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TBHS jump records broken

Josh Earnshaw leads on his way to winning the senior 3000 metres event at the Timaru Boys' High School athletics ...

Saxon McNoe and Flynn O'Keefe were the record breakers at Timaru Boys' High School's annual athletic sports meet.

Will Gibson flies furtherest

Timaru's Will Gibson flies high in a ski jumping competition.

Timaru's Will Gibson was named best NZ water skier at the four-day Aussie Kiwi 2020 challenge on Lake Crichton near Dunsandel recently.

Bulls buck all riders video

Hunter Brook of Ashburton ends up on the ground in the second division bull ride at the Waimate Rodeo.

The bulls won the day as cowboys and cowgirls put their skills to the test during the Waimate Rodeo.

Kyle shines with new swim records

Timaru Boys' High School 2020 swimming champions are, from left, Matthew Moore (senior), Dominic Coleman and William ...

A 32-year-old record was broken at the Timaru Boys' High School's annual swimming sports.

Nominations open for awards

Cycling pursuit specialist Holly Edmondston will have "a wee story to tell" when she speaks at the annual Temuka Sports ...

Cycling pursuit specialist Holly Edmondston will be the guest speaker at an upcoming awards ceremony celebrating Temuka's sporting talent.

Charlotte aims high

Charlotte Walker did not let cerebral palsy get in the way of competing at Challenge Wanaka this week.

Charlotte Walker has her sights set on this year's Halberg Games as her next step to realising her dream of donning the silver fern at the Paralympics.

Shane wants another Tour shot video

Cycling is a passion, not a job, for professional rider Shane Archbold.

Shane Archbold has unfinished business with cycling's Tour de France.

Timaru rowers win SI titles

Timaru Rowing Club's under-17 coxed quadruple sculls, from left, Charlie Clemens, Ben Bartlett, Kian Wills, Hamish ...

Timaru crews bagged 17 podium places in A finals at the South Island rowing championships on Lake Ruataniwha recently.

Skaters win NZ titles

Amy Baird, Charli Nevin and Jody Thompson were three top performing South Canterbury speed skaters at the New Zealand ...

South Canterbury's 10-strong speed skating team have all returned home with titles from the NZ road and track championships in Hamilton.

Cycling lifers get together

Cycling South Canterbury life members together with a framed club jerseys representing the old and the new. From left, ...

A cycling bunch to remember gather in Timaru.

NZ selection bowls Timaru teen

NZ under-15 indoor cricket rep Ross McCulloch in outdoor mode for the Timaru Boys' High School First XI.

A Timaru Boys' High School student is the latest South African born player to represent New Zealand in cricket.

Going Coast to Coast the hard way

Rosie Fitzgerald, of Temuka, is ready for her second Coast to Coast race.

The Coast to Coast attracts recidivist athletes with stamina and mental focus.

Grass track trots a 'good day out' gallery

There was a "good buzz" around Orari's historic racecourse with more than 600 spectators for the first race day of its 150th year.

Timaru rowers win Canterbury titles

Timaru Rowing Club's boys' under-16 coxed four on their way to  second place at the Canterbury Championships. From left ...

Timaru Rowing Club crews warmed up for the South Island championships by winning six A finals at the Canterbury champs.

Orari racecourse reaches milestone

Former Geraldine Trotting Club president Lochie Marshall is looking forward to the Orari Challenge meeting.

Orari's historic racecourse trots into its 150th year.

Sevens speed appeals to teen

Former Timaru Boys' High School student James Robertson, 18, aims to make the Canterbury under 19 rugby team in 2020.

James Robertson is chasing the dream of representing New Zealand in sevens rugby.

MSC athletes shine in teams' meeting

Helena Dinnissen competes in the high jump at the inter centre graded team and interclub competition in Timaru.

Several Mid-South Canterbury athletes stood out in the South Island 14-19 years inter-provincial teams meet in Timaru.

Racing to accelerate economy video

Stu Rogers tests his Nissan Skyline R32 GTR at Levels Raceway ahead of the Thunder Down Under meeting.

Timaru's economy should be revved up by a few million dollars when the flag drops at Levels Raceway.

'I'm feeling nervous'

Will Kitching,13, of Timaru will put the pedal to the metal when he competes in the 2K Class at the Thunder Down Under ...

Timaru 13-year-old lining up to race against others at speeds up to 160kmh in the South Island 2K Cup.

Laing headlines successful games

Nick Willis Scholarship recipient and Roncalli College student William Laing, 14, holds the four medals he won at  at ...

A young South Canterbury athlete has won a scholarship as one of the top performers at the South Island Colgate Games in Christchurch.

Podium places for SC mountainbikers

Ben Oliver of North Canterbury leads on his way to winning the elite men's race at the Mountain Bike New Zealand South ...

South Canterbury Mountainbike Club keen to host South Island cross country championships again.

Rees bids farewell

Harry Parker, of Timaru, in the second round of the New Zealand Superbike Championship at Levels Raceway.

Whakatane's Damon Rees may be comfortably leading the glamour superbikes class, but still he won't win the national title this summer.

Emma Dyke rows her sporting dream

Emma Dyke at the Rio Olympics in 2016 when the New Zealand Women's Eight came fourth.

Emma Dyke is living her sporting dream with NZ's world champion women's eight rowing squad.

Sporting upgrades on agenda

Timaru District mayor and South Canterbury Aoraki Football chairman, Nigel Bowen, hopes for a fundraising drive for new ...

A bid to light up football ground Sir Basil Arthur Park is just one of an array of South Canterbury sporting projects seeking funding over the next few years. 

Edmondston off to world champs

New Zealand track cyclist Holly Edmondston relaxing away from the rigours of training and racing.

Waimate's Holly Edmondston in NZ team to contest the Track World Championships in Germany.

Parker plans an all-out assault

Timaru's Harry Parker (Yamaha R3), hoping to turn home track advantage into points at Levels Raceway.

Timaru racer believes home track advantage will boost his class standings in the NZ Superbike Championship.

Hamish Bennett in T20 squad video

Wellington seamer Hamish Bennett has been included in the Black Caps' Twenty20 squad to face India.

Wellington Firebirds seamer set to make T20 international debut a month out from his 33rd birthday.

Teen wins ocean swim again gallery

Riley Taylor is the first swimmer out of the water in the 2.5km Timaru ocean race for the second year in a row.

Riley Taylor has successfully defends his Timaru ocean swim title.

Muir wins mile but misses 4min mark gallery

Christchurch's Chanel Muir is in front as the Lovelock Mile enters the home straight at Aorangi Park, Timaru.

Christchurch Avon's Chanel Muir won the feature mile at the Lovelock Classic but could not grab the bonus prizemoney for going under four minutes.

Young athletes ready for SI challenge

Colgate Games South Canterbury relay coach Craig Motley time keeps for South Canterbury Athletics Club captains Monica ...

Over 100 South Canterbury youngsters will be among the 980 athletes at the South Island Colgate Games.

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