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.
Juggling paddlers and a baby no mean feat for Polly
Olympic gold medallist Polly Powrie is using what she learned as a professional sailor to help our top paddlers - while juggling life as a new mum.
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.
The refugee who helped mould a Kiwi legend
Had a ship of Estonian war refugees not made it safely across the treacherous Baltic Sea, the history of NZ women Olympic champions may not have begun in 1952.
Nick Willis joins the Calvin Smith club
It’s not yet on par with the ‘dirtiest race in history’ – but the 2008 Olympic 1500m final in which Nick Willis crossed the line third is certainly tracking that way.
Brazier aims to be Black Ferns 7s first woman coach
Sevens star Kelly Brazier wants to keep making history and become the first woman to coach the Black Ferns.
National treasure who should’ve been a Dame
Leaping to Olympic glory 67 years ago, Yvette Corlett has had an enduring impact - on both future sports stars, and ordinary Kiwis, like LockerRoom editor Suzanne McFadden.
The Kiwi gymnast leading the Broncos to victory
Kiwi Courtney McGregor is finding her feet with the Boise State Broncos in US college gymnastics.