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Russia withdraws walkers over doping

Russia withdraws walkers over doping

17 July 2015

Russia has withdrawn its world-beating team of race-walkers from all international competitions to avoid "disgrace" in the wake of a series of doping allegations.

Rowe pulls out of World Championships

Rowe pulls out of World Championships

14 July 2015

Athletics Australia can today confirm the withdrawal of national 800m record holder Alex Rowe (Vic) from the Australian Flame team bound for the IAAF World Championships.

Weekend wrap - Monday 13 July

Weekend wrap - Monday 13 July

13 July 2015

Plenty of Aussies have been in fine form around the globe in what was a busy, yet successful weekend of sport!

Bird-Smith wins World Uni Games and Wells bronze in Lausanne

Bird-Smith wins World Uni Games and Wells bronze in Lausanne

10 July 2015

ATHLETICS: Rio hopeful Dane Bird-Smith has won gold in the men’s 20km walk at the World Uni Games, Naa Anang won long jump bronze and at the IAAF Diamond League in Lausanne London Olympian Lauren Wells won bronze.

Mickle and Lapierre on Paris podium

Mickle and Lapierre on Paris podium

5 July 2015

ATHLETICS: Top-three finishes to Kim Mickle and Fabrice Lapierre have guaranteed a day of success for Australia at Round 9 of the IAAF Diamond League in Paris, France.

Bird-Smith targets Beijing success via World University Games

Bird-Smith targets Beijing success via World University Games

1 July 2015

Dane Bird-Smith confirmed as a starter in the men’s 20km walk at IAAF World Championships in Beijing next month.

Olympic Day social wrap

Olympic Day social wrap

23 June 2015

June 23 is celebrated around the world as the birth of the modern Olympic Games. For this year's Olympic Day Australian athletes visited schools, got active and took to social media to celebrate the Olympics.

A family affair for Tallents at IAAF World Championships

A family affair for Tallents at IAAF World Championships

18 June 2015

It will be a family affair at the IAAF World Championships, with up and comer Rachel Tallent set to join her three-time Olympic medal winning brother Jared Tallent on course for the race walk.

Sally Pearson to have more surgery

Sally Pearson to have more surgery

15 June 2015

Olympic hurdles champion Sally Pearson has ruled herself out of August's world athletics championships in Beijing and is set for more surgery on her injured wrist on Tuesday.