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Highlanders upset Chiefs in Hamilton

The Highlanders have beaten the Chiefs 20-17 in Hamilton, thanks to a last-minute penalty kick from the substitute Marty Banks.

Blues deny they've sounded out Keane to replace Kirwan

The Blues have put out a statement strenuously denying media reports that the Super Rugby franchise has sounded out a prospective coach to replace Sir John Kirwan.

Geary eagles 18th to go level with Mueck

New Zealand golfer Josh Geary has claimed a share of the three-shot lead at the NZ PGA Championship in Auckland.

New-look All Whites squad named for Korea trip

New Zealand football coach Anthony Hudson has named a new-look All Whites squad featuring eight uncapped players.

Readings happy with series against Spain

The New Zealand women's football coach Tony Readings says the two-game series in Spain has been very beneficial in their preparations for the World Cup in June.

Second gold medal for NZ Paralympic skier

New Plymouth Paralympic skier Corey Peters has continued his winning form at the IPC Alpine Skiing World Champs in Canada, winning his second gold medal in as many days.

Laydays continue at World Surf league opener

Surf's not up for another day at the World Surf League season opener on the Gold Coast, so there's been no competition since Saturday's first day at Snapper Rocks.

Read ready to start Super Rugby

The All Blacks No.8 Kieran Read says he's ready to return to Super Rugby after playing 40 minutes for the Crusaders development side.

Reid staying at West Ham

The All Whites defender Winston Reid has signed a new long-term deal to remain at English Premiership football club West Ham.

Breakers must win series in enemy territory

The New Zealand Breakers won't have overall home court advantage for the first time in an NBL grand final series, when they attempt to pick up their fourth National Basketball League title.

Ko well placed going into round two

New Zealand's world golf number one Lydia Ko's handily placed going into the second round of the HSBC Champions tournament in Singapore.

India star censured for outburst

India's star batsman Virat Kohli has been censured by the country's cricket board for his ugly outburst against a travelling Indian journalist in Perth.

Bunnies thump Broncos

South Sydney has started its NRL title defence in ominous form, belting Brisbane 36-6 in the season opener at Suncorp Stadium.

Cisse and Evans charged by FA for spitting

Newcastle's Papiss Cisse and Manchester United's Jonny Evans charged by FA after spitting incident in EPL.

Elliott heading to England

The Wellington and New Zealand all rounder Grant Elliott has signed to play for Leicestershire in the English County Cricket T20 competition this year.

Parker remains undefeated

The New Zealand heavyweight boxer Joseph Parker has scored an easy win in his latest fight and remains undefeated.

Phoenix hope A-League future will be resolved soon

The Wellington Phoenix are hopeful their future in the A-League football competition will be confirmed by the end of the current season.

Bangladesh keep Cup hopes alive

Bangladesh have beaten Scotland by six wickets in Nelson to keep alive their hopes of a Cricket World Cup quarter-final place.

Biggest-ever NZ rowing squad selected

The biggest ever NZ rowing squad's been selected, with New Zealand to compete in all eight men's and all six women's Olympic boat classes for the first time.

Hunt pleads guilty to cocaine possession

Queensland Reds player Karmichael Hunt has pleaded guilty to four charges of cocaine possession, and he's been suspended for six weeks and fined $30,000.