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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

    Todd leads NZ eventers in Aachen
    Equestrian 22 Jul : Double Olympic gold medallist Sir Mark Todd sits fifth at the Aachen three-star event in Germany, leading a four-strong NZ team going into the final phase. click for full story...

    Improved Walsh second in Lausanne shot put
    Athletics 07 Jul : Tom Walsh's season-best throw still isn't enough to overcome Olympic champion Ryan Crouser in a high-quality shot put showdown in Switzerland. click for full story...

    Cyclists affected by negative team culture
    Cycling 23 Jun : A review of New Zealand cycling's poor performance at the Rio Olympics has found a stressful and negative team environment played a significant role. click for full story...

    Manson lauds influence of Olympic greats
    20 Jun : Robbie Manson has the single sculls seat at the Tokyo Olympics in his sights, setting up a showdown next year with Mahe Drysdale. click for full story...

    Diplo has responded to Katy Perry after she rated him third place in a list of her ex-lovers
    Entertainment 17 Jun : The 'Chained To The Rhythm' hitmaker put the 'Lean On' star in last place behind Orlando Bloom and John Mayer, after she was asked to rate her previous romances, and he has now quipped back that he got the "bronze medal in the sex olympics". click for full story...

    McCartney crashes out in Oslo
    Athletics 16 Jun : Olympic bronze medallist Eliza McCartney has no-heighted at the Oslo Diamond League athletics meeting, missing all three of her attempts at 4.55m. click for full story...

    Kiwi rowers return to international fray
    Sailing 14 Jun : New Zealand rowers will tackle their first international competition since last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics at the World Cup regatta in Poznan, Poland. click for full story...

    Tom Daley's training schedule is "so hectic" that he can hardly find time to socialize
    Entertainment 11 Jun : The Olympic swimmer - who recently married screenwriter and filmmaker Dustin Lance Black in a luxurious ceremony at Bovey Castle - admits his busy schedule can make it difficult to find the time to spend with his family and friends. click for full story...

     Olympics NewsLinks
      22 Jul: Clinical crusaders crush highlanders (RadioNZ)
      22 Jul: Live: super rugby quarterfinal - crusaders v highlanders (RadioNZ)
      22 Jul: Highlanders arrive in christchurch (RadioNZ)
      22 Jul: Bolt breaks 10 seconds in monaco win (RadioNZ)
      22 Jul: Highlanders on their way to christchurch (RadioNZ)
      22 Jul: Highlanders hoping to fly out of dunedin at 11am (RadioNZ)
      22 Jul: Spieth holds onto lead at open championship (RadioNZ)
      22 Jul: Recap: hurricanes v brumbies (RadioNZ)
      22 Jul: Black sticks manage win over egypt (RadioNZ)
      21 Jul: Hurricanes break down brumbies to reach semis (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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