Not one Australian male track and field athlete is ranked the best in the Commonwealth.
Australian pole vault record holder Alana Boyd has decided that the best year of her decorated career is the perfect time to bow out.
Rugby union wasn't ACT Brumbies team manager Ben Gathercole's first love, but he grew to love it over his two seasons with the Super Rugby province.
The IAAF's Ethics Board has backed Sebastian Coe after the president of athletics' governing body denied discussing rumours that Qatari officials had been paying bribes in a bid to secure hosting rights for the 2017 world championships.
Sally Pearson and Australia's top speed merchants are expected to descend on Canberra's biggest summer of athletics.
Authorities say the 15-year-old daughter of Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay has been fatally shot in Kentucky.
Jamaica's Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt will run his last race on home soil at June's Racers Grand Prix before retiring from competition two months later, ruining plans to bring him for one last soiree at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.
One of only two men to win the Stawell Gift from scratch in more than 120 years, Jean-Louis Ravelomanantsoa died last month aged 73.
For one of Australia's most successful Paralympian sprinters, Evan O'Hanlon, the end of his career was met with more than a tinge of disappointment. After winning gold medals in his 100m class in Beijing and London, this time he's going home with silver.
Canberra sprinter Melissa Breen has declared her intentions to become a four-time Olympian while training partner and hurdler Lauren Wells is set to finish her career at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Genevieve LaCaze has carried her stellar Olympic form into the Paris Diamond League meet, smashing the Australian record in the fastest women's 3000 metres steeplechase of all-time.
Having made the final by the skin of their teeth, Australia's youthful combination of Jess Thornton, Anneliese Rubie,Caitlin Sargent-Jones and Morgan Mitchell failed to make a dent in the women's 4x400m final.
For Australia's 4x400m relay team, it was a tale of a squeak, and then shrieks.
Organisers of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games will do all they can to convince athletics superstar Usain Bolt to extend his career to attend their event.
Usain Bolt again stole the show, but there was drama aplenty in the race for third behind the Jamaican and Canada's Andre De Grasse in the 200m final on Thursday night.
Australian decathlete Cedric Dubler has endured a disastrous moment during the second day of his event.
Australian Damien Birkinhead has been eliminated from the men's shot put final after failing to make the top eight after three throws.
Unlucky 13. Unfortunately it's not just superstition for Australia's Josh Robinson.
Australian decathlete Cedric Dubler has said what everyone's been thinking: the crowds at these Olympics are "a little bit of a let down."
Her Olympics campaign was shattered, she faces more rehabilitation and she's never felt worse pain, but Kim Mickle wouldn't change a thing following her dramatic exit from javelin qualifying on Tuesday night.