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Records Tumble as Chase for Paris Games Heats Up

On a weekend that saw Australia’s top athletes notch up Paralympic and World Under 20 qualifiers led by Mali Lovell and Sebastian Sultana across State Championships, it was Lauren Ryan and Jack Rayner who stole the show with a pair of Australian 10,000m records in California.

Athletics Australia supports Queensland Government’s view on QSAC

Athletics Australia and Queensland Athletics applaud the common-sense approach of Queensland Premier Steven Miles and Minister for State Development and Infrastructure, the Honourable Grace Grace, in upgrading the Queensland Sport and Athletic Centre (QSAC) ahead of the Brisbane 2032 Games.

Rizzo Rolls past Royalty | Samuel Rizzo Shatters Kurt Fearnley’s Record

As Kurt Fearnley stole the show in his farewell race at the home Commonwealth Games of 2018, a lesser-known 17-year-old trailed his idol for sixth place at his senior Australian debut. Now 23, Samuel Rizzo just carved close to four seconds off the Paralympic legend’s national record to qualify for his maiden Paralympic Games.

Countdown to Chemist Warehouse Australian Athletics Championships | Weekend Recap

A pair of wins at the Nagoya Half Marathon, seven Paralympic qualifiers, an Australian Under 20 4x100m relay record plus podium finishes at the NCAA Indoor Championships headlined a busy weekend, as Australia’s premier athletes countdown one month to go until the Chemist Warehouse Australian Athletics Championships.

Spencer's Olympic Dream Begins in Boston | NCAA Indoor Championships

Dialing in from Boston ahead of this weekend’s NCAA Indoor Championships, Adam Spencer knows that practice makes perfect. With an Olympic qualifier in tow, the Wisconsin Badger is trying to win every race he is in, and none more so than the Australian Championships this April.

Like Mother, Like Daughter | Christine and Caitlin Christie

Athletics runs deep in the veins of the Christie family. It’s the shared heartbeat that connects Christine and Caitlin, transforming their familial bonds into a unique relationship molded by their shared dedication to the sport.

Next Gen Jem | Montag’s Mission to keep Girls in Sport

Within reach of an elusive Olympic gold medal which most consider the ultimate legacy item, Jemima Montag is ensuring her impact transcends results through the Play On initiative, working to keep young girls engaged with sport through a program she describes as “my gift to my younger self”.

I love it and I wouldn’t have it any other way: Coach Melissa Smith

Some would say that one can’t have it all, at least not all at once - but high performance coach Melissa Smith is living proof that with the right support and relentless passion, anything is possible. Ahead of International Women’s Day this Friday, we sat down with Melissa to talk about the juggle and empowering female coaches and athletes to follow their dreams.

Record-breaking run secures fourth place for Hull in Glasgow

Middle-distance star Jessica Hull has bettered her own Australian 3000m record to finish in a valiant fourth place at the 2024 World Athletics Indoor Championships in Glasgow this morning, sewing up her best individual result at a major championships.