Sally Pearson’s return to the track suffered another setback at the Lausanne Diamond League when she finished 7th in the 100m hurdles, her worst performance in three years. The Australian was away fastest but faded late in the race to finish in 12.69 (wind +1.2) almost 2 metres down on American Dawn Harper who set… Read More
A new Australian State Teams 4 x 100m record was set by NSW last week to break a mark held by a Queensland quartet for 18 years. Read More
Extended start lists for the 2013 Queensland Track Classic. The highlights are women’s pole vault and the relays but we’ve put together preview of the men’s ambulant 200m Queensland Track Classic 2013 – Ambulant men’s 200m Start lists are based on latest available information from event website.
The silvers. Australia has three in mLJ. Never gold. Bruce, OG48 Honey OG84 Taurima OG00. In Sydney 2 finalled. Jumpin Jai and Burgey. Jai became an Aussie sporting legend with his battle with Pedroso. One of my most enduring images in track and field is the boys watching on together while the CUB made his… Read More
I keep saying its my first indoor meet but that’s not true. It was back in 1994 in Brisbane. Australia’s one and only ever indoor meet. Remember?
Back when I first started at the Australian Sports Commission in 2005 I heard about the AIS’s plans to develop a base in Europe to give Australian’s the best possible preparation for major events in Europe. At that time I dreamed of working at the base and in one week it becomes a reality. Read More
Planning now starting in earnest for the 2010 edition of the Track and Field Tour. 4 weeks in August starting out with the DN Galan in Stockholm and ending as it did last year with the great Rieti Meet.
[Edit: Forgot to publish this at world’s.. oh well] The last two weeks have gone ridiculously fast. Up at 7am and not home some nights until 2am, but I am loving everything about being here. Brandenburg. Berlin. Bolt. Am I in my element? Well, top-10 all-time track and field is always where my heart lies.… Read More
Back in March I was invited to Leipzig by Hartmut Sander who was attending the IASI Conference in Canberra. He said if I was ever in Leipzig he would arrange a visit to the Sports Institute. The train ride on the inter-regional express takes just over an hour to get to the city of 500,000… Read More
It feels good to be home again after a month on the road. Seems strange to say that but Berlin is fast becoming my third home. Obviously Brisbane is number one! Maybe this can happen ever year. Stockholm was great despite the 3am start to get to the airport. Stockholm Pride was huge event for… Read More