Mark Dickel has given former Tall Blacks team-mate Pero Cameron his seal of approval to take over as national coach.
As Canterbury aim to win their seventh consecutive NPC title it is timely to ask how they attract talented players.
Tennis Canterbury chief executive Neil Prior is leaving the role.
Defending men's premier club basketball champions Atami have got past a mid-season slump and are now primed to compete in their 13th men's premier championship basketball grand final in 14 seasons tonight at Cowles Stadium.
Jesse Sergent admits the world road cycling championships were in the back of his mind throughout the Tour of Spain.
Canterbury Bulls veteran Aga Fiso sees strong parallels between this year's side and their championship-winning counterparts from 2009.
Three of the big winners at last night's 2013-14 South Island Racing awards held at the Christchurch Casino had one thing in common.
Jessica Young has been looking forward to Sunday for most of the winter months.
Canterbury Rams coach Mark Dickel is determined to set a precedent for domestic basketball.
There were no smug looks from the NPC champions as they beat Counties Manukau 28-20.
All Black raises 11,000 for Child Cancer
All Black and Crusaders player Ryan Crotty may be feeling the cold a bit more after his 18-month-old beard was shaved off for charity.
Former coach believes All Blacks have ingredients to carry out historic defence of Rugby World Cup at next year's tournament.
When Northern Districts won last summer's domestic T20 competition, they were seen by many as one-trick ponies.
At some point tonight, Dominic Bird may unfold his 2.06m frame and beam a death stare directly to the coaches' box.
Champion Australian pacer Themightyquinn is almost certain to miss the New Zealand Trotting Cup.
Christchurch-based franchise may return to top of the south for Super Rugby match against Hurricanes next year.
One of the most successful South Island motorsport series gets under way in Invercargill tomorrow.
A football conditioning expert who has helped coach world superstar Lionel Messi is coming to Christchurch next month.
Invercargill trainer Sabin Kirkland believes his star filly Elusive Catch is no mudlark.
Cherie Stalker scurries on borrowed pony
Riding a pony shorter than 1.09m tall, Canterbury's Cherie Stalker wins inaugural scurry racing world champs in UK.
Cheaper entry fees and a new race director result in entries to the 2015 Coast to Coast up 60 per cent, say organisers.
Sir Graham Henry says Dan Carter making the ABs' top XV "that depends on form".
Interim High Court injunction obtained by Black Caps skipper Brendon McCullum to continue for now.
County cricketer leads side to victory with his right arm medium pacers delivering 15 wickets in just 20 overs.
Black Caps captain hits a 19-ball 22 runs in a losing Champions League effort against Kolkata.
Almost five years will have passed when Dan Carter finally makes his comeback for Canterbury against Southland next Sunday.
Olympic skier Jossi Wells says he doesn't need surgery and "doc says I'm going to be okay".
Back to reality for Tom Walsh as he trades in the shot put for the saw, returning to his day job as an apprentice builder.
Two high-profile trotters begin their Dominion Handicap preparations at Addington tonight.
Woolston Working Men's Club buzzing as a very strong field prepares to play for a big money and a shot at world champs.
Maria Tutaia's injury-enforced absence from rest of season leaves senior pro with another burden to carry.
Scott Robertson's wounded list is sizeable enough without a reckless punch putting another of his men in casualty.
Franco Nelson and Bit Of A Legend are heading for the Avon City Ford Cup after solid runs at the North Canterbury workouts.
Maria Tutaia scratched from Silver Ferns tests against Australia and England due to leg injury sustained at Commonwealth Games.
All Blacks first five-eighth to make his comeback against Southland in Christchurch on September 28.
Young No 13 set to start for ABs at second-five after Ma'a Nonu and Ryan Crotty ruled out of next week's test against Pumas.
Chiefs assistant says he's made no decision about next season as rumours persist he's returning to the All Blacks.
Ryan Crotty will feel like he is burying an old friend when his beard is shaved for charity tomorrow.
Naked Otago player on live TV prompts NZ Rugby to remind teams the cameras are rolling.
MARK REASON - StuffOPINION: You can calibrate his height, but it's surely impossible to measure just how big a man the Springboks legendary lock is.
Former NZC boss Martin Snedden links with ambitious Kiwi promotions company Duco Events.
An innovative marketing plan has crowds returning to AMI Stadium, but the balance sheet hasn't been compromised.
Two lesser-known Canterbury amateur golfers picked up local open titles and valuable Canterbury Golf Order of Merit points.
When University of Canterbury researchers heard of rugby players being linked to car crashes they knew they were on to something.
Mainland Pride optimistic they can overcome loss of two key performers and defend women's national league football title.
Hannah Bates has announced herself on the New Zealand swimming scene after a 18-medal haul over two competitions.
Aranui High student joined a select group last month when he debuted for the Canterbury Bulls rugby.
Counties midfielder had two-year deal but it's understood he and Super franchise agreed to part ways after just one season.
Gunning for a 19th straight national championship, Canterbury men's netball team beaten in final by North Harbour.
Canterbury midfielder anticipates he will be fit to play rugby next week, and he hopes it's for the All Blacks.
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