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Sixty-two able-bodied and forty para-athletes have today been extended the offer of National Athlete Support Structure (NASS) membership by Athletics Australia. Capturing Rio 2016 Olympic Games medallists Jared Tallent (Vic) and Dane Bird-Smith (Qld) and Paralympic champions Scott Reardon (ACT), Brayden Davidson (SA) and James Turner (NSW), the NASS is...
The IAAF Diamond League continues in Eugene (USA), Rome (ITA) and Birmingham (GBR) in the coming fortnight. Linden Hall (Vic) will fly the flag at the Prefontaine Classic after clocking a new personal best of 4:04.47 to stake her maiden claim for Rio 2016 selection earlier this month, while the...
The Athletics Australia Chief Executive Officer, Phil Jones, has made the following comments as he broadly welcomed the announcement made yesterday that the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) remains committed to Australia’s Winning Edge (AWE) strategy. “There are many strong elements to AWE, with perhaps the key being that, within broad...
Re-Published with thanks to http://athletics.com.au/ Medals aplenty during first week of Paralympics Pure athletic talent and stories of achievement over adversity have compelled viewers during the first week of the 2016 Rio Paralympics. At the athletics, Australia has claimed 12 medals to sit equal seventh on the total medal tally. With one gold, four...
Oregon, USA; June 25, 2023 - With just 13 days to go until the World Para Athletics Championships in Paris in begin, three-time Paralympian Michael Roeger has solidified himself as a threat for gold with a world’s best time in the 1500m T46.
Kobe, Japan; 23 May, 2024 -  Paralympic star Vanessa Low (ACT) is Australia’s golden girl once more, adding another world title to her collection on Day Seven of the World Para Athletics Championships in Kobe, Japan while teenage sprint star Mali Lovell (NSW) made it a complete set of medals for Australia when claiming bronze.
Paris, France; 17 July 2023 -   A trio of Australian stars saved their best for last on the final day of the 2023 World Para Athletics Championships, as debutants Reece Langdon and Angus Hincksman raced to the Paris podium, followed by a shiny silver for Tokyo Paralympian Rhiannon Clarke to lift the nation to 14 medals. 
Paris, France; July 14, 2023 -  Three-time Paralympian Rosemary Little has won her first global medal in 10 years and Australia’s fifth at the 2023 World Para Athletics Championships when securing a brilliant bronze on Day Six of competition in Paris.
Paris, France; July 12, 2023 - One-hundredth of a second was all that stood between Chad Perris and bronze on Day Four of the World Para Athletics Championships, but it was one-hundredth of a second that allowed his class and character to shine as he led the way for the nation’s rising stars.
Paris, France; 13 July 2023 - World record holder Michal Burian will lead Australia’s hunt for medals on Day Five of the World Para Athletics Championships looking to go one better than his Paralympic silver from Tokyo, while a trio of sprinters aim to ignite the home straight.