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Enhancing Sport Performance

Peter Griffin posted in on August 14th, 2008.

The 2008 Olympic Games have now begun, and we are all focused on the performance of our athletes. We asked some leading New Zealand experts to share their thoughts on how Kiwi competitors are enhancing and optimising their performance at the Beijing Olympic Games this year. Professor Will Hopkins from the Institute of Sport and […]

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Air Quality at the 2008 Beijing Olympics

Peter Griffin posted in on August 6th, 2008.

With the 2008 Olympic Games fast approaching, some in the media are raising the issue of Beijing’s air quality and the likelihood it will impact athletes’ performance: Radio New Zealand News: Haze over Beijing TVNZ One News: Hazy skies cover Beijing Reuters: Even with “blue skies”, is Beijing’s air safe? Others are downplaying the pollution […]

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