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The men’s long jump final awaits Fabrice Lapierre (NSW) after he soared 7.91m (w: +0.6) to progress to the medal round on day one at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London (GBR).
With the pacing help of training partner and best mate Ryan Gregson (Vic), Luke Mathews (Vic) ran a world championships qualifier in the 1500m on the weekend.
Five years after the 2012 Olympic Games, the athletics world is ready once again to focus on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Stadium as London plays host to the 2017 IAAF World Championships from 4-13 August.
Dani Stevens (NSW, nee Samuels) is brimming with confidence after a 66.47m throw to place second in the women’s discus throw at the IAAF Diamond League in Shanghai (CHN) overnight.
Five Australians will be competing in Shanghai for the second round of the IAAF Diamond League this weekend, including in-form Fabrice Lapierre (NSW) who won the long jump competition last year.
The Bolt All-Stars have won the second round of Coles Nitro Athletics Melbourne at Lakeside Stadium on Thursday night following a lengthy delay and review of a drama-filled final 4x100m event.
After months of excitement and anticipation, Nitro Athletics burst into life on Saturday at Lakeside Stadium in Melbourne, to the delight of fans and athletes alike.
Usain Bolt left Lakeside as he arrived… a winner, with his All-Stars taking a narrow victory over Team Australia on the opening night of the inaugural Coles Nitro Athletics series at Lakeside Stadium in Melbourne on Saturday night.
2017 started with a bang! Winter athletes competing in the Northern Hemisphere recorded some of the best Australian results in history. While on home soil, Olympians added National Championship titles to their resume and crowds flocked to some of the biggest sporting events of the year.
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.