ATHLETICS

National men's 3000m championship Classic highlight

Hawke's Bay middle distance runner Eric Speakman was upbeat despite being pipped in the national men's 3000m championship at the Potts Classic meeting in Hastin...

McCartney to spearhead quality Potts Classic field

Eliza McCartney New Zealand’s pole vaulting sensation starts her campaign towards the Tokyo Olympic Games at the Potts Track and Field Classic meeting at...

Speakman eyes Olympic qualifying time on home track

Remember Hawke's Bay athlete Eric Speakman? Yes the Taradale High School old boy who came close to representing New Zealand at the Rio Olympics after a memorab...

McCartney to begin Olympic Games quest in Hastings

Eliza McCartney New Zealand’s pole vaulting sensation starts her campaign towards the Tokyo Olympic Games at the Potts Track and Field Classic meeting at...

More newcomers take part in IronMāori triathlon than ever before

More than 70 per cent of competitors in today's expanded IronMāori were newcomers.  The event, which has been held in Napier for the past 12 years, saw 11...

LIVE: IronMāori 2020

Competitors and supporters have already descended on Napier for this year's IronMāori quarter and half triathlons. 

School set to take part in Peak Trail Blazer

Hawke's Bay's longstanding running event, The Peak Trail Blazer will see almost an entire school take part when the pistol sounds on Sunday.  More than 70...

Pirate speedster earns NZ Universities rugby selection

Hawke's Bay's former two-time national under-19 beach sprint champion Ben Lewis gave up that summer pursuit to focus on gaining Magpies rugby selection. The 20...

Hammer thrower Lauren Bruce sets sights on competing

Olympic hopeful Lauren Bruce had big international plans for 2020, including making the Tokyo Olympics. The 23 year old hammer thrower has instead been cooped...

Lisa Adams breaks world record

World champion shot putter Lisa Adams twice bettered her own world record (subject to ratification) with a herculean display of throwing to ignite the first of...

Bay beach sprint mentor retires

Hawke's Bay's most successful beach sprint coach Greg Larsen has called it quits. "I've decided to focus more on my own fitness and competition. As you get old...

Napier Boys’ running champ ready to shine after turning life around

Two years ago, Reid Livingston was not sure of what he wanted to do with his life. Now, the year-13 Napier Boys’ High School prefect is set to compete at...

The Tough Guy & Gal Challenge – showing what toughness really is

We’ve just passed mid-winter – trees are leafless, sandy beaches are empty. It also means almost 2000 people have just run through pools of mud, sm...