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July 24, 2014 | LATEST NEWS

Sally Arrives on an Upswing

Sally Pearson’s tactics in defending her Commonwealth 100m hurdles title will be simple – get out fast, hang on.

“I have to get to the sixth or seventh hurdle and hold on for dear life,” Pearson said at the Australian Team Press Conference.

A minor hamstring injury seven weeks ago almost turned into a major problem threatening her campaign, but the Delhi 2010 gold medallist has taken confidence from her most recent race at the London Anniversary Games. Read More
  • July 24, 2014 | Latest News

    From volleyball to rugby sevens for Pama Fou

    At 192cm and 95kg, Pama Fou is probably one of the best volleyball players in the Commonwealth Games Village. It just so happens he’s a handy talent on the wing for the Australian Rugby Sevens team as well.

    The New Zealand-born winger started life as a volleyball player before switching to rugby and ultimately Sevens on his way to his first Commonwealth Games here in Glasgow.Read More
  • July 24, 2014 | Latest News

    Marathon: Trengove and the blue line

    Australian marathoner Jess Trengove admits to a “shocking” sense of direction that has led her off the course a couple of times in cross-country races.

    But it’s alright in the marathon. There’s a line on the road – universally referred to as the blue line in the marathon world, regardless of its actual colour – to guide you home.
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  • July 22, 2014 | Latest News

    Netballers Walking Tall In Quest For Games Gold

    Like Anna Meares, the desire to take part in the Opening Ceremony is greater for our Australian netball team than any thought it might affect their opening game.

    Meares, of course, will carry the flag for Australia. The netballers will proudly march behind her.Read More