10 sports stories you may have missed (11 September)

11 September 2015

This week's stories feature One Year to Go to the Rio Paralympic Games, a wrap of the AIMS Games and much more.

Hamish Carter included in ITU Hall of FameOlympic gold medalist Hamish Carter is just one of seven inductees into the ITU Hall of Fame, with the official induction happening at the upcoming ITU World Triathlon Grand Final in Chicago.

Leaping for One Year to GoWith this week marking One Year to Go until the start of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, Sport NZ CEO Peter Miskimmin took an icy plunge to raise money for Paralympics NZ.

Four of the best underwater sports to play in NZWith summer on the way learn about four of the best underwater sports and activities to enjoy in New Zealand.

Record number of athletes descend on AIMS GamesThe annual AIMS Games for intermediate-aged students has attracted more than 8000 young people from 260 schools all over New Zealand, many of whom have gone to extreme lengths to get there.

Prutton wins amateur world cycling championship titlesVeteran Christchurch cyclist Sharon Prutton is a double world champion after she won gold medals in the time trial and road race at the UCI World Amateur Cycling Championships in Denmark

Keeping fit and active in retirementPeter Gibbs from the Nelson Times looks at some of the upcoming events and challenges to keep retired people fit and active.

Waikato new wheelchair rugby championsWaikato beat Auckland 44-40 in the final to give them their first title in more than 25 years of the tournament.

Waitara gymnasts enjoy medal haul in TaupoIt was a golden weekend for Waitara gymnasts with an incredible overall medal tally of 58 at the artistic gymnastics apparatus competition in Taupo.

Multisport: Crew head for World ChampsAfter completing here first Half Ironman at the age of 62, Jane Lee is now 65 and ready to represent New Zealand at the Triathlon World Championships in Chicago.

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