Despite the absence of rowing and canoe sprint on the Commonwealth Games schedule, plenty of Kiwi athletes could be coming home with some very shiny hardware.
Stuff reporters in Birmingham, Rob van Royen and Ian Anderson, talk to Zoë George in our new podcast The Podiumdiscussing who could be the surprise medalists.
They also talk about the sports missing from the games, and make some wild suggestions for new additions to the schedule.
The Podium is a quickfire morning wrap of Kiwis breaking records and breaking news from the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
* Joelle King and Tom Walsh named Commonwealth Games flag bearers
* Star triathlete Hayden Wilde tipped to shine bright at Commonwealth Games
* Silver Ferns look to banish misery of 2018 at Commonwealth Games
* Commonwealth Games: New Zealand schedule and results at Birmingham 2022
* Sports reporter chosen to compete at Commonwealth Games
We cover off the highs and lows of the action, and the inevitable color and quirk which always crops up at a big event like this.
Listen to The Podium every morning from 7am at stuff.co.nz/podium, or wherever you find your podcasts.