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  2. Continental Tour 2022: Oceania
  3. World Athletics Veteran Pin
  4. Brian Roe – World Athletics Plaque of Merit
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  7. Flack, Snell, Doubell … Peter Bol?
  8. Dame Valerie Adams: Oceania Athletics’ GOAT
  9. Oceania Identified Athlete from Tuvalu makes Olympic Debut
  10. Oceania Athletics Tokyo2020 Event Previews
  11. Jonah Harris on Track to Create Nauru History
  12. Global Conversation
  13. 2020 MERIT AWARD RECIPIENTS
  14. Oceania One Day Meetings 2020-21
  15. Cook Islands Games
  16. World Athletics – Wrap Up
  17. Lauren Bruce Claims Area Hammer Throw Record
  18. McSweyn Area Record
  19. Project W.I.N: HPTC Athletes take on Nutrition
  20. Area Record Holder Announces Retirement
  21. OAA COMPETITION COMMISSION: EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
  22. Alex Beddoes: Sportsmen of the Year
  23. AREA NEWS: FEBRUARY
  24. Ratcliffe Sets New Area Record at Porritt Classic
  25. Oceania 20km Race Walk Championships
  26. Fiji’s Sprinter, Heleina Young, Awarded Inaugural Scholarship
  27. Tokyo Qualifiers, Records, and GIO OzDay10k
  28. Hull and Baxter Set New Area Records
  29. Palau: 4th Annual Koror Kolor Run
  30. Maurie Plant: Tributes and Memories
  31. 2020 Melanesian Championships: New Location
  32. NMA 38th Annual Christmas Island Relay
  33. Congratulations to newly elected OAA President Robin Sapong Eugenio of the Northen Mariana Islands
  34. McSweyn claims Zatopek 10,000m Victory in Record Time
  35. Sir Peter Snell, a New Zealand Athletic Legend who Always be Remembered
  36. Day 9 & 10: Doha Report
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  38. Doha Day 7: Report
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  40. Doha Report: Day 3
  41. Doha – Day Two
  42. Day 1: Competition Begins
  43. Press Release: 2021 OCEANIA AREA CHAMPIONSHIPS
  44. Sally Pearson, one of Australia’s greatest Olympians, has announced her retirement. 
  45. Oceania Athletics Council 2019-2023
  46. 2022 FIJI NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS 
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  48. Brisbane Track Classic 2022
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Weekly Recap

Weekly Recap

Cuthbert awarded Companion of the Order of Australia

The late Betty Cuthbert was named among the members of Athletics Australia to receive Australia Day honours on Friday. Betty died last year aged 79 after a battle with multiple sclerosis, but now after her death she has been awarded the Companion of the Order of Australia. The four-time Olympic gold medallist was recognised for eminent service to athletics at the national and international level, particularly as a gold medallist at the Melbourne and Tokyo Olympic Games, and as a role model, fundraiser, and advocate for research into a cure for multiple sclerosis.

 

Queen’s Baton Relay Update

On 28th of January the Queen’s Baton began the relay in the NSW region. Since then, the Baton has visited 13 different locations. Two of them being the communities of Coonabarabran and Gunnedah who got to see their sporting legends return to the towns to be part of 2018 Queen’s Baton Relay. 15 Baton bearers, nominated for their positive influence in the community, walked, jogged and paraded with the Queen’s Baton through the streets. One of those Baton bearers, was athletics champion Melinda Gainsford-Taylor, who is known for bringing home silver in the 200m and bronze in the 4x100m during the 1994 Commonwealth Games held in Victoria. It is exciting when the Queen’s Baton Relay comes to your area. To learn when the baton will be coming to your town visit the Queen’s Baton Relay website. The baton is currently in Coffs Harbour.

 

Cooks Classic

Whanganui Cooks Classic was held at the iconic Cooks Gardens track on Tuesday.  The event was the second of the series which started in Wellington on Saturday at the Capital Classic and ends a week later at the Potts Classic in Hastings. These events have a lot of interest as each of the three meetings are Commonwealth Games trials. The Cooks Classic ran trials in both the 110m Hurdles and 100m hurdles and the men’s high jump. The women’s long jump, the men’s and women’s javelin and the metric mile (1500 metres).

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