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Rio jump rivalries to resume in IAAF Shanghai Diamond League

Rio jump rivalries to resume in Shanghai Diamond League Olympic jump champions Derek Drouin and Jeff Henderson will face the men they beat to claim gold in Rio last August when they open their 2017 Diamond League campaigns in Shanghai...

World Championships to ‘dominate the landscape of London’

The first day of the 209th IAAF Council Meeting took place in London chaired by IAAF President Sebastian Coe. The highlight of the day was a presentation to Council by the local organising committee (LOC) for the IAAF World Championships...

New format and scoring system explained – IAAF Diamond League

In one month’s time, the IAAF Diamond League gets underway in Doha with the first meeting of the 2017 series being held on 5 May. In its biggest restructure since the series began in 2010, this year’s IAAF Diamond League...

London calling for Australia’s best, including Pearson, Tallent, Turner and Holt

London is calling for twenty of Australia’s best athletes after initial selections for the 2017 IAAF World Championships were confirmed as the 2017 Australian Athletics Championships drew to a close in Sydney (NSW) today. Featuring Sally Pearson (Qld), who will...

Pearson makes triumphant return, as seven confirm London 2017 selection – AAC Day 8...

Sally Pearson (Qld) has made a triumphant return to the Australian Athletics Championships, reduced to tears of elation after a stunning performance to win her eighth national crown in the women’s 100m hurdles. Taking to the track for the first...

Mathews wins gutsy 800m final as Mitchell & Roberts will be London 2017 bound

Morgan Mitchell (Vic) and Kelsey-Lee Roberts (ACT) will be London 2017 bound after ensuring their automatic selection to the Australian team for the IAAF World Championships on day seven at the 2017 Australian Athletics Championships. Taking to the start line...

Gregson breezes through to men’s 1500m final- Australian Athletics Championships Day 6 Wrap

Cedric Dubler, Dane Bird-Smith and Matthew Denny snare Gold on Day 6 at the 2017 Australian Athletics Championships Olympic finalist Ryan Gregson has breezed through his heat of the men’s 1500m at the 2017 Australian Athletics Championships from Sydney Olympic...

Miller upstages Olympic medallists on final day of championships

Joseph Millar produced the performance of the meeting on the final day of the Jennian Homes New Zealand Track & Field Championships in Hamilton with a stunning 200m victory in 20.37s. The time, with a negligible 0.1 tail wind, broke...

Women to the fore on day 2 of NZ Track & Field Championships –...

Women to the fore on day 2 of NZ Track & Field Championships The women’s 800m at the Jennian Homes New Zealand Track and Field Championships promised to be a close race and it delivered on that prediction, with five-times...

Millar sets new record at New Zealand National Championships

Tauranga sprinter Joseph Millar lived up to expectations, running the quickest ever NZ 100m championhsips race, blasting to a time of 10.18, a fresh New Zealand resident record, on Day 1 at the Jennian Homes NZ Track & Field...