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Betty Cuthbert to be honoured in IAAF Hall of Fame

Betty Cuthbert to be honoured in IAAF Hall of Fame

19 November 2012

One of Australia’s greatest Olympians, Betty Cuthbert, will this week be recognised with a prestigious international accolade as she is inducted into the IAAF Hall of Fame.

Pearson in running for Laureus

Pearson in running for Laureus

14 November 2012

ATHLETICS: The all-conquering Sally Pearson has been named as a contender for the prestigious Laureus Sportswoman of the Year award.

Birmingham wins Noosa 5km

Birmingham wins Noosa 5km

5 November 2012

Australian distance runner Collis Birmingham continued his strong finish to 2012 on Saturday by claiming a fifth straight victory in the Noosa Bolt 5km road race.

Sally wins The Don award

Sally wins The Don award

12 October 2012

TEAM: Sally Pearson has declared the pressure off in her quest for a world record after capping off a great year with recognition as the athlete who most inspired Australia in 2012.

Pearson in running for top prize

Pearson in running for top prize

11 October 2012

ATHLETICS: Olympic 100m hurdles champion Sally Pearson is in contention to claim a second straight IAAF female world athlete of the year award.

Pearson thanks local fans

Pearson thanks local fans

25 August 2012

TEAM: Queensland Olympic golden girl Sally Pearson has used her state's welcome home parade to thank those who helped her win in London.

Athletics wrap up

Athletics wrap up

13 August 2012

ATHLETICS: The Australian athletics team has delivered three medals in the London 2012 campaign, with super Sally Pearson breaking the Olympic record to win 100m hurdles gold, Mitchell Watt leaping to silver in the long jump and Jared Tallent walking his way to 50km silver on The Mall.

Shelley's 16th leads the way in marathon

Shelley's 16th leads the way in marathon

13 August 2012

ATHLETICS: Australian Michael Shelley exceeded his own expectations with a creditable 16th place finish in the Olympic men's marathon.

Walking to new heights

Walking to new heights

12 August 2012

ATHLETICS: Australia's Regan Lamble and Beki Lee have clocked personal best times to finish in 17th and 28th places respectively in the women's 20 kilometre walk around the Mall in central London.

Tallent walks into silver

Tallent walks into silver

11 August 2012

ATHLETICS: Australian Jared Tallent has won the silver medal in the men’s 50 kilometre walk in stifling conditions at The Mall in central London.