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Aussie Athletes hit the ranking heights

Aussie Athletes hit the ranking heights

16 January 2017

Not since 2006 has Australia held such a strong position in world athletics, with 11 Australian athletes holding global top-10 positions in their chosen events.

Athletics Wrap: Athletics team on the rise

Athletics Wrap: Athletics team on the rise

26 August 2016

It has been a successful campaign for Australia’s 60-strong athletics section at Rio 2016.

Olympians receive heroes' welcome

Olympians receive heroes' welcome

24 August 2016

Australia’s 2016 Olympians touched down in Sydney this morning to a heroes welcome.

Top five target remains our future goal

Top five target remains our future goal

22 August 2016

A top five position on the Olympic medals table remains a realistic goal for Australia despite falling “well short” of ambitions in Rio, chef de mission Kitty Chiller has declared.

Dane strides to bronze medal

Dane strides to bronze medal

13 August 2016

Australia’s Dane Bird-Smith has produced a gutsy effort to win the bronze medal in the men’s 20km walk at the Rio Olympics.

Tallent and Bird-Smith follow family footsteps to Olympic Games

Tallent and Bird-Smith follow family footsteps to Olympic Games

29 February 2016

The Australian walkers at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will have a distinct family feel with Rachel Tallent confirmed to make her Olympic debut alongside older brother, and coach, Jared Tallent.

Bird-Smith and Tallent produce stunning personal bests

Bird-Smith and Tallent produce stunning personal bests

21 February 2016

Dane Bird-Smith and Rachel Tallent produced personal best performances at the Australian 20km Race Walking Championships,

Bird-Smith walking his way to Rio

Bird-Smith walking his way to Rio

31 August 2015

A number of breakout performances at the 2015 World Athletics Championships has ensured Australia can build towards the Rio 2016 Olympic Games with plenty of optimism.

An Australian team of at least 42 to take on the world at Beijing 2015

An Australian team of at least 42 to take on the world at Beijing 2015

10 August 2015

Athletics Australia Selectors have confirmed that Beijing will welcome an Australian team of at least 42 athletes for the IAAF World Championships.

Bird-Smith wins World Uni Games and Wells bronze in Lausanne

Bird-Smith wins World Uni Games and Wells bronze in Lausanne

10 July 2015

ATHLETICS: Rio hopeful Dane Bird-Smith has won gold in the men’s 20km walk at the World Uni Games, Naa Anang won long jump bronze and at the IAAF Diamond League in Lausanne London Olympian Lauren Wells won bronze.