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Wind helps White to maiden win

Invercargill's Mike White wins the 2017 Gore to Invercargill Road Classic cycle race

Cold and windy conditions helped Invercargill's Mike White claim his first Gore to Invercargill Road Classic cycle race.

Veteran's underway

Golf.

Veteran's golf calendar for 2017 has teed off this week at Wyndham.

Leitch reflects on special place video

Invercargill Toyota Racing Series driver Brendon Leitch.

Invercargill driver Brendon Leitch has vivid memories of his early days at Teretonga Park.

Intrigue in TRS series at Teretonga

Pedro Piquet, son of former F1 champion, Nelson Piquet will be compete at Teretonga Park again this weekend.

Logan Savory takes a look at some of the more interesting TRS drivers who will take to the Invercargill track this weekend.

A chance to flex muscles

Judy Duggan trains for the Southland National Armature Body Building Association competition that will run in April

For the first time in 16 years Judy Duggan won't have to travel hundreds of kilometres to compete in her beloved sport. This time it is coming to her. 

Sevens talent picks up NZ Rugby contact

Southland sevens player has picked up a contract with NZ Rugby as part of the New Zealand women's squad.

Talented Southland sevens player Alena Saili is on target for 2020 Olympic Games in Toyko.

Two Southland race meetings

Timaru-owned and trained Don Carlo is lining up in Saturday's $50,000 Gore Guineas.

Southland punters have plenty of options with race meetings at Wyndham on Friday and Gore on Saturday.

Wyndham races off

Friday is the new race day for the Wyndham Harness Racing Club.

A power cut has forced the Wyndham harness meeting on Thursday to be postponed to Friday.

Blast from the past for Southland cricket

Former Southland cricket team mates, from left, David Hall, Dale Cocker, and Geoff Folster are part of a new Barbarians ...

New Barbarians team will turn back the clock in Southland's Super League Twenty20 competition.

Hard work paying off

Southland leg-spinner Jack Mockford.

Southland leg-spinner Jack Mockford takes 10 wickets in first two games at national under-17 tournament.

Strong family rivalry for Classic race

Southland's Strong family from left, Corbin, 16, Alan and Hayden,19 will compete against each other in the Gore to ...

There will be a race within a race when the Strong family compete against each other in the Gore to Invercargill Road Classic handicap cycle race.

More triple jump success

Otautau's Atipa Mabonga has won the triple jump title at the Cooks Classic title in Whanagnui.

Atipa Mabonga wins triple jump at Cooks Classic event.

Wright second in Ontario Cup

Wanaka cross country skier Campbell Wright, 14, was second in his age group at the Ontario Cup in Canada on January 14-15.

Wanaka junior cross country skier Campbell Wright shows surprising pace at Canada's Ontario Cup.

Focus turns to Mid Canterbury

Marist batsman James Ng is likely to play for Southland in the Hawke Cup match against Mid Canterbury.

Just one change likely for Southland Hawke Cup team when the line up is confirmed for next assignment against Mid Canterbury.

MacDonald looks for home track success

Liam MacDonald is leading the NZ Touring Car Championship, Class 2 ahead of round 4 at Teretonga Park in Invercargill.

There's no place like racing at home for Invercargill's NZ Touring Car Championship leader Liam MacDonald.

Allan to defend Challenge Wanaka title

Dougal Allan with a Cube mountainbike.

Challenge Wanaka defending champion Dougal Allan settles into the business end of training.

Invercargill duo claim 20th Southland bowls titles

Southland champion Pam Calder on the green at the Invercargill Bowling Club.

Invercargill stalwarts Glenice Paisley and Pam Calder notched up their 20th Southland titles recently.

Southern Steel not horsing around video

Jamie Hume, left, and Shannon Francois pulling a sulkie, leading the teams at Southern Steel pre-season training at ...

Southern Steel partake in usual training as they look to set the pace in the 2017 national netball league.

North Island trotter at Wyndham

All Over The Stars with part-owner Dale Cameron at Spar Bush this week.

All Over The Stars has struck a hard race first up in Southland.

Winter Games on track to run annually

Japan's Raibu Katayama competes in the snowboard World Cup Halfpipe finals during the 2015 Winter Games at Cardrona.

Winter Games fans might soon only have to wait a year between events.

Watson excelling at netball

Silver Ferns defender Jane Watson who used to attend school in Pleasant Point when she was young.

Jane Watson continues to make a name for herself in the netball circles. Expect 2017 to be no different.

Tennis players to learn from experience

Tennis Southland development officer Angel Izarra with the Southern Districts under-12 tennis team he coaches at the NZ ...

The going was tough for Southland junior tennis aces at the 2017 National Junior Teams Event, but they are set to grow from the experience.

Taking the plunge

Greer Egan, 9, taking part in the springboard diving programme at Splash Palace.

Southland children jumped [into the pool] at the opportunity to take some springboard diving lessons.

Football star Murrell heading to Harvard

Southland's NZ U20 football representative Sammy Murrell will be attending Harvard University in 2017.

Southland football star Sammy Murrell is heading to Harvard University in an exciting new chapter of her life.

Teretonga's glimpse at rich and famous

Shelby Blackstock, pictured here with mother and country music legend Reba McEntire, will compete at Teretonga Park in ...

Son of legendary country music singer, songwriter, actress and record producer Reba McEntire to compete at Teretonga.

One eye, zero runs,119 balls

Otago Country's Fraser Wilson faced 119 balls for zero runs.

Captain bats more than two hours for no runs in a desperate attempt to save Hawke Cup match.

Endless summers spent surfing

23/12/2010. NEWS. ROBYN EDIE/SOUTHLAND TIMES. Southland Times reporter Kimberley Crayton-Brown had surfing lessons from ...

One of New Zealand's many unspoilt natural delights, the Catlins' twin Curio and Porpoise bays are right up there in visitor appeal.

MacDonald opens V8 gap

Invercargill V8 driver Liam MacDonald.

Invercargill driver Liam MacDonald has had a perfect round at Ruapuna in round three of the NZ Touring Car Championship.

Holmes breaks barrier, Rees takes lead

The racing is tight between Tony Rees ,11, Sloan Frost,1, and Alastair Hoogenbozem  at the NZ Superbikes Championship at ...

A three-horse race has developed at the top of the NZ Superbike Championship, while Southland's Jeremy Holmes finally broke the 60-second barrier.

Singh sings, Wilson grunts

Southland batsman Amarpreet Singh.

 Southland snatches dramatic outright Hawke Cup win despite Otago Country's Fraser Wilson's stubborn 119-ball stay without scoring.

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