Rio 2016 Making Solid Progress

26 February 2015

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission saw solid progress being made during its eighth visit (23 to 25 February) to the 2016 host city of Rio de Janeiro.

Barbara Kendall Inducted into the NZ Sports Hall of Fame

12 February 2015

Today we congratulate Barbara Kendall 


10 February 2015

Triathlon New Zealand (Tri NZ) is confirming its long-standing relationship with its Japanese colleagues and marking clear intent towards Tokyo 2020, today signing a Memorandum of Unders

Coe Arrives in NZ to Share Sporting Vision

04 February 2015

One of the leading voices in international sport is in New Zealand today to share his views on the powerful role sport can play in society.

IOA Young Participants Session

25 January 2015

Applications for the International Olympic Academy for Young Participants are open.  The aim of the IOA Session is for participant’s to gain experience and understanding of Olympic Educa

Valerie Adams awarded Lonsdale Cup

18 December 2014

IAAF world female athlete of the year Valerie Adams has once again become the winner of the New Zealand Olympic Committee’s Lonsdale Cup.Adams has secured the prestigious award f

Maister - Changes Good for Athletes

09 December 2014

The IOC membership has unanimously approved all 40 changes set out in the IOC's strategic road map known as “Agenda 2020” and New Zealand’s Barry Maister says the changes are good for New Zealand a

Agenda 2020 Set to Shape Future

05 December 2014

New Zealand IOC Members Barry Maister and Barbara Kendall will help shape the future of the Olympic Movement as 40 proposals for change are put to the IOC for ratification next week.

Rio Progressing Well Says Olympic New Zealand Chef de Mission

28 November 2014

Olympic Team Chef de Mission Rob Waddell has returned from a site visit to Rio de Janeiro and says with 617 days until the 2016 Olympic Games preparations for the New Zealand team are

IOC President says “Now is the time for change”

19 November 2014

By International Olympic Committee

Historic milestone: United Nations recognises autonomy of sport

04 November 2014

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today welcomed the historic recognition by the United Nations of the autonomy of the IOC and sport.