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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


    Kiwi skeleton racer named for Winter Games
    19 Jan : New Zealand skeleton racer Rhys Thornbury likes the look of the technical track to be used for the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. click for full story...


    NZ Olympian Hutchins retires from swimming
    Swimming 19 Jan : Matt Hutchins is hanging up the goggles after a swimming career that took him to the Rio Olympics. click for full story...


    NZ speed skaters named for Winter Olympics
    18 Jan : A trio of Kiwi speed skaters will go into the Winter Olympics harbouring genuine team pursuit medal hopes. click for full story...


    Simone Biles says she was also sexually assaulted by Team USA gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar
    International 16 Jan : Olympic phenomenon Simone Biles says she was also sexually assaulted by Team USA gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, becoming the latest athlete to come forward against him. click for full story...


    Prior wins snowboard World Cup event
    Skiing 13 Jan : New Zealand snowboarder Christy Prior has won a World Cup event in the US as she works towards a place in the NZ team for the PyeongChang Winter Olympics. click for full story...


    Wells brothers join Winter Olympics team
    12 Jan : Freeskiers Jackson and Beau-James Wells have been added to the New Zealand team to contest next month's Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. click for full story...


    NZ athletes to watch at Winter Olympics
    Athletics 09 Jan : New Zealand's PyeongChang Winter Olympics team features rising stars Zoi Sadowski-Synnott and Tiarn Collins alongside Sochi star Janina Kuzma. click for full story...


    NZ Winter Olympics effort driven by youth
    09 Jan : A youthful New Zealand team for the PyeongChang Winter Olympics is hoping to push for its first medal since 1992. click for full story...



     Olympics NewsLinks
      20 Jan: Ioc: more initiatives coming to promote korean unity (NZ Herald)
      20 Jan: Russia's top skier needs a world cup result before olympics (NZ Herald)
      19 Jan: Meet maame biney, the first black woman to make the u.s. olympic speedskating team ()
      19 Jan: Curling will be working overtime at pyeongchang olympics (NZ Herald)
      19 Jan: Slowed by hip problems, mancuso retiring after cortina race (NZ Herald)
      19 Jan: Sitak out of aus open (RadioNZ)
      19 Jan: Black caps claim series whitewash (RadioNZ)
      19 Jan: South korea coach banned for allegedly beating olympic champ (NZ Herald)
      19 Jan: Guptill brings up 13th odi ton (RadioNZ)
      19 Jan: Black caps finish on 271 for seven (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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