An international footballer has avoided conviction after groping a woman in a Dunedin bar and telling her: "abuse is a way of life".
After a complaint, Football South has banned coaches making young players place their noses in dirt, but says the practice was meant as a "fun training tool" which players and parents agreed to.
A huge challenge awaits Southland United in its first home match of the Southern Football League tomorrow.
An international footballer who played for a Dunedin club has avoided a sex conviction so he can stay in NZ for knee surgery to prolong his sporting career.
New Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri wants to establish a fun atmosphere at the Premier League club in order to achieve his objectives.
Arsene Wenger has said staying as Arsenal manager for nearly 22 years may have been the biggest mistake of his career and that he regrets sacrificing "everything" for the job.
Ecstatic French fans have celebrated the return of their World Cup-winning football team as their bus paraded down the Champs Elysees before a special presidential reception.
France won the World Cup for the second time by ending battling Croatia's dream of a first title with a 4-2 victory on Sunday in one of the most entertaining and action-packed finals for decades.
Belgium have beaten England 2-0 in the third-place playoff to secure their best ever finish at a World Cup.
Croatia came from behind to win their semifinal 2-1 in extra time this morning, ending England's World Cup dream.
After a 28-year wait, every Englishman just wants a pint, a win and a bit of atmosphere. But in Dunedin? Sorry, no can do.