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The newsroom is divided on the controversial VAR decision during the World Cup final.
Newshub's football brains trust reflects on the highs and lows of the past month.
The Kiwi cricketing great will undergo further surgery to remove cancer.
The Russian President laid it on for the Irish UFC star at Luzhniki Stadium.
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Didier Deschamps was the third man to win a Football World Cup as a player and a coach.
The Football World Cup win turned sour in some parts of the country.
The Hurricanes stars are likely to feature prominently in the All Blacks' World Cup campaign.
She looked to be fighting back tears as she supported her tennis legend pal.
The Kiwi won his third IndyCar race of the season on the streets of Toronto.
The Kiwi golfer enjoyed a nice payday for his efforts in Edinburgh.
The former All Whites coach believes New Zealand Football has to change if it wants international success.
The Kiwi cyclist insists he has no serious injuries, despite fracturing his thumb.
Robbie Manson blitzed the field to win another Rowing World Cup gold.
The Chiefs midfielder will miss the Super Rugby playoffs after making a dangerous tackle.
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