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Film icon. Dunedin man wins online body building competition

A Dunedin man has won the world's first online body building competition for people with physical disabilities. ›see story

Film icon. Ice hockey players from the north take on the south

Glory and bragging rights are on the line this weekend as the best ice hockey players from the north take on those from the south. The Skate of Origin event is an annual climax to the end of the season. But for some players there's more than just a trophy at stake. ›see story

Film icon. National Girl's and Women's Football Week celebrated in Dunedin

Hundreds of Dunedin primary school girls have gathered on the Forsyth Barr Stadium pitch to test their football skills. Right across the country the game is being celebrated with National Girl's and Women's Football Week. And it gives those of the fairer sex an opportunity to play against each other without the boys joining in. ›see story

Film icon. Laughter yoga gaining popularity

A unique brand of yoga is taking Dunedin by storm. Membership in Dunedin's laughter yoga club is on the rise. And while it might look a bit funny, the people involved take the fitness craze seriously. ›see story

Film icon. Parents of Dunedin's top athletes share discuss good sideline behaviour

How to be a good sporting parent is the question being asked of the mums and dads of some of Dunedin's top athletes. They took centre stage last night, sharing their personal experiences of bringing up a sports champion. And there were a few stand-out suggestions for audience members to take home. ›see story

Film icon. Five days of sporting madness for hundreds of secondary school pupils

Hundreds of secondary school pupils have ditched the classroom this week for five days of sporting madness. Dunedin's played host to a variety of players and participants, as part of the nationwide Winter Tournament Week. And with some competitive matches on offer, Dunedin schools haven't failed to impress. ›see story

Film icon. Thousands turn out for a one of a kind football event

Almost 800 Dunedin children took to the pitch at Kettle Park on Saturday as part of the Mini World Cup football event. About 1,500 spectators turned up to watch the five-on-five tournament, which is the only one of its kind in the country. And with several national representatives on hand to help, organisers say it may have lead to the discovery of New Zealand's next sporting talent. ›see story

Film icon. Otago kids practising hard to gain selection for cross country competition

Dunedin will host the Otago Primary and Intermediate Schools Cross Country competition in just over a week. And children hoping to enter the race have been practising hard to gain selection. Dunedin North Intermediate pupils were the latest to stake their claim, and after a run of bad weather, their teacher was relieved to see them take to the course. ›see story

Film icon. Dunedin man achieves two world firsts in a bodybuilding competition

Dunedin man Nick Chisholm has continued to beat the odds - competing in his first bodybuilding competition this afternoon. Chisholm deals with a condition called locked-in syndrome, meaning he is mentally alert in a body that won't respond. And after months of training, he showed off his body in an online competition, helping to complete two world firsts. ›see story

Film icon. Dunedin Thunder loses to Canterbury

Dunedin Thunder needs to win its next game after losing to the Canterbury Red Devils at the Dunedin Ice Stadium last night. ›see story

Film icon. Forsyth Barr Stadium hosts extreme riders

Central Otago may have put on some of the season's best skiing conditions over the weekend. But it was inside Forsyth Barr Stadium where some of the more extreme riders landed on Saturday night. They competed in an indoor winch jam competition, and there was no shortage of tricks from the small field. ›see story

Page icon Otago ITM cup squad have a chance to win back the Ranfurly Shield

The Otago ITM cup squad will have another chance this weekend to bring the Ranfurly Shield back to Dunedin. The side won the log of wood last year for the first time in 56 years when they beat Waikato. However, they only held the shield for a short time, after losing to Hawkes Bay just nine days later. Tomorrow they'll play Counties Manakau in Pukekohe. ›read more

Film icon. Forsyth Barr Stadium becomes mini winter wonderland

Forsyth Barr Stadium may be nicknamed the glasshouse by many, but today it has been transformed into quite the opposite. ›see story

Film icon. Otago rowers head to China

From first time rowers to competing in China in under a year, eight University of Otago students have come a long way. The students will fly to Xi'an in China tomorrow to row against a Chinese University. And after already beating their fellow squad in Dunedin waters earlier this year, the group is not looking to come home empty handed. ›see story

Page icon Brad Thorn to play for English club Leicester

Brad Thorn has confirmed his next move, after being told he was no longer needed by the Highlanders. Thorn will move to the UK next month and play for English club Leicester. The 39 year old played two seasons for the Highlanders, but confirmed last week he would not be playing in the next Super Rugby campaign. It's believed this will be his last year playing professional rugby. ›read more

Film icon. Saint Kilda Saints back on top

The Saint Kilda Saints have returned to the top of Dunedin men's basketball after a commanding win in Saturday's final. They beat a resurgent Bombers side who failed to complete one of the biggest turnarounds in the tournament's history. And for the winning side, it was a familiar face who ensured a comfortable victory. ›see story

Page icon Fekitoa the favourite to start in Bledisloe Cup match

Highlanders centre Malakai Fekitoa's rise to fame could go one step further tomorrow night in Sydney. Fekitoa will be the favourite to start the Bledisloe Cup match at centre after starter Conrad Smith was flown back to New Zealand this morning with his wife in labour. Coach Steve Hansen told media Smith was still a possibility to play, but he 'wasn't holding his breath'. ›read more

Film icon. Brad Thorn leaves the Highlanders

Brad Thorn has most likely played his last game for the Highlanders after announcing his departure from the side this morning. ›see story