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The memory of late All Black great Jonah Lomu will loom large in Friday's memorial match between Wellington and Counties-Manukau in Pukekohe.
Sports Call - There's an element of sadness as the curtain comes down on the Rio Olympics, but as Stephen Hewson writes, it's not because the Games are over.
Sports Call - The day of reckoning looms for New Zealand as Olympic medal expectations teeter, writes Stephen Hewson.
Rio 2016 Olympics - Strong winds again forced the organisers to call off another day's rowing but they remain confident the regatta can be completed on time.
Rio 2016 Olympics - Hearing a defending Olympic champion admit he's got things wrong in the buildup to the Rio Games wouldn't necessaritly inspire confidence and indicate another gold medal is in the…
First person- With two hour traffic delays, poor plumbing and dodgy wiring, it'll take more than a few finishing touches to get Rio ready for the Olympics, writes RNZ's Stephen Hewson.
Zika, superbugs, sewage and security concerns all stand in the way of success for New Zealand athletes at the Rio Olympics - and that's even before they have got to the starting line to take on the…
Sports Call - The biggest show on Earth kicks off in Rio shortly, and while one survey suggests NZ could enjoy its most successful Olympics ever, there is also scepticism about the Games themselves.
If ever there was such as thing as a dead cert Olympic gold medal - rowers Hamish Bond and Eric Murray are it.
Nick Willis might be an Olympic veteran but he has shown he is still a force to be reckoned with in one of the glamour events on the track, the 1500m.
The finals of the World T20 in India beckon for both the New Zealand men's and women's cricket teams. Audio
TRIBUTE: Martin Crowe will be remembered as New Zealand's greatest batsman, but also as one who demanded the utmost high standards of himself and those around him.
Sports Call - Outgoing skipper Brendon McCullum's last match marks the end of an era for the Black Caps. Stephen Hewson looks ahead. Video
Sports Call - The retiring Black Caps captain played from his gut and only knew one speed and that was full-speed.
Sports Call - Australia and the Black Caps played for three-and-a-half days but the result was effectively decided on day one, writes Stephen Hewson.
OPINION: As the nation lathers itself into a frenzy over whether the ghosts of World Cups past will come back to haunt the All Blacks, let's stop and think, writes Stephen Hewson.
New Zealand is aiming for a record haul of 14 medals at next year's Rio Olympics.
The odds may never get better for the Black Caps to achieve a rare series win in England as they begin the first of two Tests at the home of cricket.
A top two A-League finish beckons for the Wellington Phoenix - Stephen Hewson looks at their prospects.
Initially regarded by many as a test match specialist, Kane Williamson has shown just how key he is to New Zealand's Cricket World Cup campaign.
As the Black Caps seek to become the first New Zealand side to reach the cricket World Cup final, cricket reporter Stephen Hewson considers their chances. Audio
New Zealand have contested all 10 editions of the Cricket World Cup but never got past the semi-finals - will 2015 be any different?
Just when the Black Caps should have been basking in well deserved recognition for their series win over the West Indies, along comes "My name is Lou Vincent and I am a cheat".
Allegations of match-fixing reached a crescendo this week with leaks, headlines, charges, and Brendon McCullum's appearance before the media becoming a pivotal moment. Audio