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Kiwi pole vaulter Olivia McTaggart to miss world champs after wrist surgery

The 19-year old's pole snapped mid jump in Auckland last week, injuring her wrist.

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The 17-year-old star is being courted by both New Zealand and Australia.

Sprint star Eddie Osei-Nketia conditionally selected for NZ's World Championships squad

The 17-year-old is being courted by both New Zealand and Australia.

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New Zealand's first female Olympic gold medallist died last night.

'A trailblazer for NZ women's sport' – NZOC president's tribute to Yvette Williams

New Zealand's first female Olympic gold medallist died last night.

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Kiwi pole-vaulter Olivia McTaggart's pole snaps mid-jump

McTaggart was thankfully able to walk away from the incident in Auckland.

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The Olympic bronze medallist is hoping to be competing again in May.

‘Not much longer now' – Eliza McCartney on target for comeback after injury woes

The Olympic bronze medallist is hoping to be competing again in May.

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The 20-year-old came up just one centimetre short of achieving the feat.

Kiwi pole-vaulter James Steyn eyes long standing New Zealand record

The 20-year-old came up just one centimetre short of achieving the feat.

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Athletics Australia are set to meet with the NZ-born runner in the next few days to discuss his future.

Trans-Tasman battle over teenage sprinting star Eddie Osei-Nketia intensifies

Athletics Australia are set to meet with the NZ-born runner in the next few days to discuss his future.

CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 08: Edward Osei-Nketia of Auckland wins the men's 100 metre final during the New Zealand Track and Field Championships at Nga Puna Wai on March 08, 2019 in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Photo by Kai Schwoerer/Getty Images)

Athletics Australia chasing after Kiwi teen sprinter Eddie Osei-Nketia's services

Osei-Nketia, 17, took down the likes of Rohan Browning and Trae Williams to claim victory in the men's 100m at the Australian championships.

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Walsh was stunned by Poland's Konrad Bukowiecki at the Sir Graeme Douglas International Track Challenge.

Tom Walsh delivers blunt review of performance after shock loss - 'S***'

Walsh was stunned by Poland's Konrad Bukowiecki in West Auckland.

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The 19-year-old is aiming to qualify for the world championships in September.

Kiwi pole-vaulter Olivia McTaggart determined to reach new heights at Auckland meet

The 19-year-old is aiming to qualify for the world championships in September.

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Para-athlete Lisa threw a record 14.13 metres at the Christchurch athleteic and track nationals.

Watch: Emotional Lisa Adams embraces sister Dame Valerie Adams after breaking world para-shot put record

Para-athlete Lisa threw a record 14.13 metres at the Christchurch athleteic and track nationals.

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Lovrich, 25, has qualified for this weekend's nationals in Christchurch.

Kiwi sports photographer Alisha Lovrich turns her sights to competing in pole-vaulting

Lovrich, 25, has qualified for this weekend's nationals in Christchurch.

Top Kiwi running prospect Sam Tanner completes sub-four minute mile, beating Nick Willis' old Kiwi record

The 18-year-old completed the Whanganui mile in 3:58.41 to become the youngest Kiwi ever to complete a sub-four minute mile.

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Jaffar Nuru has only just learned to walk again, now he is determined to run.

Teenage runner struck down by illness battles back to run again

Jaffar Nuru has only just learned to walk again, now he is determined to run.

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It replaces the quake-damaged QEII track, used in the 1974 Commonwealth Games.

New $54m track and field hub opens, years after quake destroyed Christchurch's only facility

It replaces the quake-damaged QEII track, used in the 1974 Commonwealth Games.

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John Walker's win at the 1976 Montreal Games was a huge moment in New Zealand Olympic history.

John Walker's 1500-mtres Olympic gold immortalised with statue

John Walker's win at the 1976 Montreal Games was a huge moment in New Zealand Olympic history.

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Drug Free Sport NZ is investigating around 100 low-level sportspeople suspected of using a banned anabolic steroid.

Up to 100 New Zealand athletes under the microscope in doping investigation

No All Blacks or Olympians are believed to be involved in the purchasing of banned substances from online.

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Jennifer Bricker was given up at birth and had no idea she had a sister.

Video: The amazing story of the aerial gymnast born without legs

Jennifer Bricker was given up at birth and had no idea she had a sister.

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It's been a big week for the Indian National who claimed gold in the 100 and 200 metres as well as the shot put.

Watch: She does it again! Man Kaur, 101, stuns with monster javelin throw at Masters Games

The Indian national hero had already claimed gold in the 100m, 200m and shot put.

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India's Man Kaur has shot to stardom at the World Masters Games with her sprints. Today, she was in a new athletics discipline having just as much fun.

Watch: Inspirational 101-year-old athlete heads to the field with javelin in hand and a smile on her face

India's Man Kaur has shot to stardom at the World Masters Games with her sprints. Today, she was in a new athletics discipline, having just as much fun.

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Man Kaur from India claimed gold in her age group, adding to an already impressive medal collection.

Inspiring 101-year-old runner dashes for glory at World Masters Games

Man Kaur from India claimed gold in her age group, adding to an already impressive medal collection.

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Nineteen-year old Jack Beaumont is living in a caravan to prepare for the world showpiece.

'You get to see some amazing country' - rising mountain running star gearing up for July world champs

Nineteen-year old Jack Beaumont is living in a caravan to prepare for the world showpiece.

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Antonio Vaitohi cleaned up the Australian Athletic Champs in the 100m and 200m events against opponents years older than him without a coach or nearby track to train on.

Meet the young Kiwi sprinter turned Australia's fastest boy making waves in athletics all on his own

Antonio Vaitohi cleaned up the Australian Athletic Champs against opponents years older than him without a coach or training track.

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Walker's Olympic triumph will now be a permanent tribute to the living legend in his hometown Timaru.

'Normally you're dead!' Sir John Walker surprised his golden medal moment to be immortalised in life-size bronze statue

Walker's Olympic triumph will now be a permanent tribute to the living legend in Manurewa.

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Dale Stevenson won bronze at the Commonwealth Games, trained with the Rebels and ran the Queenstown mararthon.

Coaching wizard behind shot put star Tom Walsh has his own illustrious sporting pedigree

Dale Stevenson won bronze at the Commonwealth Games, trained with the Rebels and ran the Queenstown mararthon.

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The multisport athlete fended off 12-time champion Cameron Brown to win with a time of 8:20:58 in Taupo.

Watch: Euphoric Braden Currie embraces young son at finish line after claiming first ever NZ Ironman title

The multisport athlete fended off 12-time champion Cameron Brown to win with a time of 8:20:58 in Taupo.

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The Rio bronze medallist came face-to-face with Olympic champion Ryan Crouser at the Auckland Track Challenge.

Tom Walsh sets New Zealand shot put record in showdown with Olympic rival

The Rio bronze medallist came face-to-face with Olympic champion Ryan Crouser at the Auckland Track Challenge.

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