Former national champion Trae Williams changes his plans to represent Australia on the track in the 100 metres at the Tokyo Olympics, making a shock move to rugby sevens.
There are fresh calls for Australian athletes who lost to East German competitors suspected of doping to be recognised by the International Olympic Committee.
Three high-profile cases have come to head this week that show how the boundaries are changing off the field, writes Tracey Holmes.
One of Queensland's leading universities is forced to backflip over a decision not to award female runners prize money at a weekend fun run.
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.