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2016 Season: Not Defined by Medals in Rio The 2016 season unofficially started with the Zatopek:10 (back in December, 2015), and since then we have witnessed so many magical moments from our stars of Australian athletics. Although many people would rate the Australian team's performance purely on the results from...
An Olympic year is special in so many ways, something that only comes around once every four years - and to many athletes is the pinnacle of their sport. Athletics is no exception, and for so many of our track and field stars the preparation in the lead up...
The countdown is on to the start of the 2016 Rio Olympics, which will commence on August 12 (men's discus qualification). The first final of the Olympics will take place at 12:10am (AEST) on August 13 - with the running of the women's 10000m, featuring our very own Eloise...
Olympic Selection Trials: Important Stepping Stone to Rio If the Australian team for Rio was selected today we would expect to have 21 males and 28 females being selected (plus a few additional athletes added as part of the women's 4x400m relay squad). But as we count down to the...
35 Days and Counting We are closing in the all important final deadline for Olympic selection, being July 11, and we are still hopeful of sending 60 individual athletes to Rio. At present the likely number would be 56, after the recent additions of Matt Denny (discus), Josh Robinson (javelin)...
2015 Australian Male Athlete of the Year There were two stand out Australian male performers at the 2015 World Championships, who both picked up silver medals - 50km Race Walking champion Jared Tallent and Long Jump superstar Fabrice Lapierre. When it came down to separating the two, Lapierre took the honours largely due...
The Sub 4 Minute Miler Well if Track & Field News can create a list why can't Runnerstribe! After some research, we have created a listing in chronological order of all our male sub 4-minute milers in Australia. The list contains the who's who of Australian middle distance running, which...
Payton Jordan Invitational Review - Stanford University When we completed our preview of the Payton Jordan Invitational we focused in on three athletes, but we certainly didn't think that all three would produce such stunning results. Linden Hall, Lora Storey and Sam McEntee all exceeded even our initial expectations, with...
Target 60 - Countdown to Rio Continues Our hope is that the final number of Australian athletes for Rio will total around 60 individuals, and there are continued signs that this number can be achieved as we approach the final cut off date of July 12 (note: Nominations by AA must be...
Rio Competition Less Than 60 Days Away It's hard to believe but the Rio Olympic Games are less than 60 days away. The Australian team is far from being finalised, although some athletes are understanding that time is starting to run out if they are to produce the required performances...
                   

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