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Feature13 Apr 2021

Stevens: "It was in the back of my mind that I might not throw again"

For the first 15-or-more years of Dani Stevens’s remarkable career, serious injury was something that happened to somebody else.

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Feature20 Jun 2020

International events off the cards, but Oceania’s best athletes are preparing for domestic return

Apart from international travel restrictions, it as business as usual for the sport of athletics in New Zealand.

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News07 Sep 2018

Samba and Stevens cautiously optimistic as Ostrava appearances approach - IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018

By now we’ve learned not to doubt Abderrahman Samba, who has taken the world of one-lap hurdling by storm this year, and as the laid-back Qatari sits relaxing under the Czech sun, one day out from the IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018, only a fool would question his intent.

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Series21 Oct 2017

That moment when… Stevens won her first senior medal

Australian discus thrower Dani Stevens boasts a long and successful career in the sport. The world silver medallist says that earning bronze at the 2006 Commonwealth Games was a key breakthrough moment in her career.

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Series21 Mar 2016

First impressions – Dani Samuels

Australia's 2009 world discus champion Dani Samuels has enjoyed a distinguished career in the sport. Having made the final in 2008 and 2012, she will be aiming for her first Olympic medal in Rio later this summer. Here the personable Australian offers her viewpoint on some landmark firsts in her life, both on and off the track.

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Report25 Feb 2016

Walsh, Adams and Samuels win in Auckland

The throwers took centre stage at the Auckland Track Challenge as several competitors stepped up their preparations for the IAAF World Indoor Championships Portland 2016 with varying degrees of success on a warm night at the Trusts Arena on Thursday (25).

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News10 Aug 2015

Australia to send at least 42 athletes to IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

Athletics Australia have confirmed that an Australian team of at least 42 athletes will go to the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015.

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News04 May 2015

Throwing stars Kovacs and Perkovic set to wow Doha – IAAF Diamond League

Judging by their early season form, shot putter Joe Kovacs and Olympic discus champion Sandra Perkovic are poised to produce fireworks at the Doha 2015 meeting on 15 May, organisers of the IAAF Diamond League meeting announced on Monday (4).

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Report29 Mar 2015

Pearson pushed all the way as Riseley doubles at Australian Championships

Jeff Riseley became the first man in 24 years to win the 800m/1500m double at the Australian Championships, while Olympic champion Sally Pearson was one of several athletes to confirm their selection to the team bound for the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015.

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Report14 Mar 2015

Rudisha opens with 1:45.01 in Sydney

Oympic 800m champion and world record-holder David Rudisha opened his 2015 season with an impressive 1:45.01 win at the Sydney Track Classic on Saturday night (14).

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Report13 Sep 2014

Report: women's discus – IAAF Continental Cup, Marrakech 2014

At 24, Sandra Perkovic has already won world, Olympic and European titles. First place in the IAAF Continental Cup, however, continues to elude the Croatian who has otherwise taken a global stranglehold on her event over the past three years.

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Feature30 Aug 2014

Samuels' trajectory now back on course and set for Marrakech

Discus throwers like Australia’s 2009 world champion Dani Samuels are always seeking the perfect trajectory but fans of athletics are sometimes guilty of having the same expectation for the career of an international athlete.

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