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Wednesday, 18 April 2012
News 3:36PM
Triathlon and Football Latest Additions to Olympic Team

The New Zealand Olympic Committee has marked the 100 day milestone to the Olympic Games with the naming of four triathletes to the New Zealand Olympic Team and the confirmation that both men’s and women’s football teams will be assured a place at London.

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Wednesday, 16 February 2011
Athletics 9:56AM
Sir John Walker Proud to Present Olympic Medal

CHRISTCHURCH — Middle distance legend Sir John Walker is to present the Olympic silver medal to Beijing 1500m medallist Nick Willis at the International Track Meet in Christchurch on February 26th, the New Zealand Olympic Committee announced today.

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Tuesday, 19 October 2010
Education 1:10PM
New programme offers Kiwi kids Olympic medal glory

Children from around the country will have the opportunity to stand tall on the podium to receive their own gold, silver and bronze medals as part of the ASB Olympic Schools programme launched today at Sir Edmund Hillary Collegiate in Auckland.

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Thursday, 14 October 2010
Cycling 9:24AM
Villumsen takes silver in time trial

New Zealand cyclist Linda Villumsen was pipped for the gold medal in the Commonwealth Games women's road time trial today.

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Hockey 9:23AM
Heartbreaking defeat for hockey women

New Zealand were denied a Commonwealth Games women’s hockey gold medal by the cruelest of circumstances today.

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Squash 9:23AM
Gold and silver for squash players

Joelle King was the toast of the New Zealand squash this evening after coming away from the Commonwealth Games with gold and silver medals.

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Bowls 9:22AM
Bowls silver for Smith

New Zealander Val Smith, who had a dismal start to her Commonwealth Games campaign, went within one match of winning the gold medal today.

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Shooting 9:22AM
Shooters Strike Gold

New Zealander shooters Mike Collings and John Snowden survived a nerve-jangling 6½-hour wait before being confirmed as Commonwealth Games fullbore pairs gold medallists today.

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Wednesday, 13 October 2010
Sport 8:28AM
The nature of top sport

Joseph Romanos writes...

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Hockey 8:27AM
NZ men lose hockey semi-final

New Zealand bowed out of Commonwealth Games gold medal contention in the men’s hockey when they were beaten 6-2 by the world’s No 1 team Australia in the semi-finals today.

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Rugby Sevens 8:26AM
Sevens team strikes gold again

New Zealand staged a stirring second-half fightback today to win their fourth consecutive Commonwealth Games sevens rugby gold medal.

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Athletics 8:26AM
Farquahar silver, Willis bronze

Nick Willis lost his Commonwealth Games 1500m crown this evening when he finished third in a hard-fought final.

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Rugby Sevens 8:25AM
Master with the Midas Touch

Gordon Tietjens, rugby sevens coach extraordinaire, has seen it all during his decade-plus at the helm of the New Zealand team.

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Tuesday, 12 October 2010
Athletics 7:54AM
Hurdles bronze for Andrea Miller

Andrea Miller won a rare Commonwealth Games hurdles medal for New Zealand in Delhi today.

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Athletics 7:54AM
Beatrice fifth in discus

Former double Commonwealth Games champion Beatrice Faumuina was below her best in the discus and finished in fifth place in Delhi today.

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Bowls 7:53AM
Ali Forsyth shining light in bowls

Ali Forsyth has become the shining light in the New Zealand bowls team in Delhi.

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Athletics 7:53AM
Second silver for Hamblin

Nikki Hamblin completed a memorable Commonwealth Games by grabbing a hard-earned silver medal in the 800m today.

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Monday, 11 October 2010
Hockey 8:13AM
Hockey men leave it late

The New Zealand men’s hockey team went within three minutes of elimination from the Commonwealth Games today.

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Weightlifting 8:13AM
Silver medal in the weightlifting

Aucklander Stas Chalaev today provided New Zealand with its second Commonwealth Games weightlifting medal in Delhi when he took the silver in the men’s 105kg division with a personal best total of 334kg.

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Cycling 8:08AM
Brave silver for Roulston

New Zealand cyclist Hayden Roulston shrugged off the effects of the flu to win a hard-earned silver medal in the 168km Commonwealth Games road race in Delhi.

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Cycling 8:08AM
The Big Man of NZ Cycling

Hayden Roulston, the big man on the New Zealand cycling squad, further enhanced an already glowing reputation with his courageous silver medal ride in the road race today.

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Saturday, 9 October 2010
Weightlifting 9:45AM
Silver for weightlifter

Richard Patterson continued New Zealand’s medal rush today by claiming a silver medal in the 85kg class at the weightlifting.

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Cycling 9:44AM
First Gold for New Zealand

Alison Shanks yesterday became New Zealand’s first gold medallist at the Delhi Commonwealth Games with a commanding performance in her specialty event, the 3000m individual pursuit.

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Thursday, 7 October 2010
Cycling 7:51AM
Two more medals for cyclists

The strong New Zealand cycling squad added two further medals to their Delhi Commonwealth Games tally today.

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Swimming 7:50AM
Two swimming silvers

New Zealand picked up two silver medals in the Commonwealth Games pool this evening.

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Athletics 7:49AM
Hamill strikes silver at stadium

Southlander Jess Hamill got New Zealand’s Commonwealth Games track and field campaign off to a flying start when she won the silver medal in the F34 shot put this evening.

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Wednesday, 6 October 2010
Boxing 8:33AM
Dream Start for Boxers

New Zealand's boxers made a dream start to their Commonwealth Games campaign today.

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Cycling 8:33AM
Silver and bronze for cyclists

New Zealand picked up silver and bronze medals in the Commonwealth Games cycling today, but still finished the day at the velodrome slightly disappointed.

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