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  • Mitre 10 Cup Premiership final: Live updates

    28 October 2017 7:42 AM 13

    60mins: Tasman piling on the pressure but are facing a Red and Black wall at the moment..Canterbury turn the ball over and Ennor makes 20m with a nice run. Cantabs rolling back-up field. 57mins: PENALTY GOAL CANTERBURY: Mo'unga makes no mistake and you would feel they will be hard to catch from here. 56mins: Late tackle by Nakivell on Braydon Ennor and the Cantabs

  • Towns has 33 and 19 as Timberwolves hold off Thunder 119-116

    28 October 2017 7:06 AM 12

    When Jimmy Butler was sidelined for two games with an upper respiratory infection, the Minnesota Timberwolves lacked energy and struggled on defense. The end result was a pair of losses by an average of 22 points. In Butler's return Friday night against Oklahoma City, it was evident just how different a team Minnesota is with him on the court

  • Towns, Butler lead Timberwolves over Thunder 119-116

    28 October 2017 4:12 AM 11

    MINNEAPOLIS — Karl-Anthony Towns had 33 points and 19 rebounds as the Minnesota Timberwolves held off the Oklahoma City Thunder 119-116 on Friday night. Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler, back after missing two games with an upper respiratory infection, came up big down the stretch. He scored nine points in the final 4:09 to help the Wolves close it out. Butler

  • Teitjens on failed Rio bid: It was a disgrace

    27 October 2017 8:02 PM 9

    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

  • Sports Minister Grant Robertson

    27 October 2017 8:02 PM 11

    New Sports Minister Grant Robertson is keen to see the Black Ferns paid better. NZ Rugby chief executive Steve Tew admitted in August their pay was "pretty modest". Many of the world champion side have day jobs to make ends meet, while some All Blacks get paid more than $1 million a season, according to reports. Asked on The Nation if any changes were in the works

  • Wellington wins extra-time thriller

    27 October 2017 7:39 PM 17

    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

  • Wellingotn wins extra-time thriller

    27 October 2017 9:34 AM 17

    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

  • Wellington Lions vs Bay of Plenty Steamers

    27 October 2017 8:50 AM 12

    What a game of footy. Wellington win a high-scoring affair and secure promotion to next season's Premiership. Bay of Plenty played well, but the Lions were just too good in the end. I feel like I can relate to the players, we all put in a 100 minute effort. 99mins: TRY BAY OF PLENTY: The Steamers have the last say! They may not have won, but they've

  • Lengthy bans dished out after nasty Mitre 10 Cup brawl

    27 October 2017 2:12 AM 16

    A nasty brawl in last fortnight's Mitre 10 Cup Championship match between Hawke's Bay and Manawatu has seen a player from each Championship division side receive heavy bans. A melee broke out in the first half of the two sides' clash in Napier, with the Magpies' Tony Lamborn and the Turbos' Newton Tudreu receiving red cards. Lamborn will miss his next four matches

  • Other Sports: Bahrain begin campaign

    27 October 2017 12:08 AM 8

    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