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Four Canty players in Junior Black Sticks

Phoebe Steele is one of four Canterbury players named in the Junior Black Sticks for the World Cup

The Junior Black Sticks will have a strong Canterbury flavour when at the World Cup in Chile later this year.

Sports contests back on campus

University of Canterbury hockey player Jason Hursthouse has been named in the New Zealand Universities team.

New Zealand universities are competing in the sporting arena again.

Canterbury's new rugby talent

Christ's College back Ngane Punivai on the charge during the UC championship semifinal against Shirley Boys' in August.

 Christ's College deputy head boy Ngane Punivai has been compared to Canterbury's Jordie Barrett.

Novice gets gold in Aussie video

Josh Tonga, 10, squares up at the Aranui A-Town Boxing Gym after winning the Australian Golden Gloves under-40kg novice ...

Ten-year-old Josh Tonga proved he knows how to pack a punch by winning his first fight - and a gold medal.

Success for Canty squash juniors

Canterbury performed strongly at the South Island junior age-group teams event.

Canterbury squash players impress.

New top-gun in town

Natalie Rooney (left) stands with Benjamin Tyson after he received his High Gun award.

A Lincoln teen has been named Canterbury's shooter of the year.

Sights firmly on weekend of rugby

Hornby Under13's are the winners of the Specsavers Ultimate
Investec Super Rugby Referee Training Session, with NZ ...

The Hornby Under 13s rugby team have been busy fundraising all year for their trip to their Festival of Rugby tournament in Queenstown – last week their efforts got a boost.

Christ's ready for new challenge

Canterbury Rams co-captain Marques Whippy has coached Christ's College to the national secondary schools championships ...

Christ's College will play their first ever game in the national secondary schools basketball championships next weekend.

Podmore shrugs off Rio crash

Olivia Podmore looks on after crashing out during the women's keirin first round at the Rio Olympic Games.

Olivia Podmore isn't letting an Olympic Games cycling crash get her down.

Cantabrians ready for 'fierce' Chinese

Charlotte Whittaker, left, and Esra McGoldrick in action during last week's South Island championships in Christchurch.

Canterbury basketballers Esra McGoldrick and Charlotte Whittaker will represent the Junior Tall Ferns against China this week.

Villa Maria players go out in style

Villa Maria College celebrate their maiden national secondary schools hockey title after beating St Cuthbert's College ...

After winning the national secondary schools title, the core of Villa Maria College's hockey team couldn't have asked for a better result in their last game for the school.

All Blacks pass on tips video

All Blacks captain Kieran Read coaches the Rolleston and Waihora girls rippa rugby teams on Sunday.

The next generation of female rugby talent has been given a boost thanks to a special meet and greet.

6-year-old scores 116 tries

Canterbury 6-year-old Carter Bedford in action for Rolleston Silver.

He's a primary school age "secret weapon" who knows where the tryline is.

Christchurch Utd merge with Christchurch Football Centre

The Christchurch Football Centre has taken possession of new artificial fields in Yaldhurst, the brainchild of Russian ...

Christchurch United will merge with the Christchurch Football Centre next year.

Parker wins Noumea golf event

Tom Parker, 16, has won a golf tournament in Noumea.

Big win in Noumea for Christchurch golf teen Tom Parker.

CGHS friends run in Australia

Christchurch Girl's High School runners Amelia Persson (L), Lily Trotter and Akeira Worthington will represent New ...

Canterbury's contingent at the Australian schools cross country championship will feature three friends from Christchurch Girls' High School.

Sports stars fight bullies

James Te Huna during a UFC fight.

Kiwi former UFC star James Te Huna, former Silver Fern Catherine Tuivaiti, nee Latu, and former All Black Victor Vito have teamed up against bullying.

Cantabrians part of best campaign

Josh Scott and Kate Smith with their medals from the junior world cycling championships.

Christchurch cyclists Josh Scott and Kate Smith helped New Zealand have their most successful junior world championships campaign.

Swimming champs return to Christchurch

Women 17 and Over 200m freestyle silver medallist Lucy Clough ( Ashburton), gold winner Ebony Maikuku (Jasi) and Tamara ...

A small boost to the length of Jellie Park pool have seen swimmers compete in Christchurch for the first time since the quakes.

Kiwi-Husky 'pumped' to play in Christchurch

Sam Timmins, centre, with Canterbury Rams coach Mark Dickel, left, and Washington Huskies coach Lorenzo Romar, right, ...

Timmins will play for the Huskies for the first time during their pre-season tour of Australia and NZ.

Cook-Green US bound

Joe Cook-Green leaves for Northwest Florida State College on August 17.

Joe Cook-Green joins a growing list of Canterbury players to land basketball scholarships in the United States.

Wium leads Canterbury to bronze

Goal-scorer Emily Wium & Maddie Wotton celebrate the winning goal against Auckland at the national under-18 regional ...

Junior Black stick Emily Wium scored nine goals to lead Canterbury to bronze at the national under-18 regional tournament in Palmerston North last week.

Canterbury dominate South Island tournaments

Canterbury celebrate their 32-0 win against West Coast in the South Island 17s final in Invercargill.

Canterbury's 17s and 15s both went undefeated on their way to South Island titles.

West beats East in All Star basketball fixture

West's John Quitiong shooting over East's Joel Jeffrey in the boys All Star game.

West have reigned supreme in the Canterbury Secondary School's All Star Basketball.

Basketballers ready to live their dream

US college bound basketballers Shou Nisbet, left, Tessa Morrison and Sam Lees.

Canterbury basketballers Shou Nisbet, Sam Lees and Tessa Morrison leave for the United States next month

Central represented in Otago rugby league

Representing Otago in rugby league at the South Island tournament at the weekend are: Sam Teal, 15, of Wanaka, Ben ...

Six Central Otago teenagers are representing Otago in rugby league at a South Island tournament on the weekend.

Four fencers to compete in Australia

Christchurch fencers Ross Shepherd, Sophie Kelly, Charlotte James and Ashleigh Goh will represent New Zealand at the ...

Four Christchurch fencers will compete in the Australian junior championships.

Big tournament looming at Christchurch Football Academy

Christchurch Football Academy players celebrate winning the Sydney International Cup in 2015.

Thirty-two teams will line up at the first Christchurch International Cup junior football tournament at the Christchurch Football Academy's Yaldhurst complex.

Many medals for cross country champs

Christchurch Girls' High Scool trio Amelia Persson, left, Lily Trotter and Akeira Worthington have won three national ...

Cantebury athletes dominated the regional relays titles and scooped plenty of medals at the national secondary schools cross country championships.

New track for city athletes

A Papanui Toc H athlete warms up on the track.

The days of travelling to Timaru for sprint training are over, thanks to a new six-lane track at Papanui High School.

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