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May 28, 2019
MMA: Conor McGregor had a 'secret meeting' after his punch on a pub patron

MMA: Conor McGregor had a 'secret meeting' after his punch on a pub patron

Conor McGregor reportedly had a secret meeting with his alleged pub fight victim after striking him in a disagreement over whiskey.Video surfaced on TMZ Sports last week appearing to show McGregor hitting a 50-year-old man from...

Golf: Honeymoon over - How Ryan Fox plans to bounce back from form slump

Golf: Honeymoon over - How Ryan Fox plans to bounce back from form slump

Top Kiwi golfer Ryan Fox jets off to London tonight with two major goals between now and the end of the European Tour season.A month long break in New Zealand has the 32-year-old optimistic he can secure his place in the Race to...

Rugby World Cup: All Blacks fans panic after injured Brodie Retallick posts sledging photo at Mt Ruapehu

Rugby World Cup: All Blacks fans panic after injured Brodie Retallick posts sledging photo at Mt Ruapehu

Injured All Black Brodie Retallick has raised a few eyebrows after posting a picture with his family "bob sled training" at Mt Ruapehu.Retallick, who dislocated his shoulder in last month's draw against the Springboks, managed to...

Rugby: All Blacks' opponents go to extreme lengths in preparation for Rugby World Cup

Rugby: All Blacks' opponents go to extreme lengths in preparation for Rugby World Cup

While the All Blacks brave New Zealand's wet weather, their top opponents are getting a head start in the heat to prepare for the Rugby World Cup.Japan's climate is set to provide unique challenges for players at this year's pinnacle...

How the deal was done to bring Serena Williams back to Auckland

How the deal was done to bring Serena Williams back to Auckland

Lightning, it seems, does strike twice.Before the events of Tuesday morning, the chances of Serena Williams being seen on a tennis court again in New Zealand felt pretty remote.As a scenario, it appeared to be in the impossible...

Sonny Bill Williams takes in prayer at Al Noor Mosque during Christchurch visit

Sonny Bill Williams takes in prayer at Al Noor Mosque during Christchurch visit

All Blacks star Sonny Bill Williams has spent a day of prayer at the mosque where dozens of people were gunned down. Williams was in Christchurch yesterday and visited the Al Noor mosque in the suburb of Riccarton. He shared a...

Wales is 'finally ahead of you in rugby' - World Cup optimism builds under Warren Gatland

Wales is 'finally ahead of you in rugby' - World Cup optimism builds under Warren Gatland

Give Warren Gatland his due for lifting Welsh rugby out of a hole.That's the message from WalesOnline rugby writer Simon Thomas after Gatland's side supplanted the All Blacks at No. 1 in the world rugby rankings.Thomas also...

Rugby League: Cowboys great Matt Scott suffered stroke after game

Rugby League: Cowboys great Matt Scott suffered stroke after game

Retiring North Queensland Cowboys forward Matt Scott has been hospitalised after suffering a stroke on Sunday.The team confirmed the news with a statement on their website on Tuesday with Scott still in hospital recovering."North...

Cricket: Kane Williamson reported for suspect bowling action by ICC

Cricket: Kane Williamson reported for suspect bowling action by ICC

Black Caps captain Kane Williamson is at risk of a ban from bowling after the International Cricket Council reported him with a suspect bowling action at the conclusion of the first test against Sri Lanka last week.Williamson bowled...

Ronda Rousey shares graphic image after almost severing a finger while filming TV show

Ronda Rousey shares graphic image after almost severing a finger while filming TV show

Warning: Graphic image Ronda Rousey is lucky to still have all her fingers. The former UFC champion almost severed the middle finger on her left hand after a boat door fell on it while filming on the set of TV drama show 9-1-1...

Basketball: Tall Blacks hammered by Canada in FIBA World Cup warm up

Basketball: Tall Blacks hammered by Canada in FIBA World Cup warm up

The Tall Blacks have been handed a swift wake-up call in their first of two friendlies against Canada, being handed a 34-point loss in Sydney last night. Being without all but one of their NBA stars didn't hurt the Canadian side,...

Sailing: Burling and Tuke look for golden touch at Olympic test event

Sailing: Burling and Tuke look for golden touch at Olympic test event

Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have wrapped up gold or silver in the 49er at the Olympic test event in Enoshima but there's really only one colour they're after.The defending Olympic champions hold a handy 13-point lead over Poland's...

Football: Calls for action from Twitter after Manchester United's Paul Pogba gets racist abuse

Football: Calls for action from Twitter after Manchester United's Paul Pogba gets racist abuse

Manchester United defender Harry Maguire called on social media companies to require users to verify their identities after teammate Paul Pogba was targeted on Twitter with racial abuse.Racially offensive tweets about Pogba were...

Cricket: Australia batsman Steve Smith out of Ashes with concussion

Cricket: Australia batsman Steve Smith out of Ashes with concussion

Australia will be without batsman Steve Smith for the third Ashes test against England because of a concussion.On the fourth day of the second test on Saturday, Smith had to leave the field after being hit on the neck by a fast,...

Baseball: Auckland Tuatara re-sign Philadelphia Phillies prospect Kyle Glogoski

Baseball: Auckland Tuatara re-sign Philadelphia Phillies prospect Kyle Glogoski

Kyle Glogoski's road to Major League Baseball will make another stop in Auckland, with the Kiwi pitching star re-signing with the Auckland Tuatara. The 20-year-old Philadelphia Phillies prospect will rejoin the Auckland franchise...

Racing: Star jockey James McDonald tipped for $1m Epsom

Racing: Star jockey James McDonald tipped for $1m Epsom

Kiwi superstar jockey James McDonald is the hot favourite to win the prized ride on excitement machine Te Akau Shark for the biggest race of his career.The ride on the powerful chestnut in the A$1 million ($1.06m) Epsom Handicap...

Big guns return for Warriors' NRL clash with Cronulla Sharks

Big guns return for Warriors' NRL clash with Cronulla Sharks

The Warriors have some notable names returning from injury for their clash with the Sharks on Saturday night (5:00pm NZT).Although their season is all but over, after the disappointing 42-6 loss to the Roosters on Sunday, the return...

Racing: Kiwi pair unlikely favourites in Breeders

Racing: Kiwi pair unlikely favourites in Breeders

Travelling 2624kms is a long way to go to drag race your stablemate up a short straight in search of group one glory.But that is the unusual situation Zeuss Bromac and Perfect Stride find themselves in in the A$300,000 Breeders...

Producers hit out at Kingsley Jones over Jonah Lomu miniseries claims

Producers hit out at Kingsley Jones over Jonah Lomu miniseries claims

Producers of the TV miniseries Jonah , the life story of the rugby legend, have hit back at Phil Kingsley Jones' claims he wasn't consulted over the miniseries.Jonah, directed by Danny Mulheron, aired over two nights on Three and...

Andy Bichel unloads on England skipper Joe Root over Lord's catch

Andy Bichel unloads on England skipper Joe Root over Lord's catch

Throughout the last 18 months Steve Smith has been labelled a cheat plenty of times, now after his controversial 'catch' on the final day of the draw second Test at Lord's England captain Joe Root is copping it.The England captain...

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