Athletics

Athletics

Kimberley Smith competes in the women's 10,000 Metres Final in 2009. Photo / Getty Images

Smith announces her retirement

Multiple New Zealand distance running record holder Kim Smith has announced her retirement from the sport. The 35-year-old…

Olympic bronze medallist Eliza McCartney competes in a pop-up pole vault competition at Britomart train station. Photo/Michael Craig

McCartney wows rush-hour fans

Surely New Zealand's pole-vaulting sweetheart Eliza McCartney has never performed in a more bizarre setting than Auckland's…

Olivia McTaggart broke Eliza McCartney's junior record at HB Regional Sports Park. Photo / Warren Buckland

McTaggart gets chance to shine

The heir apparent to Kiwi pole vaulter Eliza McCartney will be on display at this evening's Vertical Pursuit in Auckland. 17…