Sports

Gold medal at world cup

Four minutes was all it took for a University of Otago student to claim gold at an international taekwondo competition. Katherine Lockton (23) won a...

‘Old heads’, new combine

"Old heads" and new players took to the court when the Dunedin men's netball team competed in the national tournament last month. The team of...

Ice skating team ‘right up there’

A synchronised ice skating team has returned from an international competition with "new-found motivation". For the first time in about eight years, Dunedin Ice Skating...

Project pony top performer

While she may have started as a "project pony", Polly has become a prize-winner. Dunedin Pony Club show jumper Brylee Dunphy (11) got Polly about...

Praise for new race route

About 1700 people weaved their way around Dunedin on Sunday, taking in the city's main attractions along the rejigged Dunedin Marathon course. Harry White, of...

Bronze medal for local diver

Despite teaming up with a synchronised partner who did not speak English, a Dunedin diver landed himself a bronze medal at an international competition. Theo...

Seventh title for dominant juniors

An under-13 rugby team has wrapped up a seven-year winning streak. The Southern Rugby Club under-13 team blitzed the competition to win the under-13 grade...

Friends will run for Alzheimer’s Otago

When a first-time marathon runner lines up at the start of the Dunedin Marathon next month, she will be doing so to raise money...

Tale of two cities for young water polo rep

A Columba College pupil has been splitting her time between Dunedin and Christchurch to play the sport she loves. Sophie Gaudin (17) is a member...

Selection rewards work

Hours of training has paid off for a Dunedin gymnast who will represent New Zealand in Australia at the end of this month. Alyssa Shelton,...

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