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WWE returning to NZ

WWE is returning to New Zealand for the first time in five years with a live show in Auckland.

NFL: 112m Americans watched Super Bowl

NFL: 112m Americans watched Super Bowl

Super Bowl 50 was the third most-watched Super Bowl in US history with 111.9 million Americans watching the game on television, ratings data showed.

NFL: Broncos win Super Bowl

NFL: Broncos win Super Bowl

The Denver Broncos won their third National Football League championship with a 24-10 upset victory over the top-seeded Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 today.

The week in sport

The week in sport

The Otago Daily Times Online looks at some of the big stories in sports this week.

Snooker: Love of the game rediscovered

Snooker: Love of the game rediscovered

Bruce Cunningham has revived his love of snooker which began in a Wanganui billiards hall almost 50 years ago.

Baseball: MLB pitcher to carry Diamondblacks

New Zealand Diamondblacks pitcher Nick Maronde's 1.8m frame better have strong shoulders as he carries the hopes of the country's entire baseball programme upon them.

Badminton: New Caledonian drawn to NZ

Badminton: New Caledonian drawn to NZ

Dusting off the badminton racquet for a trip to New Zealand is becoming an annual chore for New Caledonian man Michel Russo - but it is a chore he loves.

From afar: Who’s hot and who’s not in cauldron of sport

What is hot in sport other than the weather at the moment?

NFL: Top two picks of 2011 draft to square off

NFL: Top two picks of 2011 draft to square off

Denver sack-leader Von Miller aims to land a one-two punch in the Super Bowl as the No 2 pick of the 2011 NFL Draft tries to disrupt Carolina quarterback Cam Newton, that draft's No 1 overall choice.

'Always there with a high-five

'Always there with a high-five

The sight of her grandfather's Masters Games bronze medal helped light a fire inside Alison Shanks.

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