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NSW soar to fifth straight King’s Cup

NSW soar to fifth straight King’s Cup

11 March 2012

New South Wales has equaled its longest ever winning streak in the King’s Cup with a one length victory at Champion Lakes Regatta Centre in Perth.

Gold and silver for Pearson and Frayne

Gold and silver for Pearson and Frayne

11 March 2012

It was gold and silver, two Oceania records, and third on the medal table for Australia on day two of the IAAF World Indoor Championships when Sally Pearson (Qld) claimed the 60mH title and Henry Frayne (Qld) took silver in the long jump.

Ginn racks up fifth national pair title

Ginn racks up fifth national pair title

10 March 2012

Triple Olympic gold medalist Drew Ginn continued his excellent build up to the 2012 London Olympic Games by winning his fifth men’s pair national title at the 2012 Australian Rowing Championships.

Pearson chases next leg of grand slam

Pearson chases next leg of grand slam

9 March 2012

At the absolute height of his powers a couple of years ago, Steve Hooker became the first athlete in history to hold the big five major track and field titles at the same time.

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.

Damon Kelly February blog update

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