Olympic champion takes his mark for Melbourne
Olympic 1500m champion Asbel Kiprop (KEN) has added his name to the star cast of international athletes set to step out at the Melbourne Track Classic at Melbourne Olympic Park this Thursday night.
Rudisha steals the show in Melbourne
Eight Commonwealth Games A-qualifiers were tonight posted at the IAAF Melbourne Track Classic as the nation's top track and field athletes turned out in force at Melbourne Olympic Park on the final leg of the 2010 Australian Athletics Tour.
Young talent time
The newest addition to the Australian athletics calendar will be off and racing this Thursday, with more than 1500 athletes taking part in the Australian Junior Athletics Championships over four days at the Sydney Olympic Park Athletic Centre.
Hooker looks for missing medal
World, Olympic and Commonwealth pole vault champion Steve Hooker will tonight launch his bid to claim the only major medal missing from his trophy cabinet when he joins four fellow members of the Australian Flame in action at the IAAF world indoor championships in Doha, Qatar.
Juniors Day 2: A dominant display by Damien
Victorian Damien Birkinhead stole the show on day two of the Sydney-hosted Australian Junior Athletics Championships today, crowned junior national champion in both the boys' under 20 shot put and boys' under 18 hammer throw events.
Hooker books his finals berth in Doha
World, Olympic and Commonwealth pole vault champion Steve Hooker is on track to secure his maiden world indoor crown after breezing through qualifying on day one of the world indoor titles in Doha, Qatar.
New national record to leaping Lapierre in Doha
New South Welshman Fabrice Lapierre has set a new Australian and Oceania indoor record to book his place alongside fellow Australian Flame athlete Mitchell Watt in tonight's men's long jump final at the world indoor championships in Doha, Qatar, overnight.
Hooker, Lapierre take world indoor gold in Doha
Reigning world, Olympic and Commonwealth pole vault champion Steve Hooker and Australian Flame teammate Fabrice Lapierre have taken out world indoor victories on a golden night for Australia at the world indoor championships in Doha, Qatar, overnight.
Juniors Day 4: Turk and Nelson set straight ablaze
Ella Nelson and Mathew Turk have set the straight ablaze at the Australian Junior Athletics Championships today, taking victory in the girls' and boys' under 20 200m finals and booking their tickets to the July world junior championships in the process.
Thomas takes top Tasmanian honour
Australian Flame athlete Tristan Thomas has capped a remarkable year on the international track circuit, being named TIS Male Athlete of the Year at the 46th annual Tasmanian Sports Awards in Hobart on Friday night.
Olympians to front Adelaide Invitational
Beijing Olympian Joel Milburn and Athens Olympics silver medallist Mark Ormrod will continue their quest for Commonwealth Games selection tomorrow night when they headline the Adelaide Invitational meet at Santos Stadium.
McNeill leads all-Aussie charge in Arkansas
The future stars of Australian middle distance running turned on a dominant display at the NCAA Indoor Championships in Fayetteville, Arkansas (USA) at the weekend, led by Australian Flame athlete David McNeill who posted a new national indoor record to take out the men’s 5000m.
Hooker on home soil after world indoor win
Hot on the heels of his world indoor championships win in Doha, Qatar, at the weekend, pole vault star Steve Hooker has touched down in his hometown with the latest addition to his impressive career resume safely secured around his neck.
Milburn, Boden fly at Adelaide Invitational
Olympic 400m semi-finalist and 2009 world championships representative Joel Milburn has powered to a commanding victory over local Commonwealth Games aspirant Clay Watkins in the race of the meet at last night's Adelaide Invitational at Santos Stadium.
Jeff on the rise in Christchurch
Jeff Riseley has outclassed Olympic silver medallist Nick Willis for the second time in as many weeks, taking victory in the men's 800m in a time of 1:47.55 at the International Track Meet in Christchurch, New Zealand, overnight.
Boden, Breen set sights on Delhi
Training partners Lauren Boden and Melissa Breen have turned on Commonwealth Games A-qualifying performances to highlight the action at the ACT state championships on a big weekend of athletics across the country.
Olympian bids farewell
Australian Olympic representative Ian Sinfield has passed away following a long battle with illness.
Ellery betters own world record in Canberra
The ACT state championships saw a large contingent of AWD athletes compete in Canberra at the weekend with some outstanding results, including a world record to Louise Ellery (F32).
Field gets long jump on Watt
World championships long jump bronze medallist Mitchell Watt will witness the full spectacle of the Stawell Gift when he makes his Central Park debut as one of the backmarkers this Easter.
2010 athletics action goes west
On the back of Australia's most successful world and world indoor championships campaigns ever, a strong, well-supported domestic season and plenty of performances to get excited about on the road to the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, India, in October, there are countless reasons to celebrate athletics in Australia in 2010!
Benita Willis: Live from Bydgoszcz
I was very excited when our Ryan Air flight landed in Bydgoszcz, Poland, last night, not because the flight was on time but because I knew I was leading a very strong team of top athletes to take part in what will be my eighth IAAF world cross country championships.
Sprint king Rouge-Serret moves to No. 5 all-time
Victorian sprinter Aaron Rouge-Serret has recorded the fastest 100m on Australian soil in three years, with an impressive 10.17 second dash (w:1.8) to win the men's blue riband sprint at the Western Australian Track and Field Championships in Perth last night.
Willis the best of the Aussies in Bydgoszcz
Former world cross country champion Benita Willis has turned on a top-20 performance to lead Australia's charge at the world cross country championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland, overnight.
Harradine takes title on day one in Melbourne
A Commonwealth Games B-qualifier to national recorder-holder Benn Harradine (Ringwood) headlined action on day one of the 2010 Victorian Track and Field Championship at Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Fergusson takes race of the day in Hobart
The best Tasmanian 1500m race in recent years has highlighted competition on day three of competition at the IGA Tasmanian Track and Field Championships at Hobart's Domain Athletics Centre today.
Stevenson does it again in Melbourne
Frankston thrower Dale Stevenson has continued his stellar domestic season, launching his fifth Commonwealth Games A-qualifying throw of the year to win the men's shot put title on day two of the 2010 Victorian Track and Field Championships at Olympic Park in Melbourne.
Beard the best on day four in Hobart
VA athlete Tom Beard has taken headline honours on the final day of the 2009/10 Tasmanian track and field season at the Domain Athletics Centre in Hobart today.
State record to mighty Mitchell in Melbourne
Ballarat thrower Kathryn Mitchell (Eureka) is one step closer to her second Commonwealth Games appearance after bettering the A-qualifying standard with a new personal best and Victorian record to win the women's javelin title at the 2010 Victorian Track and Field Championships in Melbourne.
Five on fire on big weekend of track and field
Australian Flame athlete David McNeill has smashed his personal best time to take out the men's 5000m at the Stanford Invitational meet in California (USA) at the weekend and become one of five Australians to record Commonwealth Games A-qualifying performances on a big weekend of track and field.
Ten touted for inaugural Youth Olympic Games
Athletics Australia has today announced that 10 athletes will be nominated to the Australian Olympic Committee for inclusion in the team that will represent Australia at the inaugural Youth Olympic Games in Singapore in August.