With less than one week to go to the opening of the London 2012 Olympic Games, millions of people across the UK are preparing to join in a day of celebrations on Friday the 27 July (UK time).
Nick Willis has smashed his new Zealand 1500 metres record, running 3 minutes 30.35 seconds, finishing third at the Monaco Diamond League meeting this morning.
The New Zealand campaign is not all centred at the official Olympic Village here in the docklands of East London.
Goals to Shane Smeltz and Marco Rojas weren’t enough for the New Zealand Olympic men’s football team who lost 2-4 to UAE in Austria this morning in their final warm up for London 2012.
The New Zealand team were treated to a superb medieval themed entertainment as they were officially welcomed to the Olympic Village tonight.
The New Zealand Olympic Committee is disappointed to announce today Adrian Blincoe’s withdrawal from the New Zealand Olympic Team to London 2012. He was set to compete in the men’s 5000 metres.
Lower Hutt City and Team Wellington goalkeeper Scott Basalaj has been called up as injury cover for the New Zealand Olympic men’s football team.
The hockey teams and football teams swapped places in the Olympic Village today.
The London 2012 Organising Committee (LOCOG) has confirmed plans for the Olympic Flame’s final journey down the River Thames, and revealed a selection of highlights for its seven-day journey around
We’re now at the end point of our campaign. We left on Monday to travel to England for the Olympic Games.
The Football Ferns head to London in buoyant mood after wrapping up their Olympic preparations with a 2-1 win over Colombia in Saviese, Switzerland this morning.
The Black Sticks women’s hockey team and the Oly Whites men’s football side were the first big groups to arrive at the New Zealand base in the London Olympic Village.