Benita finishes second in Great North Run
Ethiopian Berhane Adere, the former world 10,000 metre champion, shrugged off Australian Benita Johnson and Kenyan Susan Chepkemi in the last 500m to win Britain�s biggest road race, the BUPA Great North Run, on Sunday.
Details of the Funeral of Peter Norman
A service to celebrate the Life of Peter Norman will be held at the Williamstown Town Hall - 104 Fergusson Street, Williamstown, Victoria
at 1pm on Monday 9th October 2006.
Vale Peter Norman (1942-2006)
Yesterday's sudden passing of 1968 Olympic silver medallist Peter Norman has touched sports fans around the globe. Media outlets in all corners of the world, but particularly in America where organisations such as the New York Times, Washington Post and CNN have paid tribute to Peter's life, his sporting endeavours and contribution to one of the most famous moments in Olympic history.
Telstra Athletics Assistance Fund
Telstra, Athletics Australia and Australian Little Athletics are pleased to announce that the following clubs have been awarded Telstra Athletics Assistance Funds.
Letherby tunes up for New York with impressive win
Australian marathon runner Andrew Letherby tuned up for next Sunday's ING New York City marathon by smashing the course record by a whopping 23 seconds to take out the Manitou Springs Mayors Cup 5k in Colorado today (Saturday).
Bronwyn Eagles Announces Her Retirement
Australia’s top Hammer Thrower Bronwyn Eagles today announced that she has officially retired from competition.
Eagles trained at the New South Wales Institute of Sport Throws' Centre at Greystanes, where four of the five best hammer throwers in Australian history have trained under coaches Ernie Shankelton and Lawrie Barclay.
Mottram heads into Helsinki on a high note
Craig Mottram goes into the World Championships on a high note, after he broke the Australian mile record at last Friday night's Golden League meeting in Oslo, Norway (29th July).
Bold tactics secure podium place for Jamieson
Commonwealth Games silver medallist Sarah Jamieson continued her excellent form in Europe, finishing third in the 1500m in her second fastest time ever, at the IAAF World Tour meeting in Monaco overnight.
Benita sets new Australian marathon record in Chicago
In just her third marathon, Benita Johnson has raced to the fastest time ever by an Australian woman to break the 18-year-old national record by over a minute, finishing third against an extremely strong field in the Chicago Marathon yesterday.