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Athletics Australia calls for action over Russian doping

Athletics Australia calls for action over Russian doping

22 January 2015

ATHLETICS: Athletics Australia President David Grace QC will ask the IAAF to implement immediate action concerning the doping of Russian race walkers.

Tallent angry over Russian doping ban

Tallent angry over Russian doping ban

21 January 2015

ATHLETICS: Champion Australian walker Jared Tallent admits he's lost some motivation to compete after the man who beat him for a London Olympic gold medal was banned for doping in 2012 but allowed to keep the title and defend it in Rio next year.

 Robinson and Wellings take Australian 10,000m titles at Zatopek:10

Robinson and Wellings take Australian 10,000m titles at Zatopek:10

12 December 2014

ATHLETICS: Brett Robinson (ACT) and Eloise Wellings (NSW) have taken out the Australian men’s and women’s 10,000m national championships respectively at the Zatopek:10 athletics meet at Melbourne’s Lakeside Stadium this evening.

Australia to compete at Asian Indoor Games

Australia to compete at Asian Indoor Games

1 December 2014

Australia and New Zealand will send athletes to the next Asian Indoor Games in 2017, following an accord with the Olympic Council of Asia.

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.