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‘I’m going to soak this up’: Kennedy overcomes horror start, claims world pole vault bronze

‘I’m going to soak this up’: Kennedy overcomes horror start, claims world pole vault bronze

Nina Kennedy has become only the second Australian woman, and the first this century, to win a pole vault medal at a world championships.

  • by Michael Gleeson and John Salvado

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Browning bows out in opening round of 100m

Browning bows out in opening round of 100m

Rohan Browning was unable to repeat his Tokyo Olympics heroics as American flyer Fred Kerley clocked the fastest-ever major 100m heat time on day one of the world athletics championships.

  • by John Salvado
With 27 Games and 20 medals, Australian women lead Comm Games charge

With 27 Games and 20 medals, Australian women lead Comm Games charge

Most Australian athletes dream of qualifying for one Commonwealth Games, but a handful of Aussie women will be competing at their fifth or sixth Games at Birmingham 2022.

  • by Billie Eder
‘Steve, don’t compete’: When the mind takes over in elite sport

‘Steve, don’t compete’: When the mind takes over in elite sport

Australian 400m champion Steve Solomon and American gymnast Simone Biles had something in common at the Tokyo Olympics.

  • by Tom Decent
The 10-second barrier: Browning’s back for another crack

The 10-second barrier: Browning’s back for another crack

Rohan Browning has taken a step back ahead of the world championships, to go two steps forward from being a Tokyo Olympic semi-finalist.

  • by Michael Gleeson
Claudia’s choice: teen star pauses AFLW dream for world athletics championships

Claudia’s choice: teen star pauses AFLW dream for world athletics championships

Claudia Hollingsworth’s choice was between her two great loves - athletics and Aussie rules football. For now, she’s chosen the track.

  • by Michael Gleeson
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‘I was shocked’: Australian sets new national record and long jump world mark

‘I was shocked’: Australian sets new national record and long jump world mark

Australian long jumper Brooke Buschkuehl has set a new national record with the longest jump in the world this year only days out from the World Championships.

  • by Michael Gleeson
‘Victory for fairness’ or ‘simplistic’: Athletes divided on transgender move

‘Victory for fairness’ or ‘simplistic’: Athletes divided on transgender move

Protecting the integrity of women’s sport or ignoring the complexity of a sensitive issue? Australian athletes weigh in on FINA’s decision.

  • by Georgina Robinson
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Hop aboard the Canberra carousel in lobbyland

The lobbyists are hopping aboard the Canberra merry-go-round, ponying up to the new PM and friends.

  • by Helen Pitt and Noel Towell
‘I don’t care’: Semenya says she offered to show track officials her body

‘I don’t care’: Semenya says she offered to show track officials her body

The dual Olympic champion has also accused the world athletics body of making her take medication that “tortured” her and made her fear she was going to have a heart attack.

  • by Gerald Imray
‘I am a competitor, I am there to win’: Why Cedric the Sportsman is not too nice

‘I am a competitor, I am there to win’: Why Cedric the Sportsman is not too nice

Cedric Dubler earned the nation’s love when he helped Ash Moloney win Olympic bronze in the decathlon in Tokyo. But he’d love nothing more than to be a step above his mate on the podium in Paris.

  • by Iain Payten