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Tony Dodds calls time on triathlon career

Wanaka’s Tony Dodds has called time on his triathlon career, ending 13 years of training and racing at the top level in a career that has taken him around the world to the Commonwealth and Olympic Games, and multiple World Championship events wearing the silver fern.

Top mare Bonneval returning to work

Reigning New Zealand Horse of the Year Bonneval’s return to her Cambridge base is imminent.

The multiple Group One winner and the country’s top-rated performer was side-lined earlier this year with a suspensory ligament issue.

Black Ferns contracted players named in historic announcement

Twenty eight of New Zealand’s top female rugby players have become the first-ever 15s players to be offered Black Ferns contracts, New Zealand Rugby (NZR) announced today.

The 2018 Black Ferns contracted squad is:

Backs:

Chelsea Alley

Waikato

Ariana Bayler

Golf: Favourite For Carnoustie?

 “I fancy his chances at Shinnecock and Carnoustie, two stout tests that demand a strong all-around game,“ is Alan Shipnuck’s response to the question, “Does Rickie win a major in the near future? If so, when?”

Battle begins for 2018 dirt guide honours

Perhaps our next national champion or international hero will be among those in action near Tokoroa this weekend.

NZF: Kiwis abroad

Below is a wrap of performances by New Zealand’s overseas-based professionals in recent days.

Winter hope back on track

Smart winter performer Wooden Edge will be back in action on Saturday.

"He’ll run at Pukekohe in the Rating 75 1200m and Amber Sims will ride him, she rode him well at the trials," trainer Chris Wood said.

Tall Ferns medalists go head-to-head

Local basketball fans are in for a treat when Harbour Breeze entertain Waikato Wizards in a Women’s Basketball Championship (WBC) game on Saturday May 26th.

Australian rallycross opportunity beckons for Cox

Fresh from scoring a podium result at his very first international rallycross event in Sweden, Rotorua’s Sloan Cox has another opportunity to race overseas with an invitation to compete in the 2018 Australian Rallycross Series (RXAus).

Honda man Rees honoured with hall of fame induction

On Saturday night the 50-year-old Whakatane man was inducted into Motorcycling New Zealand's Hall of Fame, the latest honour in an impressive list of awards and achievements that the popular superbike star has garnered over his long career.