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Wednesday, Dec 14

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Farah Palmer: The first woman on NZ Rugby's Board

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New Zealand Rugby, founded in 1892, has appointed their first female board member.

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World Rugby cracks down on head contact as protection measure for players

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Rugby union's world governing body announced new measures on Wednesday to protect players from head injuries.

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Australian defender Adam Parkhouse commits to Phoenix until 2019

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The Phoenix have resigned defender Adam Parkhouse for a further two-years.

England captain Dylan Hartley cops six-week ban for swinging arm tackle

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Dylan Hartley in unlikely to skipper the Lions after copping a six-week ban

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Anthony Joshua on Joseph Parker fight – It's not a matter of if, it's a matter of when

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Britain's IBF world heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has praised New Zealand's Joseph Parker and believes it's just a case of when not if the pair will meet in the ring.

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Farah Palmer first women elected to Board of New Zealand Rugby

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Three-times World Cup winning captain and World Rugby Hall of Fame inductee, Dr Farah Palmer has been elected to the Board of New Zealand Rugby.

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New Zealand's Suzie Bates creates history in winning T20 and ODI player of the year awards

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White Fern Suzie Bates has become the first cricketer to clinch both the ICC Women's ODI and T20I Player of the Year awards.

Blackcaps Doug Bracewell out for six weeks with injury

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Kiwi paceman Doug Bracewell has been ruled out for at least six weeks after injuring his knee in a domestic Twenty20 match.

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BMX ace Sarah Walker sets sights on track cycling for 2018 Commonwealth Games

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After a six month injury lay-off BMX rider Sarah Walker is back on the bike - but it's not the bike you might think.

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New Zealand Rugby splash the cash to keep players at home in new CBA deal

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New Zealand Rugby players will receive an extra $70 million over the next three years as part of a new collective employment agreement.

Silver Ferns name two new caps for Quad Series against England, Australia and South Africa

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The Silver Ferns have officially begun life without Laura Langman with the selection of two rookies for next month's Quad Series in South Africa and England.

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Tiger Woods commits to Genesis Open to start 2017 comeback

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Tiger Woods has made his first commitment for the 2017 season after agreeing to play in the Genesis Open at the Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles.

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Ramon Tribulietx coy on Wellington Phoenix coaching aspirations

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Auckland City FC coach Ramon Tribulietx is refusing to be drawn on whether he's been approached for the vacant Wellington Phoenix head coach role.

Tuesday, Dec 13

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New Zealand Breakers' Corey Webster out indefinitely through injury

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The future of Breakers star Corey Webster is up in the air, with the New Zealand franchise placing him on an injury waiver.

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Boy with homemade Messi shirt finally meets his idol

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A six-year-old Afghan boy, who shot to fame with his homemade Lionel Messi shirt made from a plastic bag, has now met his hero.

'Traitor' Kevin Durant gives back to Oklahoma City

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Kevin Durant has showed he still has love for Oklahoma City with his foundation donating NZ$79,160 to a city charity.

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Russia loses Bobsleigh, Skeleton world championships due to athlete boycott

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The 2017 bobsleigh and skeleton world championships will be moved from Sochi, in Russia, amid the growing threat of a boycott of the event.

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Kiwi number one Marina Erakovic to play ASB Classic before the Australian Open

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New Zealand's top ranked singles tennis player Marina Erakovic has earned a wildcard to play at Auckland's ASB Classic which kicks off 2 January.

Black Sticks go two-up in Malaysian series

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New Zealand has won the second Test in their five-match women's hockey series against Malaysia in Stratford.

Outplayed Blackcaps eye improvements at domestic level

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Gloveman BJ Watling has said the team will look to play smarter cricket heading into the series against Bangladesh after the heavy Australian defeat.

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Embattled Springbok coach Allister Coetzee submits year review

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The future of beleaguered Springbok coach Allister Coetzee will be revealed next month after he submitted a review of his team's dismal 2016 season.

Wellington Phoenix striker Hamish Watson keen to build on start

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Wellington striker Hamish Watson has a debt to repay when the Phoenix meet Western Sydney on Saturday in Auckland.

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Chelsea and Manchester City receive fines following player fracas

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Chelsea have been fined NZ$170,000 and Manchester City NZ$ 60,000 after players from both sides were involved in a scuffle during a Premier League match on December 3.

Lance Revill resigns but wants to be a part of future Joseph Parker fights

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Outspoken Lance Revill has resigned from the Professional Boxing Commission but has said he wants to be a part of Joseph Parker's future in New Zealand.

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New Zealand making a splash at water polo world champs

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New Zealand's made a promising start to the women's World Youth Water Polo Champs in Auckland in a tournament they hope will be a springboard to bigger things.

Duco wild about Deontay

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Just a couple of day after securing a heavyweight world title, Joseph Parker's camp are now actively - and aggressively - pursuing another.

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NRL star Bryce Cartwright targeted by revenge porn

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Penrith's Bryce Cartwright has been the victim of a revenge porn attack after an ex-girlfriend posted lewd pictures of the young NRL star on social media.

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Late Chapecoense goalkeeper Danilo wins Brazil's player of the year

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Chapecoense goalkeeper Danilo, who was killed in the Colombian air crash last month, was posthumously named Brazil's player of the year after a vote by fans.

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Warriors and Breakers battle it out in cross-code Call of Duty

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The Breakers, Warriors, and some of New Zealand's top gamers treated local punters at Skycity Auckland to a rare Call of Duty Premiership event held by Let’s Play Live on Monday.

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Trans-Tasman ski weekend flights to boost Queenstown economy

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Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand will now fly in and out of Queenstown Airport late at night during the winter ski season.