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Tennis: Sharapova out of Australian Open

Tennis: Sharapova out of Australian Open

Maria Sharapova's quest for a second Australian Open title was halted in the fourth round today when the third-seeded Russian ran out of steam against an inspired Dominika Cibulkova, who emerged with a 3-6 6-4 6-1 victory on Rod Laver Arena.

Teens recount horror at fatal air crash

Teens recount horror at fatal air crash

When young pilot Adam Reid saw the glider go into a spiral, he knew disaster was imminent.

Boy locked up for killing neo-Nazi dad

A judge has ruled that a Riverside County boy found guilty of killing his neo-Nazi father should be placed in a state-run juvenile justice facility for seven years.

Rugby: Wellington ease past Northland

Rugby: Wellington ease past Northland

Chris Boyd is still waiting for his Wellington Lions to let out a full roar.

Cricket: India sink England in rain-hit final

Cricket: India sink England in rain-hit final

India have held their nerve to beat England by five runs in a tense finish to a rain-disrupted Champions Trophy final at Edgbaston.

Man survives Auckland shooting

A man is being treated in hospital for gunshot wounds after an incident in south Auckland last night.

Parking meter 'Robin Hoods' raise city's ire

Parking meter 'Robin Hoods' raise city's ire

In December James Cleaveland made an unusual New Year's resolution: to do all he could to keep police in the city of Keene, New Hampshire, from issuing parking tickets.

Opencast Pike River mine mooted

Opencast Pike River mine mooted

Officials are investigating a proposal which could lead to the Pike River mine being turned into an opencast coal pit stretching into a national park.

Cricket: Otago heading for huge total

Otago are on their way to a mammoth first-innings total against Wellington in their Plunket Shield match in Dunedin.

Motorcyclist killed in crash near Nelson named

Police have released the name of the motorcyclist who died he collided with a truck on SH6 between Nelson and Rai Valley yesterday.