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17 May 2022 2:55
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  •   Home > News > Sports > Skiing

    Back to back X-Games gold for Nico Porteous

    Back to back X-Games gold for Nico Porteous


    The 20-year-old Kiwi has defended his men's ski superpipe title in Aspen.

    Porteous was sitting in the bronze medal position for most of the event, but an impressive fourth and final run pushed him into the top spot.



    American Danielle Collins has fought back from a set down to advance to the Australian tennis Open quarter finals.

    She's beaten Belgium's Elise Mertens 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 in their fourth round clash.

    Collins will meet either 14th seed Simona Halep or French veteran Alize Cornet in the quarter final.



    The Kansas City Chiefs have advanced to the NFL's AFC conference final in dramatic fashion after toppling the Buffalo Bills 42-36 in an overtime classic.



    The Northern Brave require 168 runs to win in their final round robin Super Smash match against Wellington in the capital.

    © 2022 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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     17 Mar: A frustrating ski season comes to an end for New Zealand's Alice Robinson tonight
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     10 Mar: Co-coach Chris Knight's revealed skier Alice Robinson tired out two different brands of skis before deciding to stick with German company Volkl for her Olympic campaign
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