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Sale option looms for impressive Ruakaka winner

Offshore interest in promising galloper Mac Attacka was piqued yet again on Saturday after the impressive three-year-old produced a powerful closing burst to take out the last race on the card at Ruakaka.

Glenn Sutton 'acclimatised and ready for world's toughest footrace'

Dunedin ultra-endurance athlete Glenn Sutton, has spent the past week acclimatising to the temperatures of a Californian summer, where he aims to take the record for the number of finishes by a New Zealander in a race dubbed "the world's toughest footrace" - the Badwater 135.

Major refresh for NZ Formula Ford Championship

One of New Zealand’s longest-running single seater motor racing championships, the New Zealand Formula Ford Championship has had a major refresh with MotorSport New Zealand appointing a new championship organiser and announcing new regulations.

World University Games 4x100 relay team sprint into bronze

The last day of athletics events left nothing to be desired as the New Zealand 4x100m relay team consisting Olivia Eaton, Zoe Hobbs, Georgia Hulls, and Natasha Eady sprinted their way to a World University Games bronze medal. Their first comment? "Feeling pretty knackered, aye."

World Rowing Cup III: Nine NZ crews through to A Finals

Nine New Zealand crews will contest A Finals at World Rowing Cup III after Saturday’s repechage and semi-finals.

Farmer Buick answers the call for NZ shearing team

Wairarapa shearer David Buick has been recalled to the New Zealand shearing team for a four-test series against Wales on the CP Wool tour in the UK.

Four metropolitan winners for Tavistock

Cambridge Stud sire Tavistock was the star of the show on Saturday, with his progeny Travimyfriend, Tavirun and Bedford all successful at Caulfield, while his six-year-old son, Curragh, was a winner in Sydney.

Host team looking strong at national taekwon-do champs

It’s a battle of the big teams at the national ITF Taekwon-Do Championships at Pulman Arena in Counties Manukau.

At the end of the first day of competition the host region led the medal table with 27 gold medals, four ahead of nearest rival, Auckland North.

Dates for America's Cup World Series event in Sardinia

The news that the first America’s Cup World Series (ACWS) regatta of the 36th America’s Cup cycle will take place in Cagliari, Sardinia from April 23 - 26, 2020 has been announced at an event hosted by the Challenger of Record for the 36th America’s Cup and presented by Prada at the New Yor

Gagarin claims victory in feature Trentham Steeplechase

Tough as teak ten-year-old Gagarin proved the best stayer when he came from last in the early running to win the Grant Plumbing Wellington Steeplechase (5500m) at Trentham.