Lauren Wells and Morgan Mitchell shone on track at day one of the SUMMERofATHS Grand Prix in Canberra, with the duo clocking times quicker than that qualifying standard for the IAAF World Championships in the women’s 400m hurdles and women’s 400m respectively.
There’s no place like Canberra (ACT) for athletics fans this weekend, as 41 Rio 2016 Olympians and Paralympians get set to join 11 starters from Nitro Athletics Melbourne for the much-anticipated 2017 SUMMERofATHS Grand Prix.
February 2017 was a history-making month for Australian athletes around the globe. Winter athletes cemented their place on the international stage, records were broken, medals were won and world class events debut on Australian soil.
It has been a bumper start to the year for Australian athletes and whether it’s on the pitch, in the snow, or on the track, the action is not letting up. Here are five burning questions that will be answered in the month of March.
Australia’s charge toward London 2017 stepped up today, with national race walk champions Dane Bird-Smith (Qld) and Regan Lamble (Vic) among four initial selections for the IAAF World Championships in August.
One of Australia’s most consistent performers at major championships, Dani Stevens (nee Samuels), will start her season at the 2017 New South Wales track and field championships this weekend at Sydney Olympic Park.
London is calling for Dane Bird-Smith (Qld) and Regan Lamble (Vic) after they won gold at the Oceania & Australian 20km Race Walking Championships in Adelaide (SA) to ensure their start at the IAAF World Championships.
Usain Bolt led his All-Stars to victory in the inaugural Coles Nitro Athletics Melbourne series by winning two events, including the relay finale, at Lakeside Stadium in front of a sell-out crowd on Saturday night.
The Bolt All-Stars have won the second round of Coles Nitro Athletics Melbourne at Lakeside Stadium on Thursday night following a lengthy delay and review of a drama-filled final 4x100m event.