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Humble Fearnley wins The Don award

Humble: Paralympics legend Kurt Fearnley.

Kurt Fearnley last night became the first athlete with a disability to win The Don award, but was typically self-effacing about his achievement.

Peter Norman to get statue in Melbourne

Peter Norman, left, stands next to Tommie Smith and John Carlos in Mexico.

Fifty years after playing a key role in one of the most iconic sporting moments of the 20th century, the late Australian sprinter and human rights advocate Peter Norman will be honoured with a statue in Melbourne.

Pearson back on track after injury

Sally Pearson is targeting more world championship and Olympic glory.

Fit-again Sally Pearson is confident she can manage the delicate balancing act of peaking twice in 10 months as she chases yet more success.