Athletics Australia are sticking by the controversial decision to fine Alex Rowe, despite admitting the rising star did the right thing by taking up a last-minute invitation to race in Monte Carlo.
 
New national 800m record holder Alex Rowe has been fined $1300 by Athletics Australia for racing in the event where he equalled the 46-year mark.
 
Sport can change one's life on so many levels, and this interview with Nick Willis reminded me of what an amazing medium sport provides to set and achieve goals.
 
Alex Rowe had thought all day about how the moment would be when he broke the national 800m record. He had thought too about falling short of the time. He had not considered doing neither.
 
Australia’s fastest 18-year-old, booming cross-country runner Morgan McDonald, is preparing to hit the track and take his name onto American soil.
 
Athletics' world governing body is set to consider calls to ban top Russian coach Viktor Chegin following an online campaign led by Australian race walker Jared Tallent.