Athletics

Young Violette has her pick of Ivy League Schools - Promising Kiwi thrower and water polo player Violette Perry is bound for one of the world's most famous universities to further her sporting pursuits and her passion for engineering.  Yale, Harvard or Princeton?… ...
Teen bolts into Muslim women’s global powerlist - LockerRoom: At just 14, Aysha Hussan has already achieved so much, as the New Zealand face on the global Muslim women’s sports powerlist for 2020. A promising track athlete and… ...
Student Spotlight: Jaden Movold - Year 12 Rangitoto College student Jaden Movold has always loved competing in sports, but it wasn’t until a year ago that he found a new passion in wheelchair racing. During lockdown,… ...
Pursuing all-round excellence – Jaden Movold - Channel Magazine: AIMES Winner Q & A: Jaden Movold In 2015 Jaden Movold won the AIMES Junior Excellence Award for Services to the Community. As part of [Channel's] feature looking… ...
It’s cool to throw like a girl - Newsroom: The connotations of “throwing like a girl” are a long distance away from what they used to be. In 2019, that girl is strong, powerful and not afraid to… ...
Four records broken at first athletics zone meet - The Central Western Zone Athletics meet was held yesterday at Trusts Arena in Henderson. In hot and sunny conditions, four College Sport Auckland records were broken throughout the day. One… ...
The jumping flanker – Olly Parkinson - College Sport Media: Olly Parkinson has jumped to National Secondary Schools hurdles titles and played for the New Zealand Under-18 Maori rugby team in the past two years. The Auckland… ...
Overend powers to sprint gold double - Otago Daily Times: Dominic Overend’s class won out — but he had to work to claim the double. The 16-year-old Youth Olympian entered the national secondary school athletics championships as… ...
Discus thrower Connor Bell dominates the field to take Youth Olympic Games gold - New Zealand Olympic Committee: Connor Bell once conceded he was a ‘big kid who liked to play PlayStation’ - now he is a discus Youth Olympic Games champion after completing… ...
Dominic Overend setting the pace ahead of the Youth Olympic Games - NZ Herald: Kiwi sprinter Dominic Overend probably doesn't remember the first time he stepped foot on an athletics track. That's because the 16-year-old prodigy was literally in diapers when he… ...