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Applications Invited For Hillary Expedition Grants

Sport and Recreation Minister Clayton Cosgrove announced today that adventurous kiwis planning to embark on a challenging outdoor expedition can apply for funding through the government's Hillary Expedition programme.

Function To Honour Sporting Volunteers

Sport and Recreation Minister Clayton Cosgrove said a special function to thank sporting volunteers will be held in the Westpac Arena in Christchurch this Sunday to mark the start of Volunteer Awareness Week (15- 21 June).

Todd And Nicholson Head For Their Sixth Games

17 June 2008 - Seasoned campaigners Mark Todd and Andrew Nicholson will make history when they line up in the New Zealand eventing team at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

England Injury Update

Following a medical review this morning, The England medical team can confirm that England and Sale Sharks prop, Andrew Sheridan, will not be fit to play for England in the second test against New Zealand on June 21st, as a result of the laceration he received to his left eye in last Saturday's t

Marina Makes Semi's Of Us$200,000 Dfs Classic

Marina Erakovic has toppled Ukrainian Alona Bondarenko, ranked 27 in the world in the quarterfinals of the US$200,000 DFS Classic in Birmingham. Erakovic took the first set 6/4 and was up in the second before Bondarenko was able to come back to take the lead 5-4.

Eden Park Sell-out

Tickets to tonight's Iveco Series test match at Eden Park have sold out.

Around 44,000 rugby supporters will pack out Eden Park when the All Blacks take on England tonight at 7.35pm.

Paul Williams Joins All Blacks Squad

12 June 2008 - Highlanders fullback Paul Williams has joined the All Blacks squad. His call up comes after Mils Muliaina strained a hamstring in training on Wednesday.

Warriner Gutsy In Bronze Medal Finish At Worlds

9 June 2008 - Kiwi triathlete Sam Warriner posted one of the fastest run splits in the field in claiming a superb bronze medal at the World Triathlon Championships in Vancouver this morning.

All Blacks Call Up Franks

Crusaders prop Ben Franks will join the All Blacks squad this week after an injury to John Afoa.

Swanepoel, Stanley Best Of Kiwis In Oceania Champs

07 June 2008 - The Australians sounded a warning in heats on the third morning of heats at the Oceania Swim Championships in Christchurch today.

Australians topped qualifiers in four of the six individual events on the programme this morning at the QEII Leisure Centre.