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Sideline SidSports correspondant & historian www.sunlive.co.nz The big event for Sideline Sid over the weekend was the Joseph Parker World Title eliminator against Carlos Takam on Sky Television. This was the real deal for Parker who was meeting...

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Sideline SidSports correspondant & historian www.sunlive.co.nz As a keen (but relatively slow) cyclist and walker, Sideline Sid often takes advantage of some of the myriad of walking tracks and cycle ways in our fair city. Early city fathers showed...

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Sideline SidSports correspondant & historian www.sunlive.co.nz The clock ticking down to the Rio Olympics got me thinking about the Kiwi athletes journeys to the Olympics over the decades. Today, the New Zealand Olympic team are well travelled...

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Sideline SidSports correspondant & historian www.sunlive.co.nz Hard and fast tracks and a warm Autumn have seen a scintillating start to the current Baywide club rugby season. Western Bay of Plenty rugby supporters have flocked in their hundreds...

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Sideline SidSports correspondant & historian www.sunlive.co.nz Anzac Day got Sideline Sid thinking about the role that sport played during hostilities over the last one hundred years of armed conflict. While sport was very much reduced in New...

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Sideline SidSports correspondant & historian www.sunlive.co.nz Following on from last week's column, where I ranked Ron Jarden as one of the finest All Blacks to play rugby for our country – this week Sideline Sid gives his thoughts...

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Sideline SidSports correspondant & historian www.sunlive.co.nz One benefit of reaching the seven decade mark in life, is the ability to look back at events and people that have shaped the world, having lived through the times. There is always...

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Sideline SidSports correspondant & historian www.sunlive.co.nz With the arrival of cooler morning temperatures, the cricket season is quickly fading away to be replaced with the current Western Bay of Plenty club rugby season. In the opening games...

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Sideline SidSports correspondant & historian www.sunlive.co.nz Driving to the Bay Oval on Easter Friday, Sideline Sid did a double take as he drove into Blake Park. The Mount Maunganui Cricket Club building that had stood as a sentinel on the...

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Sideline SidSports correspondant & historian www.sunlive.co.nz The passing of the baton from summer sport to the winter games will be ably demonstrated in Mount Maunganui over the Easter weekend holiday break. On Easter Friday, the Williams Cup...

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