Women’s eight to the fore in NZ rowing revival
Having first dipped their oars into Olympic waters three years ago, the Kiwi women’s eight want to make the podium at rowing’s blue riband event in Tokyo 2020. David Leggat looks at their chances.
The road to nowhere for NZ’s top wrestler
Christchurch wrestler Anastasiya Korzh almost certainly won’t be flying the Kiwi flag at the world champs in Estonia next month. Explaining why not is both extremely simple and remarkably complicated.
Disregarding dad’s wishes takes Crowe to the top
After a dream season with her beloved horse, Lush, Madison Crowe is looking to throw her hat in the ring for the NZ eventing team at the 2020 Olympics.
Pascoe smashing boundaries in and out of the pool
Paralympic legend Sophie Pascoe has cut down her time in the pool and is swimming faster than ever leading into the Tokyo Paralympics.
Sisterhood spurs on the rowing Spoors
Rowing sisters Lucy and Phoebe Spoors may be in different boats at the upcoming World Cup regattas, but they have each other’s backs.
Andrews-Nahu clinches NZ’s first world lifting gold
Young lifting sensation Kanah Andrews-Nahu has become the first Kiwi to win gold at a weightlifting world championship - adding 16 more records to her incredible haul.
Flying Buscomb’s on track to achieve greater things
Having run away from NZ in search of a breakthrough, distance runner Camille Buscomb is out to prove herself at the world champs, and she hopes, the 2020 Olympics.
Making sense of the Caster Semenya ruling
Caster Semenya’s case should trigger a watershed moment where sports leaders give up on the fallacy that sex and gender can be determined by a single biological marker.