Australia's radical Nitro Athletics event - with teams, a three-minute mixed distance challenge and elimination mile - turned traditional athletics on its head and brought crowds flocking to see Usain Bolt in Melbourne. But now it has hit a hurdle.
The Commonwealth Games has lost its biggest draw card with the heir to Usain Bolt's athletics throne, South Africa's Olympic gold medallist and world record holder Wayde van Niekerk ruled out of next years games on the Gold Coast and his career is in limbo after suffering a serious knee injury in a celebrity touch rugby match.
Commonwealth Games Chairman Peter Beattie will intervene to help resolve an accreditation dispute threatening media coverage
AUSTIN, Texas: Usain Bolt says he is serious about starting up a soccer career now he has retired from sprinting -- and believes he could even be good enough to play for Jamaica.
An Italian club runner has won the Venice Marathon after the leading six runners took a wrong turn.
Multi-talented Australian athlete has a big decision to make after storming to victory in the Melbourne marathon.
German Patrick Lange produced a sizzling marathon run, charging to victory in a course record time at the triathlon Ironman World Championship in Hawaii on Saturday.
Newly invested Australian Hall of Fame Legend Raelene Boyle considers herself blessed many times over, and not all of them in ways you might imagine.
Lauren Wells set a long jump personal best on Saturday and it could ignite a new Commonwealth Games bid.
Champion hurdler Sally Pearson's stellar comeback from career-threatening injuries has been recognised with a nomination for the IAAF's athlete of the year award.
But the Canberra middle-distance runner is using it as motivation to earn a shot at redemption.
The 22-year-old has set his sights on becoming just the second Australia run 100 metres in less than 10 seconds.
The newly crowned world champion has no plans to find a coach heading towards the Commonwealth Games and the next Olympics.
Melissa Breen will compete in The Canberra Times fun run for a cause close to her heart.
Sally Pearson has continued her hot athletics form, winning the women's 100m hurdles at the Diamond League final in Zurich.
During a memorial service in Mandurah, mourners remembered Betty not just for her sporting prowess, but for her humility, her love of God, and her loyal friendship.
Sally Pearson can win an Olympic medal as a 33-year-old in Tokyo according to coach Craig Hilliard.
Usain Bolt's teammates have accused organisers of contributing to the retiring superstar's dramatic collapse during his farewell to competition at the world championships.
Eight years after she won an unexpected and premature world gold as a 21-year-old, Dani Stevens has won a world silver medal in a fashion almost as unexpected her world gold.
After three lost years ruined by injury, Sally Pearson is world champion again.