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Watt, Frayne & Samuels through to finals

Watt, Frayne & Samuels through to finals

4 August 2012

ATHLETICS: Dani Samuels led the Australian charge on the first night of Olympic Stadium action by qualifying for the discus final. Mitchell Watt and Henry Frayne also progress to their first Olympic final. Ryan Gregson also progressed to the semi-finals of the 1500m in a good night for the Aussies.

Cole and Thomas progress to semis

Cole and Thomas progress to semis

3 August 2012

ATHLETICS: A mixed first session for Australia’s track and field contingent at the London Olympic Games with two of the four athletes progressing out of the heats on Day 7.

Aussies in action at Olympic Stadium

Aussies in action at Olympic Stadium

3 August 2012

ATHLETICS: Attention returns to the Olympic Stadium this morning, for day one of the athletics on day seven of the Games.

Tallent prepares for 'warm-up' 20km walk

Tallent prepares for 'warm-up' 20km walk

3 August 2012

ATHLETICS: Jared Tallent's London dream hinges on gold in his pet event, the 50km walk, but the dual Olympic medallist considers a podium finish in the 20km a good "warm-up".

Watt fit and ready to jump big in London

Watt fit and ready to jump big in London

2 August 2012

ATHLETICS: Australian long jumper Mitchell Watt was gutted with his silver medal at last year's world championships. Gutted not so much with his failure to win, but with the heel injury that prevented him from getting anywhere near his best after dominating the rest of the 2011 season.

AOC pays tribute to John Treloar

AOC pays tribute to John Treloar

25 July 2012

The Australian Olympic Committee has been saddened by the news of the passing of 1948 and 1952 Olympian John Treloar at the age of 84.

Tribute to John Treloar

Tribute to John Treloar

24 July 2012

The Australian Olympic Committee has been saddened by the news of the passing of 1948 and 1952 Olympian John Treloar.

Hooker gaining winning confidence

Hooker gaining winning confidence

24 July 2012

ATHLETICS: Defending Olympic pole vault champion Steve Hooker is relaxed about his preparation after re-discovering his competition form with a return to the podium at the Kusoc Szczecin Meet in Poland earlier this week.

Pearson on track for date with destiny

Pearson on track for date with destiny

23 July 2012

ATHLETICS: Olympic favourite Sally Pearson has shrugged off her performance at the recent London Diamond League meet and declared herself fully fit and ready to tackle her date with destiny at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Hooker sets season's best in Poland

Hooker sets season's best in Poland

22 July 2012

ATHLETICS: Steve Hooker (WA) set an outdoor season’s best of 5.72m in Poland on Saturday evening to finish third at the Szczecin Janusz Kusocinski Memorial.