The America's Cup con job

America's Cup

OPINION: I've been trying to work out why New Zealanders got so swept up in the America's Cup over the past month

Emotional return to the sports arena

Aotea Coll memorial games

Two former Aotea College students were honoured last Wednesday in the school's annual Winter Sportacular.

Bowling along after 60 years

Tawa bowls


Sixty years is something to be proud of for Tawanui Indoor Bowls Club.

Setting sights on NZ title

U13 basketball

KRIS DANDO - Kapi-Mana News

Porirua's under-13 girls' basketball side will carry plenty of confidence to the nationals next month.

Bay triathlete aims high


BY KRIS DANDO - Kapi-Mana News

Jay Beckley isn't going to London just to collect a T-shirt.

Dreams of being an All Black


BY KRIS DANDO - Kapi-Mana News

Two years ago Sanasco Pedro Crichton was the baby of the Wellington under-13 rugby team - now he gets to throw his weight around a bit.

Desiree Craike wrestling with sports career


If Desiree Craike won Lotto, she would launch an Olympic wrestling campaign tomorrow.

Radio Sport will miss Telfer

brendan telfer

OPINION: It's a disappointing sign of the way sports media is heading that Brendan Telfer has to leave his radio slot at the end of the year.

Turf nearly ready for kick-off

Ascot Park turf

The Ascot Park artificial turf is on target for an official opening next month.

Eagars' Chevy a hit


BY KRIS DANDO - Kapi-Mana News

"Seeing people getting the enjoyment out of our cars. The looks on the faces of the kids and the people from the rest homes is just amazing. That's why we do it."

Revival of old game

Ki o Rahi

The intensity is high as the pupils at Titahi Bay North School rip into Ki o Rahi.

Nadal's record as good as any

Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal has been a credit to the game, always quick to praise an opponent, but is strangely under-rated.

Norths win Kapi Mana premier 1


BY ANDREA O'NEIL - Kapi-Mana News

Nearly a decade of loyalty to Northern United paid off for Whitney Souness when she spearheaded her team to the Kapi Mana premier netball title at the Mungavin courts on Saturday.

Gary completes 53rd year of rugby


BY KRIS DANDO - Kapi-Mana News

Gary Petersen is closer to retirement age than he likes to think about, but it doesn't stop him lacing up his boots every Saturday during winter.

Wests 12th grade team dominate


BY KRIS DANDO - Kapi-Mana News

Western Suburbs' 12th grade Lions football side are laden with silverware after taking out their league and a Nelson tournament to complete their season.

Porirua swimmer bags medals


Kapi-Mana News

Ben Walsh was a star of the recent Wellington short course swimming championships in Kilbirnie, with 10 gold medals.

Surf club marks 75 years


BY KRIS DANDO - Kapi-Mana News

One of New Zealand's most competitive surf clubs will celebrate its 75th birthday over Labour Weekend.

Panthers star looks ahead


BY KRIS DANDO - Kapi-Mana News

Matt Robinson's excellent season with the Penrith Panthers was cut short by a neck injury in July. The former Porirua Vikings and Junior Warriors representative talks about his rehab, missing Porirua and what Phil Gould is really like.

Politics still rule at the Olympics


OPINION: The International Olympic Committee is about to make another blunder.

Norths and Rockz win semis


BY KRIS DANDO - Kapi-Mana News

Whitney Souness showed her class as Norths 1 overcame a spirited KBJ 1 29-26 in their Kapi Mana premier netball semi-final clash on Saturday.