Chris Foley

Hurricanes culled for Bulls confrontation

The Hurricanes have axed five players from Friday's starting line-up in a desperate bid to halt the Bulls' rampant charge in the Super 14.

All Blacks, Wallabies in dance of the desperates

With the Tri-Nations title beyond reach, Saturday's match between the All Blacks and Wallabies has become a battle to avoid the wooden spoon.

Wallabies wary of All Blacks’ backlash

The vitriol aimed at the All Blacks by their own supporters after they lost the Tri-Nations rugby crown to South Africa has the Wallabies on edge.

Wallaby win buoys All Blacks for crunch Test

The All Blacks have taken a leaf out of the Wallabies' book for Saturday's make-or-break Tri-Nations Test against the Springboks.

Wallabies expect ferocious Tri-Nations opener

The Wallabies are braced for a fast and ferocious war of attrition when they confront the All Blacks in Saturday's opening Tri-Nations clash.

All Blacks’ grip on Tri-Nations under threat

Southern hemisphere rugby is set for a shake-up in the Tri-Nations series kicking off on Saturday

India firm favourites to avenge New Zealand record

India regroup after outplaying New Zealand in the one-day series with an even more ominous line-up for the first cricket Test starting on Wednesday.

Curtain down on ‘exceptional’ Games

The Beijing Olympics, played out against a background of political intrigue and featuring 16 days of compelling and controversial action.

Injured ‘Shanghai Express’ out of Games

Chinese superstar Liu Xiang sensationally pulled out of the Games injured on Monday, putting a dampener on China's success thus far.

Another gold for Phelps in Beijing

Michael Phelps won a record-equalling seventh Olympic gold medal in Beijing, ahead of Saturday's showpiece, the athletics' men's 100m final.

Norway in upset win in Olympic women’s soccer

Norway produced an opening 2-0 upset win over defending champions the United States as women's football launched the Beijing Olympics on Wednesday.

All Blacks out to regain rugby respectability

Injuries have forced the All Blacks to cobble together a makeshift backline for this weekend's crucial rematch against the Wallabies.

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