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New Zealand snowboarder Zoi Sadowski-Synnott can hardly believe she's won gold in the women's slopestyle at the World Championships in Utah. Video
A wildly popular men's team, population 1 billion-plus, and an almost fanatical passion for cricket - in theory the perfect environment for the women's game to flourish in India.
First Person - My first sport was netball, a game I'm still playing over three decades later, but until recently I was looking for something else, writes Bridget Tunnicliffe.
Fear and a desire to protect the status quo can get in the way of progression in women's sport, according to New Year's honours recipient Barbara Kendall.
The upholstery is fading and members are ageing at sports clubs across New Zealand - and some are only just holding the seams together.
A survey of sports clubs in New Zealand has revealed nearly two-thirds of them are either losing money or breaking even.
The Silver Ferns hopes of finishing a disastrous year on a positive note were dashed last night by a slick Australian Diamonds side.
Analysis - You could be forgiven for thinking sports administrators suddenly woke up 12 months ago and decided more needed to be done for women's sport, but context is everything, writes Bridget…
There are fears for the harness racing industry after the police raided stables at 11 properties from Invercargill to Manawatu yesterday, 18 months after opening an investigation into race-fixing.
Anna Harrison said farwell to netball last night but not without a parting gift. The former Silver Fern is known for introducing the "Harrison Hoist" and last night the wily...
Analysis - The ability to win the hearts and minds of players is the difference between a good coach and a great coach, writes Bridget Tunnicliffe.
What Netball New Zealand does in the wake of the Silver Ferns dire Commonwealth Games, is how they will be measured going forward, says its chief executive.
The Silver Ferns will come home without a Commonwealth Games medal after losing to Jamaica 60-55 in the bronze medal match.
Silver Ferns captain Katrina Grant says "pride is on the line" when they play-off for a bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games today.
Scotland have saved the Silver Ferns the humiliation of missing out on the semi finals at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. Video
Weightlifter David Liti took out gold and set a new Games record in last night's men's weightlifting final.
Despite having to withdraw from her Commonwealth Games event, transgender athlete Laurel Hubbard says she has no regrets about attempting the ambitious lift that undid her.
The New Zealand Lawn bowler Jo Edwards has defended her Commonwealth Games gold medal on the Gold Coast.
When weightlifter Laurel Hubbard competes at the Commonwealth Games on Monday, she will do so knowing a lot of people want her to fail.
Sophie Devine is enjoying the ride.
Sports Call - The fact that Australia had an easier time beating the Silver Ferns than England and South Africa in the Netball Quad series says a lot, writes Bridget Tunnicliffe.
Sports Call - In the race to outdo each other, the Australia are one step ahead of the Silver Ferns and it's been that way for a while, writes Bridget Tunnicliffe.
Sports Call - Time apart means already highly anticipated clashes between the Silver Ferns and Australia will carry even more intrigue when they meet next week.
There will be plenty of fresh young faces in the mix when as many as 28 players are named for the Silver Ferns' trials on Friday and one or two could well make the final cut.
It's touch and go whether two key weapons in the Southern Steel will be able to take the court for the ANZ premiership grand final on Wednesday.