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…

Our Alana in injury scare as Olympics loom

TRACK & FIELD: Sunshine Coast pole vaulter Alana Boyd has suffered an injury in the lead-up to the Olympics. The 32-year-old withdrew from the Monaco Diamond League meet after sustaining an ankle problem during the warm-up. A two-time Commonwealth Games gold medallist, Boyd also had an ankle injury in March, when…

Boyd injured in pole vault warm-up

Australian Alana Boyd was forced out of the pole vault at the world indoors after injuring her ankle.   Australian pole vault star Alana Boyd has escaped serious injury despite being carried from the arena in a wheelchair after damaging her ankle in the warm-up at the world indoor athletics…