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
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.
Nick Willis produced a withering home straight sprint to earn a bronze medal in the 1500m today.
Second-seeded New Zealanders Martin Knight and Joelle King bowed out of the gold medal race in the mixed doubles when they lost their semi-final to the English pairing of Peter Barker and Alison Wa
The New Zealand men led 2-0, but lost their semi-final to India 3-2 today. It was a disappointing result for the men, who looked to have the game well in hand for the first half-hour.
Defending champions New Zealand booked a place in the Commonwealth Games netball final in thrilling circumstances today, beating England 35-34 in a topsy-turvy semi-final.
Two boxers turned on brave displays today to earn the right to fight for gold at the Commonwealth Games.
David Light and David Nyika highlighted a day of mixed fortunes for New Zealand.
David Light reached the finals of the heavyweight boxing division today by winning a fight he thought he might well have lost.
Hamilton teenager David Nyika has won his way through to the final of the men’s light-heavyweight boxing division and will box Kennedy St Pierre of Mauritius for a gold medal tomorrow.
The New Zealand women’s hockey team bowed out of gold medal contention in disappointing circumstances today, losing a penalty shootout to England at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre.
Not for the first time, it was cycling’s day at the Commonwealth Games, with a brilliant gold medal to Linda Villumsen in the road time trial and two other top five finishes.
David Bishop won one of New Zealand’s rare Commonwealth Games gymnastics medals in the floor final today.
New Zealand went oh so close to picking up a gold medal in the para open triples bowls final at Kelvingrove today.