‘AJ is absolutely furious’ Parker and Joshua are finally face to face in London

This weekend, undefeated heavyweight champion Joseph Parker seeks to unify his belts against British superstar Anthony Joshua. Today they finally squared off. Don Rowe reports from London.

Podcast: Andy Zaltzman can’t stop talking cricket

Podcast host, comedian and big-brained Brit Andy Zaltzman will be coming to New Zealand later this year for the comedy festival. He spoke to Alex Braae about politics, satire, and the game he can't get enough of.

Glorification and disrespect: Selling the Gallaher Cup

The All Blacks launched their ad campaign to boost the June test series with France this week, labelling it The Battle For The Gallaher Cup. But 'battle' is the wrong word for the wrong situation, writes Jamie Wall. 

Pink Ball Diaries: Who is New Zealand’s greatest batsman of all time?

Yesterday, Kane Williamson became the first New Zealand batsman to score 18 test centuries. But is he New Zealand's greatest ever batsman?

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The lost boys who find a home at the Highlanders

Last week the Highlanders reigned victorious over the Crusaders in the southern derby. Scotty Stevenson explores the metaphysical reasons why they beat the old foes from up the road.

The Pink Ball Diaries: Are Trent Boult and Tim Southee selfish?

In 2015 Simon Day travelled to Adelaide to observe the inaugural day/night test. Yesterday, he caught the train to Eden Park to see the first pink ball test match played in New Zealand. 

Like day and night: The life, death and resurrection of test cricket

Today New Zealand's first day/night test match starts at Eden Park - part of a scheme to cure test cricket of its apparent terminal illness. Simon Day argues test cricket will never die. 

Paralympian Mary Fisher on balancing sport and political activism

World champion para-swimmer, post-grad student and activist Mary Fisher doesn't ever seem to stop moving. Alex Braae rang her up to find out why.

Holy shit: the Blues and the Warriors just won on the same weekend

On Saturday the Warriors beat the Rabbitohs in a game of rugby league. On Sunday the Blues beat the Lions at rugby union. Today, Andrew Mulligan reports on a miracle.

For Tagataese’s sake NRL, stop butchering Polynesian names

What’s in a name? Once again not much, if you’re an NRL commentator.

Every single Warriors season, power-ranked

James Dann looks back over the Warriors' history since 1995 to rank each of their seasons, from best to worst.

Husband and father of three Ross Taylor performs heroic feat for NZ men’s cricket team

Ross Taylor scored an unbeaten 181 runs in yesterday's ODI victory against the England men's team. Madeleine ChapMAN accurately reports.

Cheat Sheet: Can anyone save the Wellington Phoenix?

Welcome to the Cheat Sheet, a clickable, shareable, bite-sized FAQ on the news of the moment. Today, Alex Braae takes a look at a comically bad season for the Wellington Phoenix.

The Breakers success came from having the best owners in New Zealand sports

The New Zealand Breakers have announced a new ownership group including two former NBA players. It's yet another example of the Breakers outperforming the Warriors in Auckland's professional sports scene, writes Andrew Mulligan. 

New Zealand’s next fighting superstar arrives on the world stage

After almost a decade of combat sports experience, New Zealand's Israel Adesanya made a highly anticipated and violent entrance to the UFC on Sunday. Don Rowe reports. 

When the level playing field is just not big enough

There are more problems than solutions when it comes to the integration of Sevens World Series events, but, as Scotty Stevenson discovered in Sydney, it is clearly the way forward for the sport.