An inaugural transtasman tournament for intellectually disabled athletes will, hopefully, be a stepping stone to higher honours, Special Olympics New Zealand co-ordinator Jan Aitken says.
A 12kg body cut proved to be too much for Girish Rae when he contested Elite Thai Kickboxing's king of the ring in Auckland.
Otago man Rennie Soffe was one of three men who set national records when the New Zealand bench press championships were held at Sky Fitness, in Dunedin, on Saturday.
Harrison Scaife was the big winner as the national finals concluded in Lower Hutt on Saturday.
Everyone is welcome at Howie Booth's home training centre - but be prepared to get physical. Jack Salter speaks to the mixed martial arts master.
It was not a good start for three Otago boxers, who suffered losses in their opening bouts at the New Zealand Boxing Championships at Lower Hutt yesterday.
We can bask in Rugby World Cup glory for four more years, but that does not mean we have to take a break from watching sport. Jack Salter finds half a dozen reasons to get excited about the summer.
Kane Russell is chasing a dream. The 19-year-old Dunedin man's drive to play for the Black Sticks at next year's Olympics means he will shift to Auckland early next year.
A rampaging Hawks team soared to its second consecutive Otago spring competition title with a 32-10 win over the South City Dragonz at Tahuna Park on Saturday.
The Hawks will be hoping history repeats when they play the South City Dragonz in the final of the Otago spring competition at Tahuna Park today.
The Hawks and the South City Dragonz will play in the final of the Otago spring competition after both teams won their respective semifinals at Tahuna Park on Saturday.
Losing 12kg in seven weeks would be mission impossible for the average person, but Girish Rae is not your average person.
The Hawks held off a spirited challenge from the South City Dragonz to win 20-18 and claim first place after the final round of the Otago spring competition at Moller Park on Saturday.
The Otago Whalers produced an astonishing second-half comeback to beat the Tasman Titans 40-30 in the final round of the southern zone competition in Christchurch on Saturday.
Sibling rivalry will come to the fore when the Otago Whalers play the Tasman Titans in the final round of the southern zone competition in Christchurch today.
A harbour Hawks win was the highlight of the fifth round of the Otago Rugby League spring competition played at Hancock Park on Saturday.
The Otago Whalers caused an upset when they beat the West Coast Chargers 30-20 in their third-round clash in the southern zone competition at Wingham Park in Greymouth.