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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 is weighing up whether he drops the 5000 metre distance at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics
    Rugby 30 Jun : Nick Willis is weighing up whether he drops the 5000 metre distance at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics click for full story...


    John Boyega has been teaching children how to train like a Jedi
    Entertainment 29 Jun : The ‘Star Wars’ actor paid a visit to his former primary school in London on Wednesday (27.06.18) alongside Double Olympic Gold medallist Jade Jones as part of a campaign run by Change4Life - a public health programme in England - which encourages young people to get active click for full story...


    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...



     Olympics NewsLinks
      16 Jul: Kylian mbappé, at 19, france's world cup sensation (RadioNZ)
      16 Jul: Sanzaar: tmo rules not working (RadioNZ)
      16 Jul: Sir richard hadlee needs more surgery (RadioNZ)
      16 Jul: Coventry to join blues coaching team (RadioNZ)
      16 Jul: Savea and barrett recommit to nz rugby (RadioNZ)
      16 Jul: Strong mountain bike team named for world champs (RadioNZ)
      16 Jul: Scott dixon wins in toronto to extend indycar lead (RadioNZ)
      16 Jul: Dion smith set to continue in tour de france (RadioNZ)
      16 Jul: Fifa world cup final 2018: social media reacts to france's win (RadioNZ)
      16 Jul: Degenkolb wins tour stage nine (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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