Walsh claims silver in US

Tom Walsh finished second behind world champion Joe Kovacs in Oregon.

Kiwi shot putter shrugs off cold conditions to pick up another second-place finish in Diamond League.

Experts urge moving Olympics

Australian golfer Marc Leishman has already pulled out of the Olympics because of the Zika virus.

Open letter to WHO calls for games to be delayed or relocated in name of public health.

7s stars back SBW for Rio video

New Zealand sevens veteran Tim Mikkelson (right) believes Sonny Bill Williams as the game to make a difference at the ...

"He can do stuff that no one else in the team can do," Tim Mikkelson says as Kiwis anoint Fiji gold medal favourites.

Backyard medal ceremony video

Tallent will receive his gold medal from the 2012 Games in an official Olympic ceremony to be held in Melbourne June 17.

He missed out on gold, but after winner is stripped of title Jared Tallent stages own ceremony.

NZ sevens touch down in Rio video

NZ sevens captain Scott Curry fetches drinking coconuts for himself and teammate Tim Mikkelson.

Scott Curry and Tim Mikkelson reflect on squad's poor performance during a recce mission to Olympic city.

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WHO refuses to cancel Rio Olympics

More than 150 experts have called on the World Health Organisation to move, postpone or cancel Rio de Janeiro's Games.

UN health agency sees "no justification" to move, postpone or cancel August's Games because of Zika, despite experts' urging.

Kiwi boats make strong start

Eric Murray and Hamish Bond stamped their class in the men's pairs heats.

Mahe Drysdale led the way in the opening races of the World Cup regatta in Switzerland.

Tall Ferns beat Latvia in overtime

Kennedy Kereama, the Tall Ferns basketball coach was pleased with the performance against Latvia.

NZ women's basketballers show their mental strength to pull off a gripping win over Latvia as they hope to reach Rio.

23 athletes positive in re-tests

The IOC has confirmed 23 athletes from five sports and six countries test positive for banned substances at the London ...

Twenty-three athletes from five sports test positive for banned drugs in re-tests from London Olympics.

Options abound for Hayne video

Jarryd Hayne in action for Fiji during the pool round match against England at Twickenham last weekend.

What will the sporting life hold next year for the high-profile code-hopper?

The rocky road to Rio

Former Olympic gold medal rower, Team NZ sailor and now Olympic Chef de Mission Rob Waddell.

Olympic Chef de Mission Rob Waddell on Rio's troubles, an old rivalry and that sailing choke

Sharapova named for Olympics

Currently suspended tennis star Maria Sharapova has been included among four Russians to compete in the women's singles ...

Despite being suspended, Maria Sharapova named to compete in women's singles at Rio Olympics.

Val's gruelling Rio preparation video

10 weeks out from Rio, Kiwi Olympic shot-put champion shares her punishing Rocky Balboa-style gym regime.

Kiwi shot-put ace Valerie Adams has been putting herself through as Rocky Balboa-style regime to boost her Olympic prospects.

Tyson: Pros at Olympics 'foolish'

Mike Tyson has blasted a proposal to let professional boxers compete at the Rio Olympics.

Iconic boxer blasts proposal to let professional fighters compete against amateurs in Rio.

Take five with Eddie

Eddie Dawkins in action at the UCI Track World Cup in Cambridge.

Care to learn a bit more about Olympic cyclist Eddie Dawkins? Here are five things you didn't know about him.

Kiwi rower live-streams legally video

Eric Murray, right, and Hamish Bond are the defending Olympic champions in the men's pair.

Olympic champ Eric Murray legally broadcasts on Facebook from 'Last Chance' Rio qualification regatta.

Twigg only Olympic qualifier video

Emma Twigg will head to Rio among the Olympic favourites after qualifying in the women's single scull in Lucerne.

Emma Twigg qualifies for her third Olympics, but is the only Kiwi to escape the "last chance" regatta in Lucerne.

All five Kiwi crews reach finals video

NZ lightweight men's double Adam Ling, right, and Toby Cunliffe-Steel are through to the final at the "Last Chance" ...

