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Cole and Thomas progress to semis

Cole and Thomas progress to semis

3 August 2012

ATHLETICS: A mixed first session for Australia’s track and field contingent at the London Olympic Games with two of the four athletes progressing out of the heats on Day 7.

Watt fit and ready to jump big in London

Watt fit and ready to jump big in London

2 August 2012

ATHLETICS: Australian long jumper Mitchell Watt was gutted with his silver medal at last year's world championships. Gutted not so much with his failure to win, but with the heel injury that prevented him from getting anywhere near his best after dominating the rest of the 2011 season.

Watt eyes big Monaco leap towards London

Watt eyes big Monaco leap towards London

20 July 2012

ATHLETICS: One big jump in Monte Carlo on Friday night will be enough to confirm for Mitchell Watt that he has enjoyed the perfect Olympic preparation.

Athletics team ready for medal haul

Athletics team ready for medal haul

26 June 2012

The Australian Athletics Section at the London Olympic Games is poised to bring home the most medals in decades.

LaCaze’s tale of two races

LaCaze’s tale of two races

17 June 2012

Every four years we rediscover sports that defy gravity and athletes with the explosive talents to match. Whether we are talking about the degree of difficulty of Lauren Mitchell’s floor routine or the amount of splash on Matt Mitcham’s entry, Australians love talking sport and the Olympics.

Seventeen stars join nomination list

Seventeen stars join nomination list

6 March 2012

Following the Melbourne Track Classic & Olympic Trials, Athletics Australia has identified a further 17 athletes for nomination to the Australian Olympic Committee in June subject to them meeting ongoing form and fitness requirements.

Olympic athletics team takes shape

Olympic athletics team takes shape

5 March 2012

Resurgent Craig Mottram provided the perfect denouement to the Australian Olympic track and field trials, booking his place on a fourth successive Games team.

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.

Boden's season's best, final for Harradine

Boden's season's best, final for Harradine

30 August 2011

The sun was out on day three of the IAAF world championships and there were some bright results for the Flame, with Lauren Boden setting a season’s best in the 400m hurdles and Benn Harradine qualifying for Tuesday night’s discus final.