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4x400m team miss final in dramatic heats

4x400m team miss final in dramatic heats

9 August 2012

ATHLETICS: The Australian men’s 4x400 metre relay team have crossed the line in sixth, been elevated to fourth following two disqualifications and just missed the final by one spot or 0.31 seconds in a drama filled two heats at the Olympic Stadium.

Solomon confident ahead of 4x400m relay

Solomon confident ahead of 4x400m relay

9 August 2012

ATHLETICS: A confident Steve Solomon says he will use the break-out success of his individual Olympic campaign to drive forward Australia's underdog 4x400m relay team.

Solomon looks to relay then Rio

Solomon looks to relay then Rio

7 August 2012

ATHLETICS: After continuing his own individual rise on the athletics scene by making the 400 metre final, Australian teenager Steve Solomon says our 4x400m relay team has a wonderful opportunity to win a medal in London.

Watt wins long jump in Madrid

Watt wins long jump in Madrid

8 July 2012

ATHLETICS: Mitchell Watt has soared a wind assisted season best of 8.26m (w: +3.7) to win the men’s long jump at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Madrid, Spain.

Relay men win race to London

Relay men win race to London

4 July 2012

The Australian athletics team has been boosted by the addition of two men’s relay teams for London 2012. Nine athletes have been added to the athletics team to take the section size to 52 – the largest on the Australian Olympic Team.

AOC Feature:Solomon set for huge 2012

AOC Feature:Solomon set for huge 2012

27 April 2012

The Australian Athletics Team will go to the London Olympic Games with more medal chances than any Games in recent history. Technical events such as walks, hurdles and field events are where National High Performance Manager Eric Hollingsworth expects his predicted six medals will come from.

Events to watch at Olympic trials

Events to watch at Olympic trials

2 March 2012

The top eight events to watch out for at the March 2-3 Olympic track and field trials at Lakeside Stadium where Australia's track and field stars are vying for Olympic selection.

Five athletes bag Olympic qualifiers'

Five athletes bag Olympic qualifiers'

19 February 2012

Five Australians secured Olympic qualifying standards at the Sydney Track Classic. Lauren Boden in the 400m hurdles, Sally Pearson in the 100m hurdles and 200m, Youcef Abdi in the 3000m steeplechase, Henry Frayne in the long jump, and Alana Boyd in the pole vault.

Olympic and world champions ready for Sydney

Olympic and world champions ready for Sydney

15 February 2012

No less than three reigning Olympic and seven Commonwealth champions will join five world and two world indoor gold medallists at the Sydney Track Classic at Homebush this Saturday as the Qantas Australian Athletics Tour continues to thrill crowds across the country.

Boyd and Steffensen rise in Perth

Boyd and Steffensen rise in Perth

13 February 2012

Alana Boyd (WA) and John Steffensen (WA) have entertained a home crowd with convincing wins in the pole vault and 400m respectively at the second leg of the Qantas Australian Athletics Tour in Perth, while Sally Pearson (Qld) returned to the hurdles.

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