Related News

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

Defending champion Deakes out of world titles

Defending champion Deakes out of world titles

12 June 2009

Reigning world champion Nathan Deakes will not defend his 50km race walk world title in Berlin in August,

Rawlinson pulls out of comeback race

Rawlinson pulls out of comeback race

10 June 2009

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).

Rawlinson back on track

Rawlinson back on track

28 May 2009

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