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Challenge Wanaka Announces Week Long Triathlon Festival

Challenge Wanaka Announces Week Long Triathlon Festival

16 July 2008 - Challenge Wanaka today announced a week long festival of triathlon from January 11-17, 2009 with the addition of a junior event and a criterium-style sprint event to the already established ironman distance race.

Bell Gets Award, NZ Swimmers Win Five Golds

14 July 2008 - New Zealand swimmer Daniel Bell is charged for a top performance at next month's Beijing Olympics after he was voted male swimmer of the FINA Juniors World Championships in Mexico today.

Oly-whites Meet Mariners On The Bounce

14 July 2008 - Thai Airways Oly-Whites head coach Stu Jacobs will use Tuesday's match against the Central Coast Mariners in Wahroonga as a chance to make continued improvement while giving all players much-needed game time.

Popular Freestyle Series Kicks Off Wednesday

14 July 2008 - The Cadbury Moro Slopestyle series for freestyle skiers and boarders is back and kicks off for the 2008 season this Wednesday, July 16 at The Remarkables.

An Open and Junior section makes the event accessible to all age groups.

Franklin And Ryder Return For Emerging Players Tournament

14 July 2008 - Contracted BLACKCAPS James Franklin and Jesse Ryder return to competitive cricket today for New Zealand's opening match in the Emerging Players Tournament in Queensland.

Olympic-Bound Roulston Wins Open Stage Of Tour

Olympic-Bound Roulston Wins Open Stage Of Tour

13 July 2008 - Beijing-bound cyclist Hayden Roulston remains in the lead after two days of the Tour des Deux-Sevres in France today.

Olympic-bound Roulston Wins Open Stage Of Tour

12 July 2008 - BikeNZ's Olympic preparations received a further boost with track hopeful Hayden Roulston winning the open stage of the Tour des Deux-Sevres in France today.

Kean Leads Emerging Swim Talent Against Australia

12 July 2008 - New Zealand's emerging swim talent saved their best until last in the final test in the Trans Tasman age group series in Canberra today.

The kiwi development squad managed four wins and 17 podium places in the final test at the Australia Institute of Sport.

World's Largest 12 Hour Mountain Bike Event

11 JULY 2008 - Entry forms are now available for the largest 12 hour Mountain Bike Event in the world - the Jamis Day Night Thriller.

Held at Taupo's Spa Park on the 13th September this unique, exhilarating relay is a "not to be missed" event on the mountain-biking calendar.

Referee Paul Honiss Announces Retirement

11 JULY 2008 - Paul Honiss has announced his retirement from international refereeing with immediate effect.