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A nice moment for a magical place. Today marks the 100th anniversary of Team New Zealand at the Olympic Games, after its debut at Antwerp 1920. In total, New Zealand has now appeared at 25 Summer Games and 16 Winter Games, represented by a total 1,387 Olympic athletes. Just a few of the prominent names include Peter Snell, Nick Willis, Annelise Coberger, Lydia Ko, Valerie Adams, Tomas Walsh, Danyon Loader, Mark Todd, Russell Coutts, Lorraine Moller, Eliza McCartney, Ian Ferguson, John Walker, and Barbara Kendall - not to mention multiple rowers, rugby-er's, cyclists, triathletes, snowboarders, hockey stars, and many more. Congratulations!
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Random highlights of Olympic sport athletes - news, social links, and more, seen through the cheeky lens of this one particular, passionate fan.
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Let's Get Social
What have Olympic sport athletes been up to on social media and away from competition?
Athletes Worth Watching
A look at some emerging Olympic sport athletes worth keeping an eye on
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I have my own comment and opinions on Olympic sports news sometimes!
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Thoughts on Olympic sports films, art, books, TV, etc. that I've come across now and then
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Me at Rio 2016's Barra Olympic Park
Header: Kallimarmaro stadium in Athens, site of the first modern Olympics in 1896
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