Related News

Times are a changing: Rio Swimming and Athletics schedules given a shake up

Times are a changing: Rio Swimming and Athletics schedules given a shake up

20 November 2014

RIO 2016: Swimmers could have their worlds spun upside down with the release of a proposed midnight finish for swimming finals at the Rio Olympic Games, while athletics finals will return to the morning for the first time since Seoul 1988.

Shirley honoured with IAAF Hall of Fame induction

Shirley honoured with IAAF Hall of Fame induction

12 November 2014

ATHLETICS: Australian triple Olympic gold medallist Shirley Strickland de la Hunty AO MBE has been afforded international athletics’ highest honour

Vale Jackie Fairweather

Vale Jackie Fairweather

4 November 2014

TRIATHLON/ ATHLETICS: The Australian Olympic Committee mourns the passing of Jackie Fairweather (née Gallagher), who represented Australia at the highest level in Triathlon and then Athletics.

How 220 = Top 5

How 220 = Top 5

23 October 2014

RIO 2016: Leading into the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, there has never been a stronger alliance between the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) and the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS).

Pearson seeks fewer hurdles and more inspiring performances

Pearson seeks fewer hurdles and more inspiring performances

10 October 2014

ATHLETITCS: Sally Pearson has a simple wish for 2015: fewer hurdles. Pearson overcame a hamstring injury and public criticism from Australia's head athletics coach Eric Hollingsworth to defend her Commonwealth Games 100m hurdles title in Glasgow.

Buchanan to chair Sports Commission review of athletics

Buchanan to chair Sports Commission review of athletics

4 September 2014

ATHLETICS: Former national cricket coach John Buchanan will chair a wide-ranging Australian Sports Commission review into the troubled state of athletics in Australia.

Pearson silver and Samuels bronze in Zurich

Pearson silver and Samuels bronze in Zurich

29 August 2014

ATHLETICS: Sally Pearson (Qld) has finished second in the women’s 100m hurdles and Dani Samuels has reached the podium again.

Aussies break social media PBs

Aussies break social media PBs

27 August 2014

@AUSOLYMPICTEAM: Limited access to social media has failed to stop the Australian Youth Olympic Team from being so social at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

Athletics Team excels in Nanjing

Athletics Team excels in Nanjing

27 August 2014

AOC: The Australian Athletics section has collected nine medals at the second summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

8x100m relay sets up Aussie trifecta

8x100m relay sets up Aussie trifecta

26 August 2014

ATHLETICS: The inaugural running of the 8x100m relay has given Australia three extra medals to take home with them on Friday.