Abby Wilson

Kiwi 14-year-old to battle world's best at Youth Oympics

Nathan Xu has no fear of older opponents after just being old enough to compete in Argentina.

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Zane and Jake hold all of New Zealand's road records from 10km up.

Long distance runners the Robertson twins receive special awards in Hamilton

Zane and Jake hold all of New Zealand's road records from 10km up.

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The 230 Kiwis who've arrived on the Gold Coast were welcomed with a uniquely Australian ceremony.

Plenty of support for Kiwi athletes officially welcomed to 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia

The 230 Kiwis who've arrived on the Gold Coast were welcomed with a uniquely Australian ceremony.

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The Commonwealth Games begins on Apri l 4.

Tall Ferns happy with stress-free Commonwealth Games build-up on Gold Coast

With most of the team already based in Australia, the team were able to focus more on prep than travel.

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Akzo Nobel are utilising technology to help during their gruelling trip.

'The workload’s brutal' – Teams prepare to set sail in Volvo Ocean Race's toughest leg

Akzo Nobel are utilising technology to help during their gruelling trip.

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The shot put legend headlines NZ's 15-strong team for the Gold Coast.

Opinion: Superhuman Dame Valerie Adams as competitive as ever after biggest challenge of her career - motherhood

The shot put sensation's littlest supporter will likely inspire a superhuman comeback, and maybe even a fourth straight Commonwealth Games title, just six months are giving birth, writes Abby Wilson.

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The contingent from Skibbereen Rowing Club stand out for more than one reason at Lake Karapiro.

'Wear factor 50 all of the time' – Irish quartet make hay at NZ National Rowing Champs

The contingent from Skibbereen Rowing Club stand out for more than one reason.

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Two world championship winning pairs will represent NZ on the Gold Coast this year.

Kiwis optimistic as Commonwealth Games squash side named

Two world championship winning pairs will represent NZ on the Gold Coast this year.

'We feel a strong connection to Kiwi cycling' – NZ's elite riders return home for national champs

The likes of Jack Bauer and George Bennett will compete on the world tour this year.

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Fifteen new faces make up the Kiwi contingent for next year's Gold Coast games.

NZ Swimming name fresh-faced team for Commonwealth Games

Fifteen new faces make up the Kiwi contingent for next year's Gold Coast games.

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Stone is back in the country from the US and is giving other Kiwi divers some helpful pointers.

Elite diver Liam Stone back helping fellow Kiwis prepare for Commonwealth Games - including his idol

Stone is back from the US to join members of the national team, including a diver who actually used to be the one inspiring him.

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Chelsea Herbert, 19, became the first female to win a race in the National Touring Cars Championship.

Kiwi teen turning heads after dominating V8 circuit

Chelsea Herbert, 19, became the first female to win a race in the National Touring Cars Championship.

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After claiming three new official 9.2 litre records in Bonneville, Reg Cook is already looking ahead to his next unbelievable challenge.

Kiwi speed demon, 71, wanting to break 800km/h barrier with next Bonneville land speed record attempt

After claiming three new official records in Bonneville, Reg Cook is already looking ahead.

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Clarke Johnstone backed up his four star win in Adelaide with a two star victory on home soil.

Kiwi Olympian steals the show to win Puhinuhi horse trials

Clarke Johnstone backed up his four star win in Adelaide with a two star victory on home soil.

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The likes of Tom Walsh and Eliza McCartney will be on show with five events before the April games.

Athletics New Zealand look to capitalise on stars in Commonwealth Games build up

The likes of Tom Walsh and Eliza McCartney will take part in five events before the games.

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The new AC75 yachts see a return to monohulls for the next cup defence.

'There will be wipeouts!' Team New Zealand reveal revolutionary new design for 2021 America's Cup

The new AC75 yachts see a return to monohulls for the next cup defence.

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2010 V8 champ James Courtney took 1 NEWS sports reporter Abby Wilson for a spin around the Pukekohe race track.

V8s roar into Auckland as Kiwis prepare to contend for Supercars title

2010 V8 champ James Courtney took 1 NEWS sport's reporter Abby Wilson for a spin around the Pukekohe race track.

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Spithill flew into the country today to help in the sailing race from Auckland to Russell.

Oracle sailing star Jimmy Spithill joins Kiwi team Frank Racing for Coastal Classic

Spithill flew into the country today to help in the sailing race from Auckland to Russell.

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Some young sailing talent was on display today just north of Auckland at the trials for the Youth World champs in China.

Sailing legend Sir Russell Coutts keeping a close eye on young NZ sailing stars of the future

Some young sailing talent was on display in Auckland at the trials for the Youth World champs in China.

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Emma Dyke is hoping to add her name to the strawberry blonde scullers of New Zealand folklore.

'We want to prove ourselves' – NZ Rowing's newest redhead hoping to add to predecessors' proud legacy

Emma Dyke is hoping to add her name to the strawberry blonde scullers of NZ folklore.

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The NZ team has had to delay an advance party because the airport in Tampa is shut, but are hoping to fly out on Thursday.

Rowing NZ breathe sigh of relief as Hurricane Irma spares World Champs venue

The Florida location avoided a direct hit from the powerful hurricane.

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The NZ team has had to delay an advance party because the airport in Tampa is shut, but are hoping to fly out on Thursday.

New Zealand Rowing team in limbo over World Championships as Hurricane Irma eyes Florida

The New Zealand team has already had to delay an advance party because the airport in Tampa is shut.

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Rowing New Zealand are experimenting with different methods before this month's Florida champs.

'It's not pleasant!' – NZ's elite rowers trial new heat training for upcoming World Championships

Rowing New Zealand are trialling different methods before this month's Florida champs.

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DFSNZ's CEO Nick Paterson said education is important in letting young players know whether the supplements they are taking are legal.

Drug Free Sport NZ disappointed with low percentage of rugby schools running workshops

DFSNZ's CEO Nick Paterson said education is important in letting young players know whether the supplements they are taking are legal.

NZ Athletics team battling niggling injures ahead of London world champs

Pole vault star Eliza McCartney and sprinter Joseph Millar both have injuries heading into the event.

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Aimee Fisher has made history by claiming two golds at the u23 world champs.

Meet the new Kiwi making waves in the international kayak sprinting world

Aimee Fisher made history with two golds at the u23 world champs.

'We just need a little bit of luck' – Hayden Paddon's season slipping away at Rally of Finland

The Kiwi driver was forced to retire on the first day with suspension issues.

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