Related News

Pearson relieved to win ahead of worlds

Pearson relieved to win ahead of worlds

28 July 2013

ATHLETICS: Sally Pearson breathed a big sigh of relief after making a triumphant return to the London Olympic stadium by winning the 100m hurdles at the Diamond League Anniversary Games.

Pearson returns to site of Olympic gold

Pearson returns to site of Olympic gold

26 July 2013

Australian hurdler Sally Pearson returns to London's Olympic stadium where she won gold a year ago hoping "happy memories" will spark a return to form ahead of next month's IAAF World Championships.

Mickle stakes javelin world title claims

Mickle stakes javelin world title claims

8 July 2013

ATHLETICS: Javelin thrower Kim Mickle has forced her way into world title calculations with a personal best effort to win the silver medal at the Diamond League meeting in Paris.

Samuels and Pearson improve in Lausanne

Samuels and Pearson improve in Lausanne

5 July 2013

Former discus world champion Dani Samuels threw her second best mark of the year and Olympic Champion Sally Pearson is getting quicker as she returns from injury.

Pearson fourth in Diamond League

Pearson fourth in Diamond League

1 July 2013

ATHLETICS: Olympic champion Sally Pearson (Qld), Australian half marathon record holder Collis Birmingham (Vic) and former world champion Dani Samuels (NSW) were the best of the Australians at Round 7 of the IAAF Diamond League in Birmingham late this evening, as a green and gold contingent of nine battled it out with the world’s best.

Pearson opens quicker than ever

Pearson opens quicker than ever

28 June 2013

ATHLETICS: Olympic champion Sally Pearson (Qld) hasreturned from injury in style by clocking 12.67 (w: +0.9) to win the women’s 100m hurdles at the Ostrava Golden Spike, as Brett Robinson (ACT) staked his claim for IAAF World Championships selection with a B-Qualifier in the men’s 5000m.

Pearson set to return to racing

Pearson set to return to racing

26 June 2013

ATHLETICS: Olympic champion Sally Pearson makes her long-awaited return to racing this week, just as the global 100m hurdles scene has undergone a dramatic change.

Lapierre jumps qualifier and Pearson set to race

Lapierre jumps qualifier and Pearson set to race

21 June 2013

ATHLETICS: Long jumper Fabrice Lapierre has booked his spot on the Australian team for the world championships in Moscow in August.

Tallent, Mickle, Wruck shine around the world

Tallent, Mickle, Wruck shine around the world

3 June 2013

ATHLETICS: Olympians Jared Tallent, Kim Mickle and Julian Wruck have had impressive performances around the world over the weekend to rank them among the 2013 world's best in race walking, javelin and discus respectively.

Bubka leaps into IOC President contention

Bubka leaps into IOC President contention

29 May 2013

IOC: Legendary pole vaulter Sergei Bubka announced on Tuesday his candidacy to succeed Jacques Rogge as president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).