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.
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.
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.
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.
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.