John Hopoate

Hopoate only added to his long list of disgraced acts when he was disqualified in a fight against Shane Cameron in 2010. Former indiscretions during his league career included a king-hit on Keith Galloway, abusing a Warriors ball boy and of course inserting his fingers up an opponent's anus.

Photo by Getty Images Jan 18, 2013

Disgraced sports stars

We all like to think of our favourite sports stars as heroes. But quite a few of our heroes have fallen over the years, and not just the latest cheat Lance Armstrong. Here's a look at some of the most famous (and infamous) sports stars of all time.

Rugby

Schedule

2015 Super Rugby Tournament

7:35pm NZDT Fri, 3rd April
9:40pm NZDT Fri, 3rd April

2014/15 World Rugby Sevens Series

2:00pm NZDT Sat, 4th April
2:20pm NZDT Sat, 4th April
2:45pm NZDT Sat, 4th April
3:05pm NZDT Sat, 4th April

League

Schedule

2015 NRL Premiership Season

6:00pm NZDT Fri, 3rd April
10:35pm NZDT Fri, 3rd April
7:05pm NZDT Sat, 4th April
9:30pm NZDT Sat, 4th April

Tennis

Live

2015 Davis Cup 1st Rnd - ARG v BRA

Set 4
Live

2015 Davis Cup 1st Rnd - CAN v JAP

Set 3
Live
Go Soeda 5 3 3
Vasek Pospisil 7 6 4

Schedule

2015 Hopman Cup XXVII

2015 Miami Open

2:00am NZDT Wed, 1st April
2:00am NZDT Wed, 1st April
2:00am NZDT Thu, 2nd April
2:00am NZDT Thu, 2nd April

2015 Miami Open

2:00am NZDT Wed, 1st April
2:00am NZDT Wed, 1st April
2:00am NZDT Thu, 2nd April

Cricket

Live

2014/15 New Zealand Plunket Shield

Stumps: Day 1
Live
Northern Knights 8/256 dec. (73.5)
Canterbury Wizards 3/76 (22.0)
Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui Live Scores
Stumps: Day 1
Live
Otago Volts 9/355 (97.0)
Auckland Aces
Colin Maiden Park, Auckland Live Scores
Stumps: Day 1
Live
Wellington Firebirds 227 (81.1)
Central Stags 1/28 (15.0)
McLean Park, Napier Live Scores

Schedule

2015 Indian Premier League

Football

Live

2015 CAF African Cup of Nations

ET (02:00)
Live
Congo DR 0 (4)
Eq. Guinea 0 (2)
Nuevo Estadio de Malabo Live Scores

Results

2015 International Friendlies

El Salvador 0 - 0 Guatemala (FT)

Mexico 1 - 0 Paraguay (FT)

Panama 2 - 1 Costa Rica (FT)

China PR 1 - 1 Tunisia (FT)

Korea Rep. 1 - 0 New Zealand (FT)

Japan 5 - 1 Uzbekistan (FT)

Schedule

2014/15 Australian A-League

2 April 8:00pm

2014/15 French Ligue 1

Monaco v St-Etienne

4 April 5:30am