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Surf life-saving: McMillan named NZ captain

St Clair Surf Life Saving member Andrew McMillan has been named captain of a 12-strong New Zealand squad looking to claim its third consecutive world title.

NFL: Goff taken with first pick of draft

NFL: Goff taken with first pick of draft

Quarterback Jared Goff was taken by the Los Angeles Rams with the first pick in today's NFL Draft and the Philadelphia Eagles followed suit by naming signal caller Carson Wentz with the second choice.

Ice Hockey & Hockey: Funding boost for hockey, ice hockey

Ice Hockey & Hockey: Funding boost for hockey, ice hockey

Hockey in both forms - field and ice - was the biggest recipient of funding in the latest allocation of Skeggs Foundation grants to sports people.

UFC: McGregor back on fight card?

UFC: McGregor back on fight card?

Conor McGregor has said he is back on the UFC 200 card though there has been no confirmation from the Ultimate Fighting Championship on the Irish featherweight's return.

The week in sport

The week in sport

The Otago Daily Times Online looks back at the week in sport. 

BMX: Tireless helper at BMX

BMX: Tireless helper at BMX

The driving force behind the BMX track in Kaitangata is the other Otago recipient in Lotto's sport maker scheme.

Junior Disability Games: Opportunity knocks

Junior Disability Games: Opportunity knocks

Mia O'Keefe (20), of Dunedin, and Jack Hurst (19), of Invercargill, pictured at the Sargood Centre in Dunedin last night, are among a total of 14 parafed athletes from the southern region who will journey to Cambridge for the Junior Disability Games, which start this afternoon.

UFC: McGregor ends retirement speculation

UFC: McGregor ends retirement speculation

Two days after announcing his UFC retirement, featherweight Conor McGregor says he hasn't quit at all before taking aim at the media circus surrounding the sport.

NFL: Concussion settlement upheld

NFL: Concussion settlement upheld

A federal appeals court has upheld the National Football League's estimated $US1 billion ($NZ1.4 billion) concussion settlement with retired players, calling the agreement imperfect but fair.

Mixed martial arts: Hammerhead wins 8 bouts, 2 NZ titles

Mixed martial arts: Hammerhead wins 8 bouts, 2 NZ titles

If you cannot win them all, then win most of them.

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