A group of 42 athletes, including Olympians and Commonwealth Games participants, have been announced in the Australia team for next month's Pacific Games in Samoa.
Australia's Labor Party to build $10 million Kurt Fearnley Centre of Excellence at Sydney Olympic Park
The Australian Labor Party is committing AUD$10 million (£5.5 million/$7 million/€6 milliion) to build a high-performance athletics centre that will be named Kurt Fearnley Centre of Excellence, Athletics Australia has announced.
Late Australian Olympian Peter Norman will be honoured with a bronze statue at the Lakeside Stadium in Melbourne.
Reigning 100 metres hurdles champion Sally Pearson has vowed to "influence and help advance" the future of her sport as she confirmed she will join the board of Athletics Australia.
Host nation Australia have named Sally Pearson and Kurt Fearnley as the co-captains of their athletics team for next month's Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast.
Australia’s Olympic gold medallist Nova Peris has insisted that her daughter Jessica, currently awaiting confirmation of a positive doping test, is a "clean athlete" and claimed she is being unfairly subjected to "a public ‘trial-by-media’".
Jarrod Bannister, Australia's 2010 Commonwealth javelin champion, has died suddenly aged 33.
Athletics Australia has confirmed six athletes who will compete at this year's World Para Athletics Championships in London.
Usain Bolt, who will race for the first time in Australia this week at the Nitro Athletics event in Melbourne, has backed the future of the innovative format by taking a financial stake in it.
Is athletics about to experience its Twenty20 moment this week? Or will the new-look Nitro Athletics event that will run for three evenings in Melbourne, starting next Saturday and witnessed by interested parties including the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe prove to be no more than a brief starburst of colourful enterprise?
Former Sports Minister Mark Arbib has been elected to the Australian Olympic Committee’s (AOC) Executive after Ian Chesterman was appointed to replace the retired Peter Montgomery as vice-president.
Athletics Australia high performance director Nathan resigns for "personal and professional reasons"
Simon Nathan has resigned as high performance director of Athletics Australia for personal and professional reasons after three-and-a-half years in the role, it has been announced.
Australian athletes will now be able to display an increased amount of personal sponsors on their uniforms for domestic competitions after the country's governing body relaxed its advertising regulations.
Athletics Australia has called for an investigation into the triple jump final at the Moscow 1980 Olympic Games, claiming it has scientific evidence that Australian athlete Ian Campbell was incorrectly denied a gold medal-winning jump.