Athletics

Athletics: Record-breaking victory for Frost

Athletics: Record-breaking victory for Frost

Dunedin runner Anna Frost broke new ground with a record-breaking performance in an endurance event in the United States at the weekend.

Athletics: Adams to take break to recover from surgery

Athletics: Adams to take break to recover from surgery

Don't expect Valerie Adams to return to the throwing circle any time soon.

Athletics: Surgery successful for Adams

Athletics: Surgery successful for Adams

Valerie Adams has begun the long road to recovery after undergoing surgery on her left shoulder and right elbow in Auckland this morning.

Athletics: Hill work pays off for Civil Service

Athletics: Hill work pays off for Civil Service

The young guns of the Civil Service club set their team up for victory in the 65th edition of the Peninsula Relay on Saturday.

Athletics: Caversham looks one to beat in Peninsula Relay

Athletics: Caversham looks one to beat in Peninsula Relay

For the first time in half a decade, teams entered in the 65th annual Peninsula Relay will not finish at Macandrew Bay.

Massive food binges thing of past for biggest loser

Massive food binges thing of past for biggest loser

Arjan Dasselaar has taken himself from ''Operation Walrus'' to ''Operation Marathon'' within two years of tipping the scales at 154kg.

Athletics: Winner battles virus and elements

Athletics: Winner battles virus and elements

A lot of hard work, a lot of running, consistency and staying injury-free were Tony Payne's key ingredients to retaining the Dunedin marathon title in emphatic style yesterday.

Athletics: Champion chasing own goals

Mel Aitken will chase both a rare double and an impressive threepeat when she competes in the Dunedin marathon tomorrow.

Athletics: Payne back to defend home title

Athletics: Payne back to defend home title

Mum's home cooking and loyalty to his home-town support has encouraged Tony Payne to come back to defend the Dunedin Marathon title on Sunday.

Athletics: Running anything but bane of his life

Athletics: Running anything but bane of his life

Running 160km - 11 hours of it at night in temperatures about minus 5degC - does not sound like fun, but Dunedin ultramarathon runner John Bayne (49) says he ''enjoyed himself''.

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