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New Zealand Cricket's Bruce Edgar and Black Caps coach Mike Hesson.

Vettori joins up with Black Caps

The veteran New Zealand spin bowler Dan Vettori has joined up with the Black Caps in Sharjah and is a possibility to play in the third Test against Pakistan starting tomorrow night.

Tevita Kuridrani

Double blow for Wallabies

The Wallabies have suffered a double blow ahead of their tour finale against England, losing in-form centre Tevita Kuridrani to injury and slumping to their equal lowest ever ranking.

US swim star Michael Phelps

Swim NZ against late night finals in Rio

Swimming New Zealand is concerned and will complain at suggestions that swimming finals at the 2016 Rio Olympics may be moved to late evening to fit in with American television.

Southampton players celebrate Nathaniel Clyne's goal.

Southampton grab a late point at Villa

The England international Nathaniel Clyne's late strike helped Southampton salvage a draw at Aston Villa in their English Premier League football encounter.

Lewis Hamilton

Hamilton set to stay at Mercedes

The British motor racing driver Lewis Hamilton says a contract extension with Mercedes is almost a done deal now that he has got his second Formula One championship under his belt.

Lydia Ko finishes runner-up at the LPGA Arkansas Championship.

Ko must take break - coach

Having won the biggest payday in the history of women's golf, it's crucial New Zealand's world number three Lydia Ko now takes a break from the game says her coach David Leadbetter.

Former All Black now Crusaders assistant coach Aaron Mauger.

Aaron Mauger to coach at Leicester

The former All Blacks centre and current Crusaders assistant coach Aaron Mauger will take over as coach of the English Premiership club Leicester Tigers next season.

British driver Lewis Hamilton celebrates on the podium at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi.

Hamilton wins F1 title

A tearful Lewis Hamilton joined the elite ranks of double Formula One world champions after a nerve-racking drive to victory in the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Lydia Ko in Mexico City earlier this month.

Steady Ko stuns golf world

A little over a year on from turning professional, the New Zealander, Lydia Ko, has stunned the golf world again with a record-breaking win on the LPGA Tour.

Cronulla captain Paul Gallen has returned to training after serving his suspension.

Cronulla coach shutsdown on drugs

The Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan has abruptly ended a media conference after being questioned about the National Rugby League club's 2011 drugs scandal.

Northern Tour - Wales v All Blacks, 22 November 2014

Newbies can still make All Blacks World Cup team

The All Blacks wrapped up another successful season with yesterday's win over Wales in Cardiff though coach Steve Hansen says the team for next year's World Cup is far from set in stone.

Mitch Evans (right) celebrates his 3rd place podium at the final round of the 2014 GP2 series at Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi. 22 November 2014.

Evans finishes GP2 season strongly

The New Zealand GP2 racing driver Mitch Evans has finished his 2014 season off strongly with a fourth place in this morning's sprint race in Abu Dhabi.

Davis Cup Final 2014 - France v Switzerland
Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka

Switzerland first-time Davis Cup champions

Roger Federer produced a vintage performance to crush Richard Gasquet 6-4 6-2 6-2 and seal Switzerland's maiden Davis Cup title with a 3-1 win over the hosts France in Lille.

Lydia Ko

Ko wins biggest pay day in womens' golf history

Lydia Ko has claimed the biggest pay day in womens' golf history after winning the LPGA's season ending Tour Championship in Florida and picking up nearly $1.9 million.

Hull City player celebrates.

Spurs win as Liverpool's woes roll on

Liverpool blew an early lead while Tottenham came from behind to win as two of Premier League football's big boys experienced contrasting fortunes against the lesser lights.

The Australia team celebrate a 4-1 ODI series win against South Africa at the Sydney Cricket Ground. 23 November 2014

Australia regain top one-day ranking

Australia scrambled over the line for a two-wicket victory in the fifth one-day cricket international against South Africa yesterday to regain the top world ranking less than three months before the World Cup.

New Zealand cricketer Martin Guptill

NZA wins first match in UAE

The New Zealand A cricketers have beaten the United Arab Emirates by a comprehensive 78 runs in the opening match of their tour to the UAE in Dubai.

Swedish golfer Henrik Stenson

Sweden Stenson defends Dubai title

Sweden's top golfer Henrik Stenson is celebrating a big payday after the final event of the European season.

All Blacks

Retallick named player of the year

The All Blacks lock Brodie Retallick has been named the World Rugby Player of the Year by an independent panel, the fourth player from New Zealand to win the prestigious award.

Lydia Ko

Ko moves up to 5th in Florida

The teenage New Zealand golfer Lydia Ko has moved up five places into a tie for 5th after the third round of the last LPGA event of the year in Florida.

French tennis player Gael Monfils

Davis Cup final all tied up

The Davis Cup tennis final between France and Switzerland is level at 1-all after the opening singles in Lille.