Badminton athlete planning to peak for Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games

NZ Olympic Committee: Oscar Guo has been named to the New Zealand team for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games. The 17 year old was selected following strong results at international events early in the year, including the Men’s Singles title at the North Harbour International – his first international title at a senior level. The Westlake Boys’ High School student was ranked 12th on the Badminton World Federation Junior World Ranking List for the Youth Olympic Games and will compete in the men’s singles event and the mixed team event,... Read More

College Sport Auckland Photos of the Week

Long Bay College 1st XI Boys Football   Mt Albert Grammar v Mt Roskill Grammar Girls 10’s Rugby   Selwyn College v Rosmini College 15A Boys Football   Long Bay College 2nd XI v Rangitoto College 3rd XI Girls Hockey   Tangaroa College braving the rain for their first netball game of the season   Junior Boys competing in the CSA Counties Manukau Zone Cross Country at A&P Showgrounds, Pukekohe   Long Bay College v Marist College 1st XI Girls Football Read More

Parata propelling St Peter’s basketball to new heights

College Sport Media: The growing appetite for basketball at St Peter’s College is palpable. “It’s crazy. If you walk around the school at lunchtime everyone is playing basketball – rugby players, hockey players and even the chess boys,” Whititera Parata enthuses. It hasn’t always been that way at the Auckland catholic school. In fact Parata, a member of the First V since Year 9, often played three games a week to prop up other sides. St Peter’s are no longer standing on wobbly ground. Competing in the Premier division for... Read More

Taine Murray selected for NBA & FIBA’s Basketball Without Borders Camp

College Sport Media: Rosmini College student Taine Murray has been selected to participate in the 10th Basketball Without Borders (BWB) Asia camp hosted by the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) along with three other young New Zealand players. The camp will be held in Greater Noida, India from 30 May to 2 June, 2018 and will assemble the top players from across the Asian continent. Basketball without Borders Asia is an elite basketball skills camp that draws together the top players aged 17 and under from throughout the... Read More