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EMBARRASSING: Winning Melbourne Cup horse just ran around in a big circle like some kind of idiot

It’s been revealed today that Melbourne Cup winner Cross Counter only won the race by running around in a circle like some big, dumb, horse-faced idiot. Counter, 3, was hailed by the excited crowd as he crossed the finish line. But a close examination of race footage shows that although […]

PICTURED: Camera footage of one of the several foreign objects present on the field throughout the first test.

Black Caps accused of score tampering using foreign objects Wagner, Watling, Raval and de Grandhomme

The Black Caps’ famous test win over England in Auckland has been marred today, by accusations that skipper Kane Williamson introduced a series of foreign objects to the field in order to tamper with the score. Cameras at Eden Park caught what appeared to be four distinct objects being used […]

"It's a useless cup and I wanted to get rid of the bloody thing" – something something

Spithill reveals Cup is useless; was just trying to get rid of it the whole time

Oracle Team USA skipper Jimmy Spithill has blamed his team’s America’s Cup loss on not wanting to win. “It’s a useless cup and I wanted to get rid of the bloody thing,” he told media today, breaking his silence for the first time since the initial post-match press conference. “The […]

Peter Burling says that setting this up was a “very delicate process” that required making sure to lose just one race before getting to six points.

Team New Zealand perfectly poised to lose 7-6

After two consecutive wins against Team Oracle in Bermuda, Emirates Team New Zealand have set themselves up perfectly to lose the competition 7-6. The New Zealanders pushed themselves out to a 6-1 lead this morning, maintaining the position they’ve held for the last four years; one win from victory. Helmsman […]

One New Plymouth spectator, Tom Sturgeon, says he won’t let the fact he hates and simply can’t stand the America’s Cup stop him from enjoying it.

Could this year’s America’s Cup be marred by the fact it’s a horrible sport where the winner makes the rules and nobody cares?

It’s game on! After winning a fifth race to beat Artemis in the last contest of the qualifying round, Emirates Team New Zealand has made their way to a highly-anticipated clash with Oracle in the America’s Cup final. The stage is set. The contest will be close, and New Zealand […]

Every New Zealander is born with an innate understanding that rugby is a game between two nations that is won by the team that is the All Blacks.

Hot take: Did the All Blacks deliberately lose every game they ever lost?

You’d certainly have to think so. The Mighty All Blacks, the greatest team ever to play rugby, or, arguably, any sport ever, are preparing to face The British & Irish Lions in the test match leg of this decade’s Lions tour. But have they ever lost? Certainly not fairly, and […]