Gold medallist Michael Freiberg joins Sam Maxwell Sports Management

Exciting Australian cyclist Michael Freiberg today became the latest Delhi Commonwealth Games medallist to join the Sam Maxwell Sports Management stable. A powerfully built cyclist with a strong engine, Freiberg has enjoyed an impressive junior career that boasts numerous national championships alongside multiple international appearances. In 2011 he will turn his attention to the American…

Weightman takes bronze in marathon

Lisa Weightman has won bronze in the women’s marathon at the Commonwealth Games. The Australian finished third in a time of two hours 35 minutes and 25 seconds, behind Kenya’s Irene Kosgei (2:34:32) and Irene Mogake (2:34:43). Making her first appearance at the Commonwealth Games, Weightman was dropped by the lead group on numerous occasions…

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…