Cormac Buchanan has been having quite the adventure. The 15-year-old Southland motorcyclist, nearing the end of his first season in the MotoGP Rookies Cup in Europe, talks to Hayden Meikle.
A century of titanic tussles — and nearly a century of games between the two greatest rivals in world rugby. Ahead of the 100th test between the All Blacks and the Springboks in (sigh) Townsville...
Jason Forrest has been around a while but he is ready to launch into the great unknown.
The Southern League resumes this weekend after a Covid-19 lay-off, and the three Dunedin teams will have to switch on quickly. Hayden Meikle talks to the coaches.
The Heartland Championship begins this weekend, and North Otago will be eager to get up to speed quickly and defend the Meads Cup. Sports editor Hayden Meikle identifies five keys for the Old Golds.
The North Otago RFU recently enlisted the public to name a Greatest XV. Sports editor Hayden Meikle was an interested observer and, naturally, decided he could name a slightly better team.
Matt Chisholm delivers a whale of a yarn about a life that has amounted to so much more than ‘‘Survivors, are you ready?’’
Terry Kennedy was delighted with his ‘‘lass’’ yesterday.
They're back. After a six-year absence, say hello to the Otago Daily Times sport power rankings, presented by completely objective sports editor Hayden Meikle.
The biggest sports league in America — perhaps the globe — resumes this weekend. Sports editor Hayden Meikle casts his eye over the National Football League ahead of the opening game.
The humble dinghy will be celebrated on Otago Harbour this weekend.
Otago hockey has confirmed it will return at Alert Level 2 to get its season finished.
Covid alert levels have dropped just in time for the start of the new thoroughbred racing season in the South.
Let me make one thing perfectly clear: we don’t know how lucky we are when it comes to the range and quality and insane depth of modern sports video games.
It has never been stopped.
The parallel Olympics
Shelley Duncan has been too busy this week to contemplate the awful prospect of the Otago Golf Club’s big bash being ruined.
Covid strikes again.
Gregor Paul provides real insight into how Steve Hansen transformed from the gruff, relatively unlikeable figure who terrified everybody into an almost beloved father of the nation.