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Kiwi Ida takes out Breeders’ Stakes

The John And Karen Parsons-owned and trained galloper Kiwi Ida added a second stakes win to her tally when she took out the Gr.3 Valachi Downs Canterbury Breeders’ Stakes (1400m) at Riccarton on Wednesday.

Savvy Coup to join Waller stable

Dual Group One winner Savvy Coup will remain in Australia after failing to fire in a two-start campaign in Melbourne and will join the Sydney stable of Chris Waller.

Kiwi karters back in Las Vegas for 'world's biggest' meeting

With well over 500 entries the annual SuperKarts USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals meeting in Las Vegas this week and weekend is widely regarded as the biggest sprint kart meeting on the global calendar.

Scott Forrest crowned NZ's top tree climber

New Zealand arborist, Husqvarna brand ambassador and H-team member Scott Forrest is reaching new heights after being named the nation’s best tree climber for the fifth time.

Aitken headlines elite fields at Air NZ Queenstown Marathon

Mel Aitken (Wellington) headlines the elite runners at the fifth anniversary running of the Air New Zealand Queenstown International marathon, with the now capital city based athlete attending every edition of what is now New Zealand’s largest marathon race.

Football Ferns assistant coaches named for Nations Cup

New Football Ferns head coach Tom Sermanni will have the support of Wendi Henderson and Owain Prosser at the OFC Women’s Nations Cup in New Caledonia this month after the experienced pair were named as assistant coaches for the tournament.

First Scott McLaughlin KartSport event 'an unqualified success'

Supercar ace Scott McLaughlin’s charity Grand Prix event in aid of KartSport New Zealand’s Driver Development Academy could well become a fixture on the country’s motorsport calendar after the inaugural event, held last week, was declared ‘an unqualified success’ by the organisation’s

Tennis prodigy Shapovalov returning to ASB Classic

ASB Classic organisers have confirmed they’ve secured one of the hottest signatures on the ATP tour, teen tennis prodigy Denis Shapovalov.

NZC recognises great service in AGM

Some of the biggest names in New Zealand cricket were elected life members of NZC at its annual general meeting in Wellington today.

Brown stunner sinks Finland

An early contender for goal of the tournament has proved enough to give New Zealand a winning start at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in Uruguay, Leon Birnie’s side earning a well-deserved 1-0 win over Finland this morning.