The World Anti-Doping Agency's prohibited list for 2018 comes into effect on January 1 and there are a number of changes athletes need to be aware of.
NZL Sailing Team
The aim of any Olympic programme is to have competition and depth and it’s exactly what is transpiring in the Laser class in this country.
The awards keep on coming for New Zealand sailors after Blair Tuke and Josh Junior picked up major gongs at their regional awards.
Peter Burling made history at the Bay of Plenty Sports Awards, writes David Beck of the Rotorua Daily Post.
Blair Tuke helped Mapfre to finish first into Cape Town on the second leg of the Volvo Ocean Race but lost something on the way.
It was a victory that captivated a nation, so it was little surprise when Emirates Team New Zealand were named Executive Travel Sailor of the Year at the annual Volvo Yachting Excellence Awards.
Andy Maloney took out the supreme award at the Harbour Sport Excellence Awards on Friday night but felt he was a small part of a big team who won yachting's biggest prize - the America's Cup.
Bubble soccer and bullrush were on the agenda when the NZL Sailing Team met for a team camp in Auckland last week but there was also a focus on what the team need to do to be ready for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
The Volvo Yachting Excellence Awards are on later this month and some of the winners have already been announced. Here is the final instalment on the winners so far.
It can be devastating for an athlete if their chance of achieving a goal is undone by making the wrong choice about a supplement.