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Latest news: Athletics

Torrie Lewis sets new Australian women’s 100m record in Canberra

Nineteen-year-old sprint sensation Torrie Lewis has tonight earned the title of the fastest Australian woman in history, etching her name into the record books with a run of 11.10 (+1.6) over 100m at the ACT Open and Under 20 Championships. 

World best leap for Paralympic champion Vanessa Low in Canberra

Canberra's own reigning Paralympic champion Vanessa Low has made a resounding entrance into the Games year, with a world best leap in the Long Jump T61 at the ACT Open and Under 20 Championships in Canberra on Friday night.

Speedy Geese take flight at Parliament House

Every Monday at lunchtime, a flock of geese descends on the lawns of Parliament House – Speedy Geese, that is – a diverse group of athletes.

Canberra Triathletes on the podium at Stromlo

Three local Canberra triathletes have earned podium positions at the 3-day triathlon competition at Stromlo held last weekend.

Dramatic day of athletics for Australia as Bol just misses medal

Peter Bol went within a whisker of a historic medal in the 800m, Ash Moloney is halfway to a potential podium finish in the decathlon and the Hull-Hall combination turned it on in the women's 1500m.