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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

    Laser sailor Meech solid at World Cup
    Sailing 26 Apr : Kiwi sailor Sam Meech has made a decent start to the Hyeres World Cup, his first regatta since claiming an Olympic Laser bronze medal. click for full story...

    Willis shakes off Rio cobwebs with win
    Athletics 18 Apr : Rio Olympic bronze medallist Nick Willis has won his first outing since August, taking out the Boston invitational street mile. click for full story...

    Snell's memorabilia displayed at Te Papa
    Entertainment 18 Apr : Athletics great Sir Peter Snell has handed over two of his Olympic gold medals, and other items, at a ceremony at Te Papa. click for full story...

    NZ track cyclists encouraged by medal haul
    Cycling 17 Apr : Five medals at the track cycling world championships reflects the progress made since the Rio Olympics, according to New Zealand bosses. click for full story...

    Walker dominates BMX nationals
    Cycling 15 Apr : Ten years after her first elite race, Olympic silver medallist Sarah Walker has dominated the BMX national championships in Te Awamutu. click for full story...

    Dustin Lance Black has signed with a modelling agency
    Entertainment 10 Apr : The 42-year-old Oscar-winning screenwriter - who is engaged to British Olympics medal-winning diver Tom Daley - has signed a contract with Wilhelmina's celebrity division and his aim in his new job is to "help individuality roar". click for full story...

    Hayden Phillips makes Black Sticks return
    Hockey 04 Apr : Black Sticks midfielder Hayden Phillips will play his first game for New Zealand since the Rio Olympic Games at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Malaysia. click for full story...

    Special Olympics team bring home 18 medals
    27 Mar : New Zealand's Special Olympics World Winter Games team have brought home 18 medals from the competition in Austria. click for full story...

     Olympics NewsLinks
      27 Apr: Nz rugby braces for 'confronting' report (RadioNZ)
      27 Apr: Black cap doug bracewell to be sentenced for drink driving (RadioNZ)
      27 Apr: Sharapova shouldn't be allowed back - bouchard (RadioNZ)
      27 Apr: Record income but nz rugby still posts financial loss (RadioNZ)
      27 Apr: Kaino in doubt for lions series (RadioNZ)
      27 Apr: Arrests made after english clubs raided (RadioNZ)
      27 Apr: Video refs for 2018 football world cup (RadioNZ)
      27 Apr: Sharapova to learn french open fate next month (RadioNZ)
      27 Apr: Steel remain unbeaten (RadioNZ)
      27 Apr: Foran's bulldogs deal one step closer (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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