We look back at 2014 and 25 of the best pictures of the Sochi Winter Olympic Games, Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and Nanjing Youth Olympic Games - What a year!
1. Gymnast Charlotte Sullivan flies through the air in her beam routine, Glasgow 2014 (c) Getty Images
2. Valerie Adams walks off the track after winning Gold in the Shot put, Glasgow 2014 (c) Getty Images
Swimming Junior World Champion in the 50m backstroke and world record holder, Gabrielle Fa'amausili has been announced as flag bearer for the New Zealand Youth Olympic Games Team in Nanjing 2014.
A team of 50 young New Zealand athletes has arrived in Nanjing, China set to compete at the Youth Olympic Games which kick off in just two days time.
Weightlifter Richie Patterson, who came back from silver in Delhi to win gold in Glasgow, has been named flag bearer of the New Zealand Commonwealth Games Team at a casual team ceremony in th
Jack Bauer and the netball team picked up silver medals today, lifting the New Zealand team’s overall haul to 45 medals – 14 gold, 14 silver, 17 bronze.
Tenacious Jack Bauer picked up a hard-earned silver medal in the men’s road race today.
The New Zealand Commonwealth Games Team has wrapped up a successful campaign in Glasgow.
The New Zealand men’s hockey team lost their bronze medal match against England in cruel circumstances today.
Martin Knight and Joelle King were unable to win a medal in the mixed doubles squash today.
The New Zealand netball team’s hopes of retaining their Commonwealth Games crown were extinguished in no uncertain fashion by Australia today.
New Zealand won two boxing medals, including a gold, plus athletics and hockey bronzes today.
New Zealand picked up gold and silver medals in the boxing finals this evening.
The New Zealand women’s hockey team earned a bronze medal today with a comprehensive 5-2 victory over South Africa in the third place play-off.