Australian Athletes fined for being late to Comm Games

RISING Australian athlete Alex Rowe has had his funding cut by a third after arriving late to the pre-Commonwealth Games camp.

Rowe decided to race in Monte Carlo where he equalled the longstanding 800m national record.

A similar fate could also befall Olympic 100-metre hurdles champion Sally Pearson.


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The Gold Coaster is in London at the moment for the Anniversary Games, missing the entire camp.

Athletics Australia says the camp is a necessary measure to ensure equality for all 99 athletes in the Games squad.

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