Rob van Royen lives in fantasy land - but he is not alone.
Fantasy sport has become a huge industry in the United States
and is growing in popularity in New Zealand. Van Royen, an
Aoraki Polytechnic journalism graduate, explains.
'Tis the season to start patting people on the back for a job
well done in sport.
Australian rules is a new game for most New Zealanders but it
is the sport that will give four Dunedin secondary school
pupils their first taste of sport in the international arena.
British Olympic diver Tom Daley thanked his fans for their
support and received the backing of British Swimming after
announcing today that he was dating a man.
Shay Broadfoot (North Taranaki) was excited when he won the
50m backstroke at Moana Pool on Saturday.
The Special Olympics Summer Games is expected to have added
about $2 million to the Dunedin economy.
Neil Oliphant was the toast of the Tauranga Special Olympics
team when he gained a ''five-bagger'' at the Bowl Line on
Special Olympics has opened up a life for Kym O'Grady
(Waikato) beyond her wildest dreams.
Sports fans can now feast themselves on The Crowd Goes
Wild for both breakfast and dinner, with the popular
television show taking their antics to Radio Sport.
Missing out on a place at last year's Olympics by one spot
has been eating away at wrestler Marcus Carney.
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