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Otago and Southland bosses are satisfied the New Zealand Rugby Union has made the right moves in yet another revamp of the national championship.
The Dunedin Thunder has two more opportunities to gain its maiden win in the national league but it is not going to be easy.
Boxing's big boys get all the attention but it was the women who created the most buzz at the Otago Boxing Association's amateur night in Dunedin on Saturday.
One win from 12 games hardly suggests the Dunedin Thunder can be labelled a storming success in its debut season but coach Jenel Bode is confident the future is bright.
Andy Coburn almost helped wreck Dunedin Technical's Chatham Cup dream in 1999 but now the midfielder is entirely focused on leading the club to glory.
Assistant coach Craig Alexander promises Glenfield Rovers will not be overawed by the occasion when it plays Dunedin Technical in the Chatham Cup semifinal in Dunedin tomorrow.
Before he was a superstar, Michael Phelps spent a week in Dunedin in 2003. It was almost enough to make sports editor Hayden Meikle take up swimming.
It's a great time to be into video games if you like quizzes, puzzles and singing. Reviewer Hayden Meikle sees what's around.
They will be playing 1000km away from the Caledonian but Dunedin Technical players will not lack for support in the Chatham Cup final next month.
Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt have been the major stories of the Olympic Games in Beijing. But which man should be acclaimed the bigger star? Sports editor Hayden Meikle tries, and fails, to come up with a satisfying answer.
Kings United will be hoping to continue its momentum when it plays University in the Dunedin premier men's final at the McMillan Centre water turf this afternoon.
Golf fans will have to be patient for at least another month while they wait for confirmation of the dates of the next New Zealand Open.
In the world of gymnastics coaching, there are few bigger names than Mary Wright. But most Otago people could be forgiven for having never heard of her.
New Zealand rowing medalist Mahe Drysdale is wecomed home in Auckland by Prime Minister Helen Clark. • The sexy . . . Now the Olympics are finished and all the medals have been awarded and the predictable fretting about how much money we should pour into the next campaign is petering out, we can turn our attention to other things. But before that, we might take a minute to reflect on just how much sex the athletes were having in Beijing.
Southern will start as the favourite tonight when it attempts to win a third straight Dunedin premier club title.