Six months ago, up and coming Christchurch rower Ed Lopas’ promising career looked potentially sunk.
Hundreds of young athletes converged on Christchurch for the start of the South Island Colgate Games on Friday.
Hundreds of young athletes - including 331 from Christchurch - will compete at the South Island Colgate Games next week.
Top international rowing coach Gary Hay will go from the Tokyo Olympics to a Christchurch girls' school next year.
The Rangi Ruru Girls’ School junior water polo team have won the South Island junior secondary schools water polo tournament for the second year in a row.
For Rangi Ruru twins Maddy and Georgia Sheat, touch was just a social sport they played down at their local module, Nunweek Touch.
Ethan de Rose was studying for his year 13 exams when he got a message from his mother, saying he’d been selected for the New Zealand Winter Youth Olympic Games team.
Two Hillmorton High School korfball players have been named in the New Zealand under-19 team for a tournament in the Netherlands in June.
Nina Tucker has been named Ellesmere College's knops dux ludorum at their annual sports awards night.
St Margaret's College's Abby Mason was in a dominant mood at the New Zealand Masters tennis tournament at Wellington last week.
Canterbury's best top secondary school sportspeople have been honoured at the 29th Zonta Awards at the Hornby Working Men's Club last night.
The 29th Zonta Awards will be held in Hornby on Thursday to recognise the achievements of Canterbury secondary school athletes.
Canterbury surfing team members Estella Hungerford and Ava Henderson have claimed titles at a national champs in Raglan.
New Zealand para-swimmer Celyn Edwards was named Hillmorton High School's athlete of the year at their annual awards night last Tuesday.