Ali Riley forced to be her ‘absolute best’ at Bayern
Football Ferns captain Ali Riley is making the most of her opportunity to play for German giants Bayern Munich, harbouring a dream to represent NZ at her fifth World Cup
Brooke Blair, the saint of Tall Ferns shooters
Brooke Blair followed her sisters onto a basketball court and “beat all the boys”; now she’s shooting towards the Tokyo Olympics, and helping young girls follow in her stride.
Tall Ferns star scoring points with at-risk kids
One of the most successful basketballers to wear the Tall Ferns singlet, Micaela Cocks is just as happy away from the court, helping at-risk youth
Wanaka slalom judge on course to Tokyo
Like the All Blacks, Kellie Bailey is hitting Japan this week at the top of her game - as a judge on the Olympic canoe slalom course.
Luuka reaps success from partnership on and off water
Any time Olympian Luuka Jones needs advice or encouragement in her pursuit of more canoe slalom success, she doesn’t have to look far. Jones’ coach, Campbell Walsh, is also her partner.
Dame Val helps put sister on the podium
Lisa Adams has turned her life around to smash world records in Para shot put, with the help of her Olympic champion sister.
Olympian back in the saddle after cancer ordeal
After a year of chemotherapy and surgery to combat cancer, Olympic dressage rider Julie Brougham is back in the saddle – and winning.
Teenager Tupou finds silver lining in the pool
Disillusioned by being left on the side of the pool, teenage para-swimmer Tupou Neiufi has persevered to win her first world championship medal.