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2 November 2017 12:00 PM All Blacks face Springboks in 2019 World Cup opener

Favourites New Zealand will begin their quest for a third successive Rugby World Cup title with a heavyweight clash against South Africa at the 2019 tournament in Japan. The All Blacks are scheduled to face their old southern hemisphere foes in Yokohama on September 21, a day after hosts Japan kick off the competition against European qualifiers, likely 30

2 November 2017 7:30 AM 100 Days To Go To Pyeongchang 2018

International Stadium Yokohama will be the heart of the 2019 Rugby World Cup, it emerged today as the match schedules were released. Four pool matches will be held at the Stadium located 40 kilometres outside Japan's capital Tokyo. They will involve matches between New Zealand and South Africa, Ireland and Scotland, England and France, and Japan and Scotland 41

31 October 2017 4:03 PM Canadian sensation Denis Shapovalov confirmed for Auckland's ASB Classic

Teen sensation Denis Shapovalov is the latest big name to commit to January's ASB Classic in Auckland. The 18-year-old Canadian has enjoyed a stellar 2017, highlighted by wins over both Rafael Nadal and Juan Martin del Potro during his run to the semi-finals of the Montreal Masters in August. Such results have seen him skyrocket up the ATP rankings

29 October 2017 7:57 PM NZ Rugby congratulates 2017 provincial competition champions

An exciting season of domestic rugby has come to a close with six scintillating finals closing out the 2017 season of national provincial championships. Canterbury claimed the double, winning Mitre 10 Cup Premiership Final in Christchurch last night and the Farah Palmer Cup Premiership in Pukekohe today. New Zealand Rugby Chief Executive Steve Tew congratulated 14

28 October 2017 4:11 PM Karl Anthony-Towns brings the heat against the Thunder

The Oklahoma Thunder came to Minneapolis on Saturday eager to seek revenge for the heart-crushing loss they suffered on the 23rd of October at home, a loss that was brought on by a miracle three on the buzzer from Timberwolves guard Andrew Wiggins. However it was the Timberwolves that once again have got the best of their division rivals notching a 119-116 win. The Timberwolves 6

27 October 2017 8:02 PM Teitjens on failed Rio bid: It was a disgrace

Former All Blacks Sevens coach Sir Gordon Tietjens has lifted the lid on the frustrating 2016 Olympic campaign, blaming New Zealand Rugby for their poor performance in Rio. In his new book 'Legacy', the renowned Sevens mind has accused NZR of putting the All Blacks interests ahead of Olympic gold in a year without a World Cup or major tour. New Zealand 7

27 October 2017 7:39 PM Wellington wins extra-time thriller

After 100 minutes of rugby, Wellington finally overcame Bay of Plenty in an extra-time thriller; victorious 59-45 in a game which had it all. It was sweet relief for Wellington. It had eight times previously marched into a final with hopes of ending the night raising a trophy aloft. Eight times it was left watching on as its opponent basked in the glory 14

27 October 2017 9:34 AM Wellingotn wins extra-time thriller

After 100 minutes of rugby, Wellington finally overcame Bay of Plenty in an extra-time thriller; victorious 59-45 in a game which had it all. It was sweet relief for Wellington. It had eight times previously marched into a final with hopes of ending the night raising a trophy aloft. Eight times it was left watching on as its opponent basked in the glory 15

27 October 2017 12:08 AM Other Sports: Bahrain begin campaign

BAHRAIN are set to begin their campaign today in the Fiba 3x3 Asia Cup 2017 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The nationals are represented by Maytham Jameel, Mohammed Qurban, Mohammed Ameer and Naser Almosawi. The three-day basketball event has been organised by Fiba Asia, and it includes 12 nations, divided into four pools, in the main round. There is also a qualifying 6

21 October 2017 3:35 AM Steamers outlast Otago for finals spot

Bay of Plenty have earned a shot at Wellington for a place in next year's rugby's premiership division with a 48-32 championship semi-final win over Otago in Tauranga on Saturday. They'll face the overwhelming favourites Wellington at home next weekend after the Lions accounted for Northland 49-21 in Friday's first semi-final. Well-steered by new Crusaders 2