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Subaru pair hold early lead in Hawke's Bay Targa Rally

Subaru Impreza WRX pair Nick De Waal and co-driver Shane Reynolds hold an early lead in this year’s three-day Targa Hawke’s Bay after a dominant first day which saw them win four of the six stages between Taupo and Havelock North.

Measured approach for Pulse as record streak beckons

Despite their flying start to the season, Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse are taking nothing for granted in their ANZ Premiership netball rematch with WBOP Magic in Hamilton on Sunday.

Dance Craze accepts invitation to the 2018 Harness Jewels

Australian Group One winning trotter, Dance Craze, has accepted an invitation to the 2018 Harness Jewels.

Following the withdrawal of Custodian from the 4YO Ruby yesterday, interest was high from the connections of the former Breeders Crown winner to take part in the race.

'Manfeild perfect for duathlon'

OPPORTUNITY to compete in an environment similar to a roadscape but without the issues of traffic makes Manfeild a perfect location for an impending duathlon at the Feilding facility.

Kiwis chasing royal result

New Zealand does not have a runner at Royal Ascot this year, but they will have a presence.

Bloodstock consultant Paul Moroney selected Dancing Brave Bear, who booked her ticket to the carnival with a runner-up finish in the Gr.3 Musidora Stakes (2000m) at York on Wednesday.

Triathletes named for Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games

The New Zealand Olympic Committee has named triathletes Brea Roderick (Christchurch) and Dylan McCullough (Auckland) to the New Zealand team for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games.

Stayers give stable top Te Rapa chances

Team Rogerson hold a strong hand in the open distance handicap at Te Rapa on Saturday with the in-form pair of Gallante and Francis Drake.

Browne thrilled with Australian adventure results

Trainer Emma-Lee Browne has had her first taste of the famous Warrnambool jumping carnival and she can’t wait to get back to the "Bool" for another crack at the lucrative spoils on offer.

Track a concern for Collett

Jim Collett has only one worry with Sasanof’s Hero on his Awapuni venture.

The Matamata trainer has the six-year-old at the top of his game for Saturday’s Listed James Bull Rangitikei Gold Cup (1600m), but has reservations about the underfoot conditions.

Real-World Impact in High Performance Sport

The impressive performances of the All Blacks Sevens and Black Ferns Sevens at the recent Commonwealth Games were particularly gratifying for the team of sports scientists at the University of Waikato Adams High Performance Centre in Mount Maunganui.