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  1. Video for Boxer’s last chance for Rio Olympic dream
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    Boxer’s last chance for Rio Olympic dream

    Tyson Sykes left for Azerbaijan on Friday with one more opportunity to qualify for the Rio Olympics. The Te Arawa boxer is one of only five male boxers in the national team who have a final chance to be selected. Te Kāea spoke to Sykes earlier today via Skype about his preparations ahead of the qualifying tournament. 

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    Hayne sets sights on Olympics

    New Zealand Sevens legend, Eric Rush believes Jarryd Hayne's surprise transition to Sevens will be somewhat testing. This comes after the former San Francisco 49ers running back was today cleared by World Rugby to play for Fiji in this weekend's London Sevens, if selected.

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    Kind gesture stuns parents of NZ Kayaker

    The doting parents of Whakatōhea descendant Kayla Imrie have won a free ticket to the Olympics. Thanks to Volkswagen, they will get a free ticket to watch their daughter perform with the NZ K4 Women's Kayaking crew at Rio.

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    Native Affairs- An Olympic Mission

    This year, 370 men and women will travel to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.  It's the largest group of kiwi athletes and support crew ever to be sent to the Olympics.  Yesterday reporter  Oriini Tipene-Leach sat down with the man in charge of looking after New Zealand's Olympians in Brazil, Deputy Chef de Mission Trevor Shailer.

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    Even playing field for All Blacks Sevens

    Rugby Sevens should have the same status nationwide as the All Blacks. That's the call from one of the most respected sevens legends in the country today. Sevens has encountered some tough times as they prepare for their maiden trip to the Olympic Games in August.

  6. Video for Young Māori swimmers dream of making Olympics
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    Young Māori swimmers dream of making Olympics

    An exclusive swim school has taken place in Auckland this weekend called Jetstar Super Swim. Nearly 40 young swimmers were invited to take part in the action in the hope that they could learn something new which would allow them to excel in the sport.

  7. Video for Ōhope hosts first NZ Beach Volleyball circuit of the year
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    Ōhope hosts first NZ Beach Volleyball circuit of the year

    Ōhope hosts the first of the seven NZ Beach Volleyball circuits of the season.  Most of the athletes here are vying for a spot in the New Zealand Olympic team heading to Rio.

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    Carrington has eyes set on double world title

    Te Aitanga-a-Māhaki's Lisa Carrington is in the right frame of mind as she prepares for this her second World Championship this year. 

  9. Video for Ngāti Porou girl sets her sight high in weightlifting
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    Ngāti Porou girl sets her sight high in weightlifting

    The North Island Olympic Weightlifting Championships are taking place in Auckland over the weekend.  One Ngāti Porou youth is preparing to take on the best in her field.

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    All Blacks Sevens still qualify for Rio despite shaky year

    The road to Rio has been a shaky one for the All Blacks Sevens team this year, struggling to dominate the tournaments like they had in previous years and finishing third behind Fiji and South Africa.

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