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Sharapova set for a return to Wimbledon

Maria Sharapova guaranteed herself a spot in the Wimbledon qualifying tournament with a first-round victory against American Christina McHale at the Italian Open. The Russian former world number one, given...

16 year old named in World Cup squad

The youngest ever player to attend a World Cup has been named in an otherwise experienced New Zealand women's cricket team for next month's tournament in England. 16 year old...

All Whites path to future World Cups become easier

The All Whites path to future football World Cups has become a little easier. The sport's world governing body, FIFA, has confirmed that from 2026 Oceania will have a direct...

Sport: Milford gets chance to make Origin claim

The stage is set for Brisbane's Samoan rugby league international Anthony Milford to play off for a Queensland State of Origin jersey with Manly's Daly Cherry-Evans. Maroons coach Kevin Walters...

Sport: World Rugby law changes aim to stop poaching

World Rugby has changed international eligibility rules in the hope it will stop the recruitment of players from smaller nations like in the Pacific, to larger, wealthier countries. The main...

Once famous racehorse, now famous painter

It's said that you can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drink, so when Ron Krajewski first introduced his horse, Metro, to an easel there...

NZ to play Australia for Oceania rugby title

The New Zealand U20s will play Australia for the Oceania Rugby Championship title. Despite making 13 changes from the team that crushed Fiji, the New Zealand U20s looked just as...

Ronaldo magic puts Real on verge of final

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a brilliant hat-trick as Real Madrid crushed cross-town rivals Atletico Madrid 3-0 in the first leg of their Champions League football semi-final. The Portugul forward put his...

Sport: Tahiti advance to Beach Soccer World Cup quarters

Tahiti beat Poland 8-4 to reach the knockout rounds at the Beach Soccer World Cup in the Bahamas. Raimana Li Fung Kuee, who scored the winning goal against Japan in...

Man City and Man United draw 0-0

Manchester United held on for a 0-0 draw with Manchester City despite Marouane Fellanini being sent off for headbutting Sergio Aguero in the English Premier League this morning. The draw...