Athletics

Athletics: Good performances in 1500m and javelin

Athletics: Good performances in 1500m and javelin

The final track and field meeting at the Caledonian Ground before the Christmas break began with plenty of promise but ended with a whimper.

Athletics:Val Adams wins Lonsdale Cup

New Zealand shot put star Valerie Adams has won the New Zealand Olympic Committee's Lonsdale Cup for a record fifth time

Bradley hammers out the gold

Bradley hammers out the gold

Bradley Tarleton thought he had a chance of winning a medal at the national secondary school championships and he was right.

Athletics: Hall sets sights on World University Games

Marshall Hall booked his ticket to the World University Games with a dominant win in the men's open discus at the weekend.

Athletics: Discus medallist takes a break down South

Athletics: Discus medallist takes a break down South

Tom Walsh wanted to ''catch up with a few boys'' and have a break from training, so he came to Dunedin to compete in the South Island championships at the weekend.

Athletics: Walsh to swap shot for discus

Athletics: Walsh to swap shot for discus

Commonwealth Games silver medallist shot putter Tom Walsh has swapped his favoured event for the discus this weekend.

Athletics: Van Baarle grabs javelin gold medal with final throw

Yvonne van Baarle won her first national secondary school title with a personal-best throw in Wanganui at the weekend.

Athletics: Davies' shot put win reward for 'really hard' work

Athletics: Davies' shot put win reward for 'really hard'  work

Danica Davies (17) was so proud of her shot put gold medal she slept with it around her neck on Sunday night.

Athletics: Australian completes Kepler Challenge double

Athletics: Australian completes Kepler Challenge double

Australian Martin Dent made it a Kepler Challenge double on Saturday, winning the challenging 60km race in 4hr 51min 28sec.

Athletics: Bremer back in fine style

Athletics: Bremer back in fine style

Sam Bremer (Hill City-University) made a fine return to middle-distance competition at the Caledonian Ground on Saturday with a convincing victory in the open 3000m.

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