The belt-tightening in racing is going to be the way of the future, and not just when the Covid-19 pandemic ends.
The Highlanders are well placed to play in a New Zealand Super Rugby competition, which may be played in July, and is likely to take place with no crowds.
The stand-off continues between Golf NZ and the Government while the greens grow longer and the rough gets thicker.
Jamie Joseph says loyalty was in the end why he decided to stick with Japan and not contest the All Black coaching job last year.
After a week of cuts and talk of doom there is finally something to smile about in the sporting landscape.
Otago sporting organisations are not sitting on their hands during the Covid-19 outbreak, and are looking at ways to manage the sporting landscape when sport eventually returns.
Horse trainers are being forced to put their top talent out into the paddock and have had to turn their backs on training on the beach.
There is still a taste for sport on radio, but whether there is the financial means to get it back on air is the big question, a couple of Dunedin sports broadcasters say.
New Zealand Rugby has cut a swath through its domestic competitions, saving upwards of $20 million in the process, but not guaranteeing any first-class fixture will go ahead this season.
Former Highlanders and Otago first five-eighth Hayden Parker has gone from one extreme to the other.
From one lockdown to another. The Highlanders will move from one period of self-isolation to a national lockdown as the season continues along its rollercoaster ride.