Ebden powers on in Delhi

Australia’s Matthew Ebden won through to the quarter-finals of the men’s singles at the Commonwealth Games overnight with a commanding 6-4 7-5 victory over Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi from Pakistan. Qureshi, a recent finalist at the 2010 US Open in both doubles and mixed doubles, was unable to handle Ebden’s supreme consistency in the humid conditions on…

Offereins ready to run in Delhi

With his training and competition planning throughout this year all geared towards the Games, National Champion Ben Offereins will run the heats of the individual 400m tomorrow (Thursday 7 October) at 5:10pm AEST. From the athletes entered in the 400m, Offereins goes in as the one with the fastest time thus far in 2010. While…

Third seed Ebden starts strong in Delhi

World #165 Matthew Ebden, seeded third in the Commonwealth Games, made a winning start to his singles campaign with a routine 6-3 6-2 win over Patrick Ogier of Guernsey. While stating that the temperature on court was rather warm, Ebden was upbeat after his match and was looking forward to his next round. “We’re wet…

Offereins to run against Olympic Champion

Having recently arrived in Europe, Ben Offereins is looking to continue his stellar year on the track thus far. Offereins will tonight compete over 400m in Stockholm, before taking on Jeremy Wariner in Lucerne this Sunday. Wariner, a triple Olympic Gold Medallist and holder of the third-fastest 400m time in history, is just the competition…

Jody Henry to be supported by Nike

It was confirmed this week that the dual 200m and 400m National Champion Jody Henry, will be supported by Nike. Nike are synonymous with track and field worldwide and Jody feels privileged to be added to their team. Jody will debut her Nike Zoom Powercat spikes on the Gold Coast this weekend. In her return…

Offereins claims bronze in 4 x 400m relay

Australia’s 4 x 400m men’s relay squad have claimed bronze at the Berlin World Athletics Championships. Ben Offereins ran with John Steffensen, Tristan Thomas and Sean Wroe in the fnial, finishing third behind the United States and Britain in a time of 3:00.90. The bronze medal was Australia’s fourth of the championships, finishing with two…

Offereins runs Australia into 4 x 400m medal final

Ben Offereins has run a strong third leg to help Australia to a season-best 3:02.04 in their men’s 4 x 400m heat at the World Athletics Championships in Moscow. The Australian relay team consisting of Joel Milburn, Tristan Thomas, Sean Wroe and Offereins finished fourth in the first heat behind Great Britain, France and the United States.…