IOC president Bach visits Waikato

IOC boss Thomas Bach (right) tries out a rowing machine with Eric Murray during his visit to the Rowing New Zealand Team workout at Lake Karapiro.

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach and his massive entourage came to town on Wednesday, visiting high performance sporting facilities at Lake Karapiro and the Avantidrome.

Lightweights seek repeat success at world champs

Sophie MacKenzie, left, and Julia Edward are out to defend their women's lightweight double scull world title.

The NZ women's double sculls crew should be even better this year.

Waikato duo in NZ junior team

Waikato's Sam Vincent and Brooke Hamilton were named in the New Zealand team for the world junior golf champs.

Waikato duo Sam Vincent and Brooke Hamilton have been selected to represent New Zealand in the World Junior Golf team championship in Japan.

Sharks overhaul Chiefs

Kiwi Benji Marshall shows the ball while running the ball up against Tonga in an International Rugby League match, Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand, Saturday, October 18, 2008. Credit:NZPA / Wayne Drought

Tokoroa's Pacific Sharks gave a home crowd a spectacular performance against Central premiers, Ngongotaha Chiefs.

Putaruru go down to a strong Taupiri side

Putaruru put up a good fight against a more in-form Taupiri side at a home game on May 2.

Putaruru rugby side not good enough to take out Taupiri.

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