Athletics

Athletics: Meffan wins third consecutive Otago title

Athletics: Meffan wins third consecutive Otago title

Pre-race favourite Peter Meffan (Caversham) left it all on the course as he won a third consecutive senior men's Otago cross-country title at Waikouaiti Racecourse on Saturday.

Athletics: Pole vault teen wins world bronze

North Shore teen Eliza McCartney has joined a select group of New Zealand athletes to win a medal at a world championship event after claiming bronze in the pole vault at the world junior track and field championships yesterday.

Athletics: Meffan chasing rare Otago hat trick

Athletics: Meffan chasing rare Otago hat trick

If Peter Meffan (Caversham) wins a third consecutive Otago senior men's cross-country title at Waikouaiti today, it will be just what the doctor ordered.

Athletics: Dunedin runner nears end of ultramarathon

Athletics: Dunedin runner nears end of ultramarathon

After more than 30 hours, Dunedin runner Glenn Sutton is nearing the end of his first Badwater 135 Ultramarathon through Death Valley in the US.

Athletics: Another dominant win for Adams

Athletics: Another dominant win for Adams

Valerie Adams rounded off a perfect Commonwealth Games preparation with a dominant victory at the Diamond League meet in Monte Carlo on Friday night.

Athletics: From garage heat box to Death Valley

Athletics: From garage heat box to Death Valley

Dunedin joiner Glenn Sutton is about to get hot. Really, really hot.

Athletics: Meffan leads all the way to claim Edmond Cup

Athletics: Meffan leads all the way to claim Edmond Cup

With an eye on the national prize, Otago cross-country champion Peter Meffan made short work of a rejigged Edmond Cup steeplechase at Wingatui Racecourse on Saturday.

Athletics: Walsh beats big boys on way to third

Athletics: Walsh beats big boys on way to third

Tom Walsh's extraordinary rise in the shot put world continued yesterday as the 22-year-old eclipsed some of the sport's biggest names on his way to third place at the Glasgow leg of the IAAF Diamond League circuit.

Athletics: Change of format for cross-country

Ben Anderson (Caversham) and Louisa Andrew (Leith), appear set to offer strong resistance in defence of their respective senior titles in the re-formated Edmond Cup Steeplechase event at Wingatui Racecourse today.

Athletics: US misstep for sprinter

Athletics: US misstep for sprinter

The American adventure did not work for Dunedin sprinter Andrew Whyte who has returned home.

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