Blues star Otere Black is as selfless as selfless gets. The first-five player says he’s more than willing to walk the extra mile if it means helping his team – even if the sacrifice means having to be dropped from the team to make space for Beauden Barrett in the ….
Legendary New Zealand rugby league player John Whittaker’s family has confirmed that he’s been diagnosed with stage-four tongue cancer. The legendary Whittaker, now 70 years old, is considered one of the greatest players ever to have played for Wellington. Whittaker, who is a father to two grown children and a ….
Spanish-born Italy pro-footballer and Lazio defender Patric has been slapped with a four-game ban for biting an opponent. The player will also have to part with a sturdy $17,250 penalty fine. Patric, during a heated argument with Lecce defender Giulio Donati during Lecce’s 2-1 Serie A victory over Lazio on ….
Former US-based and Federation New Zealand pro-swimmer and Olympic qualifier Ali Galyer has moved her Olympic training in preparation of the 2021 Olympics, into Kiwi waters. Galyer recently posted about her intentions to move her training to New Zealand on social media platform Instagram. According to the pro-swimmer’s social media ….
The Blues say they’re feeling confident in their ability to take Beauden Barrett’s 2021 Japan sabbatical sign in their stride. And since Barrett’s four-year deal with New Zealand Rugby, signed late last year, clearly stipulates the option of once-off 12-month period away, the star player’s upcoming absence was even factored ….
The Kiwi two-Test Cricket tour of Bangladesh has been deferred due to the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, with The Tigers’ tour of Sri Lanka also delayed. Bangladesh and The Black Caps were supposed to play in August and September 2020 but will no longer be doing so. The new dates ….
The New Zealand Racing sector has taken one more step forward in its revitalisation thanks to the Racing Industry Bill being passed after its recent third and final reading at Parliament. Dean McKenzie, Executive Chair of the Racing Industry Transition Agency, stated that the Bill delivers critical reforms and will ….
Chrissy Bambry, Central Districts trainer, has lost no time getting wins on the board at the first of the Lower North Island’s Thoroughbred Meetings after a hiatus enforced by the novel coronavirus COVID-19. Spring Tide, a new addition to the stables, turned out to be an emphatic winner in the ….
New Cambridge Stud owners Brendan and Jo Lindsay vowed they’d fight back. Even in the middle of an incredibly difficult run of bad luck that saw the esteemed Thoroughbred stud have three stallions drop dead in a matter of months, the pair never gave up. They vowed that one day, ….