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Paul Coll wins first round at men's squash world champs

New Zealand’s Paul Coll booked his place in the last second round of the PSA Men’s World Squash Championships in Doha, Qatar after easing past wildcard Hamad Al-Hamri by an 11-4, 11-4, 11-3 scoreline in just 20 minutes.

Vink rides his way into strong position at SBS Bank Tour of Southland

Defending champion Michael Vink has put himself within grasp of a second SBS Bank Tour of Southland title after a stunning ride by his Placemakers team on the penultimate day of the race’s 63rd edition.

Porirua City congratulates sports awards winners

Alan Taylor has the Porirua Sports Awards premier trophy to add to his list of achievements now.

The Mana Amateur Athletics Club coach was handed the Michael Campbell Trophy at Te Rauparaha Arena on Thursday night, heading off a number of other worthy category winners.

Second Oaks winner for Reliable Man

Westbury Stud stallion Reliable Man has had an incredible run this past week, led by his all-conquering daughter Miami Bound who won the Gr.2 Wakeful Stakes (2000m) at Flemington on Saturday, before her dominant victory in the Gr.1 VRC Oaks (2500m) at the Melbourne track on Thursday.

Pitman’s hold a strong hand at Riccarton

Father and son training duo Michael and Matthew Pitman will begin what will be a massive New Zealand Cup week at Riccarton on Saturday.

They have 16 horses entered for the first day of the carnival and they expect to feature prominently with a number of their runners.

Netball NZ confirms dates for new 2020 tournaments

Netball New Zealand has confirmed next year’s domestic events calendar, which includes two new tournaments.

The Fuji Xerox NZ Secondary Schools Netball Champs return in October where the top 16 schools from around the country will gather in Porirua for the four-day event.

Europe on the horizon again for Kiwi motocross star

Opportunities to race motocross in the hotbed of Europe don't come along often for Kiwi teenagers, but James Scott is about to get another crack at top-flight glory.

New Zealanders elected to international athlete representation bodies

Two New Zealand athletes have been elected to prestigious international athlete representation bodies.

Sonny Bill Williams says 'thank you' as he confirms overseas move

All Blacks midfielder Sonny Bill Williams has given thanks to the New Zealand rugby community and fans following the announcement that he will leave New Zealand to play overseas.