It's the new age Rugby World Cup which poses one of the sport's oldest questions - will a good big man beat a good little man?
New Zealand swimmer Sophie Pascoe has signed off from the World Para Swimming Championships in London with her fourth gold medal.
England have bowled Australia out for 263 to win the final test at The Oval by 135 runs and ensure the first drawn Ashes series since 1972.
The Otago Spirit has nearly brought up a century of points in its first two games after a convincing 40-7 win over Northland in Whangarei on Saturday.
The Roslyn-Wakari Fillies celebrate after winning the 13th grade division 2 title at the conclusion of the FootballSouth season on Saturday.
Roslyn-Wakari secured second spot in the ODT Football Premiership with a 7-1 win over Southland at Ellis Park on Saturday.
The Southern United women's side exploded out of the blocks at Logan Park yesterday with a dominating performance.
Christchurch schoolgirl Abby Mason battled a chest cold and her doubles partner to claim the Otago Indoor Open women's single title in Dunedin yesterday.
Majestic Man was crowned Otago Horse Of The Year on Saturday night following his breakout season in the open trotting ranks.
Otago won its final game at the national under-19 tournament on Saturday but it was a case of what might have been.
North Otago went to the top of the Heartland Championship after a last-minute penalty from Robbie Smith gave the side a 22-21 win over Thames Valley in Oamaru on Saturday.
The sun did come up in Southland yesterday, but there was still a fog of disappointment hanging over the province's rugby team.
Britain's Tyson Fury overcame an early cut over his right eye to win a majority decision against his gutsy Swedish opponent Otto Wallin in Las Vegas on Saturday.