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Silver for Stevens – World Champs day 10

Silver for Stevens – World Champs day 10

Dani Stevens has capped a great championship for Australia with a silver medal in the discus on the final night of competition. Earlier in the day, Beki Smith was in action on the roads. David Tarbotton and Ron Bendall report for Athletics NSW.

Sunday, 13 August 2017/Author: David Tarbotton & Ron Bendall/Number of views (248)/Comments (0)/
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Jenneke into second Worlds semi-final – World Champs days 7 & 8

Jenneke into second Worlds semi-final – World Champs days 7 & 8

As the IAAF world championships in London near their conclusion, NSW’s best, Dani Stevens coasted in the discus final and Michelle Jenneke made her second consecutive 100m hurdles semi-final on day eight of action.

Friday, 11 August 2017/Author: David Tarbotton & Ron Bendall/Number of views (358)/Comments (0)/
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McDonald magnificent – World Champs day 6 NSW Wrap

McDonald magnificent – World Champs day 6 NSW Wrap

In terribly weather conditions, on day six at the IAAF world championships being held in London, Morgan McDonald, was magnificent in his senior championships debut.

Wednesday, 9 August 2017/Author: David Tarbotton & Ron Bendall/Number of views (1445)/Comments (0)/
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Hough close to qualification – World Champs days 3 to 5 NSW Wrap

Hough close to qualification – World Champs days 3 to 5 NSW Wrap

Five NSW athletes found the going tough at the IAAF world championships on days three, four and five. High hurdler, Nick Hough, who had missed qualification for the Rio Olympics, was back in top form just missing progression to the semi-final in London. On the roads, Rio marathon star, Milly Clark placed 24th in the marathon.

Tuesday, 8 August 2017/Author: David Tarbotton & Ron Bendall/Number of views (340)/Comments (0)/
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Our greatest ever athlete, Betty Cuthbert, passes away

Our greatest ever athlete, Betty Cuthbert, passes away

On Sunday, the sporting world lost one of the greatest ever athletes, Betty Cuthbert. She was undoubtedly the finest track and field athlete in Australian history. For the last 48 years she had battled multiple sclerosis, but bravely forth on accepting it was god’s wish for her to use her public profile to raise awareness and funds of the illness.  She was aged 79 when she passed away in a nursing home in Mandurah WA. David Tarbotton and Ron Bendall look back on her career for Athletics NSW.

Monday, 7 August 2017/Author: David Tarbotton & Ron Bendall/Number of views (525)/Comments (0)/
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