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ATHLETICS: Australia’s greatest ever pole vaulter Steve Hooker has called time on his outstanding athletics career.
ATHLETICS: The Australian Commonwealth Games Association has today confirmed a talented 45 athletes to the Australian team bound for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow (SCO).
ATHLETICS: Sally Pearson can't wait to step out of her comfort zone and take on many of the world's fastest women when she doubles up at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games in the 100 metre hurdles and 100m sprint.
Olympic finalist Steve Solomon asserted his supremacy in the 400m, winning in an impressive time of 45.38 in his first outdoor race of the year in Melbourne on Saturday.
ATHLETICS: Benn Harradine (Qld), Alana Boyd (Qld) and Sally Pearson (Qld) have entertained their home crowd by achieving Commonwealth Games A-Qualifiers at the Queensland Track Classic.
ATHLETICS: An enthralled crowd of almost 5,000 people have been entertained at the Sydney Track Classic tonight, with great racing on track shining alongside outstanding Commonwealth Games A-Standard performances in the field.
ATHLETICS: Australia has a new national record from the Australian Junior Athletics Championships, with Gabriella O’Grady, Jessica Thornton, Sam Geddes and Audrey Kyriacou combining to eclipse the girl’s under 18 4x100m relay record set way back in 1979.
ATHLETICS: Discus champion Dani Samuels has announced she will also contest shot put at the Commonwealth Games, the first time she has done so at a major event since 2006.
ATHLETICS: The ever-developing Australian Junior Athletics Championships will reach a very positive new milestone when competition gets underway at Sydney Olympic Park tomorrow, as more than 2000 athletes prepare to compete.