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    Lewis Hamilton has been crowned world champion for a record-equalling seventh time with victory at the Turkish Grand Prix in Istanbul

    Lewis Hamilton has been crowned world champion for a record-equalling seventh time with victory at the Turkish Grand Prix in Istanbul


    He's emulated Michael Schumacher's all-time title haul.



    Canterbury co-coach Mark Brown is ecstatic with the penalty which secured a 34-33 Mitre 10 Cup win over Auckland in Christchurch.

    A late long-range effort from Chay Fihaki put the hosts ahead, which simultaneously meant they avoided relegation.

    North Harbour have been demoted instead.



    Argentine rugby great Hugo Porta's relishing his former side's first win over the All Blacks in Sydney.

    Porta kicked all the points when the Pumas drew 21-all at Buenos Aires in 1985.



    Cameron Smith is advancing towards the lead in the final round of golf's Masters at Augusta National.

    He's two-under par through seven holes today at 14-under for the tournament, cutting Dustin Johnson's advantage to two shots.



    Bathurst winner Shane van Gisbergen has turned his attention from the track to rallying, taking out the inaugural Battle of Jacks Ridge in front of a capacity 5000-strong crowd in the Auckland suburb of Whitford.



    Sophie Devine has inspired Perth to a fourth straight Australian women's Big Bash T20 cricket win, but it has come at a cost.

    The White Ferns captain's injured her lower back while bowling and left the field after her third over.

    Devine took two wickets for 12 runs after contributing 45 with the bat.



    Wellington's Devon Conway continues his march towards Black Caps selection in the Plunket Shield at the Basin Reserve.

    He's scored his 18th first-class ton, 149 not out, as part of the hosts 312 for two - a 33-run lead over Auckland.

    Canterbury are 424 for four in response to Otago's 168 in Alexandra.

    Central Districts are 161 for four in reply to Northern Districts 347 in Nelson.



    Brit Adam Peaty has broken an 11-year-old world record for the short course 100 metres breaststroke at the International Swimming League in Budapest, finishing in a time of 55.49 seconds.



    Aaron Gate has backed up his Tour of Southland cycling victory by winning the National Criterium Championships around Christchurch's inner city.

    United States-based Aucklander Olivia Ray claimed the women's title.



    Former England goalkeeper Ray Clemence has died aged 72 after a battle with illness.

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