World champion Pittman-Rawlinson out of Berlin

By Susan Porter, World-Track LONDON — Australia’s Jana Pittman-Rawlinson has been ruled out of next month’s World Championships and will not defend her 400m hurdles crown because of persistent back injury injury. Pittman-Rawlinson, who recently returned to competition from a year-long sit-out has only raced twice this season and was almost on the road to…

Pittman-Rawlinson out of London GP, doubtful for Berlin

By Glen Andrews, World-Track LONDON — Jana Pittman-Rawlinson’s hunt to defend her 400metres hurdles title at the World Championships in Berlin next month took a step backward, after she suffered a bulging disc in her back, it was reported on Thursday. The Australian who recently returned to competition, following a one year layoff because of…

Rawlinson wins in comeback race, Idowu beats Evora in Spain

By Symone Goss, World-Track MALAGA — In only her first 400m hurdles race of season Australian two-time world champion Jana Rawlinson returned to competition with boosting victory, after fighting off what she described as "the strongest winds I’ve ever raced in." Rawlinson, who has been sidelined by injures for over a year won her specialty…