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From afar: Sometimes, silence is indeed golden

Our appetite for being closer to the action and part of sport at the coal-face is so insatiable that teams are now expected to accept the invasion of cameras and microphones during their pre-game and half-time pep talks.

Curling: Sweet sweep

Curling: Sweet sweep

New Zealand players (from left) Waverley Taylor and Eloise Pointon sweep a stone thrown by Jessica Smith during their team's match against Australia at the 2015 Pacific-Asia Junior Curling Championships in Naseby yesterday.

Ironman competitor still critical

Ironman competitor still critical

A competitor in yesterday's Ironman 70.3 race in Auckland was in a critical but stable condition last night after he came off his bike.

Darts: Taylor withdraws from darts event

Darts: Taylor withdraws from darts event

Champion darts player Phil Taylor has left New Zealand to return to England to be with his sick mother.

Curling: Strong Maniototo representation in NZ team

Curling: Strong Maniototo representation in NZ team

Central Otago curlers dominate the men's and women's teams for the Pacific-Asia Junior Championships in Naseby next week.

From afar: Can sport prepare us to survive against odds?

A survival story is just what is needed at this time of year.

Halberg Awards: Eyebrows raised at Black Caps snub

Halberg Awards: Eyebrows raised at Black Caps snub

The Black Caps being snubbed for a Halberg nomination has again put the decision-making behind the country's main sports awards in the spotlight.

Black as black as black can be

Black as black as black can be

Ah, New Zealand sporting nicknames. Is there an area of our vocabulary with less imagination? Throw "Black", "White", "Kiwi", "Ferns" and the name of a sport into a hat, and pull out two at random. Sports editor Hayden Meikle presents your definitive guide to the handles of our national sports teams.

South Otago's man for all sport

South Otago's man for all sport

Every weekend, sport is played out in the fields of Otago. Reporting from South Otago for more than a decade for the Otago Daily Times has been Norman Woods. Steve Hepburn catches up with Woods on a beautiful clear South Otago day.

Setting virtually unbeatable records

Anything is possible in a virtual world. Sports editor Hayden Meikle looks back on some of his favourite achievements in sports video games.

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