The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) extends its congratulations to all the amazing athletes acknowledged at last night’s Sport Australia Hall of Fame awards.
Sally Pearson's stellar comeback from career-threatening injuries has been recognised with a nomination for the IAAF's athlete of the year award.
Damien Birkinhead (Vic) is the toast of Australian throwing after the Rio 2016 Olympian threw a national record of 21.35m to place second in Zagreb (CRO) overnight.
Patrick Tiernan (Qld) and Jordan Williamsz (Vic) have carried their London 2017 form to the IAAF Diamond League in Birmingham (GBR), with the middle-distance duo contending in the men’s 3000m and men’s mile respectively.
Sally Pearson has paid tribute to champion Australian aerials skier Lydia Lassila for inadvertently providing her with the motivation to coach herself - a decision which led to another major hurdles title in London on the weekend
ally Pearson (Qld) is a champion once more, clocking 12.59 (w: +0.1) to win a stunning gold medal at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London (GBR).