The All Blacks remain favourites to defend their title at next year's Rugby World Cup, but a leading rugby writer says they are beatable.
The NRL has not lifted Shane Flanagan's ban over the supplement scandal, saying he still has work to do to fulfil the suspension's conditions.
Kiwi cricket great Martin Crowe says he has more work to do, after receiving news his cancer has returned.
New Zealand tennis player Marina Erakovic has scored another upset win, downing world No.12 Sara Errani at the Pan Pacific Open in Japan.
Coach Waimarama Taumaunu says the Silver Ferns have a chance to grow experience in the shooting circle in goal attack Maria Tutaia's absence.
A Singaporean businessman suspected of running a football match-fixing syndicate has filed a challenge against his nearly year long detention without trial.
There are renewed calls from Native Americans who are demanding the NFL force the Washington Redskins to change their name.