil on Sunday morning in Sao Paulo.

  • Top honours for Burling and Tuke

    The 49er sailors Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have been named New Zealand sailors of the year for the third year in a row.

  • Carter alongside superstars of sport

    The now former All Blacks first-five Dan Carter has been shortlisted for the BBC's overseas sports personality of the year award.

  • The pink ball test: a pitch side view

    OPINION: RNZ National's Dean Bedford is at the first day-night test in Adelaide and gives his verdict verdict on pink balls and tests matches under lights.

  • Black Caps with plenty of work to do

    The Black Caps have plenty of work ahead on day two of the inaugural day-night test against Australia in Adelaide if they're to have chance of levelling the three test series.

  • Murray brings Britain back level

    Britain's Andy Murray has levelled the Davis Cup tennis final 1-all with a comfortable defeat of Belgian Ruben Bemelmans in Ghent.

  • Marathon great Radcliffe cleared of doping claims

    Britain's world marathon record holder, Paula Radcliffe, has been cleared by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) of any allegation of doping.

  • India spinners skittle Proteas to seal series win

    Ravi Ashwin led South Africa's rout on a spinners' paradise as India romped to a 124-run victory with more than two days to spare in the third test in Nagpur to seal a series win.

  • Spieth lurks at Australian Open

    The defending champion and world golf number one Jordan Spieth has a simple game plan after surging into Australian Open contention with a solid if unspectacular second-round three-under-par 68.

  • Investors save Highlanders from overseas interests

    The Highlanders' new investors bought in because they wanted to keep the Super Rugby franchise in the south, they say.

  • Black Caps struggle in day-night test

    Australia's dominated the first day of the inaugural day-night cricket test against New Zealand in Adelaide.

  • NZ sailors back in the podium hunt

    The New Zealand sailor Andrew Murdoch will start today's penultimate day at the Finn World Championships in Takapuna in fifth overall after a solid day on the water yesterday.

  • Warriors begin 2016 on the road

    The Warriors will open the 2016 National Rugby League season with two away games.

  • Russian athletics accepts doping ban

    Russia has accepted its "full suspension" from world athletics over widespread doping without even requesting a hearing.

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