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Tim Lane

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Tim Lane is one of the most respected voices in Australian sport, having gained a strong following for his weekly AFL column in The Age. Tim has also called 32 AFL/VFL grand finals and was behind the microphone for Cathy Freeman's memorable gold medal at the Sydney Olympics.

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February 2017

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Unexpected Aussies stand tall in Ranchi epic

Unexpected Aussies stand tall in Ranchi epic

4 days ago

This column started as a lament, and finished as a song of praise. When writing began, before play on the final day in Ranchi, few gave Australia a hope of avoiding defeat. India appeared to have gained control of the match and, in all probability, the series.

Want a higher-scoring AFL? Tell the umps to blow the whistle more

Want a higher-scoring AFL? Tell the umps to blow the whistle more

9 Mar 2017

When Ron Barassi stared into the void at half-time of the 1970 VFL grand final, he imagined a hazy outline.