Competition is back!

2021-22 Queensland Athletics Shield Series: Alana Boyd Shield State Athletics Facility, Nathan Saturday November 6th 2021 Alana Boyd Shield Meet @ QSAC Stadium, Brisbane AU Event: Men’s Open 100m With Australian summer around the corner, last weekend saw the first Queensland Athletics shield meet for season 2021/2022 take place Queensland Sports Athletics Centre. Despite still Read more about Competition is back![…]

Russel Taib with weights in gym

Pre-Season Update

With the global pandemic pushing major competitions back one year, the year 2022 will be a colossal year for athletes, with the World Championships, Commonwealth Games, Asian Games, and SEA Games all held in the same year across the globe. However, the global resilience and effort shown to deliver a safe Olympic Games recently has Read more about Pre-Season Update[…]

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Australian Track & Field Champs

Sydney, 12/04/2021 – 19/04/2021 This year’s championships feels to have special significance for athletes and administrators alike following the turbulence of 2020. For the athletes National Aussies and overseas athletes residing in Australia, and overseas participants alike it’s usually the final showdown of the Australian domestic season and coming 13 months after the domestic competition Read more about Australian Track & Field Champs[…]

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124th Queensland Athletics Championships

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Australia’s top track-and-field athletes were provided a way to safely compete against each other in not just one but two separate competitions over the weekend with the Sydney Track Classic and the 124th Queensland Athletics Championships held at the same time. Given the dearth of competitions last year and prevailing difficult Read more about 124th Queensland Athletics Championships[…]

Australian competition hiatus potentially looks to ease early 2021

Normally at this time its pre-season preparation for Russel Taib, with the Australian domestic competition selection process becoming the targeted focus for training. However understandably this year continues to require further adaptation. Athletics Australia confirmed in September that eight National Championship events that were due to be held in 2020 have been cancelled due to Read more about Australian competition hiatus potentially looks to ease early 2021[…]

Squad and track training returns for Russel

In May the Australian Prime Minister released a three-stage road map to guide Australia out of COVID-19 lockdowns across the state and territories, with a view to re-opening Australia. These stages to be instituted by each state and territory at a pace they deem relevant for their jurisdiction’s circumstance. For Russel Taib it was good Read more about Squad and track training returns for Russel[…]

Reflection: The importance of grassroots in sport

Despite the deprivations of normal life activity under the current pandemic conditions we are all coping with – the changes in everyone’s normal routines and time demands has provided many with the chance to reflect on the past and the journey to the present. Russel Taib is pleased to be recently recognised in Athletics South’s Read more about Reflection: The importance of grassroots in sport[…]

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