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This category encompasses news and updates on various sports events, achievements of New Zealand athletes, and updates on national and international sports competitions.

Trampolinist Dylan Schmidt named for third Olympics

Trampolinist Dylan Schmidt named for third Olympics

Dylan Schmidt, the first Kiwi to win an Olympic medal in gymnastics, hopes to carry his current good form into…
NRL: A different kind of Anzac Day fixture for the Warriors

NRL: A different kind of Anzac Day fixture for the Warriors

For the first time in almost a decade, the Warriors will play their traditional Anzac Day NRL fixture at home.…
Phoenix may have to wait to learn premiership fate

Phoenix may have to wait to learn premiership fate

The Phoenix may have to wait until the start of next month to find out if they have won an…
Bonmati and Djokovic win top Laureus awards

Bonmati and Djokovic win top Laureus awards

Spain’s World Cup winning midfielder Aitana Bonmati was named the Sportswoman of the Year, while Serbia’s Novak Djokovic captured the…
Sibling rivalry and Dad’s wise words help propel Maama Vaipulu into Black Ferns

Sibling rivalry and Dad’s wise words help propel Maama Vaipulu into Black Ferns

A directive from dad, encouragement from a Black Ferns legend and a bit of sibling rivalry have helped Maama Vaipulu…
NRL: Johnson ‘open-minded’ for another year at the Warriors

NRL: Johnson ‘open-minded’ for another year at the Warriors

Despite the disappointment of a big loss on the weekend, Shaun Johnson certainly isn’t ruling out another year with the…
Nelly Korda wins fifth straight event, second major title at Chevron

Nelly Korda wins fifth straight event, second major title at Chevron

World No 1 Nelly Korda fired a final-round 69 to win her LPGA record-tying fifth straight event – and second…
Manchester United win FA Cup thriller against Coventry on penalties

Manchester United win FA Cup thriller against Coventry on penalties

Manchester United survived one of the most astonishing FA Cup semi-final comebacks ever to beat second-tier Coventry City 4-2 on…
Supercars championship leader Brown powers to Taupō win

Supercars championship leader Brown powers to Taupō win

Championship leader Will Brown overhauled Australian team-mate Broc Feeney in a tense battle to win the second and final race…
Netball: Tactix triumph over Stars in tense final quarter

Netball: Tactix triumph over Stars in tense final quarter

The Tactix survived a roller-coaster contest to beat the Stars 59-54 and make it two wins from two at the…
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