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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


    Tom Daley can't swim very well
    Entertainment 17 Jan : The 22-year-old Olympic diver may compete in the water for a living, but he admits his capabilities are limited - much to the surprise of a lot of people. click for full story...


    Back injury delays Winter Olympics bid
    Skiing 15 Jan : New Zealand slopestyle freeskier Anna Willcox's qualifying bid for next year's Winter Olympics has been halted briefly by a couple of cracked vertebrae. click for full story...


    Belarusian Ostapchuk loses bronze medal
    13 Jan : The Belarusian drug cheat Nadzeya Ostapchuk, who denied Kiwi Valerie Adams gold at the London Olympics, has now also been stripped of her 2008 Beijing bronze. click for full story...


    Tom Daley cooks all the time for his fiancĂ© Dustin Lance Black - because the filmmaker's meals are too unhealthy
    Entertainment 12 Jan : The 22-year-old British Olympic diver - who began dating the 42-year-old filmmaker in early 2013 before they got engaged in October 2015 - has just released his own cookbook 'Tom's Daily Plan' and has revealed he has taken control of the kitchen at their London home in a bid to keep them both in good shape. click for full story...


    Olympic winners feature in Halberg Awards
    Athletics 11 Jan : Olympic medal-winning paddlers, athletes, sailors and rowers are peppered throughout the recently announced Halberg Award finalists. click for full story...


    Hager names seasoned Black Sticks squad
    Hockey 11 Jan : The Black Sticks women's hockey team will tackle a new Olympic cycle with a squad which includes a swathe of seasoned campaigners. click for full story...


    Tom Daley and his fiancĂ© Dustin Lance Black will definitely marry in 2017
    Entertainment 09 Jan : The British diver - who took part in the Rio Olympic Games last year in Brazil winning a bronze medal - has revealed plans for their nuptials are well underway and they will be tying the knot in front of their friends and family at some point in the next 12 months. click for full story...


    Buchanan hangs tough for fourth road win
    Motoring 07 Jan : Rio Olympic track cyclist Rushlee Buchanan has won a record fourth national road cycling title with a well-timed sprint finish in Napier. click for full story...



     Olympics NewsLinks
      18 Jan: Nikki hamblin up for new international award over her heartwarming olympic moment (NZ Herald)
      18 Jan: Cruden couldn't resist french affair? (RadioNZ)
      18 Jan: Djokovic, nadal make winning starts in melbourne (RadioNZ)
      17 Jan: Serena williams through to second round (RadioNZ)
      17 Jan: Australian tennis player banned over corruption (RadioNZ)
      17 Jan: New blackjacks squad named (RadioNZ)
      17 Jan: Voges says international cricket career is over (RadioNZ)
      17 Jan: Louis van gaal retires from coaching (RadioNZ)
      17 Jan: Djokovic begins bid for seventh title (RadioNZ)
      17 Jan: New nfl stadium would play key role in 2024 la olympics (NZ Herald)
    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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