Evan plans to take five
Australian Paralympic sprint sensation, Evan O'Hanlon (T38/F38), has boldly predicted he can win five gold medals at the 2011 IPC World Athletics Championships, in Christchurch (NZL) later this month.
Team Australia set for world titles warm-up
With less than two weeks to go until the 2011 IPC Athletics World Championships take over Christchurch, New Zealand, for 10 days of non-stop track and field action, Australia's top athletes with a disability are all set for their final hit-out before crossing the Tasman this weekend.
World record-holder set to head Down Under
World 800m record-holder and reigning IAAF World Athlete of the Year David Rudisha (KEN) has confirmed he is on his way Down Under, the 22-year-old Masai man to headline the list of international challengers set to contest the 2011 Australian Athletics Tour.
Hammer time in Sydney
The future stars of Australian hammer throw converged on Sydney this week, where 30 of the nation's most promising juniors took part in a training and education camp aimed at developing the next generation of elite athletes.
Forrest fires in Arizona
Australia's elite distance runners have turned on a big weekend all over the globe, Shawn Forrest's win in the Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon in Arizona (USA) headlining the weekend's results.
Fine start for Team Australia in Christchurch
Team Australia is now officially settled into its new surroundings in Christchurch, with athletes and coaches already taking full advantage of the facilities on offer ahead of the 2011 IPC Athletics World Championships commencing this Friday, January 21.
Hoffa signs up for heavyweight bout
Former world and world indoor shot put champion Reese Hoffa (USA) is set to add some heavyweight pulling power to the 2011 Australian Athletics Tour, the two-time Olympian and world championships representative today confirming he will compete at next month's Briggs Athletics Classic in Hobart and at the IAAF Melbourne Track Classic on March 3.
Registration OPEN: HammerFest 2011
Following the success of the 2010 HammerFest, Athletics Tasmania, the Tasmanian branch of the ATFCA, the Tasmanian Institute of Sport and Athletics Australia will again join together to host the 2011 festival of hammer throwing known as HammerFest from November 17-20 at Domain Athletics Centre, Hobart.
Top hopes on course for Stromlo showdown
The nation's top cross country athletes are gearing up for a big day of racing this Sunday as all eyes turn to Stromlo Forest Park in Canberra for the 2011 world cross country selection trials.
Buster, Benita to lead world cross country charge
Distance icons Craig Mottram and Benita Willis will spearhead a team of 16 athletes selected to represent Australia at the 2011 IAAF world cross country championships in Punta Umbria, Spain, in March.
Cartwright makes it two-from-two
Paralympian and world champion Kelly Cartwright has proven she is a world class, winning a second gold medal in the T42 100m just two days after smashing...
Hogan the hero
Beijing Paralympic bronze medallist Madeleine Hogan has become Australia's sixth world champion in Christchurch after the 22-year-old heaved 37.79m to convincingly win the F46 javelin throw at the IPC Athletics World Championships.
Distance wrap: Birmingham, McKnight light up Hunter
Dominating wins by Commonwealth Games representatives Collis Birmingham and Kaila McKnight in their 3000m events were the distance running highlights of the Hunter Track Classic in Newcastle on Saturday night.