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John Silvester is a Walkley-award winning crime writer and columnist. A co-author of the best-selling books that formed the basis of the hit Australian TV series Underbelly, Silvester is also a regular guest on 3AW with his "Sly of the Underworld" segment.
John Silvester The star witness in the Essendon drug saga is refusing to testify as the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority takes him to court to force him to do so.
Jake Niall and John Silvester ASADA has been speaking with key witnesses in the Essendon investigation in recent weeks, as the anti-doping body seeks to shore up evidence before taking any potential action against Essendon...
John Silvester Top detective to work as anti-corruption investigator as integrity department revamped.
Jake Niall, John Silvester The sports scientist at the centre of the Essendon drug scandal, Stephen Dank, used an unfounded allegation about Collingwood using banned drugs to pressure coach James Hird to authorise the...
Jake Niall and John Silvester Key witness says Stephen Dank used Collingwood claims to manipulate James Hird.
John Silvester Essendon coach James Hird was never the subject of a drug squad investigation and claims his house was raided are false, according to detectives involved in the case.
John Silvester Detectives want to interview star Collingwood player Harry O'Brien over his revelations he can identify the killer who shot dead a man in South America.
Richard Baker, Jake Niall, John Silvester, Nick McKenzie Concerns Essendon players may have been given a banned performance-enhancing drug have strengthened with the emergence of an invoice showing the club was billed for a ''Thymosin peptide''.
Richard Baker, Jake Niall and John Silvester Emails show a biochemist and Essendon’s former sports scientist discussing how to use a banned drug. Now an invoice for the drug has emerged.
John Silvester The biochemist who imported peptides has promised to tell all to ASADA next week.
John Silvester AS A whistleblower, they don't come any more colourful and contradictory than Dr Ageless.
John Silvester THE man rifling through the rubbish bin at the bottom of the long driveway didn't look like a vagrant and wasn't at all startled when challenged over his suspicious behaviour.
John Silvester A controversial sports biochemist says an organised crime network wanted him to spike AFL players' supplements with illicit drugs as part of a plan to blackmail them into joining a match-fixing ring.
John Silvester AFL players are evasive targets on the field but easy ones off it.
John Silvester If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery then retired football coach Allan Jeans has been flattered (behind his back) for decades.