Jack Lovelock, 1500 Metres Final, Berlin Olympics 1936

Jack Lovelock’s world-record victory in the 1,500 metres at the 1936 Berlin Olympics is a high point of New Zealand inspiration (fueled by the enthusiastic commentary of the BBC’s Harold Abrahams).

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Tokyo Paralympians Return Victorious

Tokyo Paralympians Return Victorious

New Zealand’s Paralympians have returned from Tokyo with a medal count of 12, including six gold. It was the athletics and swimming show for New Zealand, with all of the medals…