Middle distance runner Ryan Gregson admits his lead-up to the Australian Championship has been "terrible" and considers himself an underdog to claim the national 1500-metre crown on Saturday and Sunday.
Olympic gold medallist Sally Pearson has warmed up for next week’s Australian championships in dazzling style at the Queensland Track Classic.
Inexcusable delays by Australia’s anti-doping body and its laboratory in dealing with the case of an Australian sprinter has meant the athlete has continued to compete when he should have been banned.
A third member of the men's sprint relay teams that represented Australia on the track at the London Olympics and the world championships in 2011 has been banned for drug code violations.
It had been so long since Henry Frayne had competed that he forgot what to do. He hadn’t pinned his number to his top and was wandering around like a kid at his first meet.
Sally Pearson is likely to jettison plans to run in the 200 metres sprint as well as the hurdles and 100 metres flat sprint at the national titles in Melbourne next month.