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  •   Home > News > Sports >  Subscribe to NZCity's Athletics articles  Athletics
    Cautious pass mark for NZ athletes
     17 August 2017
    There still room for improvement, but Kiwi athletes at the world athletics champs have earned a cautious pass mark from high performance boss Scott Goodman.
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    Willis content with eighth at world champs
    14 Aug: Kiwi great Nick Willis is satisfied with his efforts despite finishing eighth in the 1500m final at the athletics world championships in London.... more
    Willis keeps coach Warhurst on edge
    13 Aug: Double Olympic medallist Nick Willis gifted coach Ron Warhurst with a few more grey hairs in qualifying for the world championships 1500m final in London.... more
    Willis steals through into 1500m final
    12 Aug: Kiwi runner Nick Willis has done enough to qualify for the world championship 1500m final, and says he'll be giving everything in the hunt for a medal.... more
    Turkey's Ramil Guliyev beats South Africa's Wayde van Niekerk to win 200m world title in London
    11 Aug: Turkey's Ramil Guliyev beats South Africa's Wayde van Niekerk to win the 200m final at the world athletics championships, as Botswana's Isaac Makwala finishes sixth.... more
    Willis eases through to 1500m semi-finals
    11 Aug: Kiwi middle distance runner Nick Willis has finished fifth in his 1500m heat at the world athletics championships, comfortably qualifying for the semi-finals.... more
    Maori All Blacks to face Canada
    11 Aug: The Maori All Blacks will play Canada in Vancouver in the first game of their two-match end-of-year programme.... more
    Walsh ponders Diamond League defence
    8 Aug: Shot putter Tom Walsh will wait for the results of an MRI scan on a troublesome groin injury before making a decision on his Diamond League campaign.... more
    Millar falls short in 200m at world champs
    8 Aug: Kiwi sprinter Joseph Millar suffers the same fate in the 200m as he did in the 100m at the world championships, exiting in the heats.... more
    Walsh claims world champs shot put gold
    7 Aug: An ecstatic Tom Walsh makes New Zealand athletics history by winning a world championships gold medal in London.... more

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     06 Aug: Usain Bolt loses out to Justin Gatlin and Christian Coleman in 100m final at world athletics championships ++++
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     Athletics NewsLinks
      18 Aug: Athletics: hamstring injury will rule usain bolt out of man utd charity match (NZ Herald)
      18 Aug: Bolt shows evidence of hamstring injury (RadioNZ)
      17 Aug: Goodman gives world champs team a pass mark (NZ Herald)
      15 Aug: World athletics championships: how nigeria trips up its own athletes (BBCWorld)
      14 Aug: Usain bolt says final goodbye to athletics at world championships in london (BBCWorld)
      14 Aug: Usain bolt makes emotional farewell at world championships in london with final lap of honour (
      14 Aug: Nick willis content with eighth in 1500m final at world athletics championships (
      14 Aug: Did usain bolt party on eve of final race? (NZ Herald)
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