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Australia backs calls to ban Russia from Olympics

Australia backs calls to ban Russia from Olympics

Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said there was no evidence for the accusations against the Russian AthleticsFederation

Australia urges full probe of doping allegations

Australia urges full probe of doping allegations

Athletics Australia chief Phil Jones on Monday said he was alarmed by new allegations of mass doping in the sport and demanded a full investigation to find the truth.

Australian running legend Ron Clarke dies aged 78

Australian running legend Ron Clarke dies aged 78

Australian athletics Wednesday mourned the loss of champion distance runner Ron Clarke at the age of 78.

David Rudisha to run in Australian meets next month

David Rudisha to run in Australian meets next month

Kenyan world record holder David Rudisha will compete in two track meets in Australia next month, Athletics Australia said Friday.

Australia`s worst medal haul since 1986 prompts recriminations, inquiries

Australia finished the Glasgow Commonwealth Games with its lowest medal haul since 1986, a lackluster performance that has already led to several internal investigations.

CWG 2014: Gold the best remedy for burdened Sally Pearson

After a week of controversy surrounding a feud with her coach, Australia’s Sally Pearson felt the weight of the world lifted from her shoulders as she raced to 100 metres hurdles gold at the Commonwealth Games on Friday.

Athletics Australia suspends head coach over public feud with key athlete Sally Pearson

The Australian athletics camp is in turmoil with head coach Eric Hollingsworth suspended and likely to be sent home from the Commonwealth Games over his public spat with 100 meters hurdles star Sally Pearson.

Kenya`s Rudisha to kick off Olympic year Down Under

David Rudisha, Kenya`s 800 metres world champion and world record holder, will kick off his 2012 season in two meetings in Sydney and Melbourne over the next month, Athletics Australia said on Tuesday.