Hagley Oval costs three times original estimate

New Zealand hosted the Cricket World Cup opener against Sri Lanka before a full house at Hagley Oval.

The cost for the entire redevelopment of Hagley Oval ended up being $4.5m – three times the initial funding allocation.

Star pacer Dalton Bromac out of Harness Jewels

Brendon Hill is gutted that Dalton Bromac and Ricky May will not take their place in the Jewels.

Glenn Scott could be set for an achievement any hobby trainer would dream of but he is in no mood for celebration.

Matt Cameron increases lead in riding premiership

Matthew Cameron rode two winners at Oamaru on Friday to extend his lead in the national jockey's premiership to four.

Matt Cameron's trek down to Oamaru from the north has proven to be a profitable one.

Dan Carter ponders career for American audience

All Blacks first five-eighth Dan Carter has opened up about his career on an American sports website.

All Black test centurion Dan Carter has emulated a host of American sports stars in utilising a platform for athletes to reflect on their professional careers, in their own words.

Groundsman never told about Hagley Oval development

Former Hagley Oval groundsman Tom O'Carroll is unhappy about the way he was treated.

Hagley Park groundsman Tom O’Carroll claims he was kept in the dark by employers.

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Crusaders

It's do or die time for the Crusaders in Sydney

A disappointed Kieran Read walks off ANZ Stadium as the Waratahs' celebrate their win in last year's Super Rugby grand final.

Undesirable memories will surely seep into the Crusaders players' minds as they settle into their changing shed at ANZ Stadium on Saturday night.

Fijian behemoths prepare for a super-sized clash

The sight of Fijian titans colliding may make even most battle-hardened veterans flinch on Saturday.

McCaw to start for Crusaders, Ellis benched

Crusaders' foray in US market no gamble - Riach

Youth Sport

Thirteen medals for Forrest family

Kyra Forrest brought home nine medals from the NZ age group championships in May 2015. The 14 year old was the most successful swimmer from Canterbury.

It was a busy week for Kyra and Gordon Forrest as they added 13 medals from individual events at the New Zealand age group swimming championships to their trophy cabinets.

Motukarara mud run returns

Secondary school students across Canterbury are again counting down the days to their favourite event of the year.

Goiteom Gebremedihim in the lead bunch before breaking away to win the senior boys Canterbury Schools' road race, held in North Hagley Park.

Gebremedihim and Anderson win Hagley Road Race

Papanui High School's Goiteom Gebremedihim broke away to cross the finish line in Hagley Park alone and win the win at the Canterbury Secondary Schools' road race.  

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