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Universities getting behind NZ athletes

Wednesday, 18 May 2011, 5:04 pm | NZ Academy of Sport

A network of NZ Universities who agree to support NZ’s high performance athletes has been developed by the NZ Academy of Sport (NZAS). “We are delighted to already have four Universities on board. Positive discussions with NZ’s other Universities ... More >>

Nathan Twaddle joins NZ Academy of Sport

Monday, 4 April 2011, 11:29 am | NZ Academy of Sport

Recently retired World Champion rower Nathan Twaddle has been appointed as Athlete Life Advisor at the NZ Academy of Sport North Island. More >>

Coaching Consultant Appointment

Thursday, 27 January 2011, 11:19 am | NZ Academy of Sport

Lyn Gunson has been appointed as High Performance Coaching Consultant at the NZ Academy of Sport North Island (NZASNI). She joins a focused team of Coaching Consultants working strategically with National Sport Organisations to create a world leading ... More >>

NZ Academy of Sport South Island Interim CEO announced

Monday, 20 December 2010, 2:40 pm | NZ Academy of Sport

Dr Maister will take over the CEO position currently filled by Kereyn Smith, who is moving into the role of Secretary General of the NZ Olympic Committee in January. Dr Maister is currently on the NZAS South Island Board, from which he will take leave ... More >>

Update From Vancouver

Friday, 12 February 2010, 2:47 pm | NZ Academy of Sport

New Zealand’s Skeleton team athletes are now in the Winter Olympics Village in Whistler, Canada, as the Games excitement mounts. Tionette Soddard, Ben Sandford and Iain Roberts arrived in Whistler mid-week, and will take part in tomorrow’s ... More >>

Athletes Make The Most Of Opportunities

Thursday, 4 February 2010, 4:40 pm | NZ Academy of Sport

Nine of the NZ snowboard, skier cross, skeleton and skating athletes named in the 16-strong NZ Winter Olympics team 2010 are supported under the South Island-based Winter Programme. More >>

Centre of Excellence redevelopment opens today

Wednesday, 11 November 2009, 12:59 pm | NZ Academy of Sport

Preparation is key to winning sporting performance, and Christchurch-based high performance athletes now have a world class training facility to call their own. More >>

Talent Development Academy

Thursday, 5 November 2009, 2:32 pm | NZ Academy of Sport

Promising young South Island athletes have more opportunity to realise their dreams of representing New Zealand on the world stage. More >>

Academy of Sport celebrates record year

Wednesday, 30 September 2009, 12:34 pm | NZ Academy of Sport

A record income of $6.7million in the 2008-09 year for the NZ Academy of Sport South Island (ASI) has seen the organisation’s income almost double in the last two years.  More >>

Leading exercise physiologist joins Academy

Tuesday, 4 August 2009, 1:23 pm | NZ Academy of Sport

Exercise physiologist Paul Laursen has joined the NZ Academy of Sport North Island bringing a wealth of high performance experience. More >>

New Zealand bobsleigh programme is to discontinue

Monday, 20 April 2009, 4:42 pm | NZ Academy of Sport

The dream of seeing a New Zealand team compete at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics, will not be realised. The bobsleigh team unfortunately did not reach the challenging performance goals set for the campaign, and does not therefore qualify for continued ... More >>

Johnston to boost Commonwealth Games Medal Chances

Tuesday, 14 April 2009, 1:43 pm | NZ Academy of Sport

In a newly created NZASNI role supported by SPARC, Lyn Johnston will lead the Squash NZ and Bowls NZ high performance programmes in the build up to the 2010 Commonwealth Games, with the primary objective of achieving medal winning performances. Lyn is ... More >>

Bobsleigh team withdraws

Friday, 27 February 2009, 2:44 pm | NZ Academy of Sport

An injury to New Zealand Bobsleigh Team driver Alan Henderson has forced the team to withdraw from competition at the FIBT World Championships in Lake Placid, USA. More >>

Skeleton and bobsleigh athletes on world stage

Thursday, 26 February 2009, 3:17 pm | NZ Academy of Sport

New Zealand skeleton and bobsleigh teams are preparing to compete against the world’s best at the FIBT World Championships in Lake Placid, USA this week. More >>

NZ Bobsleigh team fourth

Wednesday, 5 November 2008, 11:10 am | NZ Academy of Sport

New Zealand's new bobsleigh team has come fourth in its first ever competition. More >>

NZ team poised for competition on new bobsleigh

Wednesday, 22 October 2008, 4:30 pm | NZ Academy of Sport

New Zealand’s up-and-coming bobsleigh team is about to experience its next major milestone – competition. More >>

Academy of Sport celebrates spectacular year

Friday, 17 October 2008, 5:27 pm | NZ Academy of Sport

The New Zealand Academy of Sport South Island (ASI) celebrated the success of South Island athletes at its annual meeting in Dunedin earlier in the week. More >>

NZ Bobsleigh squad off to Canada

Friday, 5 September 2008, 10:28 am | NZ Academy of Sport

The New Zealand bobsleigh squad is gathering in Auckland this weekend to prepare for its first training session on an international bobsleigh training track in Canada next week. More >>

NZ snow and ice sports emerge onto world stage

Tuesday, 24 June 2008, 12:35 am | NZ Academy of Sport

The international success of New Zealand snowsport and skeleton athletes over the last year signals New Zealand’s emergence into world-level competition. More >>

Big boost for bobsleigh team

Friday, 20 June 2008, 11:05 am | NZ Academy of Sport

The New Zealand bobsleigh team has received a major boost, gaining the services of internationally renowned coach, Gerd Grimme[i]. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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