Athletics Australia have confirmed that an Australian team of at least 42 athletes will go to the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015.
Athletics Australia selectors have declared a selection of 32 athletes bound for the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 in August.
If it’s March and it’s Melbourne, notable visitors to Australia’s sporting capital are likely to find themselves posed alongside one of two props – a Formula 1 racer or an Australian Rules footballer.
It was a night when the spirit of London 2012 came to the Commonwealth Games as four Olympic champions thrilled the 44,000 crowd crammed into Hampden Park on Wednesday (30).
Kirani James’s 400m victory over LaShawn Merritt in Eugene last weekend was one of the most exciting races of the meeting, and the pair will do battle once again over one lap of the track at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Lausanne on 3 July.
Dani Samuels stamped her authority on the women’s discus at the Australian Championships with a personal best throw of 66.81m to win on Sunday (4), the fourth and final day of action in Melbourne.
Contemplating an athletics meeting can be like standing before a smorgasbord. It all looks grand, but what is going to prove best when all those visual delights start landing on the taste buds?
A touch of hamstring soreness kept Sally Pearson out of a second flat sprint clash with Melissa Breen, but nothing was going to stop the Olympic champion putting down a marker in her flagship hurdles event at the Perth Track Classic on Saturday (22).
When Kim Mickle recently described herself as “a little girl from Perth who just likes to train and throw things”, she was expressing her feelings at defeating Sally Pearson to win Australia’s Female Athlete of the Year Award last month.