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Athlete of the Week - Alana Boyd (Pole Vault) It's hard to imagine not seeing Alana Boyd included in some type of headline across the Australian domestic season. On Thursday night at the Sunshine Coast we were again witness to world class pole vaulting - with Boyd clearing an exceptional 4.71m. The...
This week’s episode is sponsored by ASICS. ASICS have recently released the brand new GLIDERIDE 2 running shoe, as reviewed in this week's episode. Check out the ASICS GLIDERIDE 2 at www.asics.com Brad gets his Dragonflys in the mail and another solid week of training under his belt. Julian gets locked out of an...
World championships silver medallist Ihab Abdelrahman is relishing the chance to perform on Chinese soil again when he spearheads a world-class javelin field at the star-studded Shanghai Diamond League meeting this Saturday (14 May). The 27-year-old Egyptian launched himself into the athletics headlines at this meeting two years ago when...
Most recent post up top. Keep refreshing as this page is updated constantly as the Aussies perform and people tweet, post etc... VALIANT EFFORT! 💪 Kurtis Marschall fails on his third attempt in the Pole Vault, finishes 15th on countback and won't progress to the final— Athletics Australia (@AthsAust) August...
By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2018 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved LONDON (19-Apr) -- At 33, Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge's marathon career is already the stuff of legends.  In nine starts, he has won eight times, including twice here at the Virgin Money London Marathon and at the 2016 Rio Olympics. ...
SWITZERLAND IAAF Diamond League, Athletissima, Lausanne – 6 July 2017 Tom Walsh finished second in the shot put in his season’s best and fourth best ever of 21.97m. Walsh was most consistent throughout his series of six attempts all over 21 metres, 21.97, 21.70, 21.72, 21.46, 21.59, 21.74. Jacko Gill in his...
This week’s sponsor is MyPhysio Evolution, proud to bring you this week’s episode and Brad’s down at Bateman’s Bay over Easter. Julian’s taking it easy down on the Surf Coast Trail. Brady takes a schooner mid run before taking second in the Bendigo Dragon Mile. Local stalwart Andy Buchanan took home his third...
After a record-breaking blitz in the past two months, Jack Rayner and Jordan Gusman will face off over the 10k road distance at the Real Insurance Sydney Harbour 10k starting in the Sydney Rocks precinct. Setting a course record of 28:33 at the Tasmanian Running Festival’s Launceston 10k, the third...
Ryan Gregson retains his Australian 1500m record, set in 2010, for now.  Tasmanian Stewart McSweyn has continued his superb form, winning the 1500m in Zagreb, Croatia, in dominant fashion.McSweyn asked for a pace of 1:52 through 800m.  After an awkward start, in which he seemed to miss the gun, the rabbit didn't hold to his end of the bargin, taking McSweyn through the 800m split just over 2 seconds slower than planned. McSweyn then took the race into his own hands, gapping the field and going for a long run for home. He tried his best to make up for lost time, splitting a 55 second third lap and a 1:52 final 800m. His official winning time; 3:32.17.
Double Olympic champion David Rudisha is one of four Kenyan track stars set to take centre stage at the Shanghai Diamond League meeting this Saturday, 13 May, when many of the greatest distance runners in the world will be stretching their legs in pursuit of early season points. Rudisha was...