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4x400m team miss final in dramatic heats

4x400m team miss final in dramatic heats

9 August 2012

ATHLETICS: The Australian men’s 4x400 metre relay team have crossed the line in sixth, been elevated to fourth following two disqualifications and just missed the final by one spot or 0.31 seconds in a drama filled two heats at the Olympic Stadium.

Solomon confident ahead of 4x400m relay

Solomon confident ahead of 4x400m relay

9 August 2012

ATHLETICS: A confident Steve Solomon says he will use the break-out success of his individual Olympic campaign to drive forward Australia's underdog 4x400m relay team.

PB for Buckman but final is out of reach

PB for Buckman but final is out of reach

9 August 2012

ATHLETICS: Australia’s Zoe Buckman has clocked a new personal best in the women’s 1500 metres semi-finals but it wasn’t enough to move the 23 year-old through to the final.

Hooker through to final

Hooker through to final

8 August 2012

ATHLETICS: After the sensational win by Sally Pearson and ninth to Benn Harradine – Australia’s best male discus result at the Olympics - the night before, it was then up to athletics captain and defending champion Steve Hooker to lead from the front on Day 12.

Spectacular gold and relief for Sally

Spectacular gold and relief for Sally

8 August 2012

ATHLETICS: The day after Sally Pearson won a silver medal at the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008 the 100 metre hurdler started planning and working for gold in London with her coach Sharon Hannan.

Sally blitzes semi Harradine to throw

Sally blitzes semi Harradine to throw

8 August 2012

ATHLETICS: Australia’s best hope of a gold medal from the Olympic Stadium is with 25-year-old Sally Pearson. The final will be run at 9pm in London (6am AEST) on a damp track.

Aussies miss the mark

Aussies miss the mark

7 August 2012

ATHLETICS: It was a disappointing Day 11 morning session for three of the four Australian track and field athletes in action at the Olympic Stadium.

Solomon looks to relay then Rio

Solomon looks to relay then Rio

7 August 2012

ATHLETICS: After continuing his own individual rise on the athletics scene by making the 400 metre final, Australian teenager Steve Solomon says our 4x400m relay team has a wonderful opportunity to win a medal in London.

Solomon stands tall in 400m final

Solomon stands tall in 400m final

7 August 2012

ATHLETICS: For the third day in a row Sydney teenager Steven Solomon has put in a great performance inside the London Olympic Stadium.

Pearson leads Aussie athletics charge

Pearson leads Aussie athletics charge

6 August 2012

ATHLETICS: Sally Pearson has started her campaign in fine style producing the fastest heat time in the history of the Olympics with her 12.57 seconds.