Stathi Paxinos covers rugby league, rugby union, boxing, swimming and Australian Rules football for The Age. He has covered numerous major sporting events including the Sydney Olympic Games (boxing), the 2003 Rugby World Cup, state of origin contests and NRL finals, world title fights and national swimming championships. Stathi also covered boxing and aquatics at the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games.
Stathi Paxinos MELBOURNE Storm coach Craig Bellamy could not resist a smile when talking about Canterbury counterpart Des Hasler.
Stathi Paxinos Craig Bellamy remembers the bitter disappointment he felt when Ryan Hinchcliffe and Ryan Hoffman were not chosen for New South Wales in this year's State of Origin.
Stathi Paxinos Craig Bellamy has not been finding sleep easy these past months.
Stathi Paxinos Penrith forward Clint Newton insists that there has not been, and would not be, any use of the words 'form slump' in relation to Melbourne Storm ahead of their clash.
Stathi Paxinos IT HAS been a while since Craig Bellamy had seen such facial expressions and body language on his players.
Stathi Paxinos THERE was a feeling that hung around Melbourne Storm's game against Penrith yesterday. It was one of ''surely not''.
Stathi Paxinos Despite injury concern, Storm's Sisa Waqa was training strongly at a closed session in Sydney.
Stathi Paxinos, Sydney Storm skipper Cameron Smith believes it will not be long before the grand final atmosphere reaches something similar to a state of origin.
Stathi Paxinos The battle between Billy Slater and Ben Barba in today's NRL grand final has the fans excited.
Stathi Paxinos Among the Melbourne Storm players who will be departing the NRL premiers in coming weeks, New Zealand-bound Todd Lowrie and Dane Nielsen are hoping - and only half jokingly - that memories and...
Stathi Paxinos Melbourne Storm captain crowned the club's player of the year for a fifth time.
Stathi Paxinos Queensland coach Mal Meninga always maintained that Petero Civoniceva only had to say he wanted to play and he would include him in the Maroons' quest for a seventh consecutive state of origin series...
Stathi Paxinos Brisbane coach wishes Slater could have saved a couple of his rare fumbles for tonight.
Stathi Paxinos Blues believe five-eighth the man to help them break Queensland's state of origin dominance.
Stathi Paxinos Storm coach Craig Bellamy says star full-back will not rush his return.
Stathi Paxinos VICTORY against Manly in tonight's clash would go a long way to showing that Melbourne could beat any team anywhere, because when it rise to challenges, skipper Cameron Smith believes there are few...
Stathi Paxinos "Embarrassing"' defence leads to a humbling 40-12 defeat by Canberra.
Stathi Paxinos Melbourne Storm full-back Billy Slater believes he is unlikely to be ready to be rushed back into the team for this weekend's clash against North Queensland despite the one-time premiership...
Stathi Paxinos MELBOURNE Storm coach Craig Bellamy last night said he had seen enough in his team's 20-16 loss to North Queensland to be a little less worried and a little happier about his team's prospect's of...