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From Nitro to Indoor – No Rest for our Skippers

From Nitro to Indoor – No Rest for our Skippers By Grace Kalac - Runner's Tribe Australia’s current premier distance runner Ryan Gregson has claimed his fourth race win in under a fortnight, winning the mile race at the AIT International...

All-Stars win first Nitro series, it was ‘brilliant’ says Bolt

Usain Bolt led his All-Stars to victory in the inaugural Coles Nitro Athletics Melbourne series by winning two events, including the relay finale, at Lakeside Stadium in front of a sell-out crowd on Saturday night. He declared the fresh concept...

Bolt plucks 150m Power Play for Nitro finale

Bolt plucks 150m Power Play for Nitro finale Usain Bolt put pressure on himself to run the 150m on Saturday night in the final of the Coles Nitro Athletics Melbourne series at Lakeside Stadium after drawing the event as the...
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Bolt All-Stars leave it late again, win round two after controversy

The Bolt All-Stars have won the second round of Coles Nitro Athletics Melbourne at Lakeside Stadium on Thursday night following a lengthy delay and review of a drama-filled final 4x100m event. Usain Bolt helped his team to victory in the...
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Nitro delivers on opening night

By Grace Kalac - Runner's Tribe In the twilight of a perfect summer’s evening in Melbourne, over 7000 spectators anxiously ambled into Lakeside Stadium. It worked for Twenty20 Cricket. It worked for Fast5 Netball. But would it work for track...

Kiwis start strongly in first Nitro Athletics Series meeting

NZ starts strongly in Nitro Athletics Series New Zealand’s team came out of the blocks flying at round 1 of the Coles Nitro Athletics in Melbourne on Saturday evening, leading after three events before setting into third and fading a...

Bolt’s All-Stars edge Aussies on night one of a new era for athletics

Bolt’s All-Stars edge Aussies on night one of a new era for athletics Usain Bolt left Lakeside as he arrived… a winner, with his All-Stars taking a narrow victory over Team Australia on the opening night of the inaugural Coles...

The Night Before Nitro: A Column By Len Johnson

‘Twas the night before Nitro, when all through the house . . . ‘, well, actually, all through most athletics houses people were tossing and turning, sleeping fitfully, if at all, hoping Nitro Athletics would be a Boltaway success. A...

Bolt to lead All-Stars ‘like a boss’

The stage at Lakeside Stadium is set and the fastest man in the world, Usain Bolt, is ready to lead his All-Stars to victory in the inaugural Coles Nitro Athletics Melbourne series, which begins Saturday, 4 February. Five other teams...

Nitro Series ready to explode in Melbourne

New Zealand athletes will be taking part in an exciting, innovative athletics series in Melbourne over the next week. Coles Nitro Athletics Melbourne is the brainchild of Athletics Australia in a bold attempt to create a new format to...

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