Kiwis do fly, to the top of the world

It’s not that New Zealand punches above their weight. It’s that they punch above everyone’s weight. It’s felt that way for some time now. Geopolitics, music, prime ministers, sports of all sorts – they’ve just stowed the America’s Cup away in their national locker again. The arts, landscapes, the handling of pandemics and terrorists: in […]


Moises Caicedo 'will fly to England to complete his move to Brighton'

Ecuador starlet Moises Caicedo ‘will fly to England to complete his £4.5m move to Brighton today’ after Seagulls beat Manchester United and Chelsea to highly-rated midfielder’s signature Moises Caicedo is set to fly into England to complete a £4.5m move to Brighton  The 19-year-old was linked with moves to Man United and Chelsea this month  […]

Horse Racing

Star American driver could fly in for Miracle Mile

American driver of the year Dexter Dunn is set to fly in to partner Alta Orlando in Saturday’s Miracle Mile at Menangle. Dunn, a former star reinsman in New Zealand, has a family connection to Alta Orlando, who was impressive firing home over the top of former Miracle Mile winner My Field Marshal in the […]

Rugby League

SBW to fly back to NZ for birth of fourth child

The rugby league world might have to wait another couple of weeks for Sonny Bill Williams' much-anticipated return as Toronto's $10 million man makes a rushed trip back to New Zealand for the birth of his fourth child. Williams was included in the Wolfpack's 21-man squad for a trial this weekend against Castleford, the same […]

Horse Racing

River Bird ready to fly in ‘spot on’ wet weather

The rain has been a welcome sight over the past couple of days, and for Warwick Farm trainer Jason Coyle it was perfectly timed as wet-tracker River Bird resumes at Rosehill on Saturday. Coyle is confident the four-year-old mare, which went from a maiden to the BOBS horse of the year with a hat-trick of […]

Horse Racing

Litt not worried by Wander flying under the radar

Trainer Richard Litt is used to most of his horses being underestimated in the market but can see plenty of reasons why Wander can keep his unbeaten second-up record intact at Warwick Farm on Wednesday. The former Godolphin galloper is in his second preparation for Litt and comes off a first-up second behind the in-form […]

Rugby Union

EXCLUSIVE: Introducing the new, mellowed Dan Biggar…

The fire still blazes in Wales fly-half Dan Biggar but he has mellowed at Northampton: ‘If rugby finished tomorrow and I did not have a penny in the bank, I would be pretty happy’ Dan Biggar is renowned for his fiercely competitive nature on the pitch  But Welsh fly-half has changed following fatherhood and a move […]


Leicester want to fly to Thailand for Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha funeral

Leicester City players want to fly to Thailand for funeral of club’s popular owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha Leicester owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha died in a helicopter crash last week He will be honoured at a week-long funeral in Thailand starting on Saturday Several players, including striker Jamie Vardy, are keen to attend the ceremony  Leicester City’s players want […]