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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


    Nick Willis looks likely to remain the Beijing Olympic 1500m silver medallist forever
    Athletics 08 Jun : Nick Willis looks likely to remain the Beijing Olympic 1500m silver medallist forever click for full story...


    Anton Cooper's mountain biking campaign ignited with a second place finish behind Olympic champion Nino Schurter
    Cycling 28 May : Anton Cooper's World Cup mountain biking campaign has been ignited with a second placed finish behind Olympic champion Nino Schurter in this morning's round in the Czech Republic click for full story...


    Disgraced Olympic champion Arthur Parkin has been jailed for sex crimes
    Law and Order 25 May : Disgraced Olympic champion Arthur Parkin has been jailed for sex crimes click for full story...


    Cycling New Zealand makes number of changes to high performance coaching programme
    Christchurch 22 May : Cycling New Zealand's made a number of changes to their high performance coaching programme with an eye to the Tokyo Olympics click for full story...


    Yachting New Zealand will embrace the changes to the Olympic sailing programme from 2024
    Sailing 17 May : Yachting New Zealand will embrace the changes to the Olympic sailing programme from 2024 click for full story...


    Tom Daley is planning to undergo hypnotherapy to cure his fear of clowns
    Entertainment 21 Apr : The 23-year-old Olympic diver has admitted he has a phobia of the clumsy children's entertainers and is desperate to cure his anxieties before he becomes a father click for full story...


    Tonya Harding is set to compete on the 26th season of 'Dancing with the Stars'
    Entertainment 16 Apr : The controversial retired figure skater hit headlines in 1994, when her now-ex-husband Jeff Gilooly plotted with her self-appointed bodyguard, Shawn Eckhardt, to take out her rival Nancy Kerrigan to pave the way for her spot on the US Winter Olympic team click for full story...


    Margot Robbie has become less judgemental since starring in 'I, Tonya'
    Entertainment 20 Feb : The 27-year-old actress portrays real-life Olympic figure skater Tonya Harding in the new biopic - which she also produced - based on the true events, which saw Tonya's now-ex-husband Jeff Gilooly plot with her self-appointed bodyguard, Shawn Eckhardt, to take out her rival Nancy Kerrigan to pave the way for her spot on the US team click for full story...



     Olympics NewsLinks
      23 Jun: Mckenzie masterclass sets up all blacks win (RadioNZ)
      23 Jun: Recap: all blacks vs france (RadioNZ)
      23 Jun: Tonga exploit yellow card to beat fiji (RadioNZ)
      23 Jun: Jones denies england job is on the line (RadioNZ)
      23 Jun: Crusaders crush force in power try romp (RadioNZ)
      22 Jun: Nz kabaddi recruits fighters for world stage (RadioNZ)
      22 Jun: Kiwis rugby league coach hands luke shot at captaincy (RadioNZ)
      22 Jun: Cricket: mccullum reveals failed test (RadioNZ)
      22 Jun: Fiji rugby league coach aims high (RadioNZ)
      22 Jun: Rugby league: kiwis pick rookies for england test (RadioNZ)
    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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