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A round-up of sports news in brief from around the region.
The men's national football teams of American Samoa, Samoa and Tonga will soon return to FIFA's official world rankings when they play their first fixtures in over four years this month.
The Football Ferns will round out their highest-profile year with two internationals against Colombia in Bogota next month.
The lack of international events on next year's calendar and a $17 million budget cut at Tātaki Auckland Unlimited has forced the agency to get creative.
Jenni Hermoso said she "received threats" amid the controversy of Luis Rubiales kissing her on the lips during the World Cup trophy presentation.
New research claims to show the extent and scale of Saudi Arabian state investment and involvement in sport for the first time.
A round-up of news in brief from around the region.
The 2034 Football World Cup will not take place in Australia.
Luis Rubiales, the former president of the Spanish Football Federation, has been banned from all football-related activities for three years, FIFA said.
Casino operator SkyCity continues to expect a modest increase in underlying earnings, despite a boost from the recent FIFA Women's World Cup.
There's a potential storm gathering over Auckland's venue the cloud. The 12 year old structure has played host to fan viewing events for the Rugby World Cup and America's cup, Fifa Women's World cup… Video, Audio
The day a construction site worker gunned down two people in Auckland's city centre police also responded to a dozen other callouts across the region which resulted in firearms charges.
American billionaire owner of an English Premier League football club and Stanley Cup winning NHL side is the front-runner to own Auckland A-League club.
Football Australia's boss says they are still exploring a bid to host the 2034 World Cup, despite the Asian Confederation having declared support for Saudi Arabia.
Morocco, Spain and Portugal have been named hosts of the 2030 men's FIFA World Cup, while the three opening matches will be played in South America.
New Zealand Rugby chief executive Mark Robinson says it has been an incredibly challenging couple of years for the organisation, but he is looking forward to a more steady period for the game. Audio
New Zealand clinch OFC U-16 Women's Championship after a last-minute winner against Fiji in Papeete and book spot at the 2024 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup
Fiji and New Zealand are set to play in the final of the Oceania Football Confederation Under-16 Women's Championships in Papeete on Tuesday (French Polynesia time).
Spain's World Cup winning-squad has agreed to end their boycott of the national team after the country's football federation said it would make changes.
The Wellington Phoenix have secured champion midfielder Annalie Longo as the women's final outfield signing for the next A-League season.
The Oceania U-16s women's Championship kicks off this week, with players taking inspiration from the FIFA Women's World Cup held this winter in New Zealand and Australia.
Luis Rubiales has resigned as president of the Spanish Football Federation following widespread criticism for kissing Spain forward Jenni Hermoso after the Women's World Cup final.
Four public safety hubs will be set up in Auckland's CBD to address a falling perception of security that's led to the deputy mayor admitting she never feels safe walking alone in her city.
Spanish star Jenni Hermoso has filed a criminal complaint over the kiss by football federation president Luis Rubiales after the Women's World Cup final.
The head coach of the Spanish women's football team has been sacked. Just last month, Jorge Vilda led Spain to victory in the FIFA World Cup, beating England 1-0 in the final.
But he faced criticism… Audio