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  • Home >  2016 Olympics

    Rio Olympics 2016

    Welcome to NZCity's Olympics zone designed to help you easily find information about the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. During the course of the games we'll keep you up to date with interesting NZ olympic news, and continually update our links to the best Olympic web sites. Don't forget to check out the official Olympics Site

    Rower Bond chases cycling world title
    Motoring 20 Sep : Double Olympic gold medallist Hamish Bond will shift his world championship focus from rowing to road cycling in contesting the individual time trial in Norway. click for full story...

    Meech and Saunders battle at Laser worlds
    Sailing 18 Sep : Kiwi Olympic bronze medallist Sam Meech's bid for victory at the Laser sailing world championships suffers a heavy blow. click for full story...

    Kiwi Nacra pair fourth at world champs
    Sailing 11 Sep : Gemma Jones and Jason Saunders repeat their Olympic result by finishing fourth at the Nacra 17 world championships in France. click for full story...

    US snowboarder White out of Winter Games
    Skiing 06 Sep : Olympic halfpipe snowboarding great Shaun White pulls out of the New Zealand Winter Games following a crash in training. click for full story...

    NZ Nacra sailors committed to Tokyo Games
    Sailing 04 Sep : Gemma Jones and Jason Saunders will have another crack at winning the Olympic medal that so narrowly eluded them in Rio. click for full story...

    Cheatley steps down from NZ track cycling
    Cycling 01 Sep : Cycling NZ head track coach Dayle Cheatley is stepping aside saying he cannot commit to the heavy workload needed for the 2020 Olympics build-up. click for full story...

    Amir Khan's estranged wife Faryal Makhdoom has reportedly vowed to raise their second child alone
    Entertainment 01 Sep : The businesswoman and the sports star recently split in acrimonious circumstances, with Amir accusing Faryal of cheating on him with Olympic gold medallist Anthony Joshua, and Faryal is now said to be prepared to raise their unborn baby without the support of Amir. click for full story...

    Maloney and Meech claim early lead
    Sailing 31 Aug : Kiwi Olympic silver medallists Alex Maloney and Molly Meech sail into the lead as the 49er/FX world championships finally begin in Porto. click for full story...

     Olympics NewsLinks
      26 Sep: Foran out of world cup (RadioNZ)
      26 Sep: Bulldogs rule foran unavailable for world cup (RadioNZ)
      26 Sep: Juventus fined for dealing with ultras (RadioNZ)
      26 Sep: Afl star credits deported dad for success (RadioNZ)
      26 Sep: France enrols lomu's sons for cup bid (RadioNZ)
      26 Sep: Record loss "won't define" boks (RadioNZ)
      26 Sep: Bids in for rugby's 2023 world cup (RadioNZ)
      26 Sep: Rowers on course in florida (RadioNZ)
      26 Sep: It's been just 7 months since the rio olympics, and this is what the venues look like now ()
      26 Sep: Transgender weightlifter wins international women’s competition, sets national record ()
    more Olympics newslinks >>

    "In the name of all competitors, I promise that we shall take part in these Olympic Games, respecting and abiding by the rules that govern them, in the true spirit of sportsmanship, for the glory of sport and the honour of our teams."
    - The Olympic athletes' oath

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