Athletics NZ Round Up - IAAF Diamond League Nick Willis (35) finished tenth in the 1500m in 3:36.26, 13 years after he ran 3:32.38 at the same meeting to break John Walker’s New Zealand national record. Walker as a 35
A 42-year-old Japanese runner fell in love with New Zealand today. On her first overseas trip she took her first victory over the classic 42.2k distance in today’s Gazley Volkswagen Wellington Marathon.
Teenager Liam Back has won a glut of medals on the national stage over the past 12 months or so. Steve Landells chats to the 16-year-old Athletics Wanganui athlete about his rapid rise and future development.
The Government Policy Statement released today specifically includes the SkyPath and SeaPath projects, which deliver the “critical missing links in the urban cycle network in areas of high demand… ….between Auckland’s North Shore and City Centre”.
The IAAF Diamond League has reached the half-way point with six meetings have already taken place this year and there are six more to go before the series reaches its climax at the finals in Zurich and Brussels at the end of A
On the eve of World Olympic Day, the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) will present the family of the late Olympian Peter Norman an Order of Merit at a special ceremony in Melbourne tonight, Friday June 22nd.