Morgan is able to pull off his reason-defying stunts due to having been born with an unusually heavy brain, estimated to be nearly twice the mass of the average Gareth.

Gareth Morgan wins Mental Gymnast of the Decade at Halberg Awards

Businessman and former politician Gareth Morgan was awarded Mental Gymnast of the Decade at last night’s Halberg Awards, beating out a field of stiff competition to claim his first sporting accolade. This year’s Halberg Awards were a special edition of the long-running sports award ceremony, recognizing not just accomplishments from […]

Four players are seen buffering here during last night's match between Fiji and Uruguay.

More trouble for Spark as players start buffering on the field

Spark Sport’s Rugby World Cup woes may only just be beginning, as its buffering and quality issues have now extended to the field itself, where teams and their coaches are beginning to express frustration at their players repeatedly buffering mid-game. Until now, buffering issues were isolated to customers’ home viewing […]

South African coach Rassie Erasmus says he has no idea what they're going to do about the boat.

All Blacks unveil boat for Rugby World Cup 2019

In a highly anticipated press conference this afternoon, All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has finally unveiled the team’s boat for its Rugby World Cup 2019 campaign. In a press conference that went from excitement, to confusion, to cautious enthusiasm, to awkward silence and back, Hansen lifted a giant black sheet […]

Sonny Bill Williams is now listed at 278cm tall.

Will Steve Hansen’s plan to stack two All Blacks on top of each other in a big coat pay dividends?

When the All Blacks face South Africa in their first match of next month’s Rugby World Cup, Steve Hansen’s bold plan to field 16 players by stacking two All Blacks on top of each other in a giant black coat will finally be put to the test. Hansen has been […]

Many of the man's family members are afraid he's only got out of bed to drink.

Man finally gets out of bed after Cricket World Cup

31-year-old Jeffrey Twigg finally got out of bed this evening after the 2019 Cricket World Cup final between New Zealand and England. With a blood alcohol concentration of 380mg, Twigg went to bed on the morning of July 15th, immediately following the final, the specific events of which cannot be […]

Spark is bracing for a customer backlash as rugby fans all across the country struggle to get a picture on their wireless router.

Elderly couple told they still can’t watch Rugby World Cup even after putting router in centre of lounge

With the Rugby World Cup fast approaching, an elderly Taranaki couple are furious after being told that they still won’t be able to watch the tournament, even after placing a router in the centre of their living room. Michael and Alice Duncan, 83 and 85, have been avid All Blacks […]