Sports

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...

Mixed martial arts: Back with a bang

A concussive combination has propelled Queenstown-based mixed martial artist Irshaad Sayed to his latest win. South African Sayed, fighting in Extreme Fighting Championships 58 in his...

Suffering in scenery

New Zealand's most successful road racer says the Crown Range will be a beautiful place to suffer during the Tour of NZ. Retired pro cyclist...

Muscles strain for Mule

Competitors in tomorrow's The Mule challenge near Queenstown won't face "gimmicky" obstacles. It will be a tough slog with tunnels, walls, ropes, mud crawls, pits,...

Hendry win lifts Kiwi drought

It came down to a shootout and Michael Hendry didn't blink. Hendry claimed the New Zealand Open at Millbrook yesterday by parring the first playoff...
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