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Bigger and better: may the new year build on the old

Bigger and better: may the new year build on the old

Otago sports figures will be far and wide this Christmas - but they will all be dreaming of success in 2015. The Otago Daily Times sports department asked some of them these three questions.- 1Where will you be and what will you be doing for Christmas? 2What was your highlight of 2014? 3What are your hopes for 2015?

New alcohol limits have clubs pondering options

New alcohol limits have clubs pondering options

Sports clubs are set to take a financial ''hammering'' from new drink-drive laws, with most now offering low-alcohol beer and others buying breathalysers.

From afar: To play or not: such decisions live on in our stories

At a recent conference, Maori human rights activist Moana Jackson suggested stories provided a means to ask questions and seek answers and therefore were part of the never-ending quest for knowledge.

Softball: Black Sox qualify for worlds

Softball: Black Sox qualify for worlds

The Black Sox strolled to qualification for next year's world championships in Canada, giving them a chance to claim back-to-back titles.

The Clutch: The drug wars

The drug wars It's been an interesting week in the battle to keep sport as clean as possible.

Otago Daily Times rugby writer Steve Hepburn broke the story on Drug Free Sport NZ becoming concerned at the level of supplement use among our top school teams.

Not-so-different outcomes in a parallel universe'

Not-so-different outcomes in a parallel universe'

"What if" is always a fun game. The five reporters in the Otago Daily Times sport and racing department were each tasked with imagining what might have happened if something had gone down a completely different path. Here are the results.

Wealthy sports supporters being targeted by former Dunedin man

Wealthy sports supporters being targeted by former Dunedin man

Former Dunedin man Ross Blackman has stepped off the boat and is now looking to get the rich to help the poor - the sporting poor, that is. Blackman has been appointed to an ambitious project to take success in New Zealand sport to a new level. 

From afar: Top coaches always searching for better ways

Coaches are a rare breed and coaching is a strange profession, especially when there are language and cultural differences to consider.

Australian football: Riot pair's championship form earns them national selection

Otago Riot captain Logan Toomer and team-mate Dan Benny have been selected for the New Zealand Hawks.

AFL: From getting fit to chance of a lifetime

AFL: From getting fit to chance of a lifetime

An Auckland teenager is getting a taste of his future this week during the St Kilda Saints AFL team's 10-day high performance camp in Queenstown.

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