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Australia's former Olympic champion Sally Pearson calls it quits

The Queenslander, who won Olympic 100 meters hurdles gold at the 2012 London Games and the world title in 2011 and 2017, succumbed to the series of injuries that have blighted her career in recent years.

Aug 06, 2019, 11:51 AM IST

Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Australia's Pearson withdraws due to injury

Australia`s world champion 100 metres hurdler Sally Pearson is battling an Achilles injury.

Apr 05, 2018, 10:31 AM IST

Usain Bolt, Justin Gatlin left out of nominees for World Athlete of the Year awards

The 2017 list is led by British 10,000m world champion Mo Farah and South Africa's 400m star Wayde van Niekerk.

Oct 03, 2017, 12:09 PM IST

Olympic 100m hurdles champ Sally Pearson crashes out in Rome

Australian Olympic champion Sally Pearson suffered an early season setback after crashing out of the women`s 100m hurdles with an apparent hand injury at the Rome leg of the Diamond League on Thursday.

Jun 05, 2015, 00:58 AM IST

Athletics: Australia name new head coach

 Craig Hilliard was Monday appointed Australia`s new athletics coach, replacing Eric Hollingsworth who was sacked last year after clashing with star hurdler Sally Pearson.

Apr 20, 2015, 13:37 PM IST

Sally Pearson, Jared Tallent lead Australia team for worlds

World medallists Sally Pearson, Kim Mickle and Jared Tallent headline Australia`s 26-strong track and field team named on Thursday for the world championships in Beijing in August.

Apr 02, 2015, 09:53 AM IST

Australia announce review after Sally Pearson row

Australian sports authorities announced a review into their troubled athletics team Thursday after head coach Eric Hollingsworth quit following his controversial comments about star hurdler Sally Pearson.

Sep 04, 2014, 10:46 AM IST

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.

Aug 02, 2014, 13:04 PM IST

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.

Jul 31, 2014, 11:20 AM IST

Commonwealth Games: Olympic champions David Rudisha, Sally Pearson take centre stage

Olympic champions David Rudisha and Sally Pearson take centre stage at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday where seven medals are up for grabs on the fifth day of track and field.

Jul 31, 2014, 08:10 AM IST

Commonwealth Games 2014: Australia suspend head coach over Pearson comments

The Australian athletics federation on Wednesday suspended head coach Eric Hollingsworth for disparaging comments he made about the team`s star hurdler Sally Pearson.

Jul 30, 2014, 23:51 PM IST

Aussies target less gold, wary of England

Australia have topped the medals count at the last six Commonwealth Games and are expected to do so again in Glasgow although with a reduced number of medals, according to team officials

Jul 20, 2014, 10:34 AM IST

Australia unveils big squad for Glasgow

The Australian Commonwealth Games Association on Wednesday named 45 athletes for the 2014 showpiece in Glasgow led by reigning 100m Olympic hurdles champion Sally Pearson.

Apr 09, 2014, 17:42 PM IST

Sally Pearson eyes 100m double at Glasgow Games

Sally Pearson said Sunday she is keen to take on many of the world`s fastest women when she doubles up at this year`s Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Apr 06, 2014, 14:39 PM IST

Australia`s Sally Pearson denied Nia Ali rematch in 100m hurdles

Olympic 100m hurdles champion Sally Pearson has been robbed of a chance to redeem herself against rival Nia Ali after the American Monday pulled out of the Melbourne World Challenge, infuriating organisers.

Mar 17, 2014, 10:38 AM IST

Pearson clocks fastest hurdles of season

Olympic champion Sally Pearson of Australia clocked the fastest 60m hurdles indoor time of the season on Saturday, just a week out from the world championships.

Mar 02, 2014, 17:29 PM IST

Olympic champion Sally Pearson names new coach

Australian Olympic hurdles champion Sally Pearson said Monday she will train under new coach Antony Drinkwater-Newman after parting ways with long-term mentor Sharon Hannan.

Oct 14, 2013, 08:52 AM IST

Australian Olympic star Pearson splits with coach

Australian Olympic champion Sally Pearson announced on Wednesday she had split with her coach of 14 years, Sharon Hannan, saying the time was right to part ways.

Oct 09, 2013, 12:16 PM IST

Bolt, Pearson through as Isinbayeva row lingers

Usain Bolt and Sally Pearson both safely negotiated their way through qualification at the world championships today as Yelena Isinbayeva backtracked over her apparent support of Russia`s anti-gay law.

Aug 16, 2013, 22:57 PM IST

Olympic athletics: Pearson powers to 100m hurdle gold

World champion Sally Pearson powered to Olympic gold in the women`s 100m hurdles final Tuesday, setting a new Olympic record in the process.

Aug 08, 2012, 04:17 AM IST