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    A wrap of today's sailing action at the Olympics..
     29 July 2021
    A wrap of today's sailing action at the Olympics..
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    >> Sailing News 

    The competition is a world away, but these Tokyo Olympics seem surprisingly close to home
    29 Jul: There may be no live crowds, but a friendly time zone, working from home and endless options for watching the events of your choosing is making us feel like we're there, writes Paul Kennedy.... more
    Lewis Clareburt has powered home in the final stages of the 200 metres's individual medley to make his second swimming final at the Games
    29 Jul: Lewis Clareburt has powered home in the final stages of the 200 metres's individual medley to make his second swimming final at the Games... more
    Simone Biles thanks supporters after withdrawing from Tokyo Olympics gymnastics events
    29 Jul: Gymnastics superstar Simone Biles says the support she has received has made her realise she is much more than just her athletic achievements.... more
    The New Zealand women's eight crew have a valuable addition today ahead of their Tokyo Games final at 1.05pm - two new Olympic champions
    29 Jul: The New Zealand women's eight crew have a valuable addition today ahead of their Tokyo Games final at 1.05pm - two new Olympic champions... more
    Coronavirus Delta variant pushing Tokyo's health system to the brink as city hosts Olympics
    29 Jul: In the shadow of the Tokyo Olympics, COVID-19 infections are increasing to records never before seen in the Japanese capital, and doctors are terrified of what happens next.... more
    Callan Elliot is returning to the Wellington Phoenix
    29 Jul: Callan Elliot is returning to the Wellington Phoenix... more
    South Sudanese refugee turned Olympic runner Rose Nathike on how sport changed her life
    29 Jul: After fleeing her homeland at the age of eight, Rose Nathike grew up in a refugee camp where "only the boys" could play sport. At 27, she's now competing at the Olympics.... more
    BMX rider has crashed in her opening quarter final eventually finishing fifth
    29 Jul: BMX rider has crashed in her opening quarter final eventually finishing fifth... more
    Lewis Clareburt's lined himself up for another run at an Olympic medal
    29 Jul: Lewis Clareburt's lined himself up for another run at an Olympic medal... more

     Most Popular Recent Sports News
     12 Jul: The school holidays are off to a busy start, at tourism hotspots around the country +++++++++++++++++++++++
     27 Jul: Who is Dean Boxall, the coach of Ariarne Titmus who gyrated to fame at the Tokyo Olympics? +++++++++
     23 Jul: A leading vaccinologist thinks New Zealand's avoiding disaster by withdrawing from the Rugby League World Cup in England +++++++++
     25 Jul: Best bits of the Tokyo Olympics: Australia's early wins, China sets shooting record, swimming starts with high hopes for gold ++++++++
     27 Jul: Tokyo Olympics schedule: Swimmers return for heats, water polo and rugby teams in action +++++++
     15 Jul: The dark side of the Olympics: How doping has shaped the Games +++++++
     02 Aug: Tokyo Olympics updates: Italian Lamont Jacobs wins men's 100m final, countryman Gianmarco Tamberi shares high jump gold with Qatar's Mutaz Barshim +++++++

     Sports NewsLinks
      6 Aug: From tug-of-war to art competitions — all the weird, wonderful and forgotten olympic sports (Stuff.co.nz)
      5 Aug: How to help your kids to navigate competitive sports with confidence (NZ Herald)
      5 Aug: From archery to boxing: ranking the olympic sports from best to worst (Stuff.co.nz)
      4 Aug: Someone has driven a barely modified mx-5 up a mountain (Stuff.co.nz)
      4 Aug: Today's sports news: what you need to know (RadioNZ)
      4 Aug: North canterbury's new $28 million multi-use sports facility to officially open (Stuff.co.nz)
      3 Aug: Sports minister fields dozens of letters about laurel hubbard's olympics selection (RadioNZ)
      3 Aug: Waikato football club dealing with canada geese problem for years, member says (Stuff.co.nz)
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