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The New Zealand men's and women's rugby sevens teams will be contenders for medals at the Rio Olympics, but they don't hold the favouritism they once had.
World number one Lydia Ko is one of New Zealand's hot favourites to bring home a gold medal at the Rio Olympics.
Five World Champions headline the New Zealand cycling team bound for Rio.
One of our most closely-watched athletes in Rio will be Lauren Boyle, already one of New Zealand's greatest swimmers.
Nick Willis might be an Olympic veteran but he has shown he is still a force to be reckoned with in one of the glamour events on the track, the 1500m.
If ever there was such as thing as a dead cert Olympic gold medal - rowers Hamish Bond and Eric Murray are it.
Two things to know about Valerie Adams heading into Rio: she is vying for her third Olympic gold medal, and she is having fun doing it. Adams is one of only 9 athletes who has been a world champion at…
Defending Olympic K1 200m champion Lisa Carrington spearheads the NZ kayaking team, which includes the first K4 crew in 24 years.
New Zealand has enjoyed great success in equestrian at the Olympics and Sir Mark Todd is at the heart of those achievements.
New Zealand sailors Blair Tuke and Peter Burling head into Rio as one of the clear favourites for their event, the men's 49er.
Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie, known as Team Jolly, won Olympic gold at London 2012 and head to the 2016 games ready to take on the Rio venue as a new challenge. Video