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HP Director Goodman gives World Champs team a pass mark

Scott Goodman, Athletics New Zealand High Performance Director and Team Leader to the IAAF World Championships, is reasonably pleased with the New Zealand performances in London over the two weeks.


Ultra-runner Fiona Hayvice reports on Western States

Ultra-runner Fiona Hayvice had a standout performance at Western States in June. She finished her debut 100-miler in 5th place; the highest placing by a Kiwi or Aussie at the infamous race. Fiona recalls her ONE-DAY.


Troy Lum and Deb Nicholl victorious at Run Larapinta 2017

Four huge days of running over tough terrain and under a hot Northern Territory sun have come to an end with Brisbane’s Troy Lum and Deb Nicholl crowned champions of the Run Larapinta Stage Race today.


Nick Willis eighth in 1500m final at World Champs

Nick Willis was not too disheartened in not coming away with a medal in the final of the 1500m on the final day of the IAAF World Championships in London.


NZ record for Quentin Rew at World Championships

Quentin Rew in his own inimitable style of moving through the field over the second half was rewarded with 12th placing in the 50km race walk in a New Zealand national record of 3:46:29 at the IAAF World Championships in London.


Ines Henriques break 50km World Record

Ines Henriques of Portugal broke her own world record* with 4:05:56 to win the inaugural women’s world 50km title at the IAAF World Championships London 2017 on Sunday (13).


Angie Petty misses semi-finals by narrowest margin

Kiwi Angie Petty missed out by three hundredths of a second in making it to the semi-finals of the 800m after finishing fourth in the third of six heats.


Makwala Medically Fit To Run 200m

The IAAF has received a written request from the Botswanan federation for Isaac Makwala to compete in the 200 metres.


Norovirus risk at World Champs

Isaac Makwala (BOT) has been withdrawn by the IAAF Medical Delegate from tonight’s 400m final after the athlete was diagnosed with an infectious disease on Monday.


World Masters Games brings in $63 million

Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman welcome new data that shows that the World Masters Games was a major success.