New Zealand's Road to Rio - Weekly Roundup 31 Aug - 6 Sep

07 September 2015


Equestrian: Second for Price at Burghley

07 September 2015

Tim Price has finished second behind world number one Michael Jung at the Burghley Horse Trials in the United Kingdom this morning.

Gichard leads nine qualifiers in opening day in Samoa

07 September 2015

Competition is underway in Samoa as the day 1 of the Commonwealth Games wraps with a strong performance from young New Zealand swimmers in the pool. 

Medal flurry for kiwi rowers and 9 boats qualified for Rio so far

07 September 2015

Day eight of the 2015 World Rowing Championships saw a flurry of medals for New Zealand rowing. Kiwi rowers won another four medals with gold from the women’s double, silver from the wom

2,000 cast members, youth empowerment and Samoan celebration at heart of Samoa 2015’s Ceremonies

06 September 2015

2,000 young cast members and teachers from 13 different Samoan schools feature in the Vth Commonwealth Youth Games Ceremonies, which started tonight with an immersive and uniquely Pacific-sty

Bobbi Gichard - New Zealand flag bearer for Commonwealth Youth Games

05 September 2015

Bobbi Gichard named New Zealand Commonwealth Youth Games Flag Bearer

Commonwealth Youth Athletes Arrive in Samoa

04 September 2015

 A team of 27 New Zealand athletes aged 14 – 18 have arrived in Samoa for the Commonwealth Youth Games, a festival of sport, culture and community.

NZ athletics in good shape heading towards Rio Olympics

04 September 2015

Athletics New Zealand High Performance Director Scott Goodman gave a thumbs up for New Zealand athletes’ progress towards next year’s Rio Olympic Games after the World Championships in B

Key decisions made at Commonwealth Games General Assembly

02 September 2015

The Commonwealth Sports Movement is assured of a strong and impactful future as key decisions were taken today, 2 September 2015, at the Commonwealth Games Federation’s General Assembly

Kereyn Smith Elected CGF Vice President

02 September 2015

New Zealand Olympic Committee CEO Kereyn Smith has been elected to the position of Vice President to the Commonwealth Games Federation Board.

On this Day - The Golden Hour

02 September 2015