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Strong Squad Named For Track And Road Cycling For Paris Olympic Games

Wednesday, 22 May 2024, 1:57 pm | New Zealand Olympic Committee

New Zealand Sportsman of the Year, Aaron Gate heads to his fourth Olympic Games, leading an impressive men’s track endurance quartet alongside World Tour rider Campbell Stewart, Tom Sexton and Keegan Hornblow. More >>

Paris 2024: Artistic Gymnast Joins New Zealand Olympic Team

Thursday, 9 May 2024, 10:11 am | New Zealand Olympic Committee

Women’s artistic gymnast Georgia-Rose Brown has been named to the New Zealand Team for Paris 2024. More >>

Wāhine Toa Helps Third Intake Of Female Athletes Upskill In Sport Leadership

Monday, 6 May 2024, 2:05 pm | New Zealand Olympic Committee

The Wāhine Toa Leadership Programme was launched in New Zealand in 2017 (previously referred to as Women’s Sport Leadership Academy) andhas helped around 50 female Olympians transition from sport performance to leadership roles including coaching, ... More >>

Paris 2024: Nine Athletes Named In Strong Olympic Swimming Team

Wednesday, 1 May 2024, 6:20 am | New Zealand Olympic Committee

The team is led by current World Champions Lewis Clareburt (Waikato-Tainui) and Erika Fairweather (Ngāi Tahu). More >>

Paris 2024: New Zealand Names Largest Ever Women's Canoe Sprint Team For Olympic Games

Wednesday, 24 April 2024, 1:58 pm | New Zealand Olympic Committee

The athletes will compete across the K1, K2 and K4 events at the Games, with New Zealand’s most successful ever Olympian, Dame Lisa Carrington, to lead the charge and contest all three disciplines. More >>

Trampoline Athletes Dylan Schmidt And Maddie Davidson Named To New Zealand Olympic Team

Wednesday, 24 April 2024, 4:49 am | New Zealand Olympic Committee

Paris will be the third Olympic Games for 27-year-old Schmidt, who was crowned World Champion in 2022. He’s joined by Maddie Davidson, who's been named for her second Olympic Games following Tokyo 2020, where she became the first ever woman to compete ... More >>

15 Strong Athletics Team Named For Paris 2024 Olympic Games

Friday, 19 April 2024, 1:24 pm | New Zealand Olympic Committee

A pair of reigning World Indoor champions and two former Olympic medallists have earned selection as part of the initial 15-strong athletics team set to compete at Paris 2024. More >>

100 Days To The Paris 2024 Olympic Games

Wednesday, 17 April 2024, 1:07 pm | New Zealand Olympic Committee

The Olympic Games is the pinnacle of world sport and the 100 days mark is a really significant milestone for our athletes. This is where preparation and training reach their peak. More >>

One Year To Paris 2024 Olympic Games

Wednesday, 26 July 2023, 10:49 am | New Zealand Olympic Committee

Auckland's Sky Tower was lit up blue, white and red this morning to mark One Year to Go to the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. With a nod to the iconic Eiffel Tower and with the colours honouring the French flag, New Zealand athletes gathered with Chef ... More >>

Nigel Avery Named New Zealand Team Chef De Mission For Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Tuesday, 9 November 2021, 9:17 am | New Zealand Olympic Committee

Olympian and five-time Commonwealth Games medallist Nigel Avery is pledging to bring further focus to athlete wellbeing in his role as New Zealand Team Chef de Mission for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. Avery, a former New Zealand representative ... More >>

A Team Like No Other – A Games Like No Other

Saturday, 7 August 2021, 5:15 pm | New Zealand Olympic Committee

Ko Plays herself into Medal Contention Lydia Ko fired a 66, the best round of the day, to haul herself into medal contention in the Olympic women’s golf tournament today. Ko, the silver medallist in Rio five years ago, lies on 203, 10 under par, ... More >>

Stewart And Andrews Win Cycling Silvers

Friday, 6 August 2021, 8:57 am | New Zealand Olympic Committee

New Zealand had a super evening in the Olympic velodrome when Ellesse Andrews and Campbell Stewart won silver medals for New Zealand. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2108/971b84b24f1de3527594.jpeg" width="720" height="445"> Andrews, just 21, announced ... More >>

A Team Like No Other – A Games Like No Other

Sunday, 1 August 2021, 4:49 pm | New Zealand Olympic Committee

Sevens Gold for Rugby 'Family' Sarah Hirini led from the front as the New Zealand women’s sevens rugby team won the Olympic gold medal today. The New Zealanders outplayed France 26-12 in the final to win the gold that eluded them in Rio five ... More >>

A Team Like No Other – A Games Like No Other

Saturday, 31 July 2021, 1:11 pm | New Zealand Olympic Committee

Fairytail Gold Medal for Twigg Emma Twigg completed an Olympic fairytale today when she won the women’s singles sculls in emphatic fashion. Twigg, 34, utterly outclassed a strong field and finished more than four seconds ahead of much-touted Russian Hanna ... More >>

A Team Like No Other – A Games Like No Other

Sunday, 25 July 2021, 4:22 pm | New Zealand Olympic Committee

Clareburt on Fire in 400m Individual Medley Wellingtonian swimmer Lewis Clareburt set the Tokyo Olympic pool abuzz tonight with a sizzling personal best in his 400m individual medley heat. Clareburt recorded 4min 09.49s to qualify second fastest ... More >>

NZOC: One Year To Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Thursday, 23 July 2020, 5:47 pm | New Zealand Olympic Committee

Thank you for being a New Zealand Team Supporter. As you know, today is a significant day for us. We would have been in Tokyo, getting ready to march into the Opening Ceremony. But now, today marks one year to the Olympic Games and on 23 July 2021 ... More >>

Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, 4-15 April 2018

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 11:03 am | New Zealand Olympic Committee

From Rio to the Gold Coast - Now it's time for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, 4 - 15 April 2018 Exactly one year ago today, on the 24th of August 2016, we welcomed the most successful New Zealand Olympic Team in history home from Rio. Now it’s ... More >>

Kiwis add to medal tally

Sunday, 12 July 2015, 11:04 am | New Zealand Olympic Committee

Two medals in track and field at the World University Games tonight have brought the New Zealand team’s medal tally to five. More >>

Second silver for New Zealand at the World University Games

Friday, 10 July 2015, 8:33 am | New Zealand Olympic Committee

Auckland student Eliza McCartney has won New Zealand’s second medal of the World University Games, silver in the women’s pole vault. More >>

Canoeing gold makes it five for New Zealand

Sunday, 12 August 2012, 10:04 am | New Zealand Olympic Committee

Canoe sprinter Lisa Carrington won New Zealand’s fifth gold medal of the Olympics with a superb effort in the women’s K1 200 at Eton Dorney. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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