Sports

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,...

A year of Saturday blasts

A free weekly Queenstown running event celebrates its first anniversary this Saturday with a fancy dress run. The worldwide Parkrun movement, started in England 15...

Rowing royalty on local water

New Zealand's four Olympic gold medal-winning double scullers all competed at the two-day South Island Masters rowing regatta in Queenstown last weekend. They were twins...

WHS pupils leave competitors in their dust

Power and good race tactics helped Wakatipu High School runners clean up at the Milton Relays last week. The senior boys team, a four-man crew...

Stranglehold on South

Queenstown's Brazilian jiu-jitsu club dominated a new tournament to win 'best academy in the South Island'. Carlson Gracie Jiu-Jitsu New Zealand, based in Remarkables Park,...
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