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  • Home >  2016 Olympics

    Rio Olympics 2016


    Welcome to NZCity's Olympics zone designed to help you easily find information about the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. During the course of the games we'll keep you up to date with interesting NZ olympic news, and continually update our links to the best Olympic web sites. Don't forget to check out the official Olympics Site


    Garcia Knight nails big air to qualify
    Skiing 21 Feb : New Zealand's Carlos Garcia Knight has topped the qualification round of the snowboard big air event at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics. click for full story...


    Winter Olympics: How the Aussies fared on day 11 in Pyeongchang
    21 Feb : A pair of gallant but ultimately unsuccessful efforts in the speed skating headlined day 11 for Australia — see how the Aussies got on in Pyeongchang. click for full story...


    Winter Olympics: Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky's B-sample tests positive for meldonium
    International 21 Feb : Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky's second sample tests positive for the banned substance meldonium, with the Russian Olympic delegation at a loss to explain how the substance ended up in the athlete's body. click for full story...


    Three Kiwis into freeski halfpipe final
    20 Feb : Freeskiers Byron and Beau-James Wells and Nico Porteous are through to the final for New Zealand in the halfpipe at the Winter Olympics. click for full story...


    Winter Olympics: Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir win gold for Canada in ice dance with their final skate
    20 Feb : For 20 years, Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir have been ice dance partners — now the legendary Canadian pair have won a second Olympic title in their final competitive skate. click for full story...


    Margot Robbie has become less judgemental since starring in 'I, Tonya'
    Entertainment 20 Feb : The 27-year-old actress portrays real-life Olympic figure skater Tonya Harding in the new biopic - which she also produced - based on the true events, which saw Tonya's now-ex-husband Jeff Gilooly plot with her self-appointed bodyguard, Shawn Eckhardt, to take out her rival Nancy Kerrigan to pave the way for her spot on the US team click for full story...


    Byron Wells shuts out memories of Sochi
    19 Feb : New Zealand halfpipe freeskier Byron Wells is blocking out memories of Sochi at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics. click for full story...


    Winter Olympics: David Morris's dream of Pyeongchang gold ends after 'ludicrous' judging score
    Skiing 19 Feb : You might wonder why Australia's David Morris failed to qualify for the men's aerials final after what one veteran Olympian called "ludicrous" scoring from the judges. Let's take a closer look. click for full story...



     Olympics NewsLinks
      21 Feb: Kirstie alley gets ice cold clapback from olympic curlers over 'boring' jibe ()
      21 Feb: Wednesday's olympic curling sums (NZ Herald)
      21 Feb: Goggia captures olympic downhill title, beats pal vonn (NZ Herald)
      21 Feb: Men's curling glance (NZ Herald)
      21 Feb: Wednesday's winter olympic scores (NZ Herald)
      21 Feb: Us starts 4-man bobsled training, with some optimism (NZ Herald)
      21 Feb: U.s. men's olympic hockey team ends olympic run with loss to czechs ()
      21 Feb: Column: a bronze that feels golden for lindsey vonn (NZ Herald)
      21 Feb: No thoughts of sochi agony as us women chase gold once again (NZ Herald)
      21 Feb: Americans rally after shaky starts in women's short program (NZ Herald)
    more Olympics newslinks >>


    "In the name of all competitors, I promise that we shall take part in these Olympic Games, respecting and abiding by the rules that govern them, in the true spirit of sportsmanship, for the glory of sport and the honour of our teams."
    - The Olympic athletes' oath


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