Other Sports News

From afar: Adams has right balance of focus and friendliness

Chef de mission Rob Waddell hit the nail on the head when he said Valerie Adams, chosen to carry the flag for New Zealand at the Commonwealth Games, was ''arguably New Zealand's greatest sportsperson and a true inspiration, especially to young people. Not only is she an outstanding athlete, she's also an outstanding New Zealander''.

Athletics: Dunedin runner nears end of ultramarathon

Athletics: Dunedin runner nears end of ultramarathon

After more than 30 hours, Dunedin runner Glenn Sutton is nearing the end of his first Badwater 135 Ultramarathon through Death Valley in the US.

Volleyball: Short and tall, they reached new heights

Volleyball: Short and tall, they reached new heights

At 1.82m and 1.65m respectively, Maddy Dixon and Holly Paterson are an unlikely-looking pair of sporting talents.

Cycling: Kristoff wins sprint to take stage

Cycling: Kristoff wins sprint to take stage

Norway's Alexander Kristoff claimed his second Tour de France victory when he won a bunch sprint to take the 15th stage after the peloton reined in the day's breakaway in the final straight.

Syndicate content