Otago mountain runner Anna Frost's career reached new heights over the weekend when her eighth placing in the final race of the world mountain running grand prix in Slovenia was enough to clinch the overall title.
In every interview Silver Ferns shooter Irene van Dyk gives she is inevitably asked when she plans to retire.
Shaun Haig hit his second century in two days to help Pelichet Bay run down Southland in the District Series yesterday.
• Green Island 273 for nine beat Kaikorai 190 at Sunnyvale
Ticket sales for Dunedin's first test in 10 years have been as expected despite more than 10% of the seats remaining unsold, Netball New Zealand game development manager Kate Agnew says.
Otago coach Mike Hesson is back from India sporting a tan, some fresh ideas and probably a business card or two tucked in his back pocket.
Mix a little Kiwi brilliance with a generous heaping of English blundering and you have the recipe for a lop-sided test.
If you sneak up on Silver Ferns wing defence Joline Henry, you just might catch her humming that jingle - you know the one.
Was it complacency? Were they flat? Was it rotation? Just how did the Silver Ferns turn a 39-goal rout of England into a 38-40 defeat?
Otago United has called in veteran defender Blair Scoullar for the forthcoming New Zealand Football Championship season.
Like father like son? Opener Hamish Rutherford continues to impress, scoring his second century this summer to help Dunedin Metro demolish Pelichet Bay by 215 runs.
Green Island 287/7 beat Carisbrook-Dunedin 228
The Otago Nuggets have until mid November to secure funding or face pulling out of the next year's National Basketball League, Basketball Otago chief executive Mark Rogers said yesterday.
Since Rebecca Brook has taken up football, she has broken her thumb, dislocated a rib and suffered a bruised liver.
The weather won round four of the senior one-day tournament with all four games eventually abandoned.
Hapless, comical, beleaguered, whipping boys, useless, pitiful, appalling, dreadful, embarrassing - all descriptions this reporter has used to ceremonially flog the Otago Nuggets in the past four seasons.