Sports

Hooligan hyped for havoc

Sparks are sure to fire at a six-bout pro wrestling show in Queenstown this Saturday. Queenstown WrestleFest features the best line-up the resort's seen, local pro...

Boxer eyes Games

Queenstown boxer Richie Hadlow has overcome injuries to win his first international title. The 29-year-old won the Oceania Boxing Federation's light welterweight title on Australia's...

Running around a country

A Welsh-born Queenstowner gives a new meaning to the term 'sporting all-rounder'. James Harcombe last month ran 1742 kilometres around Wales, smashing two records in...

The Hills’ heavy-hitter designer

Imagine designing a golf course when you've made your name critiquing and even slamming other courses around the world. Meet influential Planet Golf author Darius Oliver. He's...

Boxer has Aussie champ in his sights

New Zealand no.1 light welterweight, Queenstowner Richie Hadlow, boxes Australia's newly-crowned champion in Perth this Saturday. Hadlow, 29, who'll fight David Haynes in the latter's...

Foster-ing a new approach

Next year's Shotover Moonlight Mountain Marathon will have a distinct family feel. The gutbuster race on Queenstown's Ben Lomond Station will be run by the...

Wrestlers ready to rumble

Expect high drama at the inaugural Queenstown WrestleFest. Southern Pro Wrestling NZ, co-founded by local pro wrestler Marc 'Hooligan Marcus Kool' Perry, is staging the...

Pro’s top finish opens doors

Queenstown pro golfer Ben Campbell heads to Japan next Saturday as a reward for his stellar finish at March's New Zealand Open. The former world no.6 amateur...

Beaumont burns off – to the US

Like the field in last Saturday's Routeburn Classic, New Zealand is about to watch top runner Jack Beaumont disappear into the distance – for...

Odyssey on an oddity

Adventurer Emma Timmis has travelled less than 100 metres on an outdoor 'elliptical' bike. But that hasn't stopped her planning an epic long-haul record attempt...

In-form teen eyes track triumph

Though he's never run the course, a 19-year-old Queenstowner could well become the Routeburn Classic's youngest winner. Jack Beaumont is in stellar form heading into...

Coach’s shift a change of pace

Southland lad Matt King has gone from chasing his own Olympic cycling dream to coaching medallists. He stumbled into the role but is now gearing up for...
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