Top 10 sports stories you may have missed (11 December)

11 December 2015

Think you’ve caught up on all the week’s sports news from across New Zealand? Think again with our list of the ‘top 10 sports stories you may have missed!’

This week's stories feature a list of fun summer games to try out, cheerleading action and much more.

Top 8 informal summer games

Check out our list of the top 8 informal summer sports and let us know what you will be trying (or inventing) over summer.

Harry Denton breaks world record for longest wheelie

A Nelson 16-year-old has pedalled 334 metres on one wheel to capture the world record for the longest 'manual'.

Eden Park to host opening ceremony for World Masters Games 2017

The location and vision for the opening ceremony of the World Masters Games 2017 were announced at a '500 days to go' event in Auckland.

Upper Hutt cheerleader squad wins gold at Australian championships

A squad of Upper Hutt cheerleaders on their international competition debut took gold from the Aussies.

Gaelic Football club keen to recruit players

A group of Pukekohe men are putting the call out for people interested in playing Gaelic football.

Beach Volleyball: Players close to their goal of Rio

Former Otumoetai College students Mike Watson and Sam O'Dea have high hopes of competing at the Rio Olympics next year.

Former Otumoetai College students Mike Watson and Sam O’Dea sitting on the beach with volleyballs

BMX: 300 riders to take part in Hawke's Bay event

A rising Hawke's Bay talent is among the over 300 riders expected to race in dual BMX events this weekend.

Triathlete overcomes injury to aim for the top

Tauranga triathlete Anneke Jenkins knows more about overcoming adversity than most athletes after enduring two major career threatening setbacks and a horrendous bike crash.

Triathlete Anneke Jenkins

Big medal haul for Palmerston North bodybuilders in USA

Four Palmerston North bodybuilders have won eight medals at the INBA Natural Olympia bodybuilding event in Las Vegas.

New Zealand working hard to buck inactivity trends

One of the world's most respected sports leaders, Baroness Sue Campbell, says she's pleased to see New Zealand working hard to keep young people active and buck the global trend towards inactivity.

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