Athletes responded to the perfect conditions at the Jandakot Airport Track Classic with world championships qualifiers, an Australian record and numerous personal bests.
It was raining gold for Australia’s Olympic swimmers at the 2019 NSW State Championships, with 12 Olympians finding a place on the podium over the three-day event and Australia looking poised for Tokyo 2020 success.
At Manly beach, three-time Olympic beach volleyballer Kerri Pottharst was one of several Olympians who received their Olympic post-nominals (OLY). Pottharst was recognised not only for her outstanding service to sport, but for her commitment to the health and fitness of future generations.
On Saturday, the Kookaburras pushed aside any ill-effects of their flight delay, claiming a victory 3-2 against Argentina at Sydney Olympic Park Hockey Centre. They then followed up on Sunday against New Zealand, claiming their fifth consecutive win of the newly formed FIH Pro League, 5-1.
The Women’s Sevens World Series will expand to eight rounds with six rounds combined with their male counterparts in an overhauled fixture list for the 2019-2020 season heading into the Olympic Games in Tokyo.