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.
At the Sydney Olympics Kim Mickle was a teenager retrieving the javelins for Australia's national record holder, Louise Currey. On Thursday she finally got to meet her hero in person. On Saturday night she broke her record.
There’s no denying that Australian athletics has been through a tumultuous time. From the controversy surrounding the loss of Olympic Park, to Olympic selection debacles and Little Athletics Australia’s recent decision that the sport should remain divided, rather than united, it hasn’t been an easy time for our sport. But in David Grace QC, the new President of Athletics Australia, our sport now has a leader behind which we can all unite.
A pre-meet storm didn't prevent a large crowd being entertained by some great athletics action at the 2014 Sydney Track Classic.