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Marks Shoots Career-High In Matchwinning Outing

Marks Shoots Career-High In Matchwinning Outing

Wellington, Feb 9 NZPA - New Zealand's Sean Marks was a matchwinner and scored a National Basketball Association career-high 18 points for his New Orleans Hornets today.

Teammates Rate Elliott's Knock Among Best

Teammates Rate Elliott's Knock Among Best

By Mark Geenty of NZPA

Adelaide, Feb 9 NZPA - His teammates rated it one of the best one-day cricket international innings they'd seen -- the only downer for Grant Elliott was it couldn't lead New Zealand to victory.

Anxious Wait For McCullum

Anxious Wait For McCullum

By Mark Geenty of NZPA

Adelaide, Feb 9 NZPA - A "stiff and sore" Brendon McCullum has a nervous wait for a diagnosis on his injured shoulder but admitted the lure of a Chappell-Hadlee Trophy cricket series win could push him through the pain barrier.

Otago Venue Shifted

Wellington, Feb 9 NZPA - The Twenty20 fourth-round cricket match between Otago and Auckland scheduled to be played in Oamaru on Friday has been moved from Oamaru to Dunedin.

Marks Shoots Career-High

Marks Shoots Career-High

Wellington, Feb 9 NZPA - New Zealand's Sean Marks scored a National Basketball Association career-high 18 points for his New Orleans Hornets in Minnesota today.

State Auckland Aces To Take On Samsung NZCPA Masters XI

State Auckland Aces To Take On Samsung NZCPA Masters XI

9 FEBRUARY 2009 - The State Auckland Aces will fill a five day hole in their fixtures calendar with a Twenty20 game against the Samsung New Zealand Cricket Players Association (NZCPA) Masters XI tomorrow at Papatoetoe Recreation Ground.

Bluff Hillclimb Back - Bigger, Longer, Better

9 FEBRUARY 2009 - One of the south's most unique motorsport events, the annual Bay View Hotel / Pub Charity Bluff "where the journey begins" Sealed Hillclimb, will take place in Bluff on Saturday 7 March.

The Sevens is a Sore Place for the Kiwis

The Sevens is a Sore Place for the Kiwis

Despite official support from a medley of Flashes, cavemen, doctors and many more, the Kiwis couldn’t pull off a win on Saturday. The Sevens was a magnificent event, with dancers, singers and way more besides showing off and keeping everyone entertained during the rugby.

2009 NBL Draw

2009 NBL Draw

Wellington, Feb 9 NZPA - National Basketball League draw (home teams first):-

Round one

Saturday, March 14: Manawatu v Wellington, 6pm; Auckland v North Harbour, ASB Stadium, 7.30pm.

Sunday, March 15: Christchurch v Waikato, 2pm.

Round two

Vettori Tips Injured McCullum To Bounce Back

Vettori Tips Injured McCullum To Bounce Back

By Mark Geenty of NZPA

Sydney, Feb 9 NZPA - Captain Daniel Vettori is backing his injured New Zealand wicketkeeper Brendon McCullum to play a full part in the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy as he rued a potential series-clinching cricket win gone begging.