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Mitchell close to special Olympic memento

Mitchell close to special Olympic memento

19 August 2016

Kathryn Mitchell was just 44cm behind winning a bronze medal in the women’s javelin and a treasured memento from the same night Usain Bolt created history.

Birkinhead 10th in shot put final

Birkinhead 10th in shot put final

19 August 2016

Damien Birkinhead, the ‘Corio Colossus’, has tried valiantly to match a hot field in the final of the shot put at Rio’s Olympic Stadium but could not attain his previous best and finished 10th.

Gregson ends 40-year 1500m final wait

Gregson ends 40-year 1500m final wait

19 August 2016

Ryan Gregson has become the first Australian in 40 years to reach the men’s 1500m Olympic final.

Birkinhead puts his best shot forward to reach final

Birkinhead puts his best shot forward to reach final

19 August 2016

Olympic debutant Damien Birkinhead feared injury may have ended his Rio dream but he now finds himself in the shot put final.

Magic medal moments at Rio 2016

Magic medal moments at Rio 2016

18 August 2016

Olympic Games are made up of magic moments. No matter where you are from, these achievements transcend all allegiances and exemplify what the Olympics are all about.

Daily Preview - Day 13

Daily Preview - Day 13

18 August 2016

On Day 13, three-time Olympians Ken Wallace in Canoe Sprint and Mel Wu in diving are podium hopes aiming to add to their own Olympic medal collections. Also sailing medals are on the line in the 470 and 49er classes.

Day 12 Review

Day 12 Review

18 August 2016

A big win in the basketball quarter-finals and Ken Wallace and Lachlan Tame booked their place in tomorrow’s K2 1000m final.

Focused Brooke misses Usain bolt

Focused Brooke misses Usain bolt

18 August 2016

Brooke Stratton may have been the only person in Rio’s Olympic Stadium tonight who did not watch Usain Bolt streak to victory in his 200m semi-final.

Dubler living his decathlon dream

Dubler living his decathlon dream

18 August 2016

Australian Cedric Dubler is in 12th position after Day 1 of the decathlon but there was despair for our men’s javelin duo who missed a place in the final at Rio’s Olympic Stadium.

Robinson races into 5000m final

Robinson races into 5000m final

18 August 2016

ATHLETICS: Brett Robinson has produced a super run in tough conditions to qualify for the final of the men’s 5000m.