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Diverse NASCAR drivers Daniel Suarez, Bubba Wallace have ability to help sport grow

Diverse NASCAR drivers Daniel Suarez, Bubba Wallace have ability to help sport grow

For Daniel Suarez, it’s a common occurrence every race weekend. “I can’t tell you how many times I hear the comment, ‘ and I didn’t know there was a Mexican driver [in NASCAR]. Now that I know, I’m going to races and I’m following you,’” Suarez said. “That really makes me proud – to get to see Mexican flags in […]

Rangers Reaction: ‘Electric stuff‘ for six innings. Here‘s why that‘s key for Minor, Rangers.

Rangers Reaction: ‘Electric stuff‘ for six innings. Here‘s why that‘s key for Minor, Rangers.

The annual Bark at the Park was held Saturday night, so not every living thing in the stands was cold. Texas Rangers first-base coach Steve Buechele popped out of the clubhouse during the pregame parade around the warning track and took a look at the hounds. Former pitching coach Mike Maddux never missed one and once even cleaned up after […]

Recap: Phoenix vs Victory

Recap: Phoenix vs Victory

A-league football: The Wellington Phoenix has lost to Melbourne Victory 2-1 at Melbourne Rectangular Stadium. Look back at our commentary of the match here.

King, Coll to play for Comm Games squash gold medal

King, Coll to play for Comm Games squash gold medal

Two New Zealanders will vie for Commonwealth Games Gold in squash tomorrow. Joelle King Photo: 2018 Getty Images New Zealand‘s Joelle King will play gold, after beating Malaysia‘s Nicole David. King won the match in 4 games, 13-11, 11-5, 11-1, 11-5. King was composed throughout the match, even when David came storming back in the third game, winning it 11-1 […]

Silver Ferns go down to Malawi

Silver Ferns go down to Malawi

Malawi are in celebration mode after a historic 57 to 53 win over the Silver Ferns on the Gold Coast. Silver Ferns captain Katrina Grant Photo: © Photosport Ltd 2018 www.photosport.nz The Malawi Queens broke out into dance mid-court at full-time after a loss against Uganda set them back toward any hope of a medal. This is their first ever […]

More medals at Commonwealth Games velodrome

More medals at Commonwealth Games velodrome

The New Zealand track cyclist Eddie Dawkins has won silver in the men‘s time trial at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, adding to the gold he won in the men‘s team sprint. Eddie Dawkins Photo: Photosport Dawkins broke the Commonwealth Games record in his ride, becoming the first man to go under the magic one minute mark with a time […]

Fmr Australian captain determined to help

Fmr Australian captain determined to help

Former captain Michael Clarke has offered to help the embattled Australian cricket team ‘in any way‘ he can as they deal with the fallout of ball-tampering bans to captain Steve Smith and vice-captain David Warner. Former Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke Photo: www.cricketpix Smith and Warner were banned by Cricket Australia for 12 months, while opening batsman Cameron Bancroft received […]

Victory comes from behind to beat Phoenix

Victory comes from behind to beat Phoenix

Super-sub “King” Kenny Athiu has steered Melbourne Victory to a 2-1 victory over Wellington to help put them in a prime spot to secure an A-League home elimination final. Wellington Phoenix lose to Melbourne victory 2-1 Photo: © Photosport Ltd 2018 www.photosport.nz Victory went into the Sunday night match at AAMI Park in fourth place and two points clear of […]

NZ lawn bowler Jo Edwards wins gold

NZ lawn bowler Jo Edwards wins gold

The New Zealand Lawn bowler Jo Edwards has defended her Commonwealth Games gold medal on the Gold Coast. Jo Edwards during the World Bowls Championships, Christchurch, 2016 Photo: PHOTOSPORT She beat Welsh singles player Laura Daniels 21-17 after making a late comeback to win the gold medal. Edwards looked down and out and was having a lot of trouble with […]

Flawless win for Lowndes

Flawless win for Lowndes

Supercars veteran Craig Lowndes has claimed a first win in two years as series leader Shane van Gisbergen fell from the clouds on a remarkable day‘s racing at Symmons Plains in Tasmania. Supercars race 8 winner Craig Lowndes Photo: Clay Cross / PHOTOSPORT Lowndes ran an unblemished race in his Autobarn Racing Commodore, qualifying on pole and withstanding all challenges […]