The Fifa Under-20 World Cup is getting closer and closer. What do we know about the four teams making their base in Dunedin? The Otago Daily Times sports department will profile the nations over the next week. Hayden Meikle starts with Uruguay.
The Fifa Under-20 World Cup kicks off in just 23 days. You won't be seeing all of these players at the tournament, but Hayden Meikle offers this updated World Under-20 XI - two years after naming a similar squad - to give you a taste of some of the amazing talent that will be on display. He has used ratings from the Fifa 15 video game to back up his selections.
You know I am an old-school gamer. Who else would prefer a simple side-scrolling version of the hit Assassin's Creed franchise to any of the original games?
Andrew Cornaga is the king of New Zealand sports photography. He is the founding director of the Photosport agency, and has twice been named New Zealand sports journalist of the year. Hayden Meikle tracks him down.
It might be ... See, you think sports reporters are negative. You think we revel in defeat, bask in failure and wallow in scandal.
Former Otago No1 Libby Scott says her tennis has ''developed hugely'' while at college in the United States.
St Kevin's College maintained its recent dominance in the Oamaru derby and served notice on Saturday that it will be a team to watch in the rejigged premier schools competition.
Some fans have never heard of the Caltex Cup or the Coca Cola Cup. But in 1998, the greatest team in Otago netball history won them both.
A new era of netball exploded into life when the Otago Rebels beat the Southern Sting in the first national league final in May 1998. Hayden Meikle was there, and this was the report he filed.
Six years in the making - and now, finally, 12 rounds of boxing. You might be a Floyd Mayweather fan, or a Manny Pacquiao fan, or simply a fan of good boxing. Whatever your status, you do not want to miss Sunday's fight. You also do not want to miss this debate between sports editor Hayden Meikle and head of news Sean Flaherty.
Dunedin curler Dan Mustapic has helped the New Zealand men's team win a bronze medal at the world senior championships in Russia.