Pole vaulter Kurtis Marschall broke both of his heels when one of his jumps went wrong this year, but it was a rare lowlight for the emerging track and field star — and he now has high hopes of breaking a major record.
Kurt Fearnley picks up another gong as his marathon gold-medal-winning effort is voted Best Sporting Moment of the Year, with Craig Lowndes voted as ABC Sports Personality of the Year.
Nearly 50 years to the day he stunned Kenya's Wilson Kiprugut for the 800m title at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics, Ralph Doubell tells The Ticket that he got into athletics for the free travel.
Sally Pearson is eyeing one more shot at an Olympics in Tokyo, after injuries ruled her out of the Rio Games and the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
Sally Pearson is eyeing another shot at an Olympics in Tokyo, after injuries ruled her out of the Rio Games and the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
How Joseph Deng, a Sudanese-Australian who last week broke a 50-year-old national athletics record, and training partner Peter Bol are inspiring others to follow in their lightning-fast footsteps.
Former refugee Joseph Deng makes history, breaking the 50-year-old Australian 800m record at the Diamond League meet in Monaco.
Football loves a sugar hit and the tabloid frenzy created by images of Usain Bolt in a Mariners shirt had the capacity to give the entire A-League Type 2 diabetes. But the FFA was right not to fund his Central Coast trial, Richard Hinds writes.
His silver medal in Mexico City was overshadowed by his support for the civil rights protest by American athletes Tommy Smith and John Carlos — now, 11 years after his death, Australian Olympian Peter Norman is honoured posthumously by the AOC.
For nearly 20 years, Kurt Fearnley has given it his all as one of Australia's most revered wheelchair athletes. In his last representative race, Fearnley displayed all his most important qualities as he finished with marathon gold.