ATHLETICS: The Australian men’s 4x400 metre relay team have crossed the line in sixth, been elevated to fourth following two disqualifications and just missed the final by one spot or 0.31 seconds in a drama filled two heats at the Olympic Stadium.
ATHLETICS: A confident Steve Solomon says he will use the break-out success of his individual Olympic campaign to drive forward Australia's underdog 4x400m relay team.
ATHLETICS: Australia’s Zoe Buckman has clocked a new personal best in the women’s 1500 metres semi-finals but it wasn’t enough to move the 23 year-old through to the final.
ATHLETICS: After the sensational win by Sally Pearson and ninth to Benn Harradine – Australia’s best male discus result at the Olympics - the night before, it was then up to athletics captain and defending champion Steve Hooker to lead from the front on Day 12.
ATHLETICS: The day after Sally Pearson won a silver medal at the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008 the 100 metre hurdler started planning and working for gold in London with her coach Sharon Hannan.
ATHLETICS: Australia’s best hope of a gold medal from the Olympic Stadium is with 25-year-old Sally Pearson. The final will be run at 9pm in London (6am AEST) on a damp track.
ATHLETICS: After continuing his own individual rise on the athletics scene by making the 400 metre final, Australian teenager Steve Solomon says our 4x400m relay team has a wonderful opportunity to win a medal in London.
ATHLETICS: Sally Pearson has started her campaign in fine style producing the fastest heat time in the history of the Olympics with her 12.57 seconds.