Sports

Lisa Adams Sets a New World Record

Lisa Adams has surpassed the Women’s Para Shot Put World Record for the second time in just three weeks, but this time she’ll be celebrating her achievement with an entry into the record books! Adams pitched an impressive 14.52 metres in the F37 event she was participating in at the ….

A Golden Era for NZ Snow Sports

Snow sports in New Zealand and are enjoying a gilded age in terms of success and overall popularity. Freestyle snowboarder Zoi Sadowski-Synnott, who specialises in big air competitions and slopestyle, has been one of the country’s brightest stars. She took home a bronze medal in the PyeongChang Olympics last year ….

Commonwealth Games To Aid Australian Sport

In the wake of a cricket scandal that just seems to go from bad to worse, Australia is hoping that the Commonwealth Games at the Gold Coast will restore the reputation of the country and of those who put sport first, and don’t bring it in to disrepute. The Commonwealth ….

Record Winter Paralympics Ticket Sales

The Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Paralympic Games is already breaking records, with the number of ticket sales exceeding expectations. A record breaking 320,000+ tickets have already been sold, and this number is set to rise as the games wrap up. A massive influx of overseas visitors has also been reported and ….

2018 Winter Paralympics PyeongChang

2018 Winter Paralympics Kicks Off The 2018 Winter Paralympics kick off in PyeongChang soon and despite the wide coverage enjoyed by the able-bodied Winter Olympics, there is still much to be said for general information and education not being what it should be when it comes to the Paralympics. We ….

Genzebe Dibaba Shines In Birmingham

The Event That Stole The Show I wasn’t good in 2017, but 2018 is my time. These were the words of Genzebe Dibaba after she successfully defended her women’s 3000m title in what could be described as one of the best events of this year’s IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham ….

NZ Winter Games To Become Annual Event

New Zealand Winter Games To Be Held Every Year A new era has dawned for New Zealand’s Winter Games. Going forward, the Winter Games will be staged every year as opposed to only once every second year, as has been the case up until now. The announcement was recently made ….

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 ….