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Korfball: Lawson poised to play key role for NZ

Korfball: Lawson poised to play key role for NZ

Who knew we had a national korfball team?

From afar: Cup goes but Black Ferns deserve our support

Much has been written about the culture of the All Blacks, particularly when it comes to their success over a long time (they have won 390 tests for a 76.2% winning record), despite their many failed attempts to win the Webb Ellis Trophy.

Mixed martial arts: Self-defence emphasis in jiujitsu master class

Mixed martial arts: Self-defence emphasis in jiujitsu master class

If you are going to learn anything, it pays to learn from the best.

Curling: Mustapic and Jones drop just one on way to title

Dan Mustapic and Marisa Jones recorded a comprehensive win in the New Zealand mixed doubles championship in Naseby recently.

From afar: Not so much what you say as what you do

Philadelphia is full of landmarks that remind visitors of this city's significant role in American history.

BMX: Otago rider third in world in his age-group

At just 7, Rory Meek is the third-best BMX rider in the world for his age.

From afar: Highs, lows, surprises and dramas

What is it about getting a group of elite athletes from different countries together to fight it out for medals that makes compelling viewing?

From afar: Adams has right balance of focus and friendliness

Chef de mission Rob Waddell hit the nail on the head when he said Valerie Adams, chosen to carry the flag for New Zealand at the Commonwealth Games, was ''arguably New Zealand's greatest sportsperson and a true inspiration, especially to young people. Not only is she an outstanding athlete, she's also an outstanding New Zealander''.

Volleyball: Short and tall, they reached new heights

Volleyball: Short and tall, they reached new heights

At 1.82m and 1.65m respectively, Maddy Dixon and Holly Paterson are an unlikely-looking pair of sporting talents.

Motorcycle trials: New bike takes Fox to eighth

A potent new relationship between man and machine led to Brighton rider Blake Fox claiming his second top-10 placing in the world trial championships recently.

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