August 01, 2014
Requiring a throw of 57 metres or a least one of the 12 best in the qualifying rounds, 20 year old Siositina Hakeai easily qualified in fourth for the final of the discus throw on Friday evening.
August 01, 2014
In almost parallel runs in their semi-finals Angie Smit and Nikki Hamblin both finished third to qualify for tomorrow’s final of the women’s 800m. Smit came through on the inside down the back straight on the last lap and dug deep in the home straight
July 30, 2014
Tom Walsh blogs 24 hours after winning a silver medal in the Glasgow Commonwealth Games "A night in which I performed with pride to win a silver medal with 21.19m, but also a night where I fell short of my fierce desire to win Commonwealth gold."
Some interesting news items..
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
Kiwi trans tasman kayaker may need second drop
DOC rethink winter track safety after death of tourist
Judge allows fraud case against Armstrong to proceed
Nothing easy about Mt Difficulty race Mt race
Our worst alpine tragedy
10 Timeless Laws rto fitness
Race for a million dollar prize pool & draw
Get paid to cycle to work 32c a km
Games MTBer from horses to bikes
New rules on protein for sport
German tourist tells of moment he saw Sydney woman swept into river on New Zealand hike
Christchurch drivers hate cyclists
Cyclist Garth Barfoot bonds with driver who hit him
Five Fingers - Vibram Agrees to Settle Class Action Lawsuit for false benefits
Training & not eating enough and piling on pounds
British cyclists recovering after broken jaw from punch in NZ
Multisport Queen after Crazyman success
Farley bounce back with brush with motorbike
3D casts speeding up recovery, plus looking good
Chineese shoe factory strikes run on
67-Year Old Kayaker Completes Atlantic Crossing
German kayaker lucky to be alive
Has Nike brought running with $500m deal?
Radical new MTB fork way of future?
City Cycling deservers funding boost
Cycist killed "good at everything she wanted to do"
MTBers want ban lifted on trails at Te Mata Peak Hawkes Bay
Barfoot back into competition after accident
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
Greatest Fitness Tips
From binge drinker to Ironwoman
December 12, 2013
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."
December 10, 2013
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.”
December 02, 2013
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).
November 07, 2013
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.
November 04, 2013
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