New Zealand sailing legend and sports veteran David Barnes has died. Barnes, who faced severe challenges over the past decade as he valiantly continued to battle multiple sclerosis, passed away on Friday. He was only 62. The Kiwi sailing phenomena during his time sailing with Hamish Willcox in the 1980s ….
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The Wallabies taking the knee in support of the global Black Lives Matter movement is a gesture team captain Nick Farr-Jones says would probably cause Australian viewers to “tune out and switch off” because of not wanting to see politics in sport. Bending the knee in support of the initiative, ….
Ex-New Zealand Rugby chairman and all-round rugby legend and advocate for the sport Eddie Tonks has died. Tonks was 85. A man who will forever be remembered as one of the staunchest fighters and advocates for the sport in its amateur era, Tonks was chairman of New Zealand Rugby between ….
Star All Blacks winger George Bridge’s recent chest injury sustained during a training session has him staring down a 6 months-long rugby holiday barrel. This also means he won’t be joining the rest of his team for the second Bledisloe Cup test against Australia. Information tweeted on Thursday by the ….
A ruptured Achilles tendon is expected to cause Kiwi star Shaun Johnson to be sidelined for at least the first two months of New Zealand’s 2021 NRL campaign. Johnson last month underwent surgery following a serious injury sustained during the penultimate round of the regular NRL season played between the ….
Major League Baseball star Tommy Pham, who plays in the position of outfielder for the San Diego Padres, was admitted suffering from stab wounds to a hospital on Monday evening. Pham was reportedly stabbed in a violent disagreement that took place at a strip club in Southern California. The 32-year-old ….
Since quarantine requirements have dealt a death blow to several top local sporting tournament events, including Auckland’s ASB Classic, local tennis fans now have their sights set on December’s Te Anau Invitational. Alongside similar classics such as the Wellington Open / New Zealand Championship, the upcoming invitational remains one of ….
The potentially reputation-ruining allegations brought against Sam Burgess and the South Sydney Rabbitohs are all part of a devious plan orchestrated by the former team skipper’s ex-wife, a presiding court has heard. The allegations of drug abuse and domestic violence levied against Burgess has been described by his lawyer to ….
Kiwi-born cricketing all-rounder Ben Stokes has bid his family goodbye and has boarded a plane to join the rest of his Indian Premier League Rajasthan Royals teammates in the United Arab Emirates. Stokes’ father, who resides with the rest of his family in Christchurch, was in January this year diagnosed ….
New Zealand UFC lightweight fighter Dan Hooker says he’s perfectly happy to spend Christmas Day in a bio-bubble if that would lead to him clinching a match-up with Tony Ferguson. Watching others compete at the Octagon while being stuck at home forced to watch fights on live-stream instead of actually ….