A touch of hamstring soreness kept Sally Pearson out of a second flat sprint clash with Melissa Breen, but nothing was going to stop the Olympic champion putting down a marker in her flagship hurdles event at the Perth Track Classic on Saturday.
After suffering her first defeat by an Australian in almost a decade last weekend, Olympic 100m hurdles champion Sally Pearson was back to her winning ways in taking out the sprint double at the Adelaide Track Classic.
Random acts of kindness. Sometimes they're small, sometimes they're more substantial. And sometimes, as Australia's fastest woman Melissa Breen can now certify, they arrive in the form of a $12,000 cheque from a stranger.
She's the dancing hurdler with more than 25 million YouTube hits, but Michelle Jenneke hopes the new AIS track and her unusual pre-race warm-up can launch her Commonwealth Games bid in Canberra on Saturday.