Sports

Brits Under Scrutiny About Attire

Brits Accused Of Cheating With Suits The Brits are once again at the centre of controversy after recent articles purporting their Winter Olympics Skeleton suits to be unfairly enhanced, saw the light of day. Cheating is always a huge concern at the Olympic Games. This time it has very little ….

Outbreak Of Virus Hits The Olympics

Norovirus Outbreak at the Winter Olympics 128 cases of the norovirus have now been confirmed at the Winter Olympics. This rise in people affected comes just hours before the opening ceremony scheduled to take place this evening. The POCOG Organising Committee let it be known that 42 new cases have ….

Steven Hansen Receives Halbert Award

Steven Hansen Honoured At Halbert Awards The Annual Halberg Sports Awards serve to recognise and honour top sports men and women, as well as teams, in New Zealand. One of the most celebrated awards at this year’s ceremony went to All Blacks head coach Steven Hansen. Hansen was presented with ….

Kiwis Looking Ahead To PyeongChang

12New Zealand Fate About To Change New Zealand is the holder of one solitary medal in the Olympic Winter Games. Alpine skier Annelise Coberger won silver in the alpine skiing slalom back in 1992 in Albertville in France. After and since, not a single other medal has been won at ….

North Korea To Compete In Pyeongchang

North Korea To Participate In Winter Olympics It may seem slightly insulting, but actually, it’s just something that rings true: North Korea is better at political intrigue than at sports.  This is not to say that this applies across the board; in fact, there are some sports that North Korea ….

Beer Garden For Winter X

Beer Garden Planned For Winter X Games The 2018 Winter X Games officially gets going on January 25th, 2018 and will by all expectations be a jolly affair.  After all, this year’s Winter X Games may very well feature its very own beer garden.  The beer garden will be situated ….

Sport Journalism: Saving The Breed

Sport Journalism Befitting A Sport-Loving Nation It’s true that we are a sport-loving nation.  It’s also true that we want outstanding coverage of our events, home and away.  Sport is, after all, the life blood of our country and especially of smaller communities within our country.  Right up there with ….

BBC Sports Personality Of The Year

BBC Sports Personality Of The Year: Background The BBC Sports Personality of the Year ceremony takes place annually in December, with the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award being the signature award of the evening.  The winner is selected by means of a public vote, from a pre-determined shortlist ….

NZ Pro-Surfer Paige Hareb back in WSL

Hareb Back On The Pro-Board at WSL New Zealand pro-surfer Paige Hareb is back on the World Surf League Championship tour for women after having completely fallen out of the rankings in 2014.  Hareb has been trying to get back into the runnings in the qualifying series for the past ….

When NZ Politics And Sport Collide

Voting From A Sporting Point Of View Politics and sport are an inseparable mix – especially in a country like New Zealand where sport is right on par with religion for most.  With the general election already in motion, it’s important to consider key factors such as free-to-air televised sport, ….