A passion for the environment and disability issues has led to Paralympian Emma Foy pursuing a career in law at the University of Waikato. While her days on the cycling track are finished, there is every chance that she will still be involved with both Paralympics NZ and cycling.
For over a hundred years the Te Aupouri Rugby Football Club has competed in the Mangonui sub-union of Northland Rugby. But with strong support from its youth this weekend the club began a new chapter in its sporting history.
Many gathered in West Auckland today to farewell former Chiefs and All Blacks flanker Sione Lauaki who passed away earlier this week. Those that turned up included friends, family and many from the rugby community.
The search is on for the next group of Black Ferns sevens players three years out from the 2020 Olympic games in Japan. This is the second time that Go For Gold program has been set up with young girls invited to trial.
Europe stands as the key for the Junior Tall Blacks preparations ahead of the FIBA under-19 world championships in July. A lack of quality opposition is one thing that Coach Daryl Cartwright is looking to avoid heading into Egypt.
Junior Tall Black Taane Samuel will participate in the Basketball Without Boarders (BWB) global camp this weekend in New Orleans, USA. The camp will also coincide with the NBA All Stars game which Samuel is looking forward to, mixing with elite coaches, and players.
White Sox player Katrina Nukunuku is expecting tough competition from rivals at the National Fastpitch Championships in Lower Hutt starting on Thursday. Nukunuku is one of many White Sox players who has just returned from Sydney to turn out for their provinces.
Former Màori All Black and Bay of Plenty Steamer, Ruki Tipuna has returned to Rotorua Boys’ High School to join the rugby coaching staff.
Hawkes Bay Shearer John Kirkpatrick has beaten Scottish rival Gavin Mutch to claim his first title at the World Shearing and Woolhandling Championships in Invercargill. Despite winning many team titles in the past, Kirkpatrick had not yet won an individual final.
Tai Rāwhiti wool handler Joel Henare has taken out the All Nations Woolhandling final at the World Shearing and Woolhanding Championships in Invercargill last night. Henare was five points clear of the runner-up getter Pagan Karauria of Alexandra and will be looking focus ahead of more finals tonight.
Light heavy weight boxer Rob "The Butcher" Berridge has answered the call at short notice to fight Russian Dmitry Bivol in Russia for the interim WBA world title. A win, would catapult Berridge as the mandatory challenger for the world title.
Lisa Carrington has claimed New Zealand’s highest sports honours for 2016 at the 54th Halberg Awards ceremony at Vector Arena in Auckland last night.