Athletics

Athletics: Plenty of rivals facing Baan

Athletics: Plenty of rivals facing Baan

Joshua Baan will probably have to overcome a former Otago runner if he is to win the New Zealand senior men's cross-country title in Christchurch today.

Athletics: Sutton battles brutal conditions to finish endurance race

Athletics: Sutton battles brutal conditions to finish endurance race

It was tough going and extraordinarily hot but Dunedin endurance runner Glenn Sutton made it across the finish line at the Badwater 135.

Athletics: Valerie Adams' world title doubts

Athletics: Valerie Adams' world title doubts

Valerie Adams' pursuit of a fifth world championship shot put title is in doubt, with a decision on whether to press on to Beijing next month expected in the next 72 hours.

Athletics: Tiger for punishment

Athletics: Tiger for punishment

Dunedin endurance runner Glenn Sutton is a tiger for punishment - and it will be the real deal this year.

Athletics: Incentive for best to be in Dunedin

Athletics New Zealand is confident the country's best athletes will be on show in Dunedin in March.

Athletics: Bolt answers critics in return

Athletics: Bolt answers critics in return

Usain Bolt answered questions over his fitness ahead of the IAAF World Championships with a season's best of 9.87 seconds in the 100 metres with a workmanlike performance at the London Anniversary Games on Friday.

Athletics: De Grasse introduces himself at Games

Athletics: De Grasse introduces himself at Games

Andre De Grasse introduced himself as Canada's next great sprinting hope on Wednesday, powering his way to Pan American Games 100 metres gold.

Triathlon: Disappointing end for injured Dodds

Otago triathlete Tony Dodds had a tough day at the latest round of the world series in Germany on Sunday.

Athletics: Meffan's absence opens up race

Athletics: Meffan's absence opens up race

For the first time in four years, there will be a new Otago senior men's cross-country champion.

University Games: Four from Otago representing NZ

University Games: Four from Otago representing NZ

Four Otago athletes set to compete at the World University Games in South Korea are among 66 New Zealanders hoping to do better than two years ago.

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