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McLellan and Hooker have timely wins

McLellan and Hooker have timely wins

25 July 2009

Australian Olympic medallists Steve Hooker and Sally McLellan have had timely victories at the London Grand Prix athletics meet.

Jana's back under injury cloud

Jana's back under injury cloud

23 July 2009

Jana Pittman-Rawlinson's bid for a record third world 400m hurdles title is in grave doubt due to a back injury.

Watt a jump from Mitchell

Watt a jump from Mitchell

21 July 2009

Long jumper Mitchell Watt has leapt into second place on the Australian alltime list and also into medal contention for next month's world championships with another big personal best in Greece.Watt, who only returned to the sport two years ago, has taken massive strides in 2009, improving his PB five times.

Pittman-Rawlinson back on track

Pittman-Rawlinson back on track

16 July 2009

Reigning world 400m hurdles champion Jana Pittman-Rawlinson has made a return to competition in Luzern overnight, finishing a promising second behind Romania’s Angela Morosanu.Olympic 100m hurdles silver medallist Sally McLellan and national javelin champion Kimberley Mickle also took out their respective events

Samuels strikes gold at World University Games

Samuels strikes gold at World University Games

9 July 2009

Sydney athlete Dani Samuels has won Australia's first medal in any sport at this year's World University Games in Belgrade, securing the gold medal in the discus.

McLellan and Hooker win in Lausanne

McLellan and Hooker win in Lausanne

8 July 2009

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.

Lapierre records longest jump by an Australian

Lapierre records longest jump by an Australian

5 July 2009

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

McLellan itching to test herself

McLellan itching to test herself

30 June 2009

Olympic silver medallist Sally McLellan can't wait to test herself against the other members of the 100m hurdling elite

Jana clears first hurdle

Jana clears first hurdle

28 June 2009

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,

Hooker departs on Berlin gold mission

Hooker departs on Berlin gold mission

23 June 2009

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