Junior Para Athlete Winter Program


Are you interested in learning about athletics from accredited coaches? Athletics SA and the Australian Paralympic Committee are offering a 18 week “Athletics Skill Development” for young athletes with a disability. Accredited coaches will teach skills in a range of athletics events and provide information about competition pathways and opportunities. Athletes who are looking to […]

Academy Coaches

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Athletics South Australia is seeking 6 Academy Coaches to assist with the 2014/15 Youth Academy in the following 6 event groups: Sprints and Hurdles, Endurance, Jumps, Throws, Pole Vault and Walks. Each coach will be reimbursed with an honorarium which will be decided upon selection. The ASA Youth Academy is an initiative targeted at athletes […]

Day 2 – 92nd Australian Athletics Championships


Daniel Jervis-Bardy Following the opening day successes of Paul Raison, Para-athletes Amanda Tscharke and Tom Goodman have both claimed gold on Day 2 of the 92nd Australian Athletics Championships.    Competing in the F54 class, Amanda Tscharke collected an Australian Title in the discipline in which she presently holds the National Record – the Women’s […]

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 […]

Norma Thrower inducted in to Athletics Australia Hall of Fame

NormaThrower Hall of Fame Induction

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 […]

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 […]

State Over 35 & Over 50 Track and Field Championships

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This year Athletics SA and SA Masters have combined forces to host the SA State Masters Championships.  This is the first year we have combined forces and it is hoped  we can make it an annual event showcasing all Master Athletics in South Australia over one big weekend. For more information please check the below […]

State Junior, Open and Para Athlete Championships 2014

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Entries are now CLOSED Please find all the information required for this years State Junior, Open and Para Athlete Championships 2014   Date:  Friday 28th February – Sunday 2nd March 2014 Entries Close: 12 noon Sunday 23rd February 2014  - NO Late Entries will be accepted.   Enter the Championships Draft Timetable Competition Information Competition […]

Adelaide Track Classic Review – A Local Perspective


Words: Daniel Jervis-Bardy With a fervent smile stretched across her face, Margaret Gayen encapsulated the overwhelming sentiment among South Australian athletes at Saturday night’s Adelaide Track Classic.   ‘Its awesome’ Gayen beamed. ‘To have that many people in the stadium, that many people interested in Track & Field in South Australia is just fantastic’ On […]

McGuire’s Magical Mark


A stronger, more confident, Tim McGuire will approach Saturday’s Adelaide Track Classic assured the magical ‘8 metre jump’ is closer than ever. Two days out from South Australia’s largest Track and Field event, McGuire confirmed he would use this weekend’s Triple Jump competition to supplement preparations for his signature event. ‘It should be a good […]


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