SNYDERS, STANLEY EARN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFYING TIMES

September 03, 2014

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Glenn Snyders (North Shore) lit up the first day of the New Zealand Short Course Swimming Championships today, breaking his own national record and twice going under the qualifying time for the World Championships.

Great Naseby Water Race Ultra run

September 03, 2014

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The Great Naseby Water Race was held in the weekend with the ultra running event as usual a huge success. Racing started at Midday on Friday from Naseby Central Otago with forty three 100 Milers pulsing with nervous energy at the start.

ITU Mixed Relay WC - NZ 8th

September 02, 2014

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At the inaugural ITU Triathlon Under23/Junior Mixed Relay World Championships, which sees two women and two men each complete a mini triathlon, Great Britain was again glorious in the team format. Gordon Benson (GRB), the bronze medallist in the U23 race, anchored his team, crossing the line in a time of one hour, 22 minutes, 58 seconds

Walsh Wins in Zagreb

September 02, 2014

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New Zealand shot putter Tom Walsh has had the most significant result of his blossoming international career in the Croatian city of Zagreb this morning.

BAKER ONE OF SIX INAUGURAL INDUCTEES INTO TRIATHLON HALL OF FAME

September 02, 2014

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New Zealand’s Erin Baker was last night honoured as one of the first six inductees into the International Triathlon Hall of Fame, being named in Edmonton at the ITU World Championships from the list of 25 nominees released by the ITU a month ago.

Stacked Field at The North Face® Freeski Open of NZ Big Mountain

September 01, 2014

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Qualifying rounds for The North Face® Freeski Open of New Zealand Big Mountain were held today in Shadow Basin at Queenstown’s The Remarkables Ski Area. Continuing on from last week’s halfpipe and slopestyle competitions, the day once again brought blue skies, sunshine

AUCKLAND GRAMMAR, NAPIER GIRLS TAKE OVERALL HONOURS

September 01, 2014

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Auckland Grammar and Napier Girls have taken the overall honours for their respective trophies at the New Zealand Secondary School Swimming Championships that concluded in Wellington today.

DISAPPOINTING DAY IN EDMONTON FOR NEW ZEALANDERS

September 01, 2014

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Following on from the disappointment of the elite men’s race for the New Zealanders at the ITU World Triathlon Championship in Edmonton, Sophie Corbidge gave herself every chance of an elusive podium finish in the Women’s U23 race today but faded on the second half of the run to come home in 9th place.

ITU announces inductees for inaugural Hall of Fame

September 01, 2014

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As a part of its 25th year anniversary celebrations, the International Triathlon Union (ITU) today inducted seven individuals into its inaugural Hall of Fame on the penultimate evening of the 2014 TransCanada Corp. Grand Final Edmonton.

Walsh gets another Podium finish and Robertson close to PB

September 01, 2014

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Tom Walsh has scored another shot put podium finish overnight, finishing third at the ISTAF Berlin World Challenge. Walsh’s best effort on a very consistent series was 20.77. Four of his throws were over 20.65.

GLENN SNYDERS MAKES RECORD-SETTING START TO WELLINGTON MEET

September 02, 2014

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Pan Pacific Championship medallist Glenn Snyders made a record-setting start to the New Zealand Short Course Swimming Championships in Wellington today.

KANE RADFORD WINS MEDAL, LIAM ALBERY PIPPED IN PAN PACS OPEN WATER

September 01, 2014

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Rotorua swimmer Kane Radford had a long wait but it was worth it when he claimed the bronze medal in the Pan Pacific Championships open water 10km swim in Hawaii today.

DODDS 34th IN TRIATHLON GRAND FINAL

September 01, 2014

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Tony Dodds was the sole finisher for the New Zealanders in the elite men’s race at the ITU World Championships in Edmonton this morning, coming home in 34th place after hanging tough during the swim and bike legs in a fast and furious Grand Final.

News mash

Some interesting news items..

Michael Poole swim not sink..after black out in race

Junk food rewires brain

Skiier falls into Ruapahu crater

Pro cyclists up for bribery

National offers cash for city cyclists

Robertson brothers can be the best

David Dawson swims 40-kilometre length of Loch Lomond in Scotland

Swedish biathon students at Snowfarm

How long should I have off after an endurance event

Wildboy's epic adventure reaches Cape Reinga

Lisa Carrington on 7 Sharpe

Death at the Alaska Wilderness Classic

Kiwi Matt King working with Brownlee brothers

Tips for Ultra running

10 things you need to know before taking up rowing

Take a hike - why doctors should prescribe 'nature'

Cops botch speeding cyclist's ticket

Ministry of Health takes cab over a short walk

The benefits of discomforts

Commonwealth Games: Gates misses out on cycling spot

Commonwealth Games: Wiggins holds no fears for Kiwi cyclists

Interview with Kiwi running legend Jonathan Wyatt

Hiking makes you happy

Strong bond between Kiwi triathlon twins

Epilepsy doesn't deter a Kiwi triathlete

Bacon and egg pie to greet kayaker

Safety fears after road-rage 'timebomb'

A journey of 1070 kms begins with a single step

Unknown to the Western States 100miler winner in a year, whos Rob Krar?

Cyclists mourn 'strong, weekend warrior' Brent Stuart of Hastings

Wildboy treks around NZ

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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