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From afar: Fitting Maori All Blacks to play at home

July is te marama o te reo Maori (Maori Language Month), so it is appropriate that the Maori All Blacks get to play in front of a home crowd this month for the first time since their centenary games in 2010.

From afar: Candid, unconventional pair lived life to the full

Two of rugby's lovable cheeky characters have gone from this world too early.

From afar: Several tiers of sport under scrutiny over behaviour

Is the behaviour around sport disintegrating? The actions of a youngster in rugby and coaches in different sports would suggest it has.

From afar: Perhaps time for entity to push women's sport

June and July are busy months for women's sport, and New Zealand could learn a thing or two from our Commonwealth cousins, Australia and Canada, when it comes to promoting and developing women in sport and women's sport events.

From afar: Blatter's exit signal Fifa sees need for change

The shock resignation of Fifa president Sepp Blatter four days into his fifth term has completely rattled the already troubled organisation under investigation by United States and Swiss officials for financial crimes and corruption.

Surf life-saving: Regional title goes to Newman

Brighton Surf Life Saving Club's Paige Newman was named lifeguard of the year at the surf life-saving awards for the Otago and Southland region on Saturday night.

Mixed martial arts: Relentless Poi Poi wears Taia down

Mixed martial arts: Relentless Poi Poi wears Taia down

A new breed of heavyweight emerged and a welterweight showed why his club is regarded as one of the best in the country when Hammerhead Productions held its fight night at the Caledonian Gymnasium on Saturday.

Mixed martial arts: Experience and youth meet again

Mixed martial arts: Experience and youth meet again

Two New Zealand titles will go on the line at the Hammerhead Productions fight night at the Caledonian Gymnasium tonight.

From afar: NZRU protecting its most valuable asset

Two recent announcements have given some clarity to the ground rules when rugby players and coaches seek greener pastures, global opportunities and a chance to increase both talents and bank balances.

Mixed martial arts: Trip to Manila judged 'surreal'

Mixed martial arts: Trip to Manila judged 'surreal'

Howie Booth reckons he has judged or refereed at least 200 combat sports fights since 2008 - but few were as memorable as his most recent.

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