Emptying the tank to zero and beyond, Otago got home over Auckland at Forsyth Barr Stadium.
Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer will set aside their long-time rivalry when they play for Europe against the rest of the world in the inaugural Laver Cup tournament which starts on Friday.
Green Island has defeated West Taieri 37-17 in the promotion-relegation game at Forsyth Barr Stadium to hold on to its premier status.
Loose forward Francois Louw has been recalled to the South Africa squad for their remaining two home Rugby Championship fixtures against Australia and New Zealand,
Marcus Rashford scored twice as holders Manchester United brushed aside second-tier Burton Albion 4-1 at Old Trafford to reach the fourth round of the League Cup.
Irish flanker Sean O'Brien says the British and Irish Lions would have won the June series against the All Blacks 'comfortably' if it wasn't for overtraining.
Batsman Khalid Latif has been handed a five-year ban for his role in a spot-fixing scandal during this year's Pakistan Super League (PSL).
Jake LaMotta, the brutish former boxing champion whose life of violence in and out of the ring was portrayed in the movie "Raging Bull," has died.
The Bay of Plenty Steamers produced a nine-try annihilation of the Southland Stags in a 57-0 win at Rotorua International Stadium last night.
A puncture has deflated Hamish Bond's performance in the individual time trial at the world road cycling championships.
It does not happen often these days but a genuine curtain-raiser will be played before tonight's game between Otago and Auckland.
Anna Grimaldi was in pain during the world para-athletics championships in July, but she had no idea she was jumping with a broken foot.
Otago will be looking to the wide open spaces to beat Auckland tonight in what looms as a crucial game for its season.
The national association for harness racing drivers wants animal welfare to be a priority as it pushes for changes to the code's whip regulations.
Canterbury trainer-driver Mark Jones is calling for action as opportunities for junior drivers drop to a five-year low.
Basketball Otago remains in the black, although it returned a small loss for the 2016 year.
When Kane Jury returned to New Zealand after a decade in Hong Kong he wanted to immerse himself in rugby.
All Black great Richie McCaw says a touch rugby team he is selecting for a game in Queenstown next month will be ''up for the challenge''.
A large yellow school bus driving on to the track in the middle of his FIA Formula 4 USA Championship race at the weekend was ''the weirdest thing'' Cromwell's Brendon Leitch has seen in his entire...
The Southern Dogs conceded two goals in the final 10 minutes to go down 2-1 to Capital in Wellington last night.