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Pole vault star Alana Boyd retires

Australian pole vault record holder Alana Boyd has announced her retirement. Australian pole vault record holder Alana Boyd has decided that the best year of her decorated career is the perfect time to bow out. The 32-year-old announced her retirement on Wednesday, two months after being edged out on countback…

ASA to implement new selection criteria

Athletics SA (ASA) is planning to implement a uniform selection criteria for international competitions over the next four years. According to Timeslive, ASA had a council meeting in Johannesburg where a draft document containing the standards was shared. ASA qualifying criteria cannot have less strict standards than the IAAF standards…

OSU track: Beavers announce schedule

The annual High Performance Meet and the Pacific-12 Conference Multi-Events Championships highlight the 2017 schedule for the Oregon State track & field team. The High Performance Meet is scheduled for April 28-29, 2017, at the Whyte Track & Field Center. The distance, pole vault and hammer events will be contested…

James vaults to All Schools title

Promising Athletics Wollongong pole vaulter James Gorham has continued his rise through the ranks after claiming the NSW All Schools title at Homebush. Gorham improved on his runner-up placing last year by taking out the 14 Years Pole Vault  title last weekend. Gorham vaulted 3.10 metres, a 70cm better vault than his 2015 effort. His vault…