New Zealand Olympic officials and athletes have gathered in the Black Sea city of Sochi, Russia to mark the one year countdown to the Olympic Winter Games.
A team of 156 elite junior athletes are New Zealand bound after winning 69 medals over five days of Olympic-style competition in Sydney.
New Zealand's team of elite junior athletes competing at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival in Sydney won 37 medals on Saturday - seven gold, 12 silver and 18 bronze.
New Zealand's team of 156 junior athletes at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival in Sydney had another competitor to battle against today - the heat.
New Zealand’s team of 156 elite junior athletes collected medals in track cycling, weightlifting and canoe/kayak sprint at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival in Sydney today.
New Zealand’s campaign at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival in Sydney got off to a fantastic start today, with four medals on the water.
Waikato triathlete Mikayla Nielsen has been named flag bearer for tomorrow’s Opening Ceremony for the 6th Australian Youth Olympic Festival in Sydney.
All 156 New Zealand athletes competing in the Australian Youth Olympic Festival have arrived safely in Sydney today.
A strong contingent of 30 track and field athletes will join the New Zealand team to compete at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival in Sydney 16-20 January.
Olympic gold medal Rowers Hamish Bond and Eric Murray have been awarded the Lonsdale Cup for 2012.
Outstanding New Zealand athlete and Olympian Rob Waddell has been named Chef de Mission for the New Zealand Summer Olympic and Commonwealth Games Teams.
The New Zealand Olympic Committee has also confirmed the appointment of Christine (Chris) Arthur as Youth Games Chef de Mission.