Olympic silver medallist Sally McLellan had blown away a world-class field, including the Olympic champion, to win the 100m hurdles at the Athletissima meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland overnight.
Assisted by a strong tailwind, reigning national champion Fabrice Lapierre has leapt a massive 8.57m, the best by an Australian in any conditions, to win the long jump competition at the Madrid Grand Prix in Spain.Fellow in-form Australian Mitchell Watt continued his rapid rise, finishing fourth with his giant 8.38m
Reigning world champion Jana Pittman-Rawlinson has breezed through her first race in more than 12 months, winning the 400m hurdles in convincing fashion in Malaga, Spain.Showing no signs of the ankle injury which delayed her comeback race, the 26-year-old clocked 55.67 in extremely windy conditions,
Olympic pole vault gold medallist Steve Hooker has departed for Europe ready to embark on what will be one of the most competitive seasons in men’s pole vault history
Two-time world champion Jana Rawlinson has withdrawn from what would have been her first 400m hurdles race in a year with another minor injury setback. Rawlinson had been scheduled to race in a low-key meet in Bydgoszcz, Poland on Thursday morning (AEST).
Jana Rawlinson has always run - and won - on high emotion. Now, having acknowledged that it was at times counter-productive, she has appointed Craig Hilliard as coach for the second time. Five weeks after confirming her separation from husband and coach Chris Rawlinson, the 400m hurdles superstar has officially linked with Hilliard
Dual Olympic heptathlete and Commonwealth Games medallist Kylie Wheeler has announced her retirement from athletics, closing the book on an impressive career which spanned 13 years.
Triple Olympic champion Usain Bolt ran the fastest ever 150m on Sunday in a street race held in a chilly and windy Manchester city centre. Bolt came home in 14.35sec, beating the previous best recorded by Italian Pietro Mennea of 14.8 in 1983. Britain's Marlon Devonish was second in 15.07sec.