Analysis: Athletics head coach mysteriously silent on John Steffensen furore


The John Steffensen furore has covered up a more disturbing issue on the eve of the Olympic Games - what's happened to Australia's track and field head coach?

Where is Eric Hollingsworth? He should be the front and square a week out from the biggest event on his sport's calendar, particularly when there is a selection stink happening which you would think comes under his job description.

But Hollingsworth, who has previously had no problem speaking his mind clearly and sometimes controversially, has been gagged by Athletics Australia.

Read the full story at the Herald Sun


Related articles

You might also enjoy reading our latest news:

Versace in fashion for the Gift - no bull

Luke Versace had his leg ripped open by a bull in the streets of Spain when he was 19. Last year, he was so overweight his wife laughed at him as he tried to pull the Stawell Gift bib over his belly. On Monday, he won the Gift in the most dramatic of fashions.

Commonwealth Games was destiny for Canberra athlete Emily Brichacek

Minutes before the biggest race of her life, Emily Brichacek's coach, Ted McLean, took the Canberra athlete’s hand and placed an acorn in her palm.

Philanthropist pitches in to help Melissa Breen as Athletics Australia funding falls short

Australia’s fastest ever woman, Melissa Breen, has been given just a third of the funding she was expected to get – $4000 – prompting wealthy businesswoman Susan Alberti to again step in and do what her sport did not.

Olympic pole vault champion Steve Hooker to quit athletics

One of Australia’s greatest athletes will bid farewell to the sport on Saturday, albeit not in the fashion he had planned.

Record run by Stanford's Solomon could be just the start

Steven Solomon's record-breaking 400-meter run in Melbourne on Saturday was satisfying on many levels for both Solomon and Stanford associate head coach Jody Stewart.


Not what you're looking for?
Custom Search