Athletics

Athletics: Injury-free and loving it

Athletics: Injury-free and loving it

Donna Young had the running world at her feet until she was derailed by a harsh training regime while on scholarship in the United States.

Athletics: Winner's plug for nationals

Athletics: Winner's plug for nationals

The Clyde-Alexandra 10km road race should double as the national 10km championship, the senior men's winner says.

Athletics: Strong show from Walsh in Stockholm

Athletics: Strong show from Walsh in Stockholm

Tom Walsh continued his stunning season with a second place at the DN Galan Diamond League shot put in Stockholm this morning.

Athletics: King of Kingston opens up

Athletics: King of Kingston opens up

He is a member of a great Otago sporting family - a Commonwealth Games gold medal sits on his shelf, and his sister has a few trinkets of her own - and now Roy Williams has written a book. Sports editor Hayden Meikle talks to the 1966 decathlon champion and retired journalist, who turns 80 next month.

Athletics: Beamish taking his talents stateside

Athletics: Beamish taking his talents stateside

Joseph Beamish is ready to embark on his American dream. Sports editor Hayden Meikle talks to the 19-year-old John McGlashan College old boy as he flies to the United States today on an athletics scholarship.

Athletics: Baan steps on the gas to win title

Athletics: Baan steps on the gas to win title

A thrilling sprint finish saw Otago's Joshua Baan add the New Zealand junior title to his growing list of credits at the national cross-country championships at Halswell Quarry, Christchurch, on Saturday.

Athletics: Strong medal prospects in Otago teams

Athletics: Strong medal prospects in Otago teams

Three-time Otago cross-country champion Peter Meffan (Caversham) heads a large Otago team hoping to finish among the medals at the national championships in Christchurch today.

Athletics: 'Lazy runner' eyes marathon

Athletics: 'Lazy runner' eyes marathon

A self-confessed ''lazy runner'' will be among the new entrants in the Dunedin marathon on September 14.

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.

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