Dame Valerie Adams announces she is going to be a mum

Dame Valerie Adams has revealed on Instagram that she is going to be a mum in the second half of this year.

"This is bigger for me than any gold medal" she revealed in an exclusive chat to Herald On Sunday.

The awesome pregnancy announcement featured three shotputs, one of them smaller to represent the new addition, and an Olympic-type overlay reading 'Valerie&Gabriel +1' and the due date - October 2017.