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Sally Pearson celebrates 100m Hurdle Gold. Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty
Medal hope Anna Meares, right, will go head to head with rival Victoria Pendleton, left, in the women's sprint. Credit: Mark Dadswell/Getty Images

Best sporting moments of 2012

By: Newsroom Staff

No matter what sport or code you follow, everyone can agree 2012 has been a pretty fantastic year of athletic endeavours. The Sporting Journal...

Sally Pearson wins 100m Hurdles Gold

By: Jacob Arnott

Sally Pearson has become Australia’s latest Olympic Champion, taking out Gold in the Women’s 100m Hurdles. In a dramatic final,...

Australia’s gold medal hopes still alive

By: Erin Byrnes

While it’s been doom and gloom for the Australians in London so far, there’s still plenty to come and plenty of chances for gold. As we come...

Mitchell Watt wins Long-Jump silver and Australia’s first track medal

By: GriffinSleigh

As pointed out by the medal tally, Australia is struggling to climb (or leap) their way onto the top of the podium, especially when faced with...

Sally Pearson is under huge pressure to bring home a gold medal. Credit: Mark Dadswell/Getty Images

All eyes turn to Pearson as swimmers fail to deliver

7 years ago

If Sally Pearson wasn’t feeling the heat prior to the start of the Games, she would certainly be feeling it now. As the first week of competition comes to a close, Australia’s bleak medal tally...

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Gen LaCaze and the power of social media

8 years ago

It flew slightly under the radar in a weekend filled with US Open golf, international rugby tests and emotion fuelled NRL contests, but the decision by Athletics Australia to allow Genevieve LaCaze...

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