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Donna MacFarlane is well placed for the Women's 3,000m.

Australia jumps to pole position

12 Mar 06 03:09
Australia's assault on Track and Field kicks off with strong performances from its female athletes.
The world's fastest man, Asafa Powell.

Sell-out crowd for Super Sunday

10 Mar 06 06:01
Super Sunday - the Athletics showcase at the MCG - is the latest Games event to sell out, as ticket sales reach a Commonwealth record.
Craig Mottram smashes the Australian 2,000m record.

Mottram smashes record

10 Mar 06 00:36
Craig Mottram has smashed Simon Doyle’s Australian 2,000m record - which has stood unchallenged for more than 14 years.
Swaziland veteran athlete Richard Mabuza in the Queen's Baton Relay.

Swaziland athletes strive for best

09 Mar 06 06:25
Swaziland's athletes have been challenged to strive to break their own personal records when the Games kick off.
Australian pole vaulter Steve Hooker in action.

Men’s Pole Vault test

09 Mar 06 00:39
Australia's Steve Hooker and Dmitri Markov look to make their mark in a timely pre-Games Pole Vault warm up.
Paula Radcliffe running during the 2005 International Chiba Ekiden in Japan.

England looks beyond Radcliffe

08 Mar 06 00:40
Paula Radcliffe's withdrawal has revealed a great depth in the England squad, with medal hopes in many events including Athletics, Swimming and Boxing.
Paula Radcliffe running during the 2005 International Chiba Ekiden in Japan.

Sudden Radcliffe withdrawal opens field

07 Mar 06 21:44
World marathon champion Paula Radcliffe has announced her withdrawal due to a foot injury, opening the way for Benita Johnson and the Kenyans.
Ambrose Ezenwa representing New South Wales at the Athletics Australia Telstra A-series National Championships.

Ezenwa for Australia

06 Mar 06 07:04
Nigerian athletes competing in the men’s 100 metres will face a formidable challenge from fellow Nigerian, Ambrose Ezenwa - wearing the green and gold of Australia.
Boniface Kiprop of Uganda competes in the men's 10,000m during the Athens Olympics.

Uganda chases elusive gold

06 Mar 06 01:21
Uganda is pinning its hopes of winning Games gold on an athlete who ended the country’s 33-year gold medal drought.
Patrick Johnson of Australia wins the mens 100m  from Michael Frater of Jamaica during the Brisbane Telstra A-series on 3 March 2006.

Track stars show their form

05 Mar 06 00:10
Some outstanding efforts in the Telstra A-series meet in Brisbane include Australia’s fastest man, Patrick Johnson, sizzling to win the men’s 100 metres from a world-class field.

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