At the 2020 Sir Graeme Douglas International, the World Heritage Plaque under the Legends category was posthumously presented to Arthur Lydiard’s family, former athletes and Athletics New Zealand by Geoff Gardner, Vice-President, World Athletics. Thank you to World Athletics for joining us for this milestone. About the World Athletics Heritage Plaque: The Heritage Plaque is…
March 4, 2020
World Athletics Heritage Plaque: Arthur Lydiard
February 17, 2020
Ratcliffe Sets New Area Record at Porritt Classic
Julia Ratcliffe Sets New Record at Porritt Classic
February 10, 2020
Oceania 20km Race Walk Championships
The 2020 edition of the Oceania 20km Race Walks Championships took place on Sunday (9th Feb), along Memorial Drive, Adelaide, Australia. Dane Bird-Smith (QLD) and Jemima Montag won the men’s and women’s the Oceania and Australian 20km Race Walking Championships (respectively) in Adelaide. As both already had raced the automatic qualifying time (men -1:21.00, women...
January 28, 2020
Tokyo Qualifiers, Records, and GIO OzDay10k
The 2020 Athletics Season is well and truly underway, with Oceania Athletes producing outstanding results across the weekend. Whilst early in the season, results are showing positive signs as we head toward the Olympics, Paralympics and World U20 Championships. Recap: Hull and Baxter Set New Area Records: Article Palau: 4th Annual Koror Kolor Run: Article...
January 26, 2020
Hull and Baxter Set New Area Records
Jessica Hull (Aus) sets a New Area Record at the 2020 World Athletics Indoor Tour (New Balance Indoor Grand Prix) in Boston, USA. In the women’s 1500m, Jessica Hull of Australia burst to the front in the final straight to win in 4:04.14, taking more than two seconds off the Oceanian indoor record. Matthew Baxter (NZL)...
December 24, 2019
Welcome to this week’s Weekly Recap: 11th of December to 17th of December. This week’s edition we will look at: 57th ISPS Handa Halberg Awards: Nominees Announced McSweyn claims Zatopek 10,000m victory in record time New OAA President: Robine Sapong Eugenio of the Northern Mariana Islands Pathway to Podium Walk for Life Zatopek: 10 Oceania...