Dual basketball and cricket international Suzie Bates is Otago's golden girl but she is star-struck at the thought of rubbing shoulders with some of the biggest names in sport.
The Otago Nuggets will have to wait two more weeks before finding out whether they have a future in the National Basketball League.
Carisbrook-Dunedin vice-president Steve McCormick followed in his father's footsteps this week when he was made both a life member of his beloved club and the Dunedin Cricket Association.
Expect some tinkering and refinement rather than wholesales changes to the ANZ Championship next year.
Dunedin-based company Animation Research played a significant part in creating test history during the first test between Sri Lanka and India in Colombo last week.
Southern Steel midcourters Erika Burgess and Wendy Telfer were rewarded for a strong season in the ANZ Championship when they were named in 16-strong Silver Ferns squad yesterday.
The Otago Daily Times continues its countdown to the Beijing Olympics.
Former national coach is concerned some of the younger Black Caps players may feel under pressure to compete in September's Champions Trophy in Pakistan.
Tairei's Ricky Welsford enhanced his reputation by claiming the most scientific junior title and the best performance in the freestyle category at the National Wrestling Championships in Mosgiel on Friday and Saturday.
Swashbuckling English cricket allrounder Dimitri Mascarenhas could play for Otago this summer.
Twin brothers Tony and Rhudi Redelinghuys started fighting competitively five years ago but they have been wrestling each most of their lives.
Test cricket has taken a radical step and Dunedin-based company Animation Research Ltd is guiding the umpires through the change.
Otago Boys High School pupils Blair Tarrant, Hugo Inglis and Nick Ross had good reason to celebrate yesterday after retaining their spots in the Junior Black Sticks.
Animation Research Ltd has invested a fortune in technology which is set to revolutionise the way test cricket is officiated, but the man behind the Dunedin-based company has reservations about replacing umpires with technology.
Mark Taylor may only have a restricted licence, but when it comes to ministocks he is in a class of his own.
Dunedin Technical needed just 9min to breach Miramar Rangers' supposedly impregnable defence and pave the way for an upset in the quarterfinal of the Chatham Cup at the Caledonian Ground yesterday afternoon.
The Dunedin senior club competition will undergo a major overhaul this summer, with the two-day competition expected to be replaced by a declaration format.
Seven Otago players have been named in the New Zealand under-21 side - and at least one good judge says the selections herald the start of an exciting era for the sport in the South.
Dunedin Technical player Aaron Burgess remembers his side's 4-0 win over Waitakere City in the 1999 Chatham Cup final as a magical day.
Miramar Rangers' pedigree and impenetrable defence are the reasons it will start as favourite in the Chatham Cup quarterfinal match against Dunedin Technical at the Caledonian Ground tomorrow.