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NZ Winter Universiade team going strong in Trentino, Italy

Friday, 13 December 2013, 5:23 pm | University Sport

A strong team of student athletes are representing New Zealand in alpine skiing, snowboarding and speed skating at the 26th Winter Universiade 2013 now underway in Trentino, Italy. More >>

Good result for Waikato University at Uni Snow Games

Friday, 2 September 2011, 3:49 pm | University Sport

Natalie Good has certainly lived up to her surname in this week’s Uni Snow Games. The talented snowboarder has taken two freestyle titles this week, winning the Slopestyle on Thursday and today’s (Friday September 2) Skull Candy-sponsored Big Air at Treble ... More >>

Small field produces big tricks in Uni Snow Games Big Air

Friday, 2 September 2011, 3:33 pm | University Sport

The field of competitors might have been small, but the tricks were anything but in today’s Uni Snow Games Big Air at Treble Cone. While the prospect of the Skull Candy-sponsored Big Air might have intimidated some students, those who took on the ... More >>

NZ ranked fifteenth in medal tally at World University Games

Thursday, 25 August 2011, 1:48 pm | University Sport

With the closing Ceremony of the World University Summer Games concluding in Shenzhen, China last evening. New Zealand was ranked fifteenth overall. More >>

Silver for the swimmers as the medal run continues

Thursday, 18 August 2011, 10:39 pm | University Sport

The New Zealand swim proved all that glitters is not gold as they collected two silver medals on the third night and one silver medal on the fourth night of finals at the World University Games in Shenzhen, China. Lauren Boyle, from Swimming New ... More >>

Swimming wins dominate at World University Games

Wednesday, 17 August 2011, 1:14 pm | University Sport

Swimming wins dominate at the World University Games in Shenzhen, China in the fourth day of the competition. New Zealand swimmers Glenn Snyders won silver in the 100m Breastroke and Loren Boyle won silver in the 200m Freestyle. More >>

Three more medals at World University Games

Tuesday, 16 August 2011, 1:25 pm | University Sport

The gold medals were won by Lauren Boyle in the 400m freestyle and Gareth Kean won Gold in the 100m backstroke, with Kurt Bassett getting a bronze for 100 m backstroke. “The success for New Zealand at the World University Games brings out total to ... More >>

Golden Double Start for NZ at World University Games

Monday, 15 August 2011, 3:35 pm | University Sport

The golden double start to the games has been in the men’s and women’s swimming with gold for Glenn Snyders in the 200m breaststroke, and gold for Lauren Boyle in the 800m freestyle. The top kiwi swimmers Glenn Snyders and Lauren Boyle broke New ... More >>

Excitement is building at World University Games

Monday, 15 August 2011, 10:25 am | University Sport

Excitement is building in the village with all 52 New Zealand athletes and 22 support staff now in Shenzhen, China for the opening ceremony last night. More >>

Strong team going to World University Summer Games

Friday, 5 August 2011, 2:55 pm | University Sport

NZ will be well represented at this years World University Summer games in Shenzhen, China opening on 12 August. The games are the world’s second largest sporting event (competitor number wise) outside of the Olympic Games. More >>

University Sport sending strong team to World Games

Friday, 5 August 2011, 2:18 pm | University Sport

NZ will be well represented at this years World University Summer games in Shenzhen, China opening on 12 August. The games are the world’s second largest sporting event (competitor number wise) outside of the Olympic Games. More >>

Exciting action from Super City Uni Games

Wednesday, 27 April 2011, 4:55 pm | University Sport

The Australian Catholic University (ACU) team isn’t perturbed about being the only Australian side competing in this week’s Super City Uni Games in Auckland. In fact the 11-strong team is looking forward to injecting some old fashioned trans-Tasman ... More >>

Victoria University Enjoy Strong Start To Uni Games

Tuesday, 26 April 2011, 2:29 pm | University Sport

Victoria University has grabbed the first points of the Super City Uni Games, which officially open in Auckland on Tuesday. More >>

Uni Games Provide Reprieve for Lincoln Students

Thursday, 21 April 2011, 5:25 pm | University Sport

In the weeks after the Christchurch earthquake, Lincoln University student Kent Lloyd was kept busy helping co-ordinate 200 of his peers from Lincoln each day to help support the Student Volunteer Army clean up the city. More >>

Uni Sport Vital to Participation Right up to Gold

Thursday, 28 October 2010, 3:45 pm | University Sport

A breeding ground for many Kiwi sports champions on and off the field will be put under threat due to legislation being voted on this week. More >>

Commonwealth Medallists Aided By University Sport

Tuesday, 12 October 2010, 10:35 am | University Sport

Wellington, New Zealand - October 11, 2010 - The action continues in Delhi, but the Games are over for many athletes. The elite, medals in hand, exit their competition venues to watch other events and cheer on their fellow Kiwis. More >>

Is It Game Over for University Sport

Monday, 27 September 2010, 5:23 pm | University Sport

A major source of New Zealand’s international sporting talent could disappear if an ACT party Bill being considered by Parliament goes through. More >>

Olympians to compete at Uni Snow Games

Thursday, 19 August 2010, 9:58 am | University Sport

With two winter Olympians in the ranks, it’s no wonder Queenstown Resort College (QRC) is eyeing up a successful debut at the Uni Snow Games in Wanaka later this month. More >>

New Zealand Win Bronze at World Rowing Champs

Tuesday, 17 August 2010, 9:42 am | University Sport

University of Canterbury students Andrew O’Connor and Armin Svoboda have overcome challenging conditions to win bronze in the men’s lightweight double scull at the World Universities Rowing Championships in Szeged, Hungry. More >>

Host City for 2010 University Games Confirmed

Wednesday, 30 September 2009, 5:20 pm | University Sport

Tertiary students from around the country will have the opportunity to experience some of the greatest sports facilities New Zealand has to offer when they travel to Southland for the 2010 University Games in April. More >>





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