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Tauranga sprinter Joseph Millar has been added to the athletics team for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. He will run in the 200 metres. Millar, four times the New Zealand double sprint champion at the New Zealand Championships from 2012 to 2017 made big advances last year to run...
‪#AITGrandPrix (Indoor) Men’s Mile Ryan Gregson 3:57.86‬ John Travers (3rd) became the 1st Irishman to go sub 4 indoors in Ireland. via @AthloneIT ‬
World champion Sally Pearson (Qld), will lead a small but elite team of seven athletes to the 17th IAAF World Indoor Championships to be held in Birmingham, England, March 1-4, 2018. Pearson, who on Saturday attained automatic nomination in the 100m hurdles for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, will be looking to replicate her 2012 IAAF...
Brad has a quiet week with strategic resting before heading to Albury for the City2City, taking 2nd place and prioritises post-race nutrition above all else. Julian’s plantar fascia settles to knock out some pretty strong sessions ahead of Melbourne Uni 5000m next Tuesday. Brady has an easy week...
2018 Runnerstribe Power Rankings We rank all our Australian athletes based on the IAAF Scoring tables, with the minimum benchmark being 1,100pts. In 2017 Dani Stevens 69.64m National Record (1,249pts) lead the way for the women, while Ryan Gregson’s 3.36.50i National Indoor Record in the 1500m (1,206pts) saw him lead the way for the...
Track and field sprinter, Jessica Peris, has reportedly tested positive to a banned substance. Daughter of Olympic hockey gold medallist, Nova Peris, Jessica, has reportedly tested positive to a banned substance during an ASADA test, there is no indication so far of what substance was allegedly involved. Peris scractched from...
By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2018 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved ALBUQUERQUE (18-Feb) -- Less than 24 hours after winning the 3000-meter titles at the USATF Indoor Championships here at the Albuquerque Convention Center, Shelby Houlihan (Nike Bowerman Track Club) and Paul Chelimo (U.S. Army) stepped down in distance, and...
Christian Coleman sped to a 6.34 world record* to win the 60m on the third and final day of the US Indoor Championships in Albuquerque on Sunday (18). The world 100m silver medallist had won his heat in 6.46 and his semi-final in 6.42 after easing down on both occasions, hinting that...
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...
                         
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