Lauren Wells has gone with a different tact in a bid to realise her dream.
Jayden Sawyer has amazed himself with a towering world-record throw to win a javelin gold medal at the world para-athletics championships in London.
Evan O’Hanlon has overcome his bitter Paralympic Games disappointment.
Usain Bolt's management has rejected suggestions that the Jamaican had Canada's Andre de Grasse "booted out" of this weekend's Monaco Diamond League 100 metres race after reports the eight-time Olympic champion was running scared of his younger rival.
Readers discuss a range of education issues affecting schools and universities.
Usain Bolt says he is over his early season setbacks and running into form at the right time to sign off his career with two more gold medals at next month's world athletics championships in London.
Australia's Scott Reardon and James Turner have both won gold at the World Paralympic Athletics Championships in London.
Australia have wasted little time in making their presence felt at the world para-athletics championships in London, with Cameron Crombie setting a world record in claiming the first event.
The athlete who beat Australian Jared Tallent to Olympic gold in the men's 50-kilometre walk in Rio, Matej Toth, has been suspended over an alleged breach of anti-doping rules.
Sally Pearson has run her best 100m hurdles time in five years, in finishing second at the London leg of the Diamond League.
Sprint queen Melissa Breen opened up about life away from the track after her dad's heart attack.
Usain Bolt is curious as to who will replace him as the world's fastest man.
Andre De Grasse has gusted to the equal third quickest time ever for the 100m sprint with a sharp 9.69 seconds victory in Stockholm early Monday morning.
Aussie hurdler Lauren Wells is determined to medal at her final Commonwealth Games next year.
Usain Bolt's toughest opponents in his final race in his Jamaican homeland were emotions and nerves.
Mixed relays and three-a-side basketball will be included in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games.
Five-time Olympic medallist Sanya Richards-Ross was two weeks out from attending her second Olympic Games in Beijing in 2008 when she learned what would wind up to be life-changing news.
Olympic and world champion Sally Pearson has won the 100m hurdles at the Great City Games in Manchester.
Aspiring runners should not feel limited by fitness or age, but should instead focus on improving their own running style and cadence, a health expert says.
What to do about those St Kilda footballers who last weekend revealed themselves not to have evolved since before most were born, since a time when Tony Shaw said he would use a racist epithet every week if he thought it would gain his team an edge, a time so long ago it can be found only by carbon-dating?