Christchurch cyclist Joanne Kiesanowski finished the first day of the Olympic omnium event in 11th place out of 18 competitors.
Alexis Pritchard, New Zealand’s last boxer at the London Olympics, bowed out in her lightweight quarter-final bout against Russian Sofya Ochigava today.
Valerie Adams qualified comfortably for the women’s shot put final in this morning’s qualifying round at the Olympic stadium.
New Zealand had a mixed time of it in the opening session of the canoe sprinting at Eton Dorney today.
The New Zealand women’s hockey team battled bravely to secure a 0-0 draw against Germany today and so book a place in the Olympic semi-finals.
I know we’re all following the New Zealanders’ Olympic efforts passionately, but let’s pause just for a moment to take in the global sports stage.
Nick Willis strode confidently into the men’s 1500m final in the Olympic stadium this evening.
Valerie Adams has been added to the start list of the Olympic shot put competition tomorrow after an administrative error saw her name missed from the initial line up.
NZ’s first medal race competitors finished their 2012 Olympic Sailing regattas on a high note today, with both Dan Slater in the Finn and Hamish Pepper with Jim Turner in the St
New Zealand’s representative in the omnium – the cycling equivalent of track and field’s decathlon – finished a solid sixth today in a field of 18, despite not having the rub of
Auckland boxer Alexis Pritchard scored a historic first for New Zealand sport today.
New Zealand bowed out of the running for an Olympic men’s hockey medal today.