Sports

New coach in sync with as open day nears

Imagine running a 100m sprint while holding your breath, then taking a short breath and having to run again for about two minutes. That is...

Young team ready to take on Australia

After two-and-a-half years of planning, the Pirates Gunners rugby team is off to take on the Australians. The under-13 mixed team will compete in the...

Hard work at sports pays off for two pupils

Two Columba College pupils are aiming high after being selected as New Zealand sporting representatives. Year 7 pupil Sophie Derbyshire has been selected in diving,...

Table tennis family together for competition

Getting to play with her daughter and granddaughters lured a Mosgiel ping pong player back to the Southland tables. The last time June King played...

Heading to Canada for assistant coach role

Personal trainer Tom Hart is over the moon to be selected as the assistant coach for the New Zealand World Championship powerlifting team heading...

Homersham keen to lift his game

A Dunedin weightlifter will be teaming up with some of the country's best lifters in New Caledonia next month. Josh Homersham (19) has been selected...

Mosgiel schoolboy returns from US tour

Being presented with his New Zealand playing shirt was an "unreal" experience for a Mosgiel footballer. Rory Findlay (17) recently returned from a three-week trip...

Touch players make their mark

Otago touch is marking its mark on the national field. Seven players, two coaches and a manager represented New Zealand in a three-day test series...

Participants appreciate sheltered welcome

Participants in the Surf to Stadium run/walk event on Sunday were happy about this year's change of direction, especially since they could escape the...

Re-formed Taieri club back on court

The Taieri Netball Club is back on court. Club secretary Christine Dyer said the club was founded in 1968, closed in 2001 and formed again...

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