Greg Blood Roar Rookie

Greg Blood

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Australian sport information specialist with an interest in sport history and high performance sport. St Kilda and Canberra Raiders supporter.

Member Since:
 
June 2016
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Canberra
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AFL, Cricket, Cycling, Football, League, Racing, Rugby,

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2017 Queen’s Birthday honours list

2017 Queen's Birthday honours list

13 Jun 2017

The Queen’s Birthday Honours recognise the achievements of Australians on and off the sporting field.

Who should succeed John Coates in 2021 as AOC President?

Who should succeed John Coates in 2021 as AOC President?

7 May 2017

In the lead up to the 2017 Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President election, John Coates indicated that this would be his last term.

Remembering the contributions of AIS Men’s football to the Socceroos

Remembering the contributions of AIS Men's football to the Socceroos

28 Apr 2017

The Football Federation of Australia (FFA) has announced that it will be closing its Centre of Excellence (originally AIS Men’s Football) at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra at the end of the year. It is worth reflecting on the contribution of the AIS men’s program to football in Australia.

Manuka Oval unsatisactory for major AFL games

Manuka Oval unsatisactory for major AFL games

26 Apr 2017

On Friday night, Canberra’s Manuka Oval will host the GWS Giants for a clash against last year’s AFL premiers the Western Bulldogs. As a result, the replay of last year’s exciting preliminary final will be held at one of the AFL’s most inadequate stadiums.

Clubs are playing Russian roulette with long-term contracts

Clubs are playing Russian roulette with long-term contracts

6 Apr 2017

A worrying development in professional sport in Australia has been athletes signing long-term contracts, which could lead to the financial ruin of some clubs.

Are the Commonwealth Games still relevant?

Are the Commonwealth Games still relevant?

16 Mar 2017

The 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games baton has just left London, with Australia hosting the event for the fifth time. But are the Games are still relevant in an increasing congested calendar?