NEW ZEALAND'S ROAD TO RIO - WEEKLY ROUND UP 17 - 23 NOV

23 November 2015

Ko wins Player of the Year award, Burling & Tuke claim third world title, Johnstone secures International bronze, two sailors tussle for the top spot in Takapuna, Glynn retires from the Blacksticks, and Lomu is honoured around the world.

Be the Inspiration: Tom Walsh

22 November 2015

Biggest doesn’t necessarily mean best, as shot put exponent Tom Walsh can attest.

IOC President Honours Jonah Lomu

19 November 2015

The IOC President Thomas Bach has joined sporting leaders around the world in honouring Jonah Lomu for his contribution to modern rugby.  

First athletes selected for New Zealand Youth Olympic Winter Team

18 November 2015

The New Zealand Olympic Committee has selected the first five athletes into the Youth Olympic Winter Games Team.

NEW ZEALAND'S ROAD TO RIO - WEEKLY ROUNDUP 9 - 16 Nov

16 November 2015

Women judokas collect Oceania honours

Be the Inspiration: Jason Koster

15 November 2015

As Jason Koster enters the final throes of his judo career, he sometimes wonders if he is chasing dreams or escaping demons.

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Violet Walrond - NZ's first female Olympian

12 November 2015

Just 15 years old, and the first woman to compete for New Zealand at an Olympic Games, the many challenges Violet Walrond faced in 1920 were not simply confined to the cold, murky canal water

New Zealand PEAK Tracksuit takes centre stage in Olympic Museum

11 November 2015

Olympic silver medallist Sarah Walker has donated the first piece of official New Zealand team uniform to the International Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Burling and Tuke take ISAF World Sailor of the Year for 2015 Honours

11 November 2015

Peter Burling and Blair Tuke are on top of the sailing world after being announced ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year for 2015 at a dinner ceremony in Sanya, China overnight, after a remarkable year of sailing achievements

New Zealand Olympic Committee Receive World Women in Sport Trophy

11 November 2015

The New Zealand Olympic Committee has been internationally recognised for the work it does in promoting women in sport, receiving the 2015 IOC World Trophy for Women in Sport in Lausanne, Switzerland

NEW ZEALAND'S ROAD TO RIO - WEEKLY ROUNDUP 2 - 9 Nov

09 November 2015

Four World Cup golds for Lauren Boyle Lauren Boyle continues to build her status as a legend of New Zealand swimming, winning four World Cup gold medals in a week.

Be the Inspiration: NZ Women's Sevens

08 November 2015

Strength in numbers is a central chapter in the incredible success story of the New Zealand Women’s Sevens team. As the team spends so much time together - training and playing on the world circuit they’ve dominated for so long - they place huge importance on forging a strong bond.

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