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Cuthbert inaugural Member of Athletics Hall of Fame

Cuthbert inaugural Member of Athletics Hall of Fame

9 March 2012

Four-time Olympic gold medallist Betty Cuthbert (NSW) has been announced as an inaugural Member of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Hall of Fame.

Atkinson racing to London via Devonport

Atkinson racing to London via Devonport

8 March 2012

One of Australia’s most celebrated male triathletes of the last 15 years, Courtney Atkinson, is the first to admit that he’s a little rusty when it comes to racing. But he is determined to turn his training form into winning race form when he lines up in the OUT Oceania Championships in Devonport, Tasmania on Saturday.

Coutts aiming for five Olympic events

Coutts aiming for five Olympic events

7 March 2012

Alicia Coutts is chasing as many as five medals at the London Olympics, confident that a helpful program gives her a huge leg-up in her pet butterfly and medley events.

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.

Pearson in sizzling form

Pearson in sizzling form

4 March 2012

Red-hot Sally Pearson handed out another chilling warning to her 100m hurdles rivals with a sizzling win at the Olympic track and field trials on Saturday night.

Cole and Frayne put on A show

Cole and Frayne put on A show

3 March 2012

Henry Frayne and Brendan Cole have, pending an announcement this coming week, ensured their nomination for Olympic selection in the men’s triple jump and men’s 400m hurdles after winning performances at the Qantas Melbourne Track Classic & Olympic Trials.

Pressure on athletics Olympic hopefuls

Pressure on athletics Olympic hopefuls

1 March 2012

Middle-distance star Jeff Riseley shapes as one of the major beneficiaries from the decision to hold the Australian Olympic track and field trials in conjunction with an IAAF World Challenge meet.

Giant rings marked 150 days in London

Giant rings marked 150 days in London

29 February 2012

Giant Olympic rings were launched on the River Thames in London to mark 150 days until the start of the 2012 Games.

Draper lays claim to final slalom spot

Draper lays claim to final slalom spot

27 February 2012

Melbourne’s Warwick Draper has earned the right to be nominated to the Australian Olympic Team after a dramatic semi-final in the Men’s K1 at the Oceania Slalom Championships while Jess Fox took K1 silver.

Stingers continue momentum with second win over GB

Stingers continue momentum with second win over GB

24 February 2012

The Stingers got off to a quick start jumping out to a 4-1 lead in the opening term with two-time Olympian Melissa Rippon netting an early double, before Bronwen Knox and youngster Hannah Buckling helped consolidate that advantage with two of their own.

Emma Moffatt's Road to Rio

Rio Olympic Village

Did you know?

Bill Roycroft carried the Flag in the Opening Ceremony in Mexico City 1968 and his son Wayne carried the Flag in Los Angeles 1984.