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Commonwealth Games Australia has tonight confirmed 51 athletes for Gold Coast 2018 (GC2018). A total of 47 names have been added to the Australian Commonwealth Games team from this weekend’s 2018 Australian Athletics Championships & Nomination Trial, with four selected from the recent Australian 20km Race Walking Championships. Australian Team Chef de Mission Steve...
2018 Australian Athletics Championships & Nomination Trial: Day does the double Teenager Riley Day has completed the 100m-200m national sprint double with a huge personal best in the 200m of 22.93 seconds into a -1.7m/s headwind on Sunday at Carrara Stadium. Day’s performance was just one of the many highlights on the...
2018 Australian Athletics Championships & Nomination Trial: Cool Pearson wins ninth Australian 100m hurdles title World Champion Sally Pearson (Qld) has claimed her ninth Australian 100m hurdles crown on Saturdaynight in a dramatic finish to day three of the 2018 Australian Athletics Championships & Nomination Trial on the Gold Coast. Pearson shook off the disruption of a...
2018 Australian Athletics Championships & Nomination trial: Day 2 results MORNING SESSION Women 800 Metre Open Preliminaries 1, Petty, Angela, NZL, 2:02.78Q. 2, McGowan, Brittany, QLD, 2:04.52Q. 3, Griffith, Georgia, VIC, 2:05.13Q. 4, Small, Keely, ACT, 2:05.68Q. 5, Reid, Lauren, NSW, 2:03.81q. 6, Price, Lillian, QLD, 2:04.09q. 7, Anderson, Katrina, VIC, 2:05.48q. 8, De La Motte,...
2018 Australian Athletics Championships & Nomination Trial: McDonald steams to 5000m victory on day one Morgan McDonald (NSW) has booked his ticket to the Commonwealth Games in sensational fashion, winning his maiden Australian 5000m title in a world leading time 13:19.05. The most anticipated race on the opening night of the...
In the fourth and final in our series of previews of the 2018 Australian Athletics Championships & Nomination Trial at Carrara Stadium, February 15-18 we shine the spotlight on the women’s track events. Follow the championships online using the #AthleticsGold and #ThisIsAthletics Reigning world 100m hurdles champion, Sally Pearson (Qld)...
Australia’s best track and field athletes are ready to deliver their best performances as the 2018 Australian Athletics Championships & Nomination Trial gets underway tomorrow at the Gold Coast’s new-look Carrara Stadium. The event doubles as the final selection trial for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games with around 80...
Inside Running 15: Nobeoka Marathon Recap The boys assess the fallout from breaking last week’s bombshell and how the issue of supplements divides the listenership. Brad has one last big training week including a hard 10km at the end of a 35km long run. Taper has now begun, but...
Although the local benefit runs we’re all familiar with are fantastic events, as participants, we get in a nice 5K or 10K race while raising money and awareness for worthwhile causes, often ones impacting our immediate communities. But what if this local run concept was extended to numerous sites...
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Athletics New Zealand has named a team of four athletes for the World indoor Championships in Birmingham 1-4 March. Tom Walsh will be defending the World Indoor shot put title he won in Portland, USA in 2016. Since then, the Christchurch 25 year old has grabbed the Rio 2016 Olympic bronze...
                         
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