Arsenal’s 1–0 victory over Chelsea in the FA Community Shield was Arsene Wenger’s first win over José Mourinho in 14 attempts. Mourinho subsequently tossed his runners-up medal into the crowd.
Hayden Paddon crashed his Hyundai i20 out of the Finland Rally and has slipped to ninth place in the championship after an impressive second place in Italy.
After four years playing in Europe, former NZ Breaker Kirk Penney is returning to the ANBL, although it is with the Illawarra Hawks.
Ronda Rousey continues to dominate, winning her latest bantamweight title fight by KO in 34 seconds at UFC 190 in Brazil.
Kiwi Lydia Ko went -8 to finish third in the recent Women’s British Open, picking up a $200,000 prize.
Josh Dickson, Matt Faddes, Fa’asui Fuatai, Fletcher Smith, Gavin Stark, Kaide Whiting and Sam Sturgess have been selected in the Otago ITM Cup squad after helping University A to the Dunedin Premier Rugby title.
New Blues coach Tana Umaga is in talks about bringing former Blues and All Black playmaker Carlos Spencer back to the club in a coaching role.