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Friday, July 21, 2017

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New Zealand’s enjoyed a strong opening day at the World Junior Squash Championships in Tauranga, with three of the women and three of the men winning in straight sets. Women’s coach Joanne Williams was thrilled at the positive start.   “I’m...

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  Representatives from all over the world, including Australia, Germany, Argentina and Egypt, will take to the court in Tauranga this week for the World Junior Squash Championships. The games were officially opened last night by Dame Susan Devoy...

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  The inaugural 2017 IVF Va’a World Distance Championships is due to get underway in Tahiti today. The team chose Tauranga as their training ground before heading to the championships this week. The Bay of Plenty is being represented by two...

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Innovation and excellence were key factors in Emirates Team New Zealand’s dominance in claiming the America’s Cup this morning, including an immensely talented bunch of Kiwi sailors. Team New Zealand won back the Auld Mug after completing...

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    Team New Zealand have beaten Oracle 7-1 to claim the America’s Cup in Bermuda. Heather Burling says she’s incredibly proud of Tauranga’s own Peter Burling and the whole team’s effort. "It feels unreal. This...

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It’s match point for Emirates Team New Zealand at the 35th America’s Cup in Bermuda after a stunning performance against Oracle Team USA. Peter Burling and his crew took out both races to go 6-1 up in the first to seven Match, but it was...

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A week after New Zealand’s first World Cup canoe slalom medal, Luuka Jones has come agonisingly close to a second at the latest ICF round in Germany. The Tauranga paddler made her first-ever final in her first season racing the C1 class and for...

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A snap back at a reporter’s remark along the lines of sailing being only a sport for rich people has brought about unexpected television coverage for one of Tauranga’s little known sailing secrets. Peter Burling’s mum Heather Burling’s...

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Luuka Jones showed her pursuit of a Tokyo Olympic double is no folly after a storming opening to the second ICF World Cup canoe slalom round of the season in Germany overnight. Jones qualified for the semifinals in both the C1 and K1 classes for the...

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The bunting’s up and the signage is complete, as Te Kuiti prepares to honour two of their favourite sons – All Black legends Sir Colin and Stan Meads. The official unveiling of the Sir Colin Meads statue and the opening of the Gallagher...

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