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Triple athletics gold on Day 9

Triple athletics gold on Day 9

2 August 2014

Australia has won three gold medals with Dani Samuels (NSW) dominating the women’s discus, teenage sensation Eleanor Patterson (Vic) winning the women’s high jump and Olympic champion Sally Pearson (Qld) defending her title.

Carruthers flying high at the YOG

Carruthers flying high at the YOG

1 August 2014

ATHLETICS: In just a few short weeks, 89 of Australia’s best and brightest young athletes will head to Nanjing, China for the second summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) as part of the Australian Youth Olympic Team (AYOT).

Hough smashes PB for fourth in hurdles

Hough smashes PB for fourth in hurdles

30 July 2014

ATHLETICS: 2010 Youth Olympian Nick Hough has declared he's leaving the sprints behind after smashing a personal best time to finish fourth in the men's 110m hurdles in Glasgow.

Athletics Wrap - Day 5 Glasgow

Athletics Wrap - Day 5 Glasgow

29 July 2014

COMM GAMES ATHLETICS: There were some outstanding Australian performances and a lot of courage shown over the two sessions of track and field on Day 5 of Glasgow 2014.

Shelley claims marathon gold in Glasgow

Shelley claims marathon gold in Glasgow

28 July 2014

Michael Shelley and Jess Trengove got Australia off to a sensational start in the Glasgow 2014 athletics competition.

Rowe becomes equal fastest Australian ever

Rowe becomes equal fastest Australian ever

21 July 2014

ATHLETICS: Victorian middle-distance runner Alex Rowe has equalled the Australian men’s 800m national record at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Monaco, matching the time of 1:44.40 set by Ralph Doubell when he won the gold medal at the 1968 Mexico Olympic Games.

Youth Olympians breaking records

Youth Olympians breaking records

17 July 2014

ATHLETICS: Taking out first place in an event can mean the world to an athlete - but setting a new record, in particular that of Olympic champion Sally Pearson, in the process is another story.

One month to YOG

One month to YOG

16 July 2014

TEAM: The Opening Ceremony fireworks may be on the horizon, but the one month countdown to the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games will be no party.

Three Aussies bronzed in Glasgow warm up

Three Aussies bronzed in Glasgow warm up

14 July 2014

ATHLETICS: Olympic champion Sally Pearson, discus thrower Dani Samuels and 400m hurdler Lauren Wells have each won a bronze medal at the British Athletics Grand Prix in Glasgow.

Olympian coaches show the way

Olympian coaches show the way

9 July 2014

TEAM: Australian youth athletes are travelling to the second summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Nanjing with a wealth of knowledge and experience behind them in the form of Olympic coaches and mentors.