Millions get set to join in London 2012 opening celebrations

22 July 2012

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).

Willis smashes NZ record in Monaco

21 July 2012

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.

Reaching out

21 July 2012

The New Zealand campaign is not all centred at the official Olympic Village here in the docklands of East London.

Oly Whites defeated by UAE in Austria

20 July 2012

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.

Medieval theme for Welcome Ceremony

20 July 2012

The New Zealand team were treated to a superb medieval themed entertainment as they were officially welcomed to the Olympic Village tonight.

Blincoe withdraws from Olympics

19 July 2012

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.

Basalaj called up as injury cover for Oly Whites

19 July 2012

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.

Changing the guard

19 July 2012

The hockey teams and football teams swapped places in the Olympic Village today.

London prepares to welcome the Olympic Flame

18 July 2012

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

Sailing off to the Games

18 July 2012

We’re now at the end point of our campaign. We left on Monday to travel to England for the Olympic Games.

Football Ferns beat Colombia in final Olympic warm up

18 July 2012

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.

First arrivals in to the Village

18 July 2012

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.