The Winter Games will feature some serious star power on the slopes of Cardrona next month.
The fourth biennial Winter Games start on the slopes of Central Otago on August 21. Otago Daily Times sports editor Hayden Meikle checks in with chief executive Arthur Klap to see how preparations are going.
If the golden age of television - The Sopranos, Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones - has taught us anything, it is that all that matters is power. Who has power in New Zealand sport? Hayden Meikle presents the sixth annual Otago Daily Times sport power rankings.
Oh, you thought we had stopped writing stories about your 2015 Highlanders?
Dunedin has been allocated a Lions game and two tests over the next two years.
Varsity A took one big step towards the Dunedin men's A grade playoffs with a comprehensive 94-71 win over the Bombers on Saturday.
Maheno finally got some reward for its gutsy efforts when it posted its first win of the North Otago premier club season today.
The thing with following a sports team with great passion is that it engenders a real sense of ownership.
Tries, triumph, tears and tension - games like this remind you why schoolboy rugby can be drama on a magnificent scale.
Excelsior beat Kurow 44-32 in an entertaining main game in North Otago premier club rugby today. The other two Citizens Shield games were one-sided. Old Boys bounced back from its first...
• Ranking . . . One thing is certain ahead of tonight's Super rugby semifinal in Sydney and (fingers crossed) the final in Dunedin or Wellington.
James Lentjes will again go from club to Super rugby and be asked to perform a key role for the Highlanders on Saturday night.
Kurow pulled off a massive upset in North Otago club rugby when it beat Old Boys 20-12 today.
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The Highlanders have been able to name two heavy hitters for the Super rugby playoff game against the Chiefs in Dunedin on Saturday night.
She is the Oamaru girl who played rugby for Otago, married a Highlander, battled an eating disorder, started her own business and helped the Irish women's team win the Six Nations. Sports editor Hayden Meikle catches up with the dazzling, delightful Sene Naoupu.
Hayden Meikle takes a quick look at two wildly different games that might appeal on these cold winter nights.
All Black centre Malakai Fekitoa has been ruled out of the Highlanders team to play the Blues tomorrow night.
Community support has been lauded after a crash in the Hakataramea Valley at the weekend in which six people were thrown from a four-wheel-drive vehicle.
Portugal and Andre Silva - keep an eye on both as the Fifa Under 20 World Cup gets to the business stage.