Māori basketball sports commentator and Manawatū Jets Coach Jeb Nicklin believes Breaker's assistant coach Judd Flavell has the skills to lead the team following Paul Henare's recent announcement that he will not renew his contract with the side.
Professional bodybuilder Kenny O’Malley's return to the bodybuilding stage has hit a setback, with confirmation O’Malley has a large bicep distal tear to a muscle in his right arm.
West Lake Girls’ volleyball player Tamara Otene has qualified for the Youth Olympics after taking out gold at the U19 Oceania Youth Qualifiers in Australia. Now she has her sights set on the Olympics.
Lucy Makaea has taken out the U19 female Iron Person at this year's Surf Life Saving Championships in Gisborne, the most physically grueling event of the entire competition.
Sixteen-year-old Luther Maxwell, representing the Lyall Bay Surf Life Saving Club, is racking up the accolades throughout his 12 year career in the sport, today winning the run-swim-run event.
Twenty-one-year-old champion show jumper Lily Tootill is hoping for back-to-back wins at the Olympic Cup event in this year's Horse of the Year competition after taking it out last year.
Horse of the Year, held in Hawke's Bay, celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. The event, which started with just 80 horses, has grown to 1800 horses and attracts thousands ever year.
15-a-side women's contracted rugby players are set to get a pay rise. Each individual will stand to earn $40-45,000 this year, as part an agreement between the players' association and New Zealand Rugby (NZRU).