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From afar: Balancing Maori culture and sporting goals

What a privilege it is to travel with the Maori All Blacks for two weeks during their two-test series in Japan.

Moto trials: Powerful machine not Fox's cup of tea

Moto trials: Powerful machine not Fox's cup of tea

Ninth of nine expert grade moto triallists was not how Brighton's Blake Fox wanted to finish his season at the New Zealand moto trials championships near Nelson.

Motocross: Duncan back to brilliant best at Taupo

Motocross: Duncan back to brilliant best at Taupo

Palmerston rider Courtney Duncan has never been one to do things by halves, and her results at Taupo's annual MX Fest event over the weekend show she likes to do them on the double.

Baseball: Bumgarner willing but held back for Game Five

Baseball: Bumgarner willing but held back for Game Five

Giants ace Madison Bumgarner was willing, but manager Bruce Bochy decided not to rush the left-hander back to the mound on short rest and kept him on course to pitch Game Five of the World Series.

Baseball: Giants hope 2012 adversity helps them overcome Royals

Baseball: Giants hope 2012 adversity helps them overcome Royals

The San Francisco Giants hope to be able to draw on their experience in the 2012 post-season as they battle to overcome a 2-1 deficit to the Kansas City Royals in the World Series.

American football: Manning adds to touchdown record as Broncos beat Chargers

Denver quarterback Peyton Manning added three more touchdowns to his career record as the Broncos beat the San Diego Padres 35-21 in a National Football League game.

Baseball: Royals outfield defenders cram for quirky test

Baseball: Royals outfield defenders cram for quirky test

The irresistible talents of the Kansas City Royals' outfielders may be tested by the inscrutable elements of San Francisco's quirky right field when the World Series resumes.

Baseball: 'New-fashioned' Giants built on winning formula

Baseball: 'New-fashioned' Giants built on winning formula

San Francisco Giants fans, once in love with home runs and Barry Bonds, will be cheering a selfless, grinding club chasing their third title in five years when the World Series resumes at AT&T Park.

From afar: Crime, punishment, and who and where you are

Oscar Pistorius has run from the Paralympics to the Olympics and will find himself most likely running in a South African penitentiary for at least 10 months of a five-year sentence for killing Reeva Steenkamp in a locked toilet.

Karting: Good entry numbers for SI champs

Nearly 100 drivers are expected to compete in the South Island sprint kart championships in Mosgiel this weekend.

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