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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Scott Robertson to Succeed Ian Foster

Scott Robertson to Succeed Ian Foster

Crusaders coach Scott Robertson will succeed Ian Foster as head coach of the All Blacks after this year’s World Cup, the BBC reports. Robertson has been appointed on a four-year deal which…