Canterbury shot putter Tom Walsh claims bronze medal at World Indoor Championships in Poland.
© Fairfax NZ NewsSpending 80 minutes shivering on the sidelines will be a thing of the past for young rugby players this winter - now, everybody is guaranteed a game.
Canterbury needs to win their third-round one-day cricket match against Central Districts.
Tactix coach Leigh Gibbs promises improved defensive showing after leaking 70 goals last week.
Some coaches back Otago administrator's call for a South Island-wide winter league.
There is only one way the Crusaders can wipe this miserable week from their memories.
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Live coverage of the Crusaders against the Stormers in Christchurch tonight.
Youngster shows he's got what it takes to compete in 47km endurance event.
MATT RICHENS - © Fairfax NZ NewsCanterbury cricket officials are hoping for settled weather for one-dayer with Central Districts at Hagley Oval.
OPINION: Keep the kids. That's the mantra that should be adopted by whoever inherits the All Whites head coach's job.
Nelson driver Ben Hunt is in the US testing for the Olsbergs MSE team for the Red Bull Global Rallycross Lites series.
Distinguished Waikaia eventing official Helen Christie is getting ready for a huge international agenda this year.
Dodgy food gave Jason Koster a year's worth of Olympic heartache but now he's looking to Glasgow.
RICHARD KNOWLER - © Fairfax NZ NewsThere's an elephant in the room and it's Israel Dagg and his switch to the Crusaders' left wing slot.
RIACHARD KNOWLER - © Fairfax NZ NewsYou don't often hear Todd Blackadder curse when the television cameras are rolling.
Black Caps batsman Ross Taylor caps off great summer by being named NZ player of the year.
BRENDON EGAN - © Fairfax NZ NewsAmerican Glen Dandridge will play for the Canterbury Rams in their return to the national league this season.
OPINION: The New Zealand Open needed a revamp and it got one. But is there more the organisers can do?
Midcourter Jade Clarke is calling on the Tactix to lift their game after letting themselves down in round one.
© Fairfax NZ NewsCanterbury and Wellington picked up their first points of the domestic one-day cricket competition after a washout.
LOGAN SAVORY - © Fairfax NZ NewsWarren Lees says he feels guilty when he looks back at how little interest he showed in women's cricket.
Canterbury all-rounder Hayley Jensen is fulfilling a childhood dream by playing for the New Zealand women's cricket team.
The Burnside High School senior girls' volleyball team would love another crack at Waimea College if they meet again at the indoor nationals later this month.
OPINION: Todd Blackadder's humour provided one of the few bright moments of the Crusaders' season last Friday.
Canterbury Cricket is considering a player levy on each adult and child to bolster their flagging finances.
OPINION: It's time to reduce the value of the penalty in order to reduce the influence of refs like Steve Walsh.
New Zealand's reigning Champion Sprinter of the Year shattered her cannon-bone taking part in trackwork.
Jordan Bakermans chose to miss his flat-warming on Saturday night, but it was an easy decision for the 20-year-old Christchurch golfer to make.
Team may have to wait a few days longer to get back on the park after their opening round one-day loss.
Two Christchurch riders named as reserves for the opening round of the Speedway World Championships
Mark Jones believes barrier one is perfect for his fledgling pacer Saveapatrol in the Auckland Trotting Cup.
BRENDON EGAN - © Fairfax NZ NewsCanterbury all-rounder Hayley Jensen is fulfilling a childhood dream by playing for the New Zealand women's cricket team.
Christchurch Boys' High and Burnside High reigned supreme at the Canterbury secondary school touch championships at Sheldon Park over the weekend.
Grace Sommerville will be making the trip of a lifetime in two weeks, leaving the mountainous Mid- Canterbury for the mile high city - Denver - on a four-year swimming scholarship.
Cashmere High School's prowess in the sport of futsal was hammered home at the recent Mainland schools championship at Pioneer Stadium.
The task of assaulting players with verbal missiles has yet to be added to the Crusaders coaches' work list.
Format's good, the venue stunning, but there needs to be some tinkering to make the NZ Open a major success.
Richie McCaw will have surgery to put a screw put into his thumb but should return in eight weeks.
OPINION: There are many similarities between what Wayne Smith did at the Crusaders and what he does at the Chiefs.
Canterbury athlete Angie Smit within a second of Toni Hodgkinson's New Zealand resident record in 800m.
Anton Cooper smashed the elite men's record on his way to winning the Karapoti Classic mountainbike event.
Now it seems it's not just players who have to worry about being traded to a different team. Coaches do too.
Leading Canterbury boxer Reece Papuni is hopeful of landing a top-notch opponent for his next bout.
An inconsolable Mark Brown needed a moment to himself after watching the NZ Open slip away again.
Jesse Ryder's unbeaten 108 made the Canterbury Wizards pay for a poor batting display in Timaru yesterday.
Te Anau golfer David Klein stormed home to finish third in the NZ Open and pocket a handsome paycheck.
The Crusaders will have to rejuvenate their Super Rugby season without the services of Richie McCaw.
The Tactix will be taking a good hard look at themselves this week after a 70-46 drubbing against the Magic.
Magic show their early-season class with new shooting pairing dominant throughout.
Double Olympian Chris Nicholson is back on his bike after overcoming a potentially fatal cardiac arrest.
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