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Gerry Collins

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Golf’s Olympic gold may not sparkle

Golf’s Olympic gold may not sparkle

1 Dec 2015

News this week that Adam Scott was being given more time to decide if he would be available to represent Australia at the Rio Olympic Games raises the question of how significant the Olympic gold medal will be in the world of golf.

Who has been rugby’s greatest ever player?

Who has been rugby's greatest ever player?

24 Nov 2015

In a week when two rugby immortals exited different stages, the question arose: was one of them the greatest player ever, and if not who was?

Should we be encouraging exercising the mind as well as the body?

Should we be encouraging exercising the mind as well as the body?

17 Nov 2015

As the monetary rewards for professional athletes have increased, the need for them to concern themselves with a post-sporting life has diminished.

Do we dare to dream of backstroke gold?

Do we dare to dream of backstroke gold?

10 Nov 2015

As I was belting out the laps at the David Thiele pool at the University of Queensland this morning, my mind wandered to thoughts of Thiele himself and his extraordinary achievements.

Rugby administrators need some Cheika passion

Rugby administrators need some Cheika passion

3 Nov 2015

In the midst of his immediate post World Cup final devastation, Wallaby coach Michael Cheika raised his voice to speak to his nation’s rugby fans.

David Pocock versus Richie McCaw battle to decide World Cup

David Pocock versus Richie McCaw battle to decide World Cup

28 Oct 2015

In any preview of an All Blacks game it’s not surprising to see references to the ‘Richie McCaw factor’. Similarly in Australia we have become used to talking about the ‘David Pocock factor’.