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New Zealand athletes Earn The Fern at Olympic Test Events!

Tuesday, 3 September 2019, 11:35 am | NZ Olympic Committee

A host of New Zealand’s elite athletes have been in action at Olympic venues just under a year out from the games. More >>

Two Further Gymnasts Selected for Gold Coast 2018

Monday, 5 February 2018, 12:38 pm | NZ Olympic Committee

The New Zealand Olympic Committee and Gymnastics New Zealand have named a further two gymnastics athletes to the New Zealand Team for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. More >>

Precious McKenzie carries the Queen’s Baton

Friday, 22 December 2017, 7:36 pm | NZ Olympic Committee

Weightlifting legend Precious McKenzie will relive his Commonwealth Games past on December 22nd by carrying the Queen’s Baton at Settlers’ Village, Albany, Auckland, where he now lives. More >>

Queen's Baton Relay!

Friday, 15 December 2017, 8:12 pm | NZ Olympic Committee

The Queen’s Baton Relay is a symbol of the Commonwealth Games – one of the world’s great sporting celebrations. More >>

Now is your chance to be a part of history!

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 2:14 pm | NZ Olympic Committee

The Queen’s Baton Relay is a Commonwealth Games tradition that celebrates diversity, inspires community pride and excites people in the lead up to the Games – and it’s coming our way! More >>

New Zealand's Road to Rio: 12 - 18 July 2016

Monday, 18 July 2016, 2:20 pm | NZ Olympic Committee

The New Zealand team touches down in Rio! Chef de Mission, Rob Waddell, has led the New Zealand Olympic Team's advance party into Rio de Janeiro, with 18 days to go until the 2016 Olympic Games begin. Waddell will officially register the New Zealand ... More >>

New Zealand’s Road to Rio

Monday, 1 February 2016, 3:42 pm | NZ Olympic Committee

All Blacks Sevens Triumph in Wellington Thriller The resilient Rio-bound All Blacks Sevens have made it three-in-a-row in Wellington, with a thrilling 24-21 final victory over South Africa in the latest round of the World Rugby Sevens Series.New ... More >>

New Zealand's Road to Rio: 1 - 7 Dec

Monday, 7 December 2015, 3:17 pm | NZ Olympic Committee

Kiwi cyclists collect three medals at Cambridge World Cup Sprinter Eddie Dawkins rode away from the UCI Track World Cup in Cambridge with a silver medal and a sense of satisfaction that New Zealand has made huge strides towards the Rio Olympic Games. ... More >>

New Zealand's Road to Rio: 9 Nov - 16 Nov

Monday, 16 November 2015, 5:28 pm | NZ Olympic Committee

The status of Kiwi sailors Peter Burling and Blair Tuke has grown even more formidable at this week’s 49er world championships, having captured the ISAF World Sailor of the Year award. More >>

New Zealand's Road to Rio: Weekly Highlights 13 - 19 Oct

Monday, 19 October 2015, 4:52 pm | NZ Olympic Committee

Three podium finishes have helped earn triathlete Andrea Hewitt the honour of being the first athlete selected in the New Zealand team for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. More >>

New Zealand's Road to Rio: Weekly Highlights 22 Sep - 28 Sep

Monday, 28 September 2015, 5:22 pm | NZ Olympic Committee

A stellar final round has shot New Zealand golfer Danny Lee into a tie for second in the PGA Tour Championship, the last event of the tour, this morning. More >>

New Zealand's Road to Rio: Weekly Highlights 14 Sep - 21 Sep

Monday, 21 September 2015, 5:25 pm | NZ Olympic Committee

New Zealand Eventer Jonelle Price has leapt into the history books, as the first rider to win back-to-back titles at the Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials in Oxfordshire. Price, who’s ranked fourth in the world, led the three-star event ... More >>

NZ wins its first gold at 2015 World University Games

Saturday, 11 July 2015, 8:53 am | NZ Olympic Committee

Cantabrian Angie Petty has won New Zealand’s first gold medal at the 2015 World University Games in South Korea with a scorching run to take out the title in the 800m final. More >>

New Zealand wins silver at the World University Games

Wednesday, 8 July 2015, 9:33 am | NZ Olympic Committee

New Zealand has won its first medal of the 2015 World University Games in Gwangju, South Korea with a silver to rower Toby Cunliffe-Steel in the men’s lightweight single scull. More >>

Flag bearer named for NZ team at World University Games

Friday, 3 July 2015, 8:04 am | NZ Olympic Committee

Hammer thrower Julia Ratcliffe has been named as flagbearer for the New Zealand Team competing at the World University Games in Gwangju, South Korea. More >>

New Zealand team to World University Games

Monday, 29 June 2015, 4:43 pm | NZ Olympic Committee

Sixty-six athletes from seven sports will be competing for New Zealand at the World University Games in Gwangju, South Korea as the action gets under way later this week. More >>

27/7 - Cyclists lead the way again

Monday, 28 July 2014, 9:49 am | NZ Olympic Committee

For the third consecutive day the cyclists stole centre stage and the judokas again got among the medals at the Commonwealth Games. More >>

NZ's Golden Glow - Commonwealth Games day 1 wrap-up

Friday, 25 July 2014, 10:57 am | NZ Olympic Committee

New Zealand won a gold meal and two bronzes on the first day of the Commonwealth Games. There was joy and heartbreak in an incredibly full day of sport. More >>

Judges Expect Spot On

Thursday, 13 February 2014, 11:35 am | NZ Olympic Committee

As two Kiwi brothers prepare for competition tonight at the Sochi Olympic Games they are heading the warnings of course judges who say nothing but perfection will be enough. More >>

Women's Skeleton Underway

Thursday, 13 February 2014, 11:34 am | NZ Olympic Committee

New Zealand's women's skeleton racer Katharine Eustace will take on the Sanki Sliding Centre for day one a two-day competition tonight (NZ 8.30pm). Eustace will race twice on each day reaching speeds in excess of 100 kilometres an hour aiming to minimise ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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