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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.

Wednesday, 9 August 2017/Author: David Tarbotton & Ron Bendall/Number of views (455)/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 (659)/Comments (0)/
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Fab finalist – World Champs days 1 & 2 NSW Wrap

Fab finalist – World Champs days 1 & 2 NSW Wrap

Four NSW athletes were in action on days one and two of the IAAF world championships being held in London this week. Fabrice Lapierre led to highlights as a finalist in the men’s long jump.

Sunday, 6 August 2017/Author: David Tarbotton & Ron Bendall/Number of views (420)/Comments (0)/
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Storey writes another chapter

Storey writes another chapter

The spectacular rise of half-miler Lora Storey over the last few years took a dramatic turn last week when she was selected in the 800m for the IAAF World Championships. David Tarbotton and Ron Bendall report for Athletics NSW

Monday, 31 July 2017/Author: David Tarbotton & Ron Bendall/Number of views (3323)/Comments (0)/
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Achilles Running Club and Athletics NSW

Achilles Running Club and Athletics NSW

Achilles Australia is a national charity whose vision is to create an Australia where people with disabilities can enjoy the social, recreational and health benefits of an active lifestyle. 
Monday, 31 July 2017/Author: Athletics NSW Administrator/Number of views (335)/Comments (0)/
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