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Cycling: Bevin a new name to watch on track
Cycling: Bevin a new name to watch on track

Patrick Bevin is the odd man out in New Zealand's track cycling squad for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Commonweath Games: Triathlete appeals against Glasgow omission

Unwanted triathlete Nicky Samuels has appealed against the decision to omit her from New Zealand's Commonwealth Games team…

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
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
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…

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

Mountain bikers' epic challenge
Mountain bikers' epic challenge

Multisport legend Steve Gurney believes it is a mountain bike event unlike any other in New Zealand - maybe even the world…

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Commonwealth Games

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…

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…

Comm Games: Flats demolished for opening ceremony

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

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 compete at Commonwealth Games

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

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

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

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
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?

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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: Support for festival grows after success of inaugural event
Hockey: Support for festival grows after success of inaugural event

It's a busy time for hockey, on and off the park. While the national teams are preparing for next month's World Cup tournaments…

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Netball

Netball: Magic show no love to Langman
Netball: Magic show no love to Langman

It was an unhappy return to her home court for the transtasman netball league's first 100-gamer, Laura Langman, as the Magic…

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