08 July 2015
Toby Cunliffe-Steel wins silver medal at World University Games
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 an update on the New Zealand team at the World University Games, a young athlete with one eye on the 2020 Olympic Games, a preview of the world rowing cup and much more!
With 66 athletes in action across seven sports, New Zealand is featuring prominently at the World University Games in South Korea. Follow the New Zealand Olympic Committee for daily updates.
There were plenty of surprises at the Wellington Marathon this weekend with a first-time winner coming close to beating the course record, reports stuff.co.nz
Sport New Zealand caught up with College Sport Auckland CEO Dave Currie to find out how the move into Sport Central (Auckland's new sporting hub) is going.
Southland will be well represented at the 2015 Pacific Games and Oceania Championships with four weightlifters selected to represent New Zealand, reports the Southland Times.
While preparing for the Junior World Boxing Championships in Russia, Northland teenager Kyle Chen tells the Northern Advocate that he has one eye on the 2020 Olympic Games.
After breaking Sarah Ulmer's Under-19 2000m individual pursuit record, New Zealand Herald reports that Madeline Park is after more glory - starting with the Junior World Championships.
New Zealand has entered a total of 21 crews in 16 boat classes to contest the final World Cup regatta of 2015 in Lucerne, Switzerland, reports Rowing New Zealand.
Dunedin Television reports on an innovative 'Sport in Education' collaboration between two Dunedin schools which is using activity-based methods of teaching.
Training is well under way for the South Island Masters Games in September, reports the Nelson Mail.
Nearly 8000 intermediate-aged athletes will descend on Tauranga in September as the NZCT Aims Games continues its remarkable record-breaking run, reports the Bay of Plenty Times.