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1 November 2017 2:22 AM Tensions rise among Tongan, Samoan league fans

Samoan and Tongan rugby league fans have been caught on camera in a mass brawl that blocked a South Auckland street. Simmering tension between the rival fans has led to Samoan boxing legend David Tua making a public plea for peace ahead of the two countries squaring off in the Rugby League World Cup in Hamilton this Sunday. Video footage has emerged 206

7 October 2017 8:25 PM Scientists share fears of 'megathrust' earthquake

Scientists have warned a "megathrust" earthquake could release 2000 times more energy than the 2011 Christchurch earthquake that killed 185 people. The risk comes from the Hikurangi subduction zone, a fault that runs along East Coast where the Pacific and Australian tectonic plates collide. Scientists are discussing the risks it poses at a summit in Napier 69

22 September 2017 7:31 PM Parker ready to make Fury pay

A bullish Joseph Parker believes he will make British opponent Hughie Fury pay for the agonising wait for their heavyweight title fight. The mandatory challenge for Parker's WBO belt at Manchester Arena tomorrow morning was originally scheduled for Auckland in early May but Fury (20-0) pulled out, citing a back injury. Unbeaten Kiwi Parker had to settle 75

19 September 2017 7:06 PM New ref for Parker fight

It is a compromise Parker's promoter David Higgins, who created a storm when being ejected from yesterday's press conference in London because of the issue, is happy with. The main problem Team Parker had with O'Connor is that the Brit has been the referee for Fury's last two fights. Instead the new ref will be Marcus McDonnell, another Englishman, who had been slated 91

14 September 2017 9:47 PM British officials unmoved on Parker ref

A bid to have a British referee replaced for Joseph Parker's world heavyweight title defence against Hughie Fury looks set to fail. A British referee appears to be cemented in place for Joseph Parker's world heavyweight title defence, much to the disdain of his management. Kiwi Parker's promoters hit out this week at the appointment of experienced Birmingham-based 85

5 September 2017 9:04 AM Joseph Parker vs Hughie Fury WBO Heavyweight title fight to be streamed exclusively on YouTube for £9.99

The upcoming WBO World Heavyweight title fight between Joseph Parker and Hughie Fury will be broadcast pay-per-view on YouTube in a first for boxing coverage in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Fans can watch the September 23 contest at the Manchester Arena for £9.99 if they pay before September 17, or £14.99 thereafter. Hennessy Sports will stream live coverage 79

29 August 2017 6:51 PM Kiwi heavyweight amateur boxer David Nyika loses controversial quarter-final at world championships

New Zealand heavyweight David Nyika has been robbed in his quarter-final against Olympic champion Evgeny Tishchenko at the world boxing championships in Hamburg. The commentators thought the 22-year-old deserved to win the points decision against Tishchenko, but four of the five judges awarded the fight to the Russian. Nyika looked devastated, and there's 75

28 August 2017 11:22 PM Chasing The Cup – My America’s Cup Journey

Two-time America’s Cup winning skipper Jimmy Spithill opened the window wide open to his life in the release of ‘Chasing The Cup – My America’s Cup Journey.’ With assistance from esteemed sailing journalist Rob Mundle, Spithill takes us on a trek that explains his character and convictions, from his early days around Sydney Harbor to the consolation 91

28 August 2017 1:56 AM Vincent Hogan: 'Dance partners' profit from the perfect script

The fight had been believable, a contest stretching further into the Nevada night than the majority had thought possible. And you had to think this was the Vegas of Bugsy Siegel's dreams. A gathering of money and darkness canyoned into some big Strip palace, millionaires and movie stars moving from one electric sign to another; like from The Flamingo 69

27 August 2017 10:57 PM Floyd Mayweather's unbeaten protege still has a lot to learn

On the night Floyd Mayweather Jr. passed Rocky Marciano to reach 50-0 with a 10th-round technical knockout of UFC champion Conor McGregor, a rich example of how difficult the task of such longevity immediately preceded. Mayweather’s unbeaten 22-year-old protégé, Gervonta “Tank” Davis, lost his world-title belt by weighing two pounds over the junior-lightweight 84