The Waratahs say the conditions in Dunedin will suit their style of play as they take on the Highlanders on Saturday.
Blues first five-eighth Piers Francis has been cleared to face the Chiefs on Friday night despite suffering being knocked unconscious in the weekend's defeat to the Stormers.
Team New Zealand have pulled out of their final America's Cup practice race in Bermuda, against Ben Ainslie Racing, after a "soft touch" on their foils.
Brisbane have recalled Benji Marshall to their NRL side to partner Ben Hunt in the halves, with both players making timely returns from injury coinciding with State of Origin I.
The Europa League final should have been a "football feast" but has been inevitably overshadowed by the bomb attack in Manchester which killed 22 people, Ajax coach Peter Bosz has said.
Warren Whiteley has been confirmed as the new captain of the Springboks.
All Blacks captain Kieran Read has re-signed with New Zealand Rugby until 2019 and will have a new provincial team.
The signs of the arrival of the British and Irish Lions are coming thick and fast, with confidence their match against the Highlanders next month will be sold out.
The New Zealand thoroughbred racing industry is facing an employment crisis, a leading administrator says.
He is back to being a happy hooker but for a time there Ash Dixon admits he did not know what the future held.
Highlanders assistant coach Scott McLeod played more than a straight bat yesterday.
Steel assistant coach Lauren Piebenga did not take the bait when the Otago Daily Times suggested a loss against the Pulse tonight might not be the worst outcome.
Three Otago Boys' High School First XV players have been suspended for foul play.
Football South has taken a financial hit but chairman Matthew Holdridge is optimistic it is just a temporary setback.
Dunedin's Mike Kernaghan won a World Bowls title at the age of 61 and proved older bowlers can compete successfully at the elite level.
Dunedin surfer JC Susan has made it through the first round at the World Surfing Games in France.
North Otago has produced some very handy basketballers over the past couple of decades - but this bloke could be the best of the lot.
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A teammate of Scott Dixon says the Kiwi Indycar driver didn't panic when he and his wife Emma were robbed at gunpoint in a Taco Bell drive-thru lane in Indianapolis overnight.
Tickets go on sale later next month for the Bledisloe Cup match in Dunedin with plenty of confidence the game will be sold out.