Sports

BJJ club on a roll at nationals

Queenstown youngster Ali Stacey scored the fastest submission at the Brazilian jiu-jitsu 'gi' nationals – winning a match with an arm bar in just...

Millbrook’s stunning new nine

Construction of Millbrook's second Coronet nine is expected to be completed in November, with the course ready to play in about two years. Former Kiwi...

Rachel’s Open spot

It's fair to say getting a surprise entry into the NZ Open is a double-edged sword for Rachel Edmond. The part-time Queenstowner, a regular volunteer...

Win a car at Remarkables Primary golf fundraiser

Amateur golfers have the chance to win a car today while raising funds for a local primary school. The inaugural Remarkables Primary School charity golf...

New frontiers for Peak to Peak

It's set to be a year of firsts for iconic multi-sport event Peak to Peak. The event – in which individuals and teams ski or...

Pool shark stays on cue

Champion Queenstown pool player Simon Singleton has finished runner-up in a world-ranking tournament in Auckland. The 36-year-old was second to Aussie Michael Cacciola in the...

Campbell aims for Euro tour

Queenstown golf pro Ben Campbell left town on Sunday with qualification for the lucrative European PGA Tour firmly in his sights. This year his main...

Kat conquers epic kayak race

A Queenstown multisporter recently finished second-fastest woman in a legendary two-day kayaking race in Western Australia. Kat Bulk, who's competed in five Coast to Coast...

Swimmers making waves

Young Queenstown swimmers have been making a splash, claiming a haul of medals at a recent comp. Thirteen members of the Queenstown Swimming Club headed...

Early rewards for cycling switch

A promising Queenstown triathlete's ditched swimming and running to concentrate on cycling, and is making tracks already. Former national under-19 triathlon champion Reuben Thompson, 18,...

Mel getting to grips with MMA

An Arrowtown cage fighter has high hopes of competing in the world mixed martial arts (MMA) champs despite taking up the sport less than...

Sammy stoked with podium

It's been a rapid rise for a Wakatipu High School teen runner, who claimed a podium finish at her first national competition. Samantha Fookes, 14,...
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