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Greg Blood

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

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June 2016
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AFL, Cricket, Cycling, Football, League, Racing, Rugby,

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A critique of the national sport plan

A critique of the national sport plan

4 Aug 2018

The long-awaited national sport plan Sport 2030 has been released and has an ambitious vision for Australia “to be the world’s most active and healthy sporting nation, known for its integrity and sporting success”.

The impact of Sudanese-Australian athletes on the sporting landscape

The impact of Sudanese-Australian athletes on the sporting landscape

2 Aug 2018

Last week, Joseph Deng, a former Sudanese refugee, broke the Australian 800 metres record, set by Ralph Doubell in winning gold in at the 1968 Mexico Olympics.

How should we judge funding  of Australian Olympic athletes and teams?

How should we judge funding of Australian Olympic athletes and teams?

14 Jun 2018

Currently there is an interesting conundrum in Australian Olympic sport. The failure of the Australian Olympic team to achieve its target of the top five on the medal table at the Rio Olympics has raised questions about the suitability of medal targets.

Queen’s Birthday honours 2018

Queen's Birthday honours 2018

12 Jun 2018

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

How long can the proposed National Sports Plan survive?

How long can the proposed National Sports Plan survive?

14 May 2018

The Australian Government is due to release the long awaited first official National Sports Plan in the next few months.

Analysing Australia’s gold medal prospects in Pyeongchang

Analysing Australia's gold medal prospects in Pyeongchang

4 Feb 2018

The 23rd Winter Olympics open in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on 9 February and, though it hasn’t always been the case, Australia’s winter athletes are now expected to bring home medals.