Fearnley hits perfect six in New York
Australian wheelchair athlete Kurt Fearnley has won his fourth straight New York Marathon title and secured his sixth win from as many starts in 2009 in the Big Apple overnight.
Birmingham, Corrigan bolt to victory in Noosa
Australian Flame athlete Collis Birmingham has defended his Noosa Bolt title and Olympic Games 1500m runner Lisa Corrigan has broken through for her first win in five attempts on the annual race in Queensland at the weekend.
Vote now: Samuels in line for Sports Performer honours
With voting now well under away for the 2009 Sports Performer Awards it's time for the Australian athletics community to throw its weight behind our track and field nominees, starting today with world discus champion Dani Samuels.
Fearnley to commence Kokoda crawl
On the back of a perfect year on the international marathon circuit, Australian wheelchair athlete and three-time Paralympian Kurt Fearnley will this weekend take on what is arguably the greatest challenge of his adrenaline-charged career when he commences his crawl of Papua New Guinea's Kokoda Track.
WAIS honour the latest accolade for Hooker
World champion pole vaulter Steve Hooker has been named the Western Australian Institute of Sport's Athlete of the Year for 2008/09, collecting the award for a second consecutive year in front of 500 guests at the Institute's 25th anniversary dinner at Challenge Stadium.
Hooker named World Athlete of the Year finalist
World and Olympic pole vault champion and captain of the Australian Flame Steve Hooker has been named alongside Usain Bolt (JAM) as one of the top five male athletes in world athletics according to the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
Quarterly message from the President
As we look towards the 2009/10 Australian athletics season and onwards to the 2010 Commonwealth Games, it is timely that we reflect on the outstanding success achieved by our athletes in the almost four years since the 2006 Commonwealth Games were played out on our shores.
VOTE NOW: Kurt conquers Kokoda!
For most, back to back Gold medals in the marathon at the Athens and Beijing Paralympics would be enough to ensure exceptional satisfaction in one's achievements and a long holiday!
Gregson fires at state 3000m championships
Australian Flame athlete Ryan Gregson and World University Games representative Bridey Delaney have taken home state honours at the New South Wales 3000m championships at the weekend.
Runner's World recognised
At the Publishers Australia Excellence Awards, Bell '09, in Sydney last Friday, Runner's World magazine Australia and New Zealand was recognised in three of the twenty-five categories.
Blake Lucas - A star on the rise
Currently poised to see out 2009 as the best junior pole vaulter in the world, Blake Lucas has leaped ahead since relocating to Melbourne in an effort to strengthen his chances of 2010 Commonwealth Games qualification.
9 DAYS TO GO - Great Australian Run
With the confirmation of fourteen Olympians for this year's event, the Great Australian Run to be held on Sunday 29th November in Melbourne is once again shaping up as Australia's best quality road race.
VOTE NOW: OUR ATHLETES NEED YOUR SUPPORT
With less than two days left to cast your vote as part of the 2009 Sports Performer Awards, it is vital that the athletics fraternity rally behind our five nominees.
Mottram to headline Chiba Ekiden relay team
To be held in Chiba, Japan this coming Monday (23 November 2009) the Australian team at the Chiba Ekiden Relay will be headlined by returning distance running star Craig Mottram.
ONE WEEK TO GO - Great Australian Run
There's only one week to go to the Great Australian Run!
Thousands of runners, joggers and walkers of all abilities are gearing up for Australia's premier 15km road race on Sunday, 29 November.
Seven Aussies to battle it out
Indiana State University will host the NCAA Division 1 Men's and Women's Cross Country Championships on Monday (23rd November) for which seven Australians have qualified as part of their respective US College teams.
Flame sizzles despite the drizzle
In adverse conditions this morning, dual Olympic medallist and Australian Flame Jared Tallent posted a new personal best time of 3:38.56 to secure himself the Australian 50km Road Walk Championship at MelbourneÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½s Fawkner Park.
Bolt & Richards honoured in Monaco
After a sensational year Jamaica's Usain Bolt and Sanya Richards of the USA were named Male & Female World Athlete of the Year for 2009 at the World Athletics Gala hosted by HRH Prince Albert II of Monaco last night.
RESULTS: 2009 Chiba Ekiden Relay
Host nation Japan added further excitement to a national holiday yesterday (Monday, November 23) by winning the 2009 Chiba Ekiden Relay in a time of 2:05.58.
2009 Sports Performer Awards
At a star studded event in Sydney tonight, fellow Australian Flame Dani Samuels and Steve Hooker will face off with ten other Australian sporting icons to be named the 2009 Performer of the Year.
Ormrod fires at Adelaide Invitational
Dual Olympian Mark Ormrod made an emphatic return to the track last night at the opening meet of the Adelaide Invitational Series for season 2009/10.
Birmingham & Willis ready to fire!
Three-time Olympian Benita Willis and Australian Flame Collis Birmingham will headline the Australian contingent at the Great Australian Run on Sunday as part of the Australian Road Running Championships.
Australians nominated for IAAF officials panel
The IAAF has advised that following the recent assessment program held in Paris in October, three Australians have been successful in being nominated to its Panel of International Technical Officials (ITOÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½s) for the period 2010-2013: