Elusive medal lures Whitelock out of retirement
A fifth Olympic campaign is on the cards for Black Sticks legend Kayla Whitelock, and she tells Sarah Cowley Ross exclusively why she’s making a shock comeback.
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
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.
Fisher faces new obstacles out of the pool
Countless obstacles have sprung up along the path of Paralympic double gold medallist Mary Fisher, and the latest involves pink flamingos.
Shakira puts her heart on the line
Whenever Black Ferns Sevens veteran Shakira Baker runs onto the rugby field, there’s a defibrillator on the sideline with her name on it. Just in case.
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.
Kiwi sister trinity conquering the cycling world
Meet the cycling Wollastons - two sisters who won world medals within days of each other; and a third who helped them do it.
The unique Prices ready to take the reins
As Sir Mark Todd bows out of the equestrian world, Jonelle and Tim Price step up to become NZ’s foremost riders for the 2020 Olympics.