Rowing New Zealand's bid to have 14 boats at the Rio Olympic Games remains alive.

Can Hayne earn Rio spot? video

"Sevens is a challenge. It's not that easy. Ask Sonny Bill Williams, ask Liam Messam," says George Gregan of Jarryd ...

Wallabies great George Gregan applauds code-hopper's switch to sevens but questions his Fiji Olympic dream.

Diamond League gold for Adams

Valerie Adams produced the third best throw of 2016 to win the women's shot put as the Diamond League circuit hit Morocco.

Kiwi shot putter produces best throw at elite level for almost two years to win Diamond League meet in Morocco.

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Walsh claims silver in US

Tom Walsh finished second behind world champion Joe Kovacs in Oregon.

Kiwi shot putter shrugs off cold conditions to pick up another second-place finish in Diamond League.

Kiwi boats make strong start

Eric Murray and Hamish Bond stamped their class in the men's pairs heats.

Mahe Drysdale led the way in the opening races of the World Cup regatta in Switzerland.

The rocky road to Rio

Former Olympic gold medal rower, Team NZ sailor and now Olympic Chef de Mission Rob Waddell.

Olympic Chef de Mission Rob Waddell on Rio's troubles, an old rivalry and that sailing choke

7s stars back SBW for Rio video

New Zealand sevens veteran Tim Mikkelson (right) believes Sonny Bill Williams as the game to make a difference at the ...

"He can do stuff that no one else in the team can do," Tim Mikkelson says as Kiwis anoint Fiji gold medal favourites.

NZ sevens touch down in Rio video

NZ sevens captain Scott Curry fetches drinking coconuts for himself and teammate Tim Mikkelson.

Scott Curry and Tim Mikkelson reflect on squad's poor performance during a recce mission to Olympic city.

Val's gruelling Rio preparation video

10 weeks out from Rio, Kiwi Olympic shot-put champion shares her punishing Rocky Balboa-style gym regime.

Kiwi shot-put ace Valerie Adams has been putting herself through as Rocky Balboa-style regime to boost her Olympic prospects.

Twigg survives scare to make Rio video

Emma Twigg overcame a mid-race incident to win her women's single scull final and qualify for the Rio Olympics.

A mid-race collision with a buoy couldn't stop the Kiwi single sculler.

Take five with Eddie

Eddie Dawkins in action at the UCI Track World Cup in Cambridge.

Care to learn a bit more about Olympic cyclist Eddie Dawkins? Here are five things you didn't know about him.

Rio hopes slim for NZ tennis

Michael Venus and Mate Pavic's loss in the first round of the French Open was at the hands of the pair they beat for the ...

Chances of Kiwi playing at Olympics hanging by thread after men's No 1 loses in first round at Roland Garros.

Olympic boats set to shine

Eve Macfarlane and Zoe Stevenson won the women's double sculls world title last year.

The leading Kiwi rowers start their international campaign in Lucerne on Friday.

Twigg only Olympic qualifier video

Emma Twigg will head to Rio among the Olympic favourites after qualifying in the women's single scull in Lucerne.

Emma Twigg qualifies for her third Olympics, but is the only Kiwi to escape the "last chance" regatta in Lucerne.

Pritchard's Rio dream ends

New Zealand boxer Alexis Pritchard's hopes of back-to-back Olympics have ended.

Loss at world championships means no NZ women's boxer will fight at Olympics.

All five Kiwi crews reach finals video

NZ lightweight men's double Adam Ling, right, and Toby Cunliffe-Steel are through to the final at the "Last Chance" ...

Rowing New Zealand's bid to have 14 boats at the Rio Olympic Games remains alive.

Cup haul augurs well for Rio

Jaimee Lovett, Caitlin Ryan, Aimee Fisher and Kayla Imrie also impressed in the opening World Cup.

Gold, silver and bronze for Kiwi canoeists at the opening World Cup of 2016.

Sevens medal hopes take a hit

A disappointed New Zealand team receive the plate at the London sevens tournament.

OPINION: The NZ Sevens side were heartless and demoralising in London - and now their Rio medal chances are up in the air.

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