ATHLETICS

Speakman's Olympic dream reignites in United States

Hawke's Bay middle distance runner Eric Speakman has got guts. Taking time off his work as a social studies and commerce teacher at Hutt Valley High School in...

Hulls delivers gold on home turf

Hawke's Bay sprinter Georgia Hulls take a bow! Prior to the weekend's Jennian Homes national track and field championships in Hastings, Hulls, 21, was promot...

Bay athlete captures gold in Auckland colours

Hawke's Bay's Briana Stephenson was full of mixed emotions after today's first day of the national track and field championships in Hastings. While thrilled...

Bay sprinter relishes extra prep time

Hawke's Bay sprinter Georgia Hulls reckons the three-week postponement in the buildup to this weekend's national track and field championships in Hastings has...

Walsh looks to make a statement

Shot put titan Tom Walsh believes the rescheduling of the Jennian Homes New Zealand Track and Field Championships in Hastings has worked in his favour as he see...

King and Queen of shot put headline national champs

Much of the interest at the Jennian Homes New Zealand Track and Field Championships is likely to centre on the country’s king and queen of shot put, Tom W...

Action-packed athletics winter schedule locked in

Summer may be drawing to a close but there is plenty of athletics action to look forward to over the winter months with the domestic focus set to turn to cross...

Bay sprinter upbeat despite training setbacks

Hawke's Bay's Auckland-based sprinter Georgia Hulls had it tough during the Covid-19 Level Three restrictions period up in the big smoke. Hulls, 21, was unable...

National men's 3000m championship Classic highlight

Hawke's Bay middle distance runner Eric Speakman was upbeat despite being pipped in the national men's 3000m championship at the Potts Classic meeting in Hastin...

McCartney to spearhead quality Potts Classic field

Eliza McCartney New Zealand’s pole vaulting sensation starts her campaign towards the Tokyo Olympic Games at the Potts Track and Field Classic meeting at...

Speakman eyes Olympic qualifying time on home track

Remember Hawke's Bay athlete Eric Speakman? Yes the Taradale High School old boy who came close to representing New Zealand at the Rio Olympics after a memorab...

McCartney to begin Olympic Games quest in Hastings

Eliza McCartney New Zealand’s pole vaulting sensation starts her campaign towards the Tokyo Olympic Games at the Potts Track and Field Classic meeting at...

More newcomers take part in IronMāori triathlon than ever before

More than 70 per cent of competitors in today's expanded IronMāori were newcomers.  The event, which has been held in Napier for the past 12 years, saw 11...

LIVE: IronMāori 2020

Competitors and supporters have already descended on Napier for this year's IronMāori quarter and half triathlons. 

School set to take part in Peak Trail Blazer

Hawke's Bay's longstanding running event, The Peak Trail Blazer will see almost an entire school take part when the pistol sounds on Sunday.  More than 70...

Pirate speedster earns NZ Universities rugby selection

Hawke's Bay's former two-time national under-19 beach sprint champion Ben Lewis gave up that summer pursuit to focus on gaining Magpies rugby selection. The 20...

Hammer thrower Lauren Bruce sets sights on competing

Olympic hopeful Lauren Bruce had big international plans for 2020, including making the Tokyo Olympics. The 23 year old hammer thrower has instead been cooped...

Lisa Adams breaks world record

World champion shot putter Lisa Adams twice bettered her own world record (subject to ratification) with a herculean display of throwing to ignite the first of...

Bay beach sprint mentor retires

Hawke's Bay's most successful beach sprint coach Greg Larsen has called it quits. "I've decided to focus more on my own fitness and competition. As you get old...

Napier Boys’ running champ ready to shine after turning life around

Two years ago, Reid Livingston was not sure of what he wanted to do with his life. Now, the year-13 Napier Boys’ High School prefect is set to compete at...