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“And Solskjaer Has Won It" - Best Sporting Comebacks

Posted 11:20am Sunday 19th March 2017 by Charlie Hantler

Last week Barcelona completed what was, arguably, the greatest football comeback of all-time in their round-of-16 tie against Paris Saint Germain last week. Coming from 4-0 down in the first leg to scoring three goals in the final 5 minutes of the second leg and conquering the Parisian based side Read more...

Charlie Hantler Sums Up The English Premier League Season With Nine Games to Go

Posted 12:20pm Sunday 12th March 2017 by Charlie Hantler

I was searching for inspiration for this week’s column, and so I delved into last year’s work. Boy oh boy did I find a goodie, with claims that Pep Guardiola, the new Manchester City manager, was making the English Premier League look easy. He was undoubtedly doing so at the time, but Read more...

Black Caps in Dunedin—Tips & Tricks

Posted 11:41am Sunday 5th March 2017 by Charlie Hantler

At the time of writing, Martin Guptill has just put the South African bowling attack to the sword, with an undefeated 180 leading the Black Caps to a 7 wicket win. This levels the series at 2-2 with the final game to be played in Auckland on Saturday; thus by the time you’re reading this, the Read more...

Highlanders Sunk by Chiefs

Posted 11:37am Sunday 5th March 2017 by Jamie Green

If there’s one problem with sports, it’s that you have to pick sides, one side wins and one side loses. No other entertainment product has this problem. Unfortunately, I was on the losing side on Friday night as the Chiefs made the trip to the lunch box to take on our beloved Read more...

Super Rugby Preview

Posted 11:44am Sunday 26th February 2017 by Charlie Hantler

With the Scarfies back in town, the main event of Orientation Week gets ever closer: the Highlanders taking on the Chiefs at The Forsyth Barr. As a student at Otago, you’re obliged to get behind the blue and gold, making yourself part of the ‘Landers Army’. With a promising Read more...

Opinion: Is yoga a sport?

Posted 10:39am Saturday 8th October 2016 by Rosa Woods

Did you just mutter the words “no of course not” internally? Hey now, let's not jump to any conclusions. I know what you’re thinking; yoga is a leisure activity, it’s nothing more than an excuse for Lululemon clad fitspos to get together, stretch and do breathing Read more...

Opinion: Guardiola proving that the EPL is nothing special

Posted 10:36am Saturday 24th September 2016 by Sean Nugent

All too often the media portray the English Premier League as the toughest in the world, and that a player or manager’s career is not totally fulfilled if they do not prove themselves on a cold, rainy night in Stoke. Having won all eight competitive games so far, including five in the EPL, Pep Read more...

Wawrinka stuns Djokovic to win first US Open

Posted 11:14am Saturday 17th September 2016 by Globa L.Warmin

World number three Stan Wawrinka has beaten out number one seed Novak Djokovic last week to take home the US open at Flushing Meadows.  Wawrinka ground out his first US Open trophy, and third Grand Slam Trophy after wearing down Djokovic 6-7 (1), 6-4, 7-5, 6-3. By breaking in the final game Read more...

Opinion: Blackcaps should stop persevering with Martin Guptill

Posted 11:06am Saturday 17th September 2016 by Sean Nugent

The Blackcaps start their tour of India this week, hoping to improve on their disappointing performance in South Africa last month. They will play three tests and five ODIs over the next five weeks, before coming home to prepare for another long summer of cricket. Coach Mike Hesson has said that it Read more...

Sir Gordon Tietjens calls quits on stellar career

Posted 11:00am Saturday 10th September 2016 by Hugh Baird

Sir Gordon Tietjens has finally called stumps as coach of the New Zealand Sevens team, after an unprecedented 22 years behind the reins. During his time as coach, Sir Gordon led the side to four Commonwealth gold medals, two Rugby World Cup Sevens titles and 12 World Rugby Sevens Series Read more...

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