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.
The Otago Goldrush started its defence of its national title with a 62-51 win against competition debutante Rotorua in the women's championship in Nelson yesterday.
Samantha and Shannon Hope are the proverbial two peas in a pod. Not only do they look alike, but both are excelling in duathlon, triathlon and the national junior mountain biking scene.
He might not be the biggest man in mixed martial arts, but Peter Clinch has not let that stop him. Jack Salter speaks to the one they call The Bear.
A strong contingent of Australian women cyclists will make the trip across the Ditch to take part in the Oceania Road Cycling Championships in Queenstown, starting tomorrow.
Dunedin woman Colleen Lyons was "shocked and gobsmacked" to receive an award from Netball New Zealand.
Tonight's game between the Otago Nuggets and the Wellington Saints is shaping as a benchmark for the Nuggets as they try to topple the defending champions for the first time since 2006.
Dunedin rider Reta Trotman is seeking to build on her impressive fifth place in the New Zealand women's tour when she competes in the Oceania road race in Queenstown next week.
For many 16-year-olds, handling schoolwork is hard enough without pursuing sporting ambitions, but for Mackenzie Haugh it is all in a day's work.
Another NRL season approaches, and the Warriors will hope to return to the grand final - and win it for the first time. Jack Salter looks at six key men who are vital to the team's chances.
Peter Clinch may have lost his Supremacy Fighting Championship middleweight title fight, but he is far from a beaten man.
Judah Kelly is a self-confessed adrenaline junkie and her need for speed is getting stronger by the day.
Some of the country's best table tennis players will be showing off their skills when the Otago Open is held at the Edgar Centre on Saturday.
Otago has announced a preliminary squad of 26 players for the Southern zone competition, which starts in August.
Dunedin's Matt Toa will get another shot at the Industry of Combat New Zealand heavyweight title after Auckland's Steven Warby was stripped of his title following last month's fight in Auckland.
Dunedin man Matt Toa lost his mixed martial arts title fight, but he may get another chance after the fight ended in controversy in Auckland's North Shore Events Centre on Saturday.