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  • New artifical turf planned for centre

    13 August 2013 5:27 PM 86

    So, as with any carpet, the turf at the Edgar Centre is starting to show its age. The turf on its 14 concrete courts has not been replaced since the centre opened in October, 1994, and with the centre getting about 650,000 visitors a year, it is looking the worse for wear. The plan now is to install new artificial turf over the courts at the centre

  • The Last Word: Name them...

    9 August 2013 5:27 PM 91

    The suspensions of three club rugby men - a team official, a fan and a player - for what, it can be assumed, were some particularly nasty words, send the right sort of message to those sports fans who think it is acceptable to abuse a referee. There is no place in sport, particularly at the lower levels where the referees, like the players, are on the field

  • Otago sport in 'golden era'?

    20 May 2013 5:29 PM 81

    In January, Sport Otago chief executive John Brimble suggested the province was about to enter a golden era. Those words now seem prophetic. Sports writer Adrian Seconi looks at the resurgence of elite sport in the South. That might be going a touch too far, but Otago sport is certainly enjoying a rich vein of form which is at least comparable with the late 1990s, when the province

  • Sports awards: Cricket well represented

    9 May 2013 5:27 PM 79

    Black Caps captain Brendon McCullum heads the four cricket nominees at the annual Otago Sports Awards at the Dunedin Town Hall tonight. McCullum, a finalist in the sportsman section, played an important role in lifting morale in the team and improving performances on the paddock. This was demonstrated in the test series against England when the Black

  • University Games: Event not all about winning

    23 April 2013 5:27 PM 87

    Sport at the University Games is not just about winning. They are designed to give students a break from serious study. This is the approach the Otago University men's hockey team has brought to its games. After two days of competition the players have still to break their duck, but they have enjoyed the experience. This included yesterday when it kept raining