Sport General | GQ
23 January 2019
Double-amputee and Paralympic gold medalist, Nelson-born Liam Malone, 25, talks to Britain’s GQ magazine about anxiety, depression and how a life-changing car accident helped him get to Rio.
When Malone’s mother died of cancer, it…
Obituaries | New Zealand Herald (The) | Stuff
15 January 2019
Nelson-born athlete William “Bill” Baillie, who once held world records in the now obscure 20,000m and one-hour running events, has died in Auckland. He was 84.
At the time Baillie broke the records they had…
Sport General | Reuters
8 August 2017
“Having watched compatriot Valerie Adams dominate women’s shot for a decade Tomas Walsh struck a blow for New Zealand’s men on Sunday when he took gold in the world championships with a superb series…
Sport General | BBC
28 July 2017
Nelson-born double para-athelete champion, Liam Malone, 23, says he will use technology to run faster than Olympic legend Usain Bolt within the next three years.
Double-leg amputee Malone won gold in the T44 200m and…
Sport General | North Devon Journal
7 July 2014
Rising Christchurch track star Angie Smit, 22, has found a second home in Braunton, North Devon where she is training for this month’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
In just under four weeks Smit will…
Sport General | Daily Mail
18 June 2014
Kiwi middle distance star Nick Willis continued his outstanding build-up to the Glasgow Commonwealth Games with his second personal best inside a week.
Willis broke the New Zealand record for the 3000m, clocking 7:36.91 and…
Film & TV | Detroit News
28 April 2012
New Zealand filmmaker Anna Cottrell has been filming the story of Ethiopian refugee Terefe Ejigu since he was 16, when newly enrolled at Wellington College he began running. Ejigu’s talent as a runner was…
Sport General | Guardian (The)
23 March 2012
Teenager Alex Colvin features in the Guardian’s regular gallery ‘24 Hours in Pictures’, competing in the under-17 men’s long jump final on day one of the 2012 New Zealand National Athletics Championships…
Sport General | Evansville Courier & Press
18 June 2011
Thirty years ago this month Auckland-born Olympic middle and long distance athlete Anne Audain accepted $1, for winning a 15km race in Oregon, launching a lucrative road-racing career while forever changing the sport of…
Sport General | BBC News
22 July 2010
Takapuna Grammar student Jacko Gill, 15, has astonished the athletics world with his shot put ability winning gold at the World Junior Championships in Canada. Gill threw the 6kg ball 20.76m winning by more…
General | Dallas Morning News
17 December 2009
New Zealand three-time Olympic gold medalist Dr Peter Snell, who is based in Dallas, was honoured twice this year for his athletic career. Snell was knighted in August and his likeness commemorated in a…
Sport General | Pjstar.com
20 June 2009
Auckland athlete Kim Smith, 27, who is based in the United States, has won the 36th annual Steamboat Classic 4-mile women’s race in Peoria, Illinois, running the third fastest four-mile in history. Covering the…