Live cricket updates: Black Caps v England, first test, day one
Follow all the action from day one of the first test between the Black Caps and England.

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 20 Nov 2019 | 4:46 pm

Super Rugby: Blues rookie Baden Wardlaw announces retirement from rugby
Bay of Plenty lock Baden Wardlaw has announced his immediate retirement from rugby because of an historic medical condition.The 29-year-old had realised his lifelong dream when he was named in the Blues team for the upcoming Investec...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 20 Nov 2019 | 4:10 pm

Rugby: Highlanders boss Roger Clark says loss of Dave Rennie, Jamie Joseph a 'body blow' to the All Blacks
A body blow for the All Blacks.That's how longstanding Highlanders chief executive Roger Clark has described the loss of Jamie Joseph, Tony Brown and Dave Rennie to rival international teams.The hunt for an All Black coach has...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 20 Nov 2019 | 2:30 pm

Rugby: Rugby Australia began courting Dave Rennie six months ago, Raelene Castle says
Rugby Australia boss Raelene Castle has revealed the organisation made contact with Dave Rennie six months ago about the possibility of the Kiwi coach taking over at the Wallabies.Rennie was officially confirmed as the next head...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 20 Nov 2019 | 12:49 am

Football: Jose Mourinho appointed new Tottenham manager
Jose Mourinho sealed a return to coaching after almost a year out when he was hired as Tottenham manager on Wednesday, a day after the Premier League club fired Mauricio Pochettino."In Jose we have one of the most successful managers...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 19 Nov 2019 | 11:13 pm

Cricket: 679 reasons Black Caps wouldn't gamble with Lockie Ferguson for first test against England at Mount Maunganui
Lockie Ferguson will wait at least another week for his test debut, with the Black Caps opting to keep faith in their experienced seam trio for the first test against England.Trent Boult, Tim Southee and Neil Wagner have got the...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 19 Nov 2019 | 9:04 pm

NZ restaurant trolls Folau as Israel inadvertently donate to Rainbow Youth
He may have blamed the Australian bush fires on same-sex marriage and abortion legislation, but one New Zealand restaurant has had the last laugh after Israel Folau inadvertently donated money to Rainbow Youth.Auckland vegan restaurant...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 19 Nov 2019 | 8:55 pm

America's Cup: Team New Zealand continue progress sailing Te Aihe
Team New Zealand continues to excite sailing fans with the continued progress in sailing their first AC75. The crew has been hard at work over the past few weeks learning the ways of the radical new vessel as they look for areas...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 19 Nov 2019 | 8:46 pm

Rugby: New Wallabies coach Dave Rennie says interest from All Blacks came too late
For new Wallabies coach Dave Rennie, timing was everything in deciding his future.The former Chiefs coach had long been linked to the Australian job, but after New Zealand Rugby announced they had invited 26 candidates to apply...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 19 Nov 2019 | 8:29 pm

Football: Socceroos great Robbie Slater hits out after Olyroos banned for 'unprofessional conduct'
Australian football great Robbie Slater has lashed out after four Olyroos were suspended for "unprofessional conduct" that will see them miss the 2020 Olympics.Lachlan Wales, Nathaniel Atkinson and Brandon Wilson will not feature...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 19 Nov 2019 | 7:23 pm

Rugby: Dave Rennie appointed as new Wallabies coach
Rugby Australia has announced the appointment of Dave Rennie as head coach of the Wallabies.Rennie, who is currently in his third and final season as head coach of the Glasgow Warriors, has agreed to a four-year deal with the Wallabies.The...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 19 Nov 2019 | 6:23 pm

Swimming: Chinese state media claims wild twist in case of swimmer Sun Yang
An incredible report from Chinese state media says one of the people who visited swimmer Sun Yang last year to collect blood and urine samples was actually a construction worker rather than an anti-doping professional.The Xinhua...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 19 Nov 2019 | 6:06 pm

Rugby: Warren Gatland admits All Blacks coaching ambitions despite turning down current opportunity
Warren Gatland has not ruled out the prospect of coaching the All Blacks in the future despite having ruled himself out of consideration for the vacant role due to his British and Irish Lions commitments in 2021.Speaking to The...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 19 Nov 2019 | 4:32 pm

Houston has a problem: Baseball world rocked by Astros' 'signgate' cheating claim in 2017 World Series
New footage is backing up claims that the Houston Astros used technology to illegally steal their opponents' signals in their 2017 World Series winning run.Illegal electronic sign stealing could be sport's next big scandal, in the...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 19 Nov 2019 | 4:30 pm

Motorsport: Release date for documentary on Formula One great Michael Schumacher postponed over 'sensitive material'
The release of a documentary, believed to contain never-before-seen footage of Michael Schumacher after the tragic skiing accident that left him with catastrophic head trauma six years ago, has been put on hold, reportedly due to...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 19 Nov 2019 | 4:30 pm

Breakers star Glen Rice Jr pleads not guilty to assault charge
The Breakers player charged with assault with intent to injure has pleaded not guilty.Glen Rice Jr appeared in the Auckland District Court this morning before a court registrar.The Breakers have suspended Rice Jr indefinitely...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 19 Nov 2019 | 4:27 pm

Football: Tottenham sack manager Mauricio Pochettino
Tottenham have announced they have sacked manager Mauricio Pochettino with the Argentinian being relieved of his duties after five-and-a-half years in charge.Spurs, who were in the Champions League final only six months ago, have...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 19 Nov 2019 | 3:52 pm

Rugby: All Blacks star Ardie Savea fires back at fan after message to teammate Ngani Laumape
By RugbyPass Hurricanes and All Blacks star Ngani Laumape has taken to Twitter to recruit for his home town Mitre 10 province Manawatu in an unconventional and unusual fashion.The bulldozing second five missed out on World Cup...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 19 Nov 2019 | 3:15 pm

Motorsport: 'Even better than me' - Supercars legend Dick Johnson reveals secret data on Kiwi ace Scott McLaughlin
An Australian Supercars legend says Kiwi Scott McLaughlin is "even better than me" and reckons he has the data to prove it.McLaughlin has already claimed his second consecutive Supercars title before the 2019 finale in Newcastle,...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 19 Nov 2019 | 2:39 pm

Tennis: Legends react to Grand Slam leader Roger Federer's latest retirement admission
Roger Federer has completed yet another remarkable season ranked third in the world but several legends of the sport have signalled the end of the Swiss maestro's reign.The 38-year-old wiped Novak Djokovic off the court in the ATP...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 19 Nov 2019 | 1:50 pm