Weightman ready to run Delhi marathon

Lisa Weightman’s wait is nearly over. Being forced to wait until the last day of competition, Weightman will tomorrow run the gruelling 42.195 kilometre, six lap course around the streets of Delhi. Weightman enters the race with the third quickest personal-best time of anyone in the field and takes confidence from the fact that she…

Ebden wins Bronze

Matthew Ebden added to Australia’s overall medal tally with victory in the Bronze Medal match in the men’s singles at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi overnight. His 6-3 6-3 win over fellow Australian and Davis Cup regular Peter Luczak topped off a great week for Ebden, who has relished the opportunity to play for…

Offereins 7th in Final

National 400m Champion Ben Offereins was last night 7th in the final of the Men’s 400m at the Commonwealth Games. Despite going in to the final with the quickest time from 2010 of anyone in the field, Offereins was philosophical about his performance at the Games. “I made a Commonwealth Games final, and I’m happy.…

Ebden to play for Bronze

Australia’s Matthew Ebden will tonight play off for the Commonwealth Games Bronze¬†Medal against fellow Australian and Davis Cup regular, Peter Luczak. The match will be the second fixture on Court 1, scheduled for 7pm Delhi time (12.30am AEST). Despite being beaten by top seeded Indian Somdev Devvarman in the semi finals, Ebden has felt privileged…

Offereins runs Commonwealth Games Final tonight

National 400m Champion Ben Offereins will tonight contest the final of the Men’s 400m at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi. In perhaps the toughest of the three semi finals, Offereins placed third behind Michael Mathieu and Conrad Williams in a time of 46.11sec. He then had to endure an agonising five minute wait to…

Weightman departs for Delhi

Australia’s hope in the women’s marathon event, Lisa Weightman will depart for Delhi later this afternoon from her training camp in Cairns. With the marathon scheduled as the last event on the program next Thursday 14 October, it was always going to be the plan of Weightman’s coach Richard Telford, to have her arrive in…

Ebden one match away from gold medal play off

Australian number 3 seed Matthew Ebden moved within one win of the gold medal match after recording a tight three set victory over England’s Josh Goodall. In the hot and humid Delhi conditions Ebden prevailed 6-7 6-1 7-6 in just under 2 hours and 15 minutes. Goodall played exceptionally well throughout the tight encounter and…

Delhi: Men’s 400m heats announced

The heats of the men’s 400m get underway this afternoon with Ben Offereins being drawn in Heat 2. Of the other Australians, Joel Milburn is in Heat 3 and will have to contend with the improving Kenyan Mark Kiprotich Muttai. Sean Wroe in Heat 6 should have enough speed to also progress after receiving a…