Boyd ready fo fly after ankle injury

Medal shot Alana Boyd is confident that an untimely ankle injury will not hinder her Olympic campaign in the women’s pole vault. Having smashed her own national record with a clearance of 4.81m in Queensland last month, the 32-year-old Boyd arrives at a global championships as a genuine podium contender…

Boyd puts on brave face after ankle roll

Medal shot Alana Boyd is confident an untimely ankle injury will not hinder her Olympic campaign in the women’s pole vault, but admits it has hindered her preparation. Having smashed her own national record with a clearance of 4.81m in Queensland last month, the 32-year-old Boyd arrives at a global…

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…