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Missed the national championships or want to re-live the highlights? You can catch the 92nd Australian Athletics Championships highlights show on TV on the days and times below! 92nd Australian Athletics Championships & Commonwealth Games Selection Trials – TV Coverage Sunday 13 April     12:00PM          TEN 4:00PM            FOX SPORTS 1 & 1HD   […]

3 SA Athletes Selected to Commonwealth Games Team

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Courtesy of Athletics Australia The Australian Commonwealth Games Association has today confirmed a talented 45athletes to the Australian team bound for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow (SCO). Declared members of the team by Chef de Mission Steve Moneghetti in Melbourne earlier today, the talented squad of track and field charges is the first round of selected athletes […]

Raison Secures Commonwealth Games Spot on Day 1

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Daniel Jervis-Bardy and Athletics Australia Athletics SA’s Paul Raison was among one of the first athletes to book a place on the Commonwealth Games team on the opening day of the 92nd Australian Athletics Championships in Melbourne. Finishing with a silver medal in the men’s para-athletics ambulant discus throw behind IPC Athletics World Championships medallist Guy Henly (NSW), Raison’s best […]

Don’t Worry, Be Happy, Run Fast – A return to familiar surrounds has Clay Watkins in a good place

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Ahead of this week’s national championships and Commonwealth Games trials, Daniel Jervis-Bardy caught up with 400m specialist Clay Watkins as he attempts to regain the form that lead him to a 4th place in the 400m at the 2009 National Championships On the eve of the 92nd Australian Athletics Championships, Clay Watkins – South Australia’s […]

2014 Australian Road Championship Events

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Athletics Australia has released details of the 2014 Australian out of stadium championships. There are some funding opportunities available to South Australian athletes. Interested athletes should read the information below and complete an expression of interest for funding as desired.   Australian Road Running Championship Date: Saturday 3rd May 2014 Venue: Sydney Olympic Park, NSW Event […]

Athletics Australia Launches IAAF Nestlé Healthy Active Kids Athletics

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Courtesy of Athletics Australia IAAF Nestlé Healthy Active Kids’ Athletics will be piloted in approved Active After-School Communities as part of a push to boost athletics involvement and help children maintain healthy and active lifestyles. Athletics Australia Chief Executive Dallas O’Brien said the program, to be run by Athletics Australia representing the sport’s governing body, the International Association […]

Para Athletes Shine for SA at Junior Nationals

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By Daniel Jervis-Bardy The outstanding performances of our junior para-athletes have headlined the South Australian effort at the 2014 Australian Junior Championships in Sydney. Lead by Brayden Davison, the local contingent of ambulant athletes concluded the first amalgamated Junior, Para-Junior National Championship with a collective haul of six gold, four silver and three bronze medals. […]

Norma Thrower inducted in to Athletics Australia Hall of Fame

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With thanks to Athletics Australia and Paul Jenes OAM, Athletics Australia Statistician The full list of Hall of Fame Members can be accessed here Australian athletics has a rich history of success dating back over 100 years. In celebration of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, the Athletics Australia Hall of Fame was established to recognise the outstanding […]

SA Legend Norma Thrower to be Inducted in to Athletics Australia Hall of Fame

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With thanks to Athletics Australia www.athletics.com.au A trio of Australian Commonwealth Games champions, each of whom also stood on an Olympic Games victory dais will be inducted into the Athletics Australia Hall of Fame at the 2014 John Landy Lunch in Melbourne on Thursday 20 March. Long Jumper Gary Honey (Vic) will join javelin thrower Louise (McPaul) Currey (NSW) and South Australian […]

Young Talent Time at ASA State Championships

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By Daniel Jervis-Bardy Four prodigious junior talents will next season adorn the coveted wreath after clinching Open Titles at the 2013/14 Athletics South Australia State Championships last weekend. Competing above their respective age divisions, Pembroke’s Lachlan Page, Western District’s Kurtis Marschall and Flinders pair Gemma Plummer and Jordan Hewitt navigated competitive fields to rightfully claim […]

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