World Champions spearhead strong track cycling team for Glasgow

April 17, 2014

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The World Champion team sprint trio will lead a powerful New Zealand track cycling team named today by the New Zealand Olympic Committee for the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

TRIATHLON TEAM NAMED FOR GLASGOW

April 17, 2014

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The Triathlon team to compete at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games was named today by the NZOC at the Tri NZ National High Performance Centre in Cambridge.

World class riders gear up for BMX National Championships

April 16, 2014

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There's plenty at stake for BMX riders of all ages at the national championships in Tauranga over Easter weekend. However several world ranked riders from last year’s world championships in Auckland are competing for national honours.

Extreme Kayaker Mike Dawson action into Africa

April 16, 2014

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Olympic kayaker Mike Dawson took a break from the white water slalom world circuit to explore one of Africa’s most dangerous rivers. He gives an inside look at what paddling in Uganda is all about. Movie of kayaking trip

Winter Games NZ earns Event Excellence Award at Sport NZ Awards

April 16, 2014

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The Audi Quattro Winter Games has been crowned New Zealand’s leading event, taking out the prestigious award for Event Excellence at the annual Sport NZ Awards night this week.

17-year-old Diver Liam Stone Announced in NZ Commonwealth Games Team

April 16, 2014

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Teenage diver Liam Stone will become the first male diver to represent New Zealand at the Commonwealth Games since 1998. The seventeen year old will compete in in the 1m and 3m Springboard Diving at Glasgow 2014, the New Zealand Olympic Committee announced today.

Wenzhou Outdoor Challenge - day 3 Thule win, Kiwi's hold 1-2

April 15, 2014

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International team Thule broke the Kiwi stage winning domination day three at this years Wenzhou Outdoor Challenge in China. Team NZ Adventure of Braden Currie, Jess Simson

Kiwi's lead Wenzhou Outdoor Challenge

April 14, 2014

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Kiwi’s have once again got off to a great start in China, this time at the 2014 China Wenzhou Outdoor Challenge. Two days into the four day stage race, the team of NZ Adventure are upholding a long tradition of leading in China.

Cooper makes strong start to World Cup mountain bike

April 14, 2014

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Former junior world champion Anton Cooper made a strong start to his international mountain bike season, finishing fifth in the opening round of the UCI World Cup in South Africa at the weekend.

Alpine Lodge Loop the Lake

April 13, 2014

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Saturday's 19th Alpine Lodge Loop the Lake couldn't have had a closer finish in the women's race with Cheryl Young notching a four second win from fellow Nelsonian Jodi Dobson.

Nine-strong Shooting Team Named for Glasgow 2014

April 17, 2014

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Delhi gold medallists Mike Collings and John Snowden have been selected for the Commonwealth Games as part of a nine-strong team for Glasgow 2014.

Bike and Tri Teams Announced for Glasgow 2014

April 17, 2014

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In an announcement at the Home of Cycling in Cambridge today, New Zealand Olympic Committee CEO Kereyn Smith named the teams to represent New Zealand in track cycling and triathlon at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Challenge Roth announces strongest pro field in 30 years of of triathlon in Roth

April 16, 2014

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Challenge Roth will celebrate “30 Years of Triathlon in Roth” with the strongest field of pro athletes ever seen at the world’s largest long distance triathlon, joined by 5,500 age group athletes and watched by an anticipated 220,000 spectators.

News mash

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Back to back wins for Watkinson at Orca Auckland Half

Bugger me a Five Finger cycling shoe

Overtraining erode your body

Women cyclists dies in Christchurch

Hiker found in stream after days lost in Waitakere ranges

Ironman turn back time in Auckland event

Pay day gender balance at big marathon

Godzone on a past broken body

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Interview - Jess Simson

December 12, 2013

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It’s been a busy few weeks for Wanaka based multisporter Jess Simson, with 2 top international podium finishes - first in Australia & then in Brazil. “I don’t like to think about my competitors really, I just like to focus on my own thing & do my best."

Interview - Del Woodford

December 10, 2013

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Cycling commentator Del Woodford tells us about Avanti Plus teaming up with Gordon McCauley to put together a junior coaching programme. “Its Gordon McCauley coaching…its a pretty exciting opportunity for some young riders.”

Interview - Liam Scopes

December 02, 2013

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Triathlon journalist Liam Scopes talks about kiwi Michelle Bremer opening up her domestic season in “really good form”, with a 2nd at the Challenge Forster behind Aussie Rebecca Hoschke ( who won Ironman Australia earlier this year).

Tauranga Trail Run

November 07, 2013

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The Smiths Sports Tauranga Trail Run is just under a month away and entries are already well up on last year. The event is held within the TECT All Terrain Park at the top of Pyes Pa Road and is the major fundraiser for the Cross Country team at Tauranga Boys' College. Over 250 entries have so far been received, this number is 40% up on the same time last year.

Entries for Motatapu 47km Mountain Bike race close in record time

November 04, 2013

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Competitor entries to the increasingly popular Speight’s Summit 47km Mountain Bike race at Motatapu 2014 have closed in record time. Two-thousand riders from around New Zealand and internationally have signed up to compete in the challenging high country race on March 8

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