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Three medals and PBs on Day 7 in Rio

Three medals and PBs on Day 7 in Rio

13 August 2016

It was another huge day in Rio with three medals won by Australia.

Day 8 preview – Super Saturday

Day 8 preview – Super Saturday

13 August 2016

On Super Saturday Australia has medal hopes on the water, in the velodrome, in the pool and on the track.

Aussie duo make the long leap into final

Aussie duo make the long leap into final

13 August 2016

Australia will have a double shot at a first Olympic men’s long jump gold medal after Henry Frayne and Fabrice Lapierre both qualified for tomorrow night’s final at the Olympic Stadium in Rio.

Dane strides to bronze medal

Dane strides to bronze medal

13 August 2016

Australia’s Dane Bird-Smith has produced a gutsy effort to win the bronze medal in the men’s 20km walk at the Rio Olympics.

Wellings earns 10 out of 10 for PB effort

Wellings earns 10 out of 10 for PB effort

13 August 2016

ATHLETICS: Eloise Wellings has recorded the best ever Olympic result by an Australian in the women’s 10,000m final, smashing her personal best in a race that saw Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana smash a 23-year-old world record.

Day 7 preview - Meares, athletics and plenty more

Day 7 preview - Meares, athletics and plenty more

12 August 2016

Athletics kicks off its competition program with three sessions on Day 1. Flagbearer Anna Meares starts her program and popular boxer Shelley Watts has her first bout.

Aussie athletics team arrives in Rio

Aussie athletics team arrives in Rio

11 August 2016

Australia’s 60-strong athletics section has arrived at the Athletes Village in Rio and, with competition now only days away, anticipation among the green and gold is fast approaching fever pitch.

Getting to know our track and field team

Getting to know our track and field team

7 August 2016

With the track and field competition starting on August 12, here’s a look at the green and gold contingent set to shine in the Olympic Stadium.

Tallent withdraws from 20km walk

Tallent withdraws from 20km walk

6 August 2016

Olympic champion Jared Tallent has pulled out of the 20km walk at the Rio Games due to a sore hamstring.

Age no barrier for Thornton

Age no barrier for Thornton

3 August 2016

Unlikely as it seems, 2016 could have worked out even better for Olympic bolter Jessica Thornton, the youngest member of the Australian track and field team at the Rio Games.