Athletics continues to step forwardOur Rio athletics team put forward a terrific overall performance at the Games with two medals in race walking, and 28 athletes achieving top 16 results in their respective competitions. Things are looking on the up for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Dani Samuels - SelfieMeet Dani Samuels
Weekly wrap - 21 March 2016Find out what your Rio hopefuls and Aussie Olympians have been up to in the past week.
Dani SamuelsDani Samuels throws her way to sixth in the Women's Discus final during at the 2015 IAAF World Athletics Championships.
Australian Athletics Championships, Brisbane 2015The 93rd Australian Athletics Championships in Brisbane doubled as the qualifier for the World Championships in Beijing. Check out some of the great action captured by Getty Images.
Road to Rio: IGNITE21 months out from the Rio Olympic Games in 2016, the AOC launched Road to Rio: IGNITE. It's a workshop for Rio rookies and capped Olympians aiming for Brazil- focusing on 120 years of Australian Olympic tradition. Inspirational is the only word to describe it! #IGNITEtheDream travels around the nation.
Dani Samuels signs the IGNITE the Dream flag Dani Samuels signs the flag during an Australian Olympic Committee 'Ignite' Session ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, on November 20, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.
London 2012: AthleticsAll of the action from Athletics at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Photos courtesy of Getty Images
Dani Samuels Video DiaryDani Samuels Video Diary from the athletics training camp in Tonbridge one-hour south of London ahead of collecting uniform and moving to the Olympic Village in a few days.
Samuels Back in FormDani Samuels competes to win the Women DiscusThrow during the Samsung Diamond League on May 19, 2012 at the Shanghai Stadium in Shanghai, China.
Third Place for SamuelsDani Samuels of NSWIS finished in 3rd place with a distance of 60.74m for the Women's Discus at the Perth Track Classic at WA Athletics Stadium.
Athletics - Road to London 2012Check out the Australian Olympic Athletics hopefuls in action preparing for the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Hunter Takes FlightDani Samuels of the NSWIS competes in the Women's Discus during the 2012 Hunter Track Classic in Newcastle, Australia. The Hunter Track Classic is part of the 2012 National Athletics Series.
Going the DistanceDani Samuels in the Womens Discus during the 2011 Zatopek Classic in Melbourne, Australia. Dani won the event with a distance of 59.10m. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
Dani SamuelsDani Samuels reacts as she competes in the women's discus final during the 13th IAAF World Athletics Championships. Dani finished 10th.
Discus Queen DaniDani Samuels burst onto the scene when she became the youngest person to win a discus world title at the 2009 World Championships in Berlin. It may have been a surprise to many, but not Dani, and come 2012 she is ready to complete a dream.
My Journey to London - Dani SamuelsYou don’t just arrive in London in July 2012 for the Olympic Games. It takes years of hard work, sacrifices and determination to be the best. And it is not a solo effort. There are so many people that influence an athletes’ career. This gallery gives
Commonwealth BronzeBronze medalist Dani Samuels during the medal ceremony for the Women's Discus Throw final during the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games.
2007 AYOF Launch(L-R) Australian Olympic Committee President John Coates kicks the soccer ball around as Le Lam, Mayor of Auburn Council, the boxing kangaroo and athletes Petrina Price and Dani Samuels look on during the 2007 Australian Youth Olympic Festival launch in Sydney.
Winners Are GrinnersDani Samuels celebrates her winning throw and the gold medal in the women's Discus Throw Final during the 12th IAAF World Athletics Championships in Berlin, Germany.
Gold, Gold, Gold(L-R) Discus gold medalist Dani Samuels, pole vault gold medalist Steve Hooker and long jump bronze medalist Mitchell Watt pose with their medals during the 12th IAAF World Athletics Championships in Berlin, Germany.
National CompetitionDani Samuels of the NSWIS competes in the Womens Discus Throw Open during the 2011 Australian Athletics National Campionships in Melbourne.
Quiet ContemplationDani Samuels of Australia competes in the Women's Discus Final at the National Stadium during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.
Olympic DebutDani Samuels competes in the Women's Discus Final at the National Stadium during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.
89th Australian Athletics ChampionshipsMelbourne Olympic Park played host for the final time to the 89th Australian Athletics Championships, held in April 2011. The home of athletics for Victoria will now be converted into a warm up field for AFL. Here are some action shots and videos from the competition.
Dani Samuels - Discus ThrowDani Samuels of the NSWIS wisn the Womens Discus Throw Open during the Australian Athletics National Championships at Olympic Park in Melbourne with a distance of 61.79m
Dani Samuels - Discus ThrowDani Samuels of NSWIS competes in the Women's Discus Throw during the Sydney Track Classic at the Sydney Olympic Park Athletic Centre on March 19. dani won the event with a distance of 58.34m
Dani Samuels - DiscusDani Samuels competes in the Women’s Discus Throw during the Melbourne Track Classic at Melbourne Olympic Park, winning the event with a distance of 61m.
Guests Mingle at the London Team Appeal LaunchNSW Premier Kristina Keneally, athlete Dani Samuels and John Conde the chairman of the NSW olympic fundraising committee pose during the Australian
Dani Samuels Speaks on Behalf of the Olympic AthletesOlympic athlete Dani Samuels speaks during the Australian Olympic Team Appeal Launch
Dani Samuels wins goldDani Samuels receives the gold medal during the medal ceremony for the women's Discus Throw Final during day eight of the 12th IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Olympic Stadium on August 22, 2009 in Berlin, Germany.