The Highlanders may be on the brink of becoming the last NZ rugby franchise to embrace private ownership.
Competitors in Timaru's first big mud run can expect a real challenge.
Showjumpers from throughout the South Island will be in Waimate this weekend
Timaru's Hamish Ireland works at one of the most prestigious overseas golf courses in the world and will soon be seen on the silver screens.
Waimate's Holly Edmondston is relishing the chance to compete in a world event at home.
Tennis South Canterbury is again well represented in the Southern region's junior teams for the national teams' competition in Auckland.
Timaru's Brittany Pilcher held her nerve to win the women's double skeet title at the New Zealand Skeet Championships in Christchurch.
The South Canterbury sevens side is confident of qualifying for the national tournament after an excellent build-up.
Stage two of a plan to bring the speed skating world championships to Timaru is underway with the building of new clubrooms.
South Canterbury player-coach Nick Horsley was full of praise for his side following Sunday's warmup match against Christchurch Metro in at Edgar MacIntosh Park in Christchurch.
A number of records were broken in the South Island Masters Track and Field Championships in Timaru.
Craig Hinton and Kevin Teahen grab five-wicket hauls in opening round of new competition.
Peni Latu and Shaun Breen left the Methven Rugby Club full of smiles on Saturday following some promising performances from the South Canterbury Sevens side.
Tim Leonard has swapped his golf clubs for a cricket bat for now.
Saturday's warm-up matches against Canterbury and Mid Canterbury at the Methven Rugby Club, shape as the final hit-out for players wanting to make their way into the South Canterbury Sevens side.
The South Canterbury Hawke Cup side features a number of changes from their first pre-season hit-out against North Otago last weekend.
Small North Otago rugby club has quiet hopes ex-All Blacks captain might don their jersey.
Highfield Golf Club member Dan Perham is hoping he can help the Aorangi side secure a top eight finish at the Toro interprovincials.
Junior cricket numbers are on the rise in South Canterbury.
Former Northern Hearts footballer Michael Hogan was handed a starting debut in Southern United's opening match of the ASB Premiership last Sunday.
Ruth Tae'iloa has gone from student to bodybuilding champ.
The underdogs prevailed in the first title event of the men's bowls season, the centre fours.
Former South Canterbury cricket representative Nathan McNicol will head to England next winter.
Blade shearer Tony Dobbs has done it again.
Two Timaru Bike Polo sides competed at the national bike polo championships in Auckland at the weekend and came back with some top results.
South Canterbury's junior tennis stars have performed exceptionally well throughout the last week.
Pleasant Point's senior cricket side will have to wait until next season to play a match at their proper home.
The New Zealand driver is determined to win a rally next year.
Hayden Paddon proves the master of escape to finish fifth in the final round of the World Rally Championships.
The Kiwis found the going tough on the opening day of the world speed championships in Taiwan.