Tim Lane

Tim Lane

AFL

Players fend off rants over drugs

Tim Lane The three-strikes policy upsets many despite the fact that the players gave up a lot in agreeing to it.

Lance Armstrong and the loss of innocence

Tim Lane Last Wednesday night's Lance Armstrong documentary, Stop at Nothing, was no doubt scheduled by the ABC with the start of another Tour de France in mind.

AFL

Not much glory to go round at Essendon

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Tim Lane This was to have been a column about the glory days of the Essendon and Melbourne football clubs. It was going to reflect on the immediate post-war success of the Bombers, the arrival of John Coleman...

AFL

No joy in Dons' predicament

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Tim Lane The Bomber coach has so far managed to defy gravity, but the end of the saga is fast approaching.

Dark artists drop the ball

Tim Lane The tanking scandal and the Folau debacle show the dangers of tinkering with footy's natural order.

Dear Santa, this wish comes from the too-hard list

Tim Lane The issue of AFL players and drug use has been overstated and misrepresented.

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Drug code is a collective worry for all

Tim Lane All policy on illicit drugs has become lost amid a blur of conspiracy and confusion.

Sports science has its place

Tim Lane Independence and transparency is the key to ensuring that all sport's yardsticks are not tarnished.

Cultural change, AFL gets Jeffed

Tim Lane Andrew Demetriou has overseen some momentous times at league HQ, but where to now?

Sport in Crisis

Probe must be independent

Tim Lane Australian model of anti-doping authority is outdated and public confidence is wavering.

AFL

AFL must bear growing pains

Tim Lane Football is spreading its wings and officials, players and fans must now commit to a bigger game.

Brownlow must go if 'fairest' criterion to be upheld

Jobe Watson.

Tim Lane The Brownlow medal that Jobe Watson won must now be forfeited.

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