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Chasing the 800m record before it turned 50!

Chasing the 800m record before it turned 50!

On the 15th of October 1968, 23-year-old Ralph Doubell from Melbourne became the 800m Olympic champion in Mexico City and his time of 1:44.3 (hand timed, 1:44.40 electronic timing) equaled Peter Snell’s (NZL) world record.

August 1, 2018 0 Comments
Next stop for elite - Continental Cup

Next stop for elite - Continental Cup

For the next couple of weeks, many of Australia’s leading athletes are in a holding pattern, while numerous area championships are held. But when they resume competition there will be a final cluster of major meets
July 31, 2018 0 Comments
Media get Deng and Bol fever - 800m runners back home

Media get Deng and Bol fever - 800m runners back home

Joseph Deng and Peter Bol have returned from Monaco to Melbourne with a full schedule of media commitments.

July 29, 2018 0 Comments
Quality fields feature in Real Insurance Sydney Harbour 10km

Quality fields feature in Real Insurance Sydney Harbour 10km

Sinead Diver (VIC), who has been in record-breaking form, is the hot favourite for the Real Insurance Sydney Harbour 10km this Sunday.

July 28, 2018 0 Comments
#Dengfever spreads to London - Aussie mile record to Hall

#Dengfever spreads to London - Aussie mile record to Hall

It certainly has been a momentous weekend of international performances by our athletes at three competitions in Monaco, London and Heusden in Belgium. 
July 23, 2018 0 Comments
Deng breaks long-standing Australian 800m record - Monaco Diamond League

Deng breaks long-standing Australian 800m record - Monaco Diamond League

Joseph Deng has created history by breaking the long standing Australian 800m record with a sensational 1.44.21 at the Herculis Diamond League meet in Monaco. 
July 21, 2018 0 Comments
Bol and Deng take aim in Monaco - Diamond League Preview

Bol and Deng take aim in Monaco - Diamond League Preview

Sean Whipp is on the ground in Monaco to cover all the action here's an extended preview with thoughts from the dynamic due Peter Bol and Joseph Deng along with coach Justin Rinaldo who has flown in the for the...

Records and PBs under threat - Monaco and London Diamond League Previews

Records and PBs under threat - Monaco and London Diamond League Previews

A host of Australians are set to take to the track and fields of Monaco and London as the european season is reaching a crescendo.

Australian team puts in best performance at World U20 Championships since 1996

Australian team puts in best performance at World U20 Championships since 1996

The Australian U20 Athletics Team has produced arguably the best medal result at a World U20 Championships and the best overall team performance since 1996, as competition concluded in  Tampere, Finland...

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