Track cyclist Olivia Podmore's motivation to succeed at the World Junior Track Championships isn't just about getting medals. It's also a heady mix of financial help and naysayers that drive her forward.
Fresh from lifting the Under-20 Rugby World Cup trophy in Italy, Jack Goodhue is now fully focused on becoming a regular feature in Canterbury's ITM cup starting line up.
A strong local orienteering scene is what four Cashmere High Schools students say is behind their selection to the New Zealand team heading to the World Junior Orienteering Championships (JWOC) in Norway.
A number of Canterbury athletes have had their dedication to sport rewarded in the past few weeks having gained scholarships to US Colleges to continue their education and look for sporting success in the highly competitive US school arena.
Paige Willman's future in basketball looks bright after she scored a mammoth 50 points for her Gators Basketball team in their regular season win over Minties WP.
Promising sailor Zachary Scheiwe hopes to raise enough money to head to Antigua and represent New Zealand in at the North American Optimist Championships later this year.
The addition of the Pat Barwick Shield to the New Zealand Secondary School girls hockey trophy cabinet has given the competition an extra edge in Christchurch as the schools compete to win it off current holders St. Margaret's College.
Christchurch Boys High set a new record for their inter-school rugby match against Christ's College winning 80-0 at Straven Rd on Thursday.
About 2000 footy fans have gathered at Christchurch Boys' High School for the annual 1st XV fixture against Christ's College.
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.
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.
Secondary school students across Canterbury are again counting down the days to their favourite event of the year.
George Howat seemed to be in a slight state of shock after making the New Zealand coxed four boat that will head to the World Junior Championships in Rio later this year.
Harry Chamberlain and Jeremy Benton have been chosen as the inaugural recipients of the Fulton Scholarship which has been started by Canterbury captain Peter Fulton.
Canterbury's junior men's golf teams have won their respective South Island tournaments, but in very different ways.
A group of sportsmen are making history as they try to kick-start a new football team at Lincoln University - complete with rugby jerseys.
Rowing New Zealand has announced the North and South Island under 18 crews that will go head to head on Lake Karapiro at the end of this week.
Middleton Grange student Satori Dobbie's hard work is paying off after he took home the 100m open butterfly race at the Canterbury schools swimming championships.
Christchurch surfer Max Marshall claimed the under-20 title at the South Island championships last weekend.
Canterbury bowlers swept the board at the Bowls New Zealand Kittyhawk national under 21 singles championships in Auckland.
Christchurch fencer Sheldon Ogilvie has grabbed a gold medal at the national under-15 and cadet fencing championships in the under-17 men's epee event.
Nicky Pio didn't have much time to enjoy Burnside High School's success at the national schools volleyball championships.
Chelsea Ruiz scores emerging talent award at Korfball World Cup in Netherlands.
Commonwealth Games judo medallists Moira de Villiers and Jason Koster have returned from South America with six medals.
New Zealand will be represented at the under-19 Korfball World Cup in the Netherlands over the Easter weekend by a team largely drawn from Canterbury.
New Zealand and South Africa both scored a win last weekend but the aggregate score meant South Africa claimed the series trophy.
Three-time world BMX Champion Tahlia Hansen's dreams of competing in next year's Olympics are all but over.
Canterbury runner Rosa Flanagan has broken her New Zealand under-20 record for the fourth time this season.
As we send our first Under-19 team to the world Korfball championships, hands up who knows what it is.