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Top 10 sports stories you may have missed (7 August)

07 August 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!’

Young boy chipping a golf ball

This week's stories feature an inspiring adventure for four people and eight huskies, a wrap of the Special Olympics and much more.

Golf: Pint-sized golf prodigy off to San Diego After impressing on the greens of Hawkes Bay, 9-year-old Tuhourangi Wilson has been invited to the prestigious San Diego Callaway Junior Golf Championship.

Final day of Special Olympics lifts New Zealand's medal count New Zealand's team at the Special Olympics has performed strongly with a total haul of 32 medals awarded over 8 different sports.

Wellington's oldest netballer bows out after 43 years on court After missing only one netball season in the past 43 years, Robbie Herbison has finally hung up her bib.

Kiwi stands on the doorstep of the NFL New Zealander Paul Lasike is hoping to make it big with the Arizona Cardinals in the NFL.

Fitness advocate up for award A Whangarei fitness guru has been nominated for an industry people's choice award and is one of just eight in the national finals.

Jerry Collins' sisters bring home victory for Norths in club rugby final Two of Jerry Collins' sisters have brought home a club rugby victory for their brothers' beloved Norths Rugby Club.

Player holding up a trophy

Cross Fit: Five Kaitaia cross fit sensations have taken the world by storm Seven Sharp visits the five teenage Kaitaia cross fit competitors who stunned the competition at the world youth cross fit games.

Ultimate Frisbee recognised by the IOC In an exciting announcement for New Zealand Ultimate Frisbee players, the sport has been granted full recognition by the International Olympic Committee.

Wrestling: Little and large wrestle in the Bay of Plenty Almost 100 wrestlers descended on Tauranga this weekend for the Bay of Plenty Wrestling Championships.

Chanel Kavanagh (in black) wrestles Sam Harrison

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