Ebden to take on World #1 Rafael Nadal

Australia’s number 3 ranked tennis player Matthew Ebden has booked a date with world No. 1 Rafael Nadal after winning his first round match at Queen’s against India’s Somdev Devvarman. Ebden looked comfortable in his 7-5 6-3 win over the world No. 67, a player who he lost to in straight sets at last year’s…

Moore runs meet record

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Kevin Moore capped an impressive few weeks by running a new meet record over 400m in the States of Europe Meet in Schaan, Liechtenstein over the weekend. Coming just weeks after being named in the Australian team for the World University Games in August, Moore powered to victory in a time…

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Kevin Moore signs

Sam Maxwell Sports Management is pleased to announce that talented Australian sprinter Kevin Moore has joined the SMSM stable. At only 20 years of age, Moore was a member of the gold medal-winning 4x400m Australian relay team from last year’s Commonwealth Games. Moore began his athletics career at the age of 8, where he was…

Weightman to participate in Mothers Day Classic

Lisa Weightman will participate in the Mothers Day Classic in Melbourne this weekend as part of a Victorian Institute of Sport Ski Activ team. In what will be her first “race” since her bronze medal at last year’s Commonwealth Games, the Mothers Day Classic will see Weightman take a slightly different approach to normal given…

Weightman forced out of London

Australian marathon runner Lisa Weightman has had to unfortunately withdraw from the London Marathon next month with an abductor injury. The Commonwealth Games Bronze medallist had been experiencing discomfort in her pelvis region when she ran and while scans did not show any fracture, there was the risk of longer-term damage should she continue to…

Boyd moves to second all-time in Australia

With her second World Championships A-qualifying leap in as many weeks, Commonwealth Games gold medallist Alana Boyd recently jumped a new personal best of 4.60m in the women’s pole vault in a low key inter-club meet in Perth. Her jump, only two weeks after being the first Australian track and field athlete to post the…