New Zealand netball will be better off playing its own league and rediscovering a style that started to go missing during the ANZ Championship, Steel coach Noeline Taurua says.
Green Island Junior Football Club committee member Gina Clouston-Cain and president David Hand prepared for the annual Green Island Junior Football Tournament, now in its 40th year, at Sunnyvale yesterday.
Dunedin Thunder coach Janos Kaszala is expecting his bolstered side to put up a much better showing when it takes on the Canterbury Red Devils in a second round of pre-season matches this weekend.
Two Otago high schools are preparing to face off in front of a much larger audience than usual today.
There is little concern from Netball South the region's leading netballers will be any more likely to be lured to play in Australia following confirmation this year's edition of the ANZ Championship will be the last.
Cycling New Zealand has refused to react to suggestions from former national rider Katie Schofield she was dropped because she did not fit the ‘‘mould'' of the country's high performance programme.
Top spot in the New Zealand conference appears the Steel's to lose after it retained its handy lead on the competition ladder during its bye week.
Dunedin rider Katie Schofield has announced her retirement from competitive cycling in an emotional blog post after being dropped from the Cycling New Zealand high performance programme.
Wanaka triathlete Tony Dodds could not hide his frustration after a solid but unspectacular race in the latest world series event left his Olympic dream hanging in the balance.
Jane Watson is enjoying having the winning feeling.
Otago's two Olympic triathlon hopefuls face a nervous wait this week to find out if they have done enough to earn selection for Rio, but neither banged the door down over the weekend.
The Otago Goldrush has ended its women's basketball championship season on a high note, beating the Taranaki Thunder in a nail-biting third and fourth playoff match in Porirua.
South will hit the road today for the first time this season as it prepares to take on Central in a top-of-the-table national league clash in Wellington.
The 29-year-old Ted Nye Trophy will again be on the line when competitors converge on Dunedin this weekend.
Former Silver Ferns coach Yvonne Willering has questioned the professionalism within some New Zealand sides as their Australian counterparts prepare to break away from the ANZ Championship.
Hamish McLean's maths class was a little bit out of the ordinary yesterday.
It will be last-chance saloon for two Otago athletes when the fourth leg of the ITU world triathlon circuit takes place in Yokohama tomorrow.
The historical battle between Selwyn and Knox university colleges will resume at Forsyth Barr Stadium tonight.
A lack of beds has forced some players out, but Dunedin will still welcome more than 90 competitors for the South Island championships this weekend.
Netball Australia has confirmed it plans to add more Australian teams to next year's ANZ Championship, but has denied media reports claiming New Zealand teams will be axed completely from the new-look tournament.