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Games delay leaves Walker in limbo

Four years ago, Cambridge BMX rider Sarah Walker had a choice to make. “Did I want to keep riding?,” the London 2012 silver medallist had to ask herself after a major crash and resulting serious…

Leaving them in his wake

One of his favourite tricks might put him in a spin, but Cambridge’s Luke Runciman is approaching his goals in wakeboarding – and now the wider world of water sports – with an entirely grounded…

Bowler brings home gold

Less than two years since Bruce Sayers saw bowls being played on the Thornton Rd green and decided to give it a go, he’s already represented the country on the world stage and just recently…

Racing’s plastic fantastic

Work on the country’s first synthetic racetrack is set to start next month, the Cambridge News understands. The project – which could cost up to $70 million – will make the region a national pacesetters…

World cup a boon for Waipa

The close proximity of the Velodrome to Cambridge has been a factor in ensuring the economic success of hosting a round of the the Track Cycling World Cup. The event returned for a second time…

A Sunday second despite late changes

It was a tough start for Nick Ross in the BNT V8s Championship in first round held at Pukekohe last weekend. Ross had gone into the event with high hopes but mechanical issues plagued the…

Tournament a “real coup” for Cambridge

While the Black Caps were crushing England in a commanding first test performance at Mt Maunganui last month, future cricket stars were making their own mark here in Cambridge. In a “real coup” for Cambridge…

Barnett’s new racket

Former New Zealand champion Brian Barnett has returned to Cambridge to lead a programme fostering squash talent and promoting life skills. Barnett, who began playing the sport in Cambridge as a 13-year-old, has coached internationally…

Top-two cyclist at Tour of Southland

A Cambridge cyclist has reached the podium in a coveted New Zealand cycling competition. Racing in the Tour of Southland earlier this month – New Zealand’s premier road cycling event behind the elite nationals –…

Tough racing at Bridge to Bridge Classic

It was a lucky streak for Cambridge skiers racing in the 36th annual Bridge to Bridge Water Ski Classic over the weekend. Although Australians Ray Ball and Dylan Stevenson took the top title in the…

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