With record-holder Brian Morgan's words ringing in his ears and a howling wind in his face, Australian marathon champion Scott Westcott dug deep to break the national 25-kilometre and 30km track standards yesterday at Newcastle Athletics Field.
Reigning champion Shane Nankervis believes emerging distance runner Duer Yoa has the Victorian 15-kilometre road championship in Ballarat on Saturday at his mercy.
US-based marathoner Shawn Forrest's selection for the world championships is a reward for perseverance.
Australia will be represented by a record 9 athletes in the marathon at this year's world championships in Moscow.
Genevieve Lacaze has ensured that there won't be any drama around her selection for this year's world championships, with the Queenslander recording an A-qualifying standard in Puerto Rico.
Ben St Lawrence has finished third in a high quality field at USATF High Performance Distance Classic at Occidental College, Los Angeles.
An in-depth interview with Athletics Australia CEO Dallas O'Brien for athletics.com.au with questions about the 2013 Qantas Australian Athletics Tour, the AI...
Leading Australian sprinter Matt Davies is being investigated by ASADA over a possible doping breach.
Round 2 of the XCR'13 series. 2013 Victorian Relay Championships held at Sandown Park on Saturday11 May, 2013. Features Little Athletics, the newest AV club ...
Olympic champion Sally Pearson has suffered another injury setback, further complicating her preparation for this year's world championships.
Benn Harradine has returned from an injury lay-off to break his own Oceania and Australian discus record and qualify for the IAAF World Championships.
Brooke Stratton is an elite athlete from Melbourne, Australia who competes predominantly in the long jump. She finished 10th at the 2009 World Youth Championships in Bressanone, Italy, 6th at the 2010 World Junior Championships in Moncton, Canada and 7th at the 2012 World Juniors in Barcelona. She holds the Australian junior record for the long jump with a leap of 6.60m set in Mannheim, Germany in July 2011.
Harry Summers has started the winter distance running season with a win by taking out the Sydney:10 road race.
A merger of Little Athletics with Athletics Australia could result in the popular junior sport receiving millions of dollars in federal funding and help tackle the chronic problem of the drain of vast numbers of talented juniors from the sport.
The announcement by the Australian Sports Commission, Athletics Australia and Little Athletics Australia of a review into a possible merger between the athletics bodies signals a paradigm shift in thinking about the future of the sport.
National 10000m champion Ben St Lawrence has assured himself a place on the starting line at the world championships in Moscow by recording an A-qualifying time with victory at the Payton Jordan Invitational in Palo Alto, California.
Round1 of the XCR'13 series. 2013 Victorian Cross country Championships held at Jells Park on Saturday 27 April, 2013. Features Open Division 1 Men and Women...
Some of the highlights from the track of the closing day of the 2013 Qantas Australian Athletics Championships. Events include: - 200m (men) - 800m (women) -...
Kelly Hetherington speaks to the media immediately after winning the women's national 800m title in a B Qualifier for world champs of 2:01:22 at the 2013 Qan...
Twelve athletes have put their name forward for national relay squad representation through their performance at the Australian Championships.