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Canoe Racing titles hard-earned

It was “a long time coming” for Ashton Reiser at the Canoe Sprint Nationals & Oceania Championships at Karapiro over the weekend, winning the Men’s K1 200m final. “It’s bloody awesome, I can’t believe it,”…

Successful run for athletes at Porritt Classic

Tori Peeters pulled off an excellent demonstration of Kiwi sporting excellence at the Porritt Classic last Saturday, beating her nearest rival by 11cm in the javelin throw. The Cambridge local, originally from Gore, is generally…

World-record win for Fisher-Black

Finn Fisher-Black shaved time off the world record in the individual pursuit not once but twice last Saturday during the Elite & U19 Track National Championships. After clocking 3:08.815 in the qualifying round of the…

Career highlights for King

February has proven to be quite a successful month for Cambridge squash player Joelle King. New world rankings released on February 1 announced that the Commonwealth Games gold, silver and bronze medallist had move up…

Local players on top in polo tournament

Cambridge’s very own John Paul Clarkin charged to victory in the Keyte Watson Memorial Polo Tournament in Leamington last weekend, riding with the Breakaway Realty team as the top players of the tournament. Clarkin, one…

Rowers race over two regattas

Two big regattas on the rowing calendar took place simultaneously at Karapiro over last weekend, attracting 2250 athletes and around 1500 spectators. The Cambridge Town Cup saw secondary school rowers earn podium places in age…

Cycle Classic a wrap

As a week of cycling madness came to a close in Cambridge last Sunday, cycling legend Aaron Gate was named the overall winner of the New Zealand Cycle Classic. Racing for Ireland in a combined…

World Cup a boon for Cambridge

The UCI Track Cycling World Cup at the Avantidrome over January 18 – 20 reaped rewards both on and off the track, for cyclists and citizens alike. Whilst the New Zealand team scored five gold…

Weekend of BMX action produces top champions

Cambridge BMX champion Sarah Walker managed to add another notch to her belt before heading off on her honeymoon on Monday last week, reclaiming the elite women’s title at the New Zealand BMX Championships in…

Superclass racing at Cambridge BMX track

Cambridge has been a hive of cycling activity over the past fortnight, starting with the UCI Track Cycling World Cup over last weekend weekend, and the New Zealand Cycle Classic and Cycling Festival held Tuesday…

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