Could State of Origin athletics work?

The passion of state versus state competition seen in rugby league's State of Origin could help reinvigorate Australian athletics.

Athletics bodies' merger may be on wrong track

Early in April the Australian Sports Commission sent a missive to Athletics Australia and Little Athletics Australia requesting that they merge by the end of the financial year.

Australian athlete Matt Davies investigated by ASADA over possible doping breach

Leading Australian sprinter Matt Davies is being investigated by ASADA over a possible doping breach.

Merger may help retain athletes

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.

It’s time for change

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.

Turnor appointed as Athletics Victoria CEO

Athletics Victoria have announced the appointment of Glenn Turnor as their new Chief Executive Officer.

Deeks blasts decision on AIS

Former world champion marathon runner Robert de Castella has blasted Athletics Australia's move away from basing athletes at the Australian Institute of Sport and described its tiered-scholarship program as a ''cop out''.

Outgoing Athletics Victoria CEO Nick Honey reflects on the past decade

After close to a decade at Athletics Victoria Nick Honey concluded his tenure as Chief Executive Officer last week to seek new challenges as the head of Basketball Victoria. We caught up with him to review how the sport has changed during his decade of involvement.

High performance coach declines athletics job, turns focus to Swimming Australia

Athletics Australia will have to renew its search for a high performance director after the man they had offered the job turned them down after being courted by Swimming Australia.

Giving back to the sport

When it comes to development, NSW athletics is uniquely placed through its employment of elite athletes in Development Officer roles.