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Tom Latham praises Black Caps' character and effort in wake of heavy defeat to India
They suffered one of their largest defeats in a tick over three days, but the stand-in skipper insisted he was proud of his side's fight. 
© 2021 5:01am 

Eric Zemmour: Far-right French presidential candidate grabbed at rally
A man grabs Eric Zemmour by the neck at the far-right presidential candidate's first rally. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 10:21pm 

Horse racing: Northern summer sojourn for Asano
Leading apprentice jockey Kozzi Asano has decided to head north to Cambridge for the summer and if everything goes to plan it could be a permanent move.Previously based in Christchurch with Riccarton trainer Andrew Carston, Asano... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 9:01pm 

Cycling: Coach Rene Wolff resigns as investigation into NZ Cycling continues
Rene Wolff has become the latest high-profile Cycling NZ resignation, as the organisation undergoes a review of its high performance culture, after the death of Olivia Podmore in August.The sprint coach, a former German Olympic... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 9:01pm 

Black Caps fall to heavy defeat to India in second test
The Black Caps have fallen to a 372-run defeat to India in the second cricket test in Mumbai. 
© 2021 RadioNZ 6:11pm 

'Thought I'd killed him': Ex-Highlander lifts lid on drunken party where two All Blacks were knocked out
Drunken 2012 party resulted in two All Blacks getting punched out in the garden but the biggest shock was that nobody saw it as a big deal. 
© 2021 6:11pm 

Ufuk Talay says Wellington Phoenix men 'need to move on' from controversial loss
No apology has been forthcoming but the Phoenix have already turned their attention to Tuesday's FFA Cup clash with Western United. 
© 2021 4:31pm 

Spotlight finally on cricket ahead of Ashes series
When the Australia and England players file out onto the lush grass of the Gabba on Wednesday for the first Ashes test, they may feel relief the spotlight has finally shifted to the cricket. 
© 2021 RadioNZ 4:01pm 

Ross Taylor's test place to come under scrutiny in first home test of the summer
ANALYSIS: How well Devon Conway’s broken hand heals could determine whether the veteran Black Caps star has played his final test. 
© 2021 3:41pm 

Pleasant Point edge Technical in the top of the table cricket clash
Pleasant Point have overcome Technical in a top of the table South Canterbury senior men's cricket match. 
© 2021 2:51pm 

Demand for special meeting over America's Cup venue dropped
The group trying to force the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron and Team New Zealand to defend the America's Cup in Auckland has dropped it's demand for a special club meeting. 
© 2021 RadioNZ 1:41pm 

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Gough named Yorkshire cricket managing director
Former England fast bowler Darren Gough is appointed as Yorkshire's interim managing director of cricket until the end of the 2022 season. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 4:32am 

Horse racing: Bergerson's plans for Wolverine in disarray
Trainer Roydon Bergerson has been left angry and bemused by the decision to reprogram the feature events from Saturday's abandoned Trentham meeting to Te Rapa this Saturday.The Group 1 Rydges Wellington Captain Cook Stakes (1600m)... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 9:01pm 

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Cycling New Zealand confirms departure of sprint coach Rene Wolff
Rene Wolff is the third high profile departure from the national sporting body in two weeks. 
© 2021 8:41pm 

The power play behind Ardie Savea's new contract with New Zealand Rugby
All Blacks superstar Ardie Savea has revealed why he negotiated a new four-year deal with New Zealand Rugby by himself saying it was a powerplay after admitting players have felt shortchanged in the past when comparing contracts.Savea... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 6:21pm 

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Tennis governing body to keep playing in China
The ITF says it has not followed the WTA in suspending tournaments in China because it "does not want to punish a billion people". 
© 2021 BBCWorld 4:11pm 

Tennis bodies at odds over Peng Shuai
The governing body of tennis says it won't be following the Women's Tennis Association in suspending tournaments in China because it "does not want to punish a billion people". 
© 2021 RadioNZ 3:42pm 

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America's Cup: Push for special meeting on a home defence called off
Sparks fly as Grant Dalton accused of undermining push to hold America's Cup defence in Auckland. 
© 2021 2:51pm 

NZ Breakers start rebuilding process with Dan Shamir, Yanni Wetzell back on deck
Coach puts Covid behind him as he plots a response from Kiwi club's opening game misstep. 
© 2021 2:51pm 

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