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  •   Home > News > Sports >  Subscribe to NZCity's Athletics articles  Athletics
    The man who beat kiwi Nick Willis to gold at the 2008 Olympics has been banned for four years for doping
     21 April 2019
    The man who beat kiwi Nick Willis to gold at the 2008 Olympics has been banned for four years for doping
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    Pole Vaulter Olivia McTaggart will have to overcome wrist surgery to make it to this year's athletics World Championships in Doha
    20 Apr 2019: Pole Vaulter Olivia McTaggart will have to overcome wrist surgery to make it to this year's athletics World Championships in Doha... more
    Quentin Rew is the first New Zealander to qualify for the 2020 Olympic games
    15 Apr 2019: Quentin Rew is the first New Zealander to qualify for the 2020 Olympic games... more
    Yvette Williams remembered as one of NZ's best ever athletes
    14 Apr 2019: Yvette Williams is being remembered as one of New Zealand's best ever athletes... more
    Any records broken at today's Vertical Pursuit will stand
    13 Apr 2019: Any records broken at today's Vertical Pursuit will stand... more
    Pole vault guru Jeremy McColl is helping vault another Kiwi into the athletics galaxy
    13 Apr 2019: Pole vault guru Jeremy McColl is helping vault another Kiwi into the athletics galaxy... more
    While he's turning heads on the track, Edward Osei-Nketia's potential on the field could sway his national allegiance
    9 Apr 2019: While he's turning heads on the track, Edward Osei-Nketia's potential on the field could sway his national allegiance... more
    Portia Bing may have to put away the books for a bit as she reassesses her year
    8 Apr 2019: Portia Bing may have to put away the books for a bit as she reassesses her year... more
    Men's shot put world champion Tom Walsh has romped to victory at the Australian Athletics Championships in Sydney
    7 Apr 2019: Men's shot put world champion Tom Walsh has romped to victory at the Australian Athletics Championships in Sydney... more
    Kiwi triathlete Sam Ward has finished on the podium at the ITU World Cup in New Plymouth
    31 Mar 2019: Kiwi triathlete Sam Ward has finished on the podium at the ITU World Cup in New Plymouth... more

     Most Popular Recent Athletics News
     06 Mar: Ominous signs from the 2017 champion heading into tomorrow's Ironman New Zealand in Taupo +++
     07 Mar: A national track title could lure Hayden Wilde into a career in athletics ++
     25 Mar: Tokyo 2020 Olympics postponed by one year due to coronavirus outbreak ++
     08 Mar: Distance runner Nick Willis has breezed through to the men's final of the the 1500 metres at the national track and field championships in Christchurch ++
     28 Mar: The International Olympic Committee has announced all already qualified athletes will keep their spots at the 2021 Games in Tokyo ++
     28 Mar: Tom Walsh hopes to get some competitive shot putting in towards the end of the year ++
     29 Mar: All Blacks strength and conditioning coach Nic Gill has passed on some messages to his key athletes during the level-four lockdown ++

     Athletics NewsLinks
      24 Mar: World athletics boss coe calls for tokyo 2020 postponement (BBCWorld)
      21 Mar: 'decisions have to be made soon' on tokyo olympics as usa swimming requests 12-month delay (BBCWorld)
      21 Mar: Kenyan athletics star eliud kipchoge explains how he's keeping fit while in quarantine. (BBCWorld)
      19 Mar: 'anything is possible but too early to decide' - coe on calls to cancel olympics (BBCWorld)
      17 Mar: Coronavirus: edward osei-nketia's australian athletics championships defence dashed (Stuff.co.nz)
      16 Mar: Athletics: race for sissons begins after win (NZ Herald)
      15 Mar: Cancellation of australian athletics meet denies two southlanders top level competition (Stuff.co.nz)
      15 Mar: Sport-by-sport guide of the sports and events impacted by the coronavirus outbreak (NZ Herald)
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