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The Japanese gameshow event “The Power Wall” will decide who’s stronger, Kiwi rugby players or Olympic athletes.

Watch: Bonkers Japanese game-show pits shot putter Tom Walsh vs All Black Nepo Laulala in epic test of strength

It's called "The Power Wall" and two high-profile Kiwi athletes made it to the final to see who's the strongest.

Olympic champion Simone Biles reveals she was sexually abused by USA gymnastics team doctor

The four-time gold medallist, said today she was among a now-imprisoned doctor's victims.

Olympic BMX silver medallist Sarah Walker begins 2020 Tokyo bid

Walker's bid for the Olympics will begin at the national championships in Christchurch this weekend.

Two more Wells brothers added to NZ Winter Olympics team

Freeskier Jossi may be injured, but siblings Jackson, Beau-James and Byron will lead New Zealand's charge in Pyeongchang.

July 23, 2016 file photo, a representation of the Olympic rings are displayed in the Olympic Village in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Athletes increasingly are using apps like Tinder as they look to have fun and escape the pressures of competition inside the Olympic Village. (AP Photo/Leo Correa, File)

Officials estimate 2020 Olympics to cost $16.9 billion

The figure is twice the initial estimate of the cost for the Tokyo games.

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The IOC's dramatic move comes amid widespread evidence of state-sponsored doping.

The NZOC have endorsed the move, saying athletes deserve a level playing field.

Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympic Games for systematic doping

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The IOC has also condemned Russia for manipulating the anti-doping lab at the last Winter Olympics in Sochi.

Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympic Games for systematic doping

Some athletes can still compete but their flag and anthem will not be displayed during the Games.

NZ Olympian Lauren Boyle calls time on swimming career

The 29-year-old has been battling a hip injury and says she can't get the best out of her body.

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The two-time Olympic gold medallist said he couldn't commit to another full on four-year programme when his family needed him.

The two-time Olympic gold medallist said he couldn't commit to another full on four-year programme when his family needed him.

Exclusive: 'Your family make the sacrifices... it's pretty selfish' - Eric Murray talks retiring in first on-camera chat since announcement

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Bond said he couldn't help but feel disappointed a 'safety net' had disappeared for the 2020 Olympics should his cycling career fail.

'I'm sure it's heartfelt, but who knows' – Hamish Bond hopeful Eric Murray may return despite retirement

Bond said he couldn't help but feel disappointed a 'safety net' had disappeared for the 2020 Olympics should his cycling career fail.

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Overall supreme winner of the Halberg Award, Lisa Carrington ( canoeing ) at the 54th Halberg Awards in support of the Halberg Disability Sport Foundation. Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand. Thursday 9 February 2017. © Copyright photo: Andrew Cornaga / www.photosport.nz

Lisa Carrington as motivated as ever following epic 2016 and Halberg success

"Whether I get faster, I don't know, but I've got lots more work to do."

Medals for 2020 Tokyo Olympics to be made of recycled metal

Discarded electronic devices will be used in the production of the medals.

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Adams says her New Year’s Honour recognises her for who she is as a person and "not just the muscles".

Shot put hero Valerie Adams named Dame Companion of NZ Order of Merit in New Year's Honours List

Adams says her New Year's Honour recognises her for who she is as a person and 'not just the muscles'.

Video: NZ Olympics celebrates festive season with Rio-inspired rendition of Twelve Days of Christmas

Lydia Ko, Eliza McCartney and Nick Willis all feature in the Kiwi-fied carol.

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The powerhouse paddler was the first female to win two medals at one Olympic games.

"It's nice to be recognised, it's four years of work."

Star Olympian Lisa Carrington awarded prestigious Lonsdale Cup

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The powerhouse paddler was the first female to win two medals at one Olympic games.

Star Olympian Lisa Carrington awarded prestigious Lonsdale Cup

"It's four years of work, we don't do it to be recognised but it's nice."

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The Olympic pole vaulting star joined Seven Sharp to reflect on her incredible year.

Still so giggly: Eliza McCartney laughs off commenting on Hosking's cameo in her Air NZ vid

The Olympic pole vaulting star joined Seven Sharp to reflect on her incredible year.

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The Olympic successes and failures have determined which sports will receive funding going into 2017.

'We've been anticipating since Rio' – high performance sport in funding shake up

The Olympic successes and failures have determined which sports will receive funding going into 2017.

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The pole vault star was in hot demand as New Zealand’s medal winners got together for a catch-up ahead of the closing ceremony.

New funding for our Olympic sports is released: Who were the big winners - and losers?

Our stars from Rio have reaped the rewards but some programs have taken a big hit.

Trump vs Clinton: The most talked about thing on Facebook among Kiwis, ahead of Kaikoura quake

These are the top 10 things that interested you the most on Facebook, New Zealand.

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The sporting legend visited Henry Hill School, who had already been inspired by American wrestler John Cena.

Watch: Napier schoolkids greet Val Adams with rousing haka

First it was wrestler John Cena, now Olympic star Valerie Adams touched base with Henry Hill School.

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Seven Sharp Reporter Erin Conroy wasn't quite up to the pole vault challenge set for Lisa Carrington, Sophie Pascoe and Sarah Walker.

Watch: 'I'll be the medal stand!' Pregnant Seven Sharp reporter opts out of Eliza McCartney’s pole vault challenge

[They've] provided a great example – they have nothing to hide and expect that of others - NZOC President Mike Stanley

Mahe Drysdale, Peter Burling latest Olympic champions caught up in therapeutic drugs leak

Mahe Drysdale, Peter Burling latest Olympic champions caught up in therapeutic drugs leak

The Kiwi gold medallists both had their Rio Games subscriptions leaked online, but have been cleared of any wrongdoing by anti-doping agencies.

Watch: 'Self-proclaimed fastest man in the world' James Corden challenges Usain Bolt to 100m sprint

Hollywood actor Owen Wilson also got in on the action. Unsurprisingly, Corden didn't win.

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