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NZ At The 2010 Commonwealth Games: Day 4

NZ At The 2010 Commonwealth Games: Day 4

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Team Celebrate Medal Success

The New Zealand team gathered at "Base Camp" in their Delhi residence tonight to celebrate the success of the team's medal winners tonight.

The Red Beach Grandstand, beanbags and fake grass floor of the team lounge were packed tightly with wrestlers, gymnasts, boxers and the newly arrived sevens team.

Slightly reminiscent of students in their flat (but clean, with no beer), the team members clapped, laughed and ate cups of popcorn to celebrate the success of the xx swimmers, cyclists and Jess Hamill who won silver in the F34 shotput last night. More>>

The Tough Side Of Being A Professional Athlete

Joseph Romanos writes...

Marina Erakovic gave us a peep at the other side of being a professional athlete today.

Erakovic, New Zealand’s best tennis player, lost in the quarter-finals of the singles at the Commonwealth Games, beaten by local hero Sania Mirza 6-2, 6-3. More>>

Five Swimmers Qualify For Finals

New Zealanders enjoyed another successful afternoon in the pool today, with five swimmers qualifying for finals tomorrow. More>>

Cycling Medal Haul Grows

New Zealand’s red-hot track cycling squad picked up another three medals at the track today. More>>

Two Losses In The Tennis

New Zealand didn’t have the happiest of times of it in the Commonwealth Games tennis singles tournament today. More>>

Swimmers Smiling

Moss Burmester led a successful outing for New Zealand swimmers at the pool this morning. More>>

Tough Battle For Silver Ferns

The Silver Ferns’ stepped up their campaign to defend their Commonwealth Games netball title with a hard-fought 47-41 win over England today. More>>


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