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The week's best NZ sport content

The Support Women's Sport Basin Reserve isn't going to happen but Matt West says that by getting people talking, it did a good part of the job [Stoppress]

Don Rowe goes up north to experience Hone Harwaira's breakaway league competition finals day and learns how its impact goes well beyond the field [The Spinoff]

Harbour Heather has a personal view of this week's kids' sport kaupapa and how the tension between competition and participation plays out, while Trevor McKewan writes about a country we could do well to emulate  [Sportsfreak, The Spinoff]

SKY, after being kicked around for years, are back in the game big time with a swish new streaming service and apparently loads of money to throw at rugby broadcasting rights [NZ Herald]

Wondering what's going on at the Warriors? People have been wondering for many many years, so here's a useful backgrounder as the ownership looks set to change again [The Spinoff]

Video nasty

Online types recreate Homer Simpson's culinary tour of New Orleans. The greatest thing you'll see this yea, probably.

Long read

Appreciation of Venus Williams, who paved the way for so many female tennis players, athletes and her little sister [New York Times]

Selected weekend fixtures 

  • It's US Tennis Open finals weekend, with women's semis tonight and mens' on Saturday, it's on SKY
  • The All Blacks take on Tonga in the Tron tomorrow afternoon at 2.35pm. I'll be there, it's going to be tremendous, it's on SKY
  • The Ashes resume this evening at 10pm, England have a lot of batting to do, it's on SKY
  • Team New Zealand will launch their new foiling monohull today in Auckland, can't wait to have a look
  • The BLACKCAPS play Sri Lanka in the last T20 of the tour at 1.30am tomorrow morning, it's on SKY

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