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The 2022 Australian Summer of Athletics will come to an impressive peak in Sydney, with Athletics Australia and Destination NSW confirming that Sydney Olympic Park will host the Australian Track and Field Championships once again. Amongst the backdrop of the home of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, the 2022 Australian...
Athletics Australia President Jan Swinhoe is delighted to announce the permanent appointment of Peter Bromley as Chief Executive Officer.
Athletics Australia can confirm that a vote from both Little Athletics Australia and Athletics Australia’s member associations did not achieve the support level required for the unification of the two bodies to become Australian Athletics.
Olli Hoare has turned heads, again, this time smashing the Australian indoor 5000m record in Boston.  Hoare knocked a whopping 24 seconds off the old mark clocking an astonishing 13:09.96 for the win. The time also slashed 12 seconds off his old pb of 13:22.16.
Most die hard track fans know of Asbel Kiprop.  The 2008 Olympic 1500m champ, and winner of three world championship 1500m titles (2011, 2013, 2015) is the third fastest 1500m runner of all-time with his 3:26.69 set in 2015. The controversial Kenyan was handed a four year doping ban when he tested positive to EPO in 2017. Kipop's ban is set to end in Febuary 2022. He has always maintained his innocence.
Every person who has ever climbed a ladder has experienced the feeling. Once you start to come down, your first step is blind, your foot searching for something solid. You’ve taken every precaution; you know you will find a sound footing, but it’s still a relief when you do.
Every time Joshua Cheptegei takes a peek at his Olympic 5000m gold medal that he won so magnificently in Tokyo it serves as a reminder that anything is possible.
One of the greatest milers to ever live is now 38 years-of-age and still dropping sub-four minute miles. What a career Kiwi miler Nick Willis has had. Two Olympic medals, Commonwealth Games Gold, the Oceanic record over 1500m (3:29.66) and amazingly Willis owns the world record as being the only man to run sub-four for the mile, for 19 consecutive years. Let's take a look at Willis' five best races.
Two of Australia's best middle distance/distance runners have launched their own online coaching business 'Gregson Running'.
Community participants and athletes from the grassroots level through to the elite are all set to benefit from the relaunch of Athletics Australia's philanthropic arm, The Athletics Foundation.