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Adventure racing: Rookie Jones takes on Godzone

Ian Jones (47) played 105 matches for the All Blacks in the 1990s but this weekend he will return to being a ''rookie''.

From afar: Behind the hype, a singular contest

You can always count on the media to make a mountain out of a mole hill. If there is no drama, it will be conjured up to create hype, interest and, ultimately, attention.

Rallying: Paddon happy with sixth in Sweden

Rallying: Paddon happy with sixth in Sweden

New Zealand driver Hayden Paddon held sixth place after the opening two days of competition in his first World Rally Championship (WRC) event of the season yesterday.

From afar: Racial discrimination or not?

Should a team selected along ethnic lines be coached by someone from that ethnic group?In rugby league, the Indigenous All Stars will play the NRL All Stars this weekend, and the Indigenous team is coached by Laurie Daley - a rugby league great whose Aboriginal heritage has come as a surprise to many league followers.

Supreme Bond rocks the boat

Supreme Bond rocks the boat

An Otago champion was on top of New Zealand sport last night - but not the one you probably expected.

Motocross: Columb heads strong Otago contingent

Motocross: Columb heads strong Otago contingent

A strong contingent of Otago riders is spread across three classes in this year's four-round New Zealand motocross championships, set to start in Taranaki this weekend.

Motocross: Nitro's only female performer having a blast

Motocross: Nitro's only female performer having a blast

Jolene Van Vugt will be the only female performing with the Nitro Circus when it blasts into Dunedin today. She is a national motocross champion, the first female to backflip a full-sized dirt bike, a holder of multiple Guinness world records and co-star of many motocross and stunt videos. Catherine Pattison caught up with the 34-year-old Canadian action sports star.

From afar: Are Kiwis getting too much of a good thing?

January and February - 'tis the season for sports fans to get ''jolly''.

Australian rules: Collingwood open-minded

Australian rules: Collingwood open-minded

A heavyweight team in the Australian Football League (AFL) has not ruled out playing an exhibition match in the South Island.

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