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Chris Lewis

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Chris Lewis has an interest in all life issues: economic, social, environmental, and especially sport.

Member Since:
 
December 2010
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Albury-Wodonga

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What the IAAF can do to stop drug cheats

What the IAAF can do to stop drug cheats

15 Aug 2017

Has the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) gotten on top of drug cheating? No way.

Justin Gatlin, drug cheat or one of the great modern day sprinters?

Justin Gatlin, drug cheat or one of the great modern day sprinters?

8 Aug 2017

Given the constant booing that was directed at Justin Gatlin by the London crowd at the 2017 World Athletics Championships – when he was introduced before races and after winning the 100m (beating Usain Bolt) – should Gatlin be treated as a drug cheat or respected as one of the greatest sprinters?

World swimming championships are just as important as the Olympic Games

World swimming championships are just as important as the Olympic Games

4 Aug 2017

John Bertrand, the President of Swimming Australia, suggested on the ABC radio show The Ticket that any critical assessment of Australia’s performance at the 2017 World Swimming Championships should be downplayed on the basis that the 2020 Olympic Games is the ultimate aim. I disagree.

Embarrassment about Australian football pitches only tells half the story

Embarrassment about Australian football pitches only tells half the story

6 Jun 2016

Following Australia’s 1-0 win against Greece at Sydney’s ANZ stadium, coach Ange Postecoglou again criticised the standard of pitches serving as Australian venues for international competition.

How successful can Australia and New Zealand be at the Olympic Games?

How successful can Australia and New Zealand be at the Olympic Games?

31 Oct 2015

Notwithstanding the enormous interest generated by sporting clashes between Australia and New Zealand, particularly in rugby union, netball and rugby league, this article focuses on less popular sports that receive most attention in such countries come Olympic Games time.

Will bigger and better Sydney football stadiums deliver bigger NRL crowds?

Will bigger and better Sydney football stadiums deliver bigger NRL crowds?

23 Sep 2015

During September 2015, NSW Premier Mike Baird announced a $1.6 billion strategy to build or upgrade a few stadiums in the next ten years, with a belief that “If you have better sports facilities and make the experience more attractive, people are more likely to come.”