Australian sport information specialist with an interest in sport history and high performance sport. St Kilda and Canberra Raiders supporter.
- Member Since:
- June 2016
- Based In:
- Favourite Sports:
- AFL, Cricket, Cycling, Football, League, Racing, Rugby,
27 Jan 2017
The Australia Day honours recognise the achievements of Australians on and off the sporting field.
20 Jan 2017
Jarrod Mullen’s reported positive test made me reflect on the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) code and whether it should prevent athletes from using drugs that are performance-enhancing but also therapeutic.
28 Dec 2016
It’s tricky these days to determine when an athlete has retired – often they make comebacks or play in lower level competitions. For instance, cricketers like Shane Watson, Brad Hogg, and Brad Hodge have retired from first class cricket but still play in the Big Bash.
18 Dec 2016
There were several significant Australian athletes, coaches, administrators and journalists that died in 2016. This list is not exhaustive as it does not include the many contributors at the state and local level.
3 Dec 2016
With the end of 2016 in sight it is worth reflecting on some of the issues that that Australian sporting administrators have had to deal with.
1 Nov 2016
With the end of the year in sight, it is interesting to look back at autobiographies and biographies on current or recently retired Australian athletes and coaches published during the year.