Despite the rain forecast for Rotorua, the Crankworx World Tour is set to go! The international mountain bike festival has more than 1,000 international and local competitors and first began in Rotorua in 2015.
A Māori contingent is taking part in the biggest fitness challenge of their lives as they prepare to take on 5,146 steps in the Great Wall of China Marathon in May. They're putting in the mileage before they run the length of one of mankind's biggest feats.
Ngāti Porou squash player Joelle King is set to start her campaign at the British Open at around 1am NZDT. She's excited to make a return to the prestigious tournament again.
MMA fighter Kieran Joblin hopes his winning record will see him compete in the UFC. It'll be the second time New Zealand will host the pinnacle MMA event in Auckland on June 10. Joblin hopes to make it a home debut.
New Zealand Olympic Kayaker Kayla Imrie has put the paddle to the side to compete in the New Zealand Surf Live Saving championships in Christchurch over the weekend.
Junior White Sox captain Pallas Potter is hoping that the move to 1st base will pay off as they look ahead to the World Junior Softball Championships in Florida. Potter is currently playing for her Te Aroha club at the NZ Softball Club Championships in Auckland.
The University of Auckland's 6th annual Great Waka Ama Race took place today on the Waitematā Harbour with the winners heading off to compete in Hawaii in September.
Junior White Sox player Bailey Robertson is out to pitch herself into form ahead of the World Junior Softball Championships in Clearwater, Florida. Robertson plays in the Women's Softball National Club Championships in Tāmaki Makaurau this weekend.
All Black and Chief third halfback Tawera Kerr-Barlow will head to greener pastures at the end of the season after an announcement this morning confirming his three year deal with French Top 14 club La Rochelle.
New Zealand's Davis Cup team are hoping that home court advantage will assist them in their clash against South Korea in Auckland in April.
A young woman is using social media to make a plea for new and old rugby boots for kids in Samoa. Taylah Hodson-Tomokino says she was shocked to hear that many of them were injuring their feet because they couldn't afford to buy them.
The organisers of this year's Rugby League World Cup are hoping to use the sport as a means to promote well-being and leadership to children. They worked alongside the Government and the NZRL to launch The RLWC Educational Resource.