Can Canterbury become the sporting capital of New Zealand, as Gerry Brownlee hopes?
Shot put tyros Tom Walsh and Jacko Gill could give NZ track and field best man-to-man duel in decades.
Andrew Ellis batted with a sidestrain and missed three scan appointments at the hospital as he scored his highest first-class cricket score.
Dan Carter needs an operation but not to repair the Achilles tendon that ruined his 100th test appearance against England.
As unlikely heroes go, Canterbury's bearded wonder Ryan Crotty is right up there.
Trent Boult pocketed man of the match cheque, then had one question: who's booked the limousine?
Shane Cameron has described Tactix netballer Keshia Grant as the best female charity boxer he's seen and reckons she would thrive if she switched sports.
James Baxendale landed a captain's knock penalty goal to allow the Hornby Panthers to win a record 27th Canterbury rugby league premiership after another pulsating extra-time final at Rugby Park this afternoon.
Storm Billy Slater is expected to be ready for round one of the NRL season after knee surgery.
A week after Melbourne Victory were punished for being wasteful in front of goal, it took a defender to show the forwards how it was done.
Nigel McGrath isn't the type of horse trainer who gets too caught up in the numbers, but even the Weedons horseman had to confess his figures on the weekend were impressive.
Rick Williams summed up in one line what everyone else was thinking at Riccarton on Saturday following Spring Cheer's win in the 150th New Zealand Cup.
Mexican Sergio Perez will race for Force India next season, the British-based Formula One team announced.
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