Some of Marlborough's rising young swimming stars will look to prove themselves in the pool this weekend as they take on some 250 competitors in the South Island Country and Town Championships.
The Forrest Marlborough Stars shone brightly again as they wrapped up the premier grade tennis title on Wednesday evening at the Forrest Winery Marlborough Tennis Centre in Blenheim.
Abusive antics of rowers after the New Zealand Rowing Championships have upset Twizel residents.
Dan Moore and Jeremy McKenzie will venture into the unknown next week - and that's just the way they like it.
Fiji sprung an early upset when the East Asia Pacific Under-19 Trophy got under way in Renwick.
Marlborough's under-15 softball teams will have different agendas when they take to the diamond for the South Island U15 Boys' and Girls' Championships starting in Blenheim tomorrow.
Central teams triumphed when Marlborough softball hosted a Little League tournament at A and P Park in Blenheim on Sunday.
The Tasman Secondary Schools Tournament was hosted in Nelson on Friday with Marlborough's players posting some strong results.
The cream of Marlborough's young tennis talent rose to the top at the Marlborough Junior Residential Tennis Championships.
Wairau and Celtic Green both got off to first round wins of the third grade championship competition in Blenheim on Saturday.
Good racing conditions graced the runners taking part in the second event in the Awatere Triathlon Series.
The North Island may have triumphed over the South at the Interislander Optimist Challenge but organisers have hailed it as a great success for the Queen Charlotte Yacht Club.
Wins to Grove Tavern Wairau and Biddy Kate's Celtic have creates a log-jam at the top of the cricket standings.
Underdogs United Arab Emirates sent a massive scare through the Zimbabwe camp in their Cricket World Cup match at Nelson's Saxton Oval yesterday.
Two of NZ’s top rowing coaches were expelled from the national championships after becoming abusive towards officials.
With university students returning to study and cricket World Cup matches taking others out of town Marlborough senior club cricket teams will look to their second grade sides to fill out their rosters tomorrow.
Gerard van Antwerpen took line honours in the first race of the Cuddon Summer Series held on the Awatere Valley Rd.
The Southern Pride softball side opened the National Fastpitch Championships with two losses at Hamilton's Resthills Park yesterday.
Some of the South Island's up and coming softball stars will get to strut their stuff when the Marlborough Softball Association's Little League Tournament takes place at Blenheim's A and P Park on Sunday.
Forrest Marlborough Stars and Renwick Whitehaven will meet in next week's Marlborough premier tennis final after they both overcame Rapaura opposition on Wednesday evening.
Young sprinter Lucy Sheat continued her build-up to the track and field champs in Wellington with some smart performances at the latest Marlborough athletics meet.
Pacific Island flair will grace the cricket fields of Blenheim next week when four under-19 teams do battle in the Pepsi East Asia Pacific Under-19 Trophy.
Marlborough-based crews claimed their first medals at the New Zealand Rowing Championships yesterday.
The Nelson Marlborough Age Group Swimming Championships wrapped up last weekend, with Nelson South Swimming Club dominating to claim the JR Buchanan Cup.
The Waikawa Boating Club had one of its busiest evenings of racing this summer when 43 boats took to the Marlborough Sounds on Tuesday evening.
Marlborough's tennis juniors reclaimed the Hunderlee Shield, defeating North Canterbury by 40 matches to 24 in their annual rep match held in the Rangiora region on Sunday.
Blenheim Rowing Club crews enjoyed their day in the sun at the New Zealand championships on Lake Ruataniwha yesterday.
The Picton Harbour will be especially busy tomorrow and over the weekend with the Queen Charlotte Yacht Club expecting around 160 young sailors to hit the water.
Southern Pride coach Steve Gill won't be satisfied unless his side reach the last four at the National Fastpitch Softball (NFC) championships which begin in Hamilton tomorrow.
The Marlborough senior men's bowls team finished second in the northern quadrangular tournament in Christchurch at the weekend, a fine effort in a highly competitive environment.
Free Radical made it two from two in the Redwoodtown Doctors Summer Shorthanded Series on Sunday when three yachts ahead of them went the wrong way around the top mark.
Liv Bishop's course record-breaking ride highlighted a successful trip by Marlborough mountain-bikers to the Coppermine race in Nelson on Saturday.
Marlborough women Jodie Lovell and Judy Hegglun picked up wins to lead a six-strong contingent from the province at the La Grande Swim at Akaroa on Sunday.
Robbie Manson underlined his international class as the New Zealand rowing championships began in fine style and superb weather.
Marlborough Boys' College First XI claimed the title of best cricketing school in the top of the South Island after dismissing Nelson College for just 64 runs in Blenheim yesterday.
Marlborough Boys' College first cricket XI defeated Waimea College yesterday, earning themselves a place in the D'Arcy Cup final to be played in Blenheim today.
Experienced multisport athlete Josh Scott headlined a strong showing from several Marlborough athletes at last weekend's Coast to Coast adventure race.
Courtney's Team came out on top in the feature match of Marlborough mixed premier touch at Lansdowne Park last Wednesday.
Marlborough Mountain Bike Club cross-country champion Sarnim Dean claimed bronze in the Masters 2 section of the New Zealand Mountain Bike Championships on Saturday.
Two comfortable wins headlined the latest round of WineWorks second grade Twenty20 cricket played in Blenheim on Thursday evening.
Wairau demolished Celtic Green in a one-sided third grade Twenty20 final on Friday evening on Horton Park No 3 in Blenheim, claiming their second title this season.
Man-of-the-match opening batsman Andy Fitzpatrick led Celtic to a 27-run win in the T20 cricket final on Friday night.
A couple of rowers with more to prove than most at the New Zealand Rowing Championships next week are Robyn Munro and Kirstyn Goodger.
Forrest Marlborough Stars claimed the minor premiership title with a 4-2 victory over closest rival Rapaura Drylands.
All the Central Rowing Performance Centre athletes have been training together at the Wairau River base ahead of the New Zealand championships.
The mood at the Marlborough Rugby Sub-Union annual general meeting on Wednesday night was described as "extremely positive".
Express cricket writer Patrick Dawkins catches up with some of the region's s best known cricketing figures to gauge their opinions on the Cricket World Cup.
Queen Charlotte College defeated Motueka High in a hugely one-sided Darcy Cup Top of the South secondary schools cricket competition match on Tuesday.
When Marlborough take on North Canterbury in their junior representative match on Sunday, both region's depth of talent will be put to the test.
Marlborough riders and their horses enjoyed considerable success when the South Island ESNZ Endurance and CTR Champs were staged near Renwick last week.