Deprecated: implode(): Passing glue string after array is deprecated. Swap the parameters in C:\inetpub\wwwroot\ausnznet.com\www\en\php\simplepie.inc on line 8860

Deprecated: implode(): Passing glue string after array is deprecated. Swap the parameters in C:\inetpub\wwwroot\ausnznet.com\www\en\php\simplepie.inc on line 8861
New Zealand Sport News -
Cricket: India captain Virat Kohli laments one-off final after Black Caps win World Test Championship
India captain Virat Kohli has labelled New Zealand as deserving winners of the World Test Championship final, but believes future iterations of the tournament decider should be at least a best-of-three series.The Black Caps claimed...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 23 Jun 2021 | 8:11 pm

Rugby: Brodie Retallick refreshed and ready for All Blacks return
Brodie Retallick is ready to rip into it. After taking a sabbatical in Japan to refresh the body and mind, the 30-year-old lock is back in New Zealand and straight back into All Blacks camp ahead of the July test window. Retallick...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 23 Jun 2021 | 7:22 pm

Euro 2020: Germany score late to book round of 16 clash with England
The lineup for the round of 16 at the European Championship has been completed with some standout matches.England will play Germany at Wembley Stadium on Wednesday NZT and defending champion Portugal will face top-ranked Belgium...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 23 Jun 2021 | 5:41 pm

Cricket: World media reacts to Black Caps' World Test Championship win
The Black Caps are on top of the world - and everyone knows it. New Zealand won the inaugural World Test Championship against India this morning (NZT) after a stunning bowling performance that saw them chase down their target of...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 23 Jun 2021 | 2:21 pm

Cricket: New Zealand v India: Brilliant Black Caps win World Test Championship with eight-wicket win
A journey that started with Brendon McCullum and continued with Kane Williamson has ended with New Zealand on top of the world.The Black Caps have won the inaugural World Test Championship, producing a stunning sixth and final day...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 23 Jun 2021 | 1:45 pm

Euro 2020: Ronaldo scores twice as Portugal advance after draw with France
Cristiano Ronaldo scored two penalties to tie the overall men's scoring record with 109 goals and Portugal advanced to the round of 16 at the European Championship after a 2-2 draw with France on Wednesday.Ronaldo's tournament-leading...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 23 Jun 2021 | 11:26 am

Cricket: The fitting way the Black Caps secured the World Test Championship title
Ross Taylor ended the ultimate test with his best stroke of the match – a dismissive flick over square leg for four – but it was a shot that had its genesis two years earlier."The 2019 World Cup was very tough for us, but this makes...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 23 Jun 2021 | 6:03 am

Cricket: Black Cap BJ Watling played through final day of World Test Championship final with dislocated finger
Buck Shelford and the torn scrotum, Richie McCaw and the broken foot and now add BJ Watling and the dislocated finger to the New Zealand sporting lore of playing through an injury in a big match.The Black Caps wicketkeeper, appearing...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 23 Jun 2021 | 4:31 am

Dunedin basketball player suffers spinal injury
A Dunedin basketball player has suffered a spinal injury in a "freak accident" during a game on Saturday.A player from the Andy Bay Falcons Red team landed on his head during a men's C grade club game against OB's Too — an Otago...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 23 Jun 2021 | 3:45 am

Tokyo Olympics: Sarah Hirini and Hamish Bond named New Zealand team flag bearers
Black Ferns Sevens captain Sarah Hirini and rower Hamish Bond will lead New Zealand's athletes into the Tokyo Olympics, with the pair named as dual flag bearers for the opening ceremony. This is the first time New Zealand has named...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 23 Jun 2021 | 3:00 am

Rugby league: Chad Townsend returns to Warriors for remainder of 2021 NRL season
A familiar face is set to return to the Warriors, with veteran half Chad Townsend joining the club for the rest of the 2021 NRL season. Townsend, who played 41 matches for the Warriors between the 2014 and 2015 seasons, returns...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 23 Jun 2021 | 1:37 am

Live cricket updates and commentary: Black Caps v India, day six of the World Test Championship final
The Black Caps have been crowned the inaugural world test cricket champions, beating India by eight wickets in an extraordinary victory in Southampton today. Read the full story here , and the all the ball-by-ball action below....

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 22 Jun 2021 | 11:40 pm

Rugby: Māori All Blacks match against Samoa in Wellington to go ahead behind closed doors after Covid-19 scare
The test between Manu Samoa and the Māori All Blacks will go ahead as scheduled at Wellington's Sky Stadium this weekend, despite the recent Covid-19 scare in the capital. The match will proceed with no fans in attendence...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 22 Jun 2021 | 11:37 pm

Sports Quiz: June 24
Test your sporting knowledge with the Herald Sports Quiz brought to you by Spark Sport. Do you know your Tom Bradys from your Tom Lathams, your White Ferns from your White Sox? Here's your chance to prove your supreme sporting...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 22 Jun 2021 | 11:18 pm

Cricket: Black Caps bowler Tim Southee: 'We can still win cricket's world test final'
Black Caps pace bowler Tim Southee says it's all on in the world test cricket final, despite widespread predictions that the Southampton showdown is headed for a draw.India go into the sixth and final day with a 32 run lead, and...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 22 Jun 2021 | 8:46 pm

Tokyo Olympics: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern lends support to NZOC over Laurel Hubbard selection
By RNZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is backing the New Zealand Olympic Committee over their selection of weightlifter Laurel Hubbard for the upcoming Games in Tokyo.Hubbard is set to become the first transgender athlete in...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 22 Jun 2021 | 8:13 pm

Rugby: All Blacks and Chiefs players Angus Ta'avao and Damian McKenzie applaud 'special talent' Quinn Tupaea following maiden selection
Quinn Tupaea's selection into the first All Blacks squad of 2021 may have surprised him, but two of his Chiefs teammates could see it coming well in advance.The 22-year-old midfielder is one of four newcomers in coach Ian Foster's...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 22 Jun 2021 | 2:00 pm

Cricket: Black Caps and India with all to play for in final day of World Test Championship
After two years, 12 tests, 5638 runs and 210 wickets, the Black Caps go into the final day of the World Test Championship needing to produce their best performance yet.With sun finally shining on Southampton, the Black Caps will...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 22 Jun 2021 | 1:53 pm

Cricket: Fans removed after allegedly abusing Ross Taylor at World Test Championship final
Black Caps veteran Ross Taylor was the victim of alleged abuse from fans on Wednesday, in an incident that threatened to mar what is expected to be an enthralling last day of cricket's inaugural World Test Championship final in Southampton.Two...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 22 Jun 2021 | 6:14 am

Sterling saviour again: England beats Czechs at Euro 2020
At least England now knows it can rely on Raheem Sterling for goals.The scoring touch missing at his last three tournaments has been rediscovered on home territory, and it gave his team first place in its group.Sterling scored...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 22 Jun 2021 | 3:21 am