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Newtown prepares to host blazing-fast 10,000m races

News from Wellington Scottish Athletics Club
Kapiti’s Olympian miler Hamish Carson is hoping to become one of New Zealand’s fastest 10,000m runners. Read more »

Porirua 15-year-old clinches top NZ bikesport trial trophy

Report from Bikesport NZ
Porirua’s Dylan Ball created history at the weekend when he became the youngest rider to win the New Zealand Trial Championships in the premier division. Read more »

One person in hospital after chemical spill at Levin Aquatic Centre

Report from RNZ
One person has been taken to Palmerston North Hospital in a serious condition following a chemical spill at the Levin Aquatic Centre. Read more »

Mighty Maurie tops 200 grand prix victories

Report from Equestrian Sports New Zealand
Winning a premier league anywhere is cause for celebration, but when it’s also your 200th grand prix victory, it’s really time to get the good champagne out. Maurice Beatson did just that today aboard his lovely chestnut mare Gold Locks, taking out a small but competitive field at the Jumping Wairarapa Showjumping and Show Hunter Championships in Masterton. Read more »

Summer of cycling at the Wellington Velodrome

News from Wellington Velodrome
Burkes Cycles Speed League’s eighth season starts on 3 November at the Wellington Velodrome in Hataitai Park, and with it comes the prospect of another great summer of track cycling in the capital. Read more »

Top Wellington female karter back to her best in Italy

Report from KartSport New Zealand
Top Kiwi female karter Rianna O’Meara-Hunt has returned home to Wellington on a high after a breakthrough performance at this year’s ROK Cup Superfinal meeting in Italy a fortnight ago. Read more »

NZ bikesport championships will offer a triple threat

Report from Bikesport NZ
This year’s annual New Zealand Trial Championships will be doing things by threes. The championships will be held in Hawke’s Bay this coming Labour Weekend and will test riders at three different extreme venues over the three days. Read more »

Phoenix sign top English player


News from Wellington Phoenix
31-year old English striker Gary Hooper will be available for the Wellington Phoenix for their round three match vs. Perth Glory on 27th October. Wellington Phoenix General Manager David Dome says he is confident Hooper is the missing piece the club has been looking for. Read more »

Top KZ2 trio head Kiwi entry at Race of Stars

Report from KartSport New Zealand

Top KZ2 class drivers Matthew Payne, Mathew Kinsman and Ryan Wood head an eight-strong Kiwi contingent contesting the seventh annual Race of Stars international kart event at Pimpama on Queensland’s Gold Coast this week and weekend. Read more »

More than one charity to benefit from Round the Bays

Press Release – Sport Wellington
Brendan Foot Supersite Round the Bays are pleased to announce the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand as the Principal charity for the 2020 event, and for the first time, the event will also have three affiliated charities; Kaibosh Food Rescue, Special Olympics New Zealand, and Healthy Futures. Read more »

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