London Games 2012 News
Valerie Adams says she could have never imagined her Olympic gold medal ceremony in Auckland could be so perfect. (AUDIO)
A beaming Valerie Adams blinked back tears as she received her 2012 Olympics shot put gold medal at a ceremony in Auckland.
Olympic gold medal winner Valerie Adams was met by a cheering crowd of family and well-wishers as she arrived back in New Zealand on Wednesday. (AUDIO)
A South Auckland sports club is inviting Olympic shot put champion Valerie Adams to a second medal ceremony at its grounds.
A Pacific Island Auckland councillor says there should be a second medal ceremony in South Auckland for Olympic champion shot putter Valerie Adams.
Auckland's Tongan Advisory Council says the medal ceremony planned for the Olympic champion shot putter Valerie Adams is an insult to members of the public who want to be involved. (AUDIO)
New Zealand's Paralympians have returned home following a successful campaign in London where they won 17 medals. (AUDIO)
New Zealand shot putter Valerie Adams will finally receive her Olympic gold medal at a ceremony in Auckland next week. (AUDIO)
The coach of shot putter Nadezhda Ostapchuk, who was stripped of the Olympic gold medal in August, says he intentionally spiked her food with steroids without her knowledge. (AUDIO)
London celebrated the end of both the Olympics and Paralympics with a parade for the British athletes on Monday.
Paralympics New Zealand says it may cut funding for some sports that did not perform to expectations at the London Games.
After 11 days of sport, the Paralympic Games closed in London on Sunday night in a "festival of flame" honouring Britain's ancient traditions and festivals.
The New Zealand flag will be carried at the Paralympics' closing ceremony in London by triple gold medallist Sophie Pascoe. (AUDIO)
The Paralympics in London have ended on a high for the New Zealand athletes, with another gold and silver medal won on Saturday.
The Canterbury swimmer Sophie Pascoe has won her sixth medal of the London Paralympics, rounding out her campaign with silver in the 100 metres breaststroke.
Wellington swimmer Mary Fisher has won her fourth medal and her first gold at the Paralympic Games in London.
New Zealand swimmer Mary Fisher set an Oceania record in her 400m freestyle final at the Paralympic Games though that still wasn't enough to win her a medal.
New Zealand swimmer Sophie Pascoe has won the 100m freestyle to claim her third gold medal of the Paralympic Games in London.
Southland tandem cyclists Philippa Gray and Laura Thompson have claimed a silver medal at the London Paralympics. The win pushed the New Zealand team's medal tally above that in Beijing four years ago.
New Zealand Paralympians say the coverage being given to the London Games is the worst it has ever been. (AUDIO)