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Film icon. FIFA mascot makes the rounds at Dunedin Hospital

An unusual-looking visitor has made the rounds of the children's ward at Dunedin Hospital. ›see story

Film icon. Women's basketball team headed for the courts of Las Vegas

A group of local basketball players are headed for the courts of Las Vegas. The Mainland Eagles women's team will fly out at the end of this month for the overseas tour. But there's a lot of preparation ahead first, to ensure the team is on the ball. ›see story

Film icon. Fundraising effort to save Basketball Otago about to start

The plan to save Basketball Otago is under way, with a massive fundraising effort about to start. Members have unanimously voted to delay the shutting down of the heavily indebted organisation. And that's partly thanks to a ten thousand-dollar prize, which is set to help balance the books. ›see story

Film icon. South Island Marching Championships takes over Edgar Centre

Traditional marching has been paired with more contemporary dance at the South Island Marching Championships. The two-day event took over the Edgar Centre recently. And while marchers paid homage to the sport's military roots, they also got their boots moving to some more modern hits. ›see story

Film icon. Top New Zealand cyclists win Dunedin mountain biking event

Mud, sweat and mountain biking were all part of the third annual Enduro race held in Dunedin at the weekend. Top New Zealand cyclists Anton Cooper and Rosara Joseph were the two big winners from the event. But their victories aren't the only things being celebrated. ›see story

Film icon. Indoor cycling challenge launched for charity

An upcoming fundraiser for the Otago Community Hospice has been launched, with an indoor cycling challenge. Dozens of people from local businesses took part in the event at the Wall Street Mall. Their aim was to raise awareness and recruit participants for the fundraiser - a midnight ride along the Otago Central Rail Trail. ›see story

Film icon. Octagon hosts skateboarding competition

The Octagon has hosted a skateboarding competition, which drew dozens of riders to the central city at the weekend. ›see story

Film icon. Basketball Otago enters voluntary liquidation

The future of Basketball Otago is looking bleak, with the organisation entering voluntary liquidation. So several sports fans have come up with a fundraiser to rescue the group. And they're hoping it'll be a slam dunk. ›see story

Film icon. School children learn out of classroom

More than 400 school children have learned a variety of movement skills, from jumping to kicking, during a sports event. The children were from nine different Dunedin schools. And organisers hope to expand the programme to include even more schools in the new year. ›see story

Film icon. Hundreds gather to see Cricket World Cup trophy

Excitement over the Cricket World Cup has brought the Octagon to life, with hundreds of people gathering to see the tournament trophy. Both young and old cricket fans celebrated by meeting some of the sport's greats. And they took advantage of the sunshine to hone their own cricket skills. ›see story

Film icon. Costs rise for the FIFA U20 World Cup

The bill for hosting next year's FIFA U20 World Cup is rising for the Dunedin City Council. Already the council's allocated $150,000 towards hosting the international sporting event. But a disappointing fundraising result means the council's now being asked to contribute more. ›see story

Film icon. Group forms to save Basketball Otago from liquidation

Basketball Otago has revealed the true extent of its financial problems, at its annual general meeting. ›see story

Film icon. Basketball Otago set to reveal financial woes

Basketball Otago is expected to reveal the true extent of its financial problems at a meeting at the Edgar Centre. ›see story

Film icon. Top primary school athletes square off in Otago Athletics Championships

Otago's top primary school athletes have been squaring off in Dunedin. Hundreds of students from across the region met at the Caledonian Ground for the Otago Athletics Championships. And it seems some kids have even made it into the record books. ›see story

Film icon. Community fan day held to meet the New Zealand Kiwis

Excited sports fans got a chance to get their rugby league fix in Kaikorai Valley this morning. The New Zealand Kiwis held a community fan day to give young Dunedinites some face to face time. And it proved a good way to promote Saturday's history-making match. ›see story

Film icon. Children compete for a spot in the Otago athletics championships

Mosgiel's Memorial Park has become a battleground for the greater Green Island athletics competition. Hundreds of children took part, competing for a spot in the Otago athletics championships later this month. And organisers believe there's a huge amount of talent and passion for sport in Dunedin. ›see story

Film icon. New Zealand and England rugby league teams in town

The New Zealand and England rugby league teams are in Dunedin, ahead of Saturday's match at Forsyth Barr Stadium. ›see story

Film icon. Otago's disability sport sector gets a boost

A newly created role at ParaFed Otago is set to boost the region's disability sport sector. The organisation's first ever sports development officer has been in the job for two months. And he's already changing the landscape for many local athletes. ›see story