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Diving: Young diver aiming high
Diving: Young diver aiming high

Teenage diver Liam Stone hopes he'll be primed for a career-best performance by the time he gets to the Glasgow Commonwealth…

Towers safe from blow-up plan

Organisers of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games announced they had cancelled plans to blow up five of the city's iconic tower…

Golden legacy drives sevens stars

Commonwealth Games gold was the first goal rugby sevens coach Sir Gordon Tietjens wrote for this year; Glasgow 2014 is a…

Andrew Alderson: Commonwealth Games now struggles for relevance

In a world which has become a global sporting village, the Commonwealth Games are struggling for traction, writes Andrew…

Swimming: Boyle and Pascoe lead team of 16 to Glasgow
Swimming: Boyle and Pascoe lead team of 16 to Glasgow

New Zealand will send a team of 16 swimmers to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this year. The squad was named last night…

Swimming: Boyle grabs clean sweep in freestyle
Swimming: Boyle grabs clean sweep in freestyle

It proved a triple treat for Lauren Boyle on the final night of the State New Zealand Open Championships in Auckland last…

Swimming: Final night of champs ends on high
Swimming: Final night of champs ends on high

It proved a fairytale finish to the State New Zealand Swimming Championships, when the women's 4x100m freestyle relay team…

First athletes named for Glasgow
First athletes named for Glasgow

The New Zealand Olympic Committee has named the first athletes to represent New Zealand at this year's Commonwealth Games…

Athletics

Lawyers become accidental celebrities
Lawyers become accidental celebrities

The world's most famous murder suspect, Oscar Pistorius, returns to the witness box tonight to face further gruelling cross-examination…

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Cycling

France: Join the grand tour
France: Join the grand tour

Ever dreamed of seeing France on two wheels? Lynette Eyb provides an overview to help you start planning your cycling adventure…

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Commonwealth Games

Comm Games: Flats demolished for opening ceremony
Comm Games: Flats demolished for opening ceremony

Glasgow's explosive plans to "respectfully" demolish five high-rise buildings as the centrepiece of…

Durban, Edmonton bid for 2022 Comm Games

Durban and Edmonton are vying to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games. The Commonwealth Games federation said Monday the South…

Fiji will compete at Commonwealth Games

Fiji will travel to Glasgow for this year's Commonwealth Games, despite not being able to compete in sevens or netball. Fiji…

Host a Commonwealth Games? Er, no

The damage to the Commonwealth Games brand after the disastrous Delhi Games continues to be felt with a lack of interest…

Sevens: NZ to face hosts at Comm Games
Sevens: NZ to face hosts at Comm Games

The New Zealand sevens team will be in the same pool as the hosts at this year's Commonwealth Games…

Swimming: Tough standards set for Comm Games

Meeting tough qualifying standards is nothing new for New Zealand swimmers. Each announcement of the times required of…

N Korea beats NZ to Games tickets

If you're wanting a ticket to next year's Commonwealth Games this week, you can apply from Mongolia or North Korea - but…

Glasgow: medals for some, a measure for others

With a year until the Commonwealth Games, what will the event will mean for New Zealand athletes?

Swimming: Boyle has Glasgow on her mind

Lauren Boyle has two steps to negotiate in her swimming career, one small; the other substantially larger. The Commonwealth…

Olympics: Gold dreams - our most likely winners
Olympics: Gold dreams - our most likely winners

New Zealand won’t win eight golds in London, but it doesn’t stop anybody dreaming of stepping on top…

Commonwealth Games Archives

Rugby Sevens

Nines a threat to sevens, Joyce warned
Nines a threat to sevens, Joyce warned

Government officials opposed giving any money to Auckland's hugely successful NRL Nines tournament because they feared it…

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Hockey

Hockey: Oz warm-up for NZ team
Hockey: Oz warm-up for NZ team

New Zealand will warm up for this month's Champions Challenge hockey tournament with two internationals against Australia…

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Netball

Centre circle: Hometown milestone for Langman
Centre circle: Hometown milestone for Langman

Energetic midcourter Laura Langman will fittingly become the first player to record 100 ANZ Championship games this weekend…

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