The return of David Rudisha
Last year, David Rudisha's campaign to become world champion began in Australia and so the Kenyan superstar is hoping a return visit to Sydney and Melbourne, for the Qantas Australian Athletics Tour, will put him on the path to Olympic glory.
Hammerfest heads to Hobart
Australia's annual festival of hammer throwing will culminate with competition at the Briggs Athletics Classic this weekend, as the Apple Isle plays host to the third edition of the Hammerfest.
Nine Network set to broadcast 2012ATC this Sunday!
The Nine Network will this Sunday at 1:00pm AEDST replay highlights from the Adelaide Track Classic, with IAAF World Athlete of the Year Sally Pearson set to thrill you on screen as she records back-to-back victories in the womenâ###s 100m and 200m.
Birmingham impresses with 5000m qualifier
Australian Flame Collis Birmingham (Vic) has delivered the outstanding performance of the Briggs Athletics Classic, crossing the line in 13:15.57 to win the men's 5000m and record his second Athletics Australia qualifier for the Olympic Games.
Australia V America in Perth
The second leg of the Qantas Australian Athletics Tour will see Australia do battle with America, as athletes from across the country get set to face-off with a dozen emblazoned with the Stars and Stripes at the Go for 2&5 Perth Track Classic.
Fifteen qualifiers on big weekend for juniors
Performances are heating up as the IAAF world junior championships in Barcelona (ESP) draw closer, with 15 athletes recording performances better than the Athletics Australia qualifying marks last weekend.
VALE: Reg Brandis OAM
It is with great sadness that Athletics Australia announces the passing of one of its greatest servants in Reginald 'Reg' Brandis OAM.
Boyd and Steffensen thrill home crowd in Perth
Alana Boyd (WA) and John Steffensen (WA) have entertained a home crowd with convincing wins in the pole vault and 400m respectively at the second leg of the Qantas Australian Athletics Tour tonight, while Sally Pearson (Qld) returned to the hurdles.
CELEB RELAY: Interview with Andrew Reid
Andrew Reid, a lifeguard on the popular Channel Ten TV show Bondi Rescue, is set to take part in the Celebrity Relay Event at the 2012 Sydney Track Classic on 18th February.
Five athletes bag qualifiers to stay on track for the five rings
Lauren Boden (ACT) ran an impressive 400m hurdles at the Sydney Track Classic and was rewarded with an Olympic qualifying time tonight, as was Sally Pearson (Qld) in the 100m hurdles and 200m, Youcef Abdi (NSW) in the 3000m steeplechase, Henry Frayne (Qld) in the long jump, and Alana Boyd (WA), again, in the pole vault.
#2012QMTC INFO: What you need to know!
The Qantas Melbourne Track Classic & Olympic Trial is but days away, so to keep you, our athletics fans, in the loop here is what you need to know to date...
Walking all the way to Hobart
Six Australians are likely to be nominated for the London Olympics, after this weekend's IAAF Race Walking Challenge in Hobart.
Boyd soars to new Australian record
With a leap of 4.76m, Alana Boyd has last night broken the Australian Pole Vault record previously held by Kym Howe (4.72m) at the Strive Inter-Club Athletics Meet at the WA Athletics Stadium.
It was a double Tallent win at the IAAF Race Walking Championships in Hobart, with Jared (Vic) winning the menâ###s 20km open in 1:23:01 and Claire (SA) winning the women's 20km in 1:32:58, an Olympic qualifying time. While Alana Boyd (WA) set an Australian record in the pole vault on Friday night in Perth.