Queensland Firebirds defender Demelza McCloud (nee Fellowes) has a soft spot for the lower South Island but is not planning a "warm Brizzy" welcome for whoever replaces Steel shooter Daneka Wipiiti.
Southern men's hockey coach Dave Ross had to dig deep into his pockets to help send his son, Nick Ross, to the world junior hockey championships in Singapore.
Here is an inspired idea. Let's play the world's best fullback out of position at centre.
ODT sports writer Adrian Seconi, like many other travellers, was caught out by the blizzard that hit parts of Otago yesterday.
Steel shooter Daneka Wipiiti finished her ANZ Championship campaign on a high note last night, helping her side close out an important 52-50 win against the Mystics at Stadium Southland.
If it ain't broke, don't fix it. That is the attitude of ANZ Championship general manager Anthony Everard.
Berets, petanque, La Marseillaise. What's next? Croissants for breakfast?As Dunedin geared up for the All Blacks-France test at Carisbrook tonight, pockets of the city sampled some French culture yesterday.
Basketball Otago chief executive Mark Rogers hopes the launch of a new national championship will help lift the women's game.
If youthful enthusiasm counts for anything the Dunedin Thunder should be a force to reckon with in the New Zealand Ice Hockey League this year.
Heavyweight boxer Shane Cameron is coming to Dunedin to help promote a kickboxing event at the Edgar Centre.
ANZ Championship competition general manager Anthony Everard has confirmed the Steel has made a request to replace a player in its squad for the remainder of the tournament.
New Zealand's winless ANZ Championship run in Australia continues, with the Steel blowing a rare opportunity to win across the Tasman when it lost 59-48 to the West Coast Fever in Perth last night.
The Steel camp is keeping mum on whether shooter Daneka Wipiiti is pregnant but, if the rumours are true, the southern side may be hard-pressed to find a quality replacement.
Columba College grabbed regional bragging rights with a 22-16 win over Taieri College in the final of the Otago secondary school championships yesterday.
Nada, nil, none, nought. That is how many ANZ Championship games New Zealand franchises have won across the Tasman.
A devastating spurt by Southern A in the third quarter accounted for a plucky Phys Ed B in the Dunedin premier competition on Saturday.
Reubyn Bisschops is a rising star and hopes to follow in the strides of leading New Zealand triathlete Andrea Hewitt.
Three Dunedin surfers left Kaikoura smiling despite some challenging conditions at the Cold Water Classic on Queens Birthday weekend.
Twenty/20 is the form of cricket that now pays the bills and captures the imagination. Cricket writer Adrian Seconi previews the world twenty/20 championship starting in England this weekend.