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 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.
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.