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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.

Solomon at home with Bolt and Co.

Solomon at home with Bolt and Co.

6 August 2012

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.

Weightman lands top 20 spot

Weightman lands top 20 spot

6 August 2012

ATHLETICS: Lisa Weightman has become only the third Australian woman to finish in the top 20 at an Olympic marathon.