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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
ATHLETICS: On the biggest night of athletics at the London Olympic Games – when Usain Bolt stole the show defending his 100m title in an Olympic Record 9.63s - Australian 400m runner Steve Solomon put on his own show by qualifying for the 400m Olympic final at just 19 years of age.