The Australian Half Marathon Championships are just under two weeks away, with Sunday August 19 the day that runners tackle the fast and scenic course around Maroochydore and Mooloolaba on the Sunshine Coast.
This week, the Paralympic movement is celebrating 70 years since the inaugural competition, the Stoke Mandeville Games in 1948, which 12 years later would evolve into the Paralympic Games.
On the 15th of October 1968, 23-year-old Ralph Doubell from Melbourne became the 800m Olympic champion in Mexico City and his time of 1:44.3 (hand timed, 1:44.40 electronic timing) equaled Peter Snell’s (NZL) world record.
Joseph Deng and Peter Bol have returned from Monaco to Melbourne with a full schedule of media commitments.
Sinead Diver (VIC), who has been in record-breaking form, is the hot favourite for the Real Insurance Sydney Harbour 10km this Sunday.
It certainly has been a momentous weekend of international performances by our athletes at three competitions in Monaco, London and Heusden in Belgium.
Joseph Deng has created history by breaking the long standing Australian 800m record with a sensational 1.44.21 at the Herculis Diamond League meet in Monaco.
Sean Whipp is on the ground in Monaco to cover all the action here's an extended preview with thoughts from the dynamic due Peter Bol and Joseph Deng along with coach Justin Rinaldo who has flown in the for the...
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