Australian athletics' future looks exciting following the emergence of two gifted teenagers — but both stars in the making could declare for other nations in the near future.
Teen phenom Sasha Zhoya has been breaking global age records at the Australian national athletics championships in Sydney this past week, but French officials hope to lure the Perth-born star to Europe.
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.