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Watt eyes big Monaco leap towards London

Watt eyes big Monaco leap towards London

20 July 2012

ATHLETICS: One big jump in Monte Carlo on Friday night will be enough to confirm for Mitchell Watt that he has enjoyed the perfect Olympic preparation.

Breen and Riseley in personal best form

Breen and Riseley in personal best form

18 July 2012

Sprinter Melissa Breen thanked Sally Pearson for advice after storming to a career-best time in the countdown to the London Olympics.

Rare loss gives Sally's rivals hope

Rare loss gives Sally's rivals hope

15 July 2012

World champion Sally Pearson loosened her vice-like grip on the rest of the field by slipping up in her final competition before the London Olympics.

Watt and Birmingham excel in London

Watt and Birmingham excel in London

14 July 2012

On the first day of competition at the London Diamond League Mitchell Watt won the long jump while Collis Birmingham set a new personal best to finish second in the men’s 5000m.

London Diamond League preview

London Diamond League preview

11 July 2012

The eighth stop of the Samsung Diamond League circuit will see 13 Flame athletes compete in London, exactly two weeks before the Opening Ceremony takes place in the capital city.

Racing to 410: How the AUS Olympic Team took shape

Racing to 410: How the AUS Olympic Team took shape

11 July 2012

It's a long road to London and many athletes say the toughest part is getting to the start line. 410 athletes completed the gauntlet of Olympic selection and qualification in what shapes up as an exciting 2012 Australian Team. See how the Team came together.

Watt wins long jump in Madrid

Watt wins long jump in Madrid

8 July 2012

ATHLETICS: Mitchell Watt has soared a wind assisted season best of 8.26m (w: +3.7) to win the men’s long jump at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Madrid, Spain.

Double gold to Aussies in Paris

Double gold to Aussies in Paris

7 July 2012

At this rate, Sally Pearson is going to take some catching at the London Olympics.

Athletes' last chance to qualify

Athletes' last chance to qualify

6 July 2012

Australia's athletes are spread across Europe this weekend either fine tuning their Olympic preparation, hoping to find form or desperately trying to record an 11th hour qualifier for the Games.

Pearson enjoying family support in UK

Pearson enjoying family support in UK

5 July 2012

In Sally Pearson's line of work, there is no margin for error.