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Randall tests his iron will

With the second leg of the double completed, Southland triathlete Matt Randall's planning for both the world ironman and world Xterra championships is well underway.

Otago would sign Ryder again

MARK GEENTY - © Fairfax NZ News

Otago have confirmed their interest in contracting the Jesse Ryder again next season.

Southern swimmers primed

DON WRIGHT - © Fairfax NZ News

Young Southland swimmers who performed with distinction at the New Zealand open and division two championships in Auckland and Hamilton recently are expected to perform well at the national age-group championships in Wellington next week.

Strong team for U19 event

JERRIE VALLI - © Fairfax NZ News

The South Island Under-19 tournament will tee off at Cromwell next Wednesday, with a strong Southland contingent named to represent the province.

Win keeps Gervasio's career alive

Plans to sack Gervasio after he raced at Riverton yesterday were quickly canned when he won the Euan Shearing Contracting Handicap.

Winning start to southern trip

Eight-year-old trotter Westmelton Willie provided Timaru's Tracey Healy with her first driving win for 16 years at Ascot Park yesterday.

Sage gives Knights something to smile about

Geoff and Jude Knight, who won with Sage at Ascot Park yesterday, have lost the services of four horses this month.

Madam Victoria sent to paddock

First win for Kath O'Connor

Way's dream over

Vanessa Way Vanessa Way's dreams of representing New Zealand at the world equestrian games over.

Sisters help to save horses

Horses destined for the slaughterhouse have been transformed thanks to the efforts of three sisters.

McKay edges rivals to snare first three-star title

The buck stops here

White signs off winning season

Invercargill teenager Nicole White completed a season of success at last week's prestigious Horse of the Year Show in Hastings.

Is your photo a winner?

Congratulations to all of our Tour of Southland photo winners. 

Vessey impresses on tour debut

Alexandra's 18-year-old cyclist Tom Vessey was "pretty chuffed" with his debut Tour of Southland.

Generation Next invigorate tour

Oram takes 2013 tour

Sprint ace celebrates milestone

Southland rider Tom Scully grew up around the Tour of Southland, although not necessarily watching it.

Street racing and whitebait patties

Friends enjoy the Wyndham Street Racing from the comfort of the couch. For many residents, a roaring horde of bikers rolling into town is enough to make them lock the doors and close the curtains.

Are you part of the Legend?

Are you part of the Burt Munro Legend?

Close racing entertains crowd

Two injured during challenge

Southern hospitality a winner

Dan McKenzie was grateful for the slice of southern hospitality that allowed him to get to the start line at the Wyndham Street Race.

Teen targets Hastings 1500m

Southland Times photo Multi-sportsman Matthew Prince is off to Hastings this week for an Interprovincial athletics meet.

Rowers strike gold

James Hargest College rowers and coxswain back home after success at the Maadi Cup at Lake Ruataniwha, Twizel.

Southland athletes head to NZ champs

Regional, national events on offer

Top club batsman

James Ng has marked his last year at Southland Boys' High School by being named the province's club batsman of the year.

Parker gets ringside seat

Shannon Briggs Joseph Parker got his hands on the world heavyweight belts - and a taste of the bizarre circus surrounding them.

Auckland gearing up

V8 Supercar fans got to meet their favourite drivers today before the upcoming four day ITM 500.

Beale to face Blues

St Kilda loving Wellington.

Marshall, Blues agree release

Benji Marshall admits he never grasped the technical aspects of rugby and doubted his ability.

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