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 CRAIG Bellamy has added his voice to the chorus of concern about refereeing in the NRL with the Melbourne Storm coach saying the consistency of decisions must be improved.
Stathi Paxinos It seems fairytale endings do happen. Two years after Melbourne was locked in the darkest days of the club's history, the Storm proved too strong for Canterbury in the grand final.
Brad Walter and Stathi Paxinos The NRL match review committee has ruled that Melbourne fullback Billy Slater's kick to the head of Canterbury forward David Klemmer was accidental contact.
Stathi Paxinos THE Billy Slater show rolls on, with the Melbourne fullback scoring a double for the fourth consecutive match as the Storm tore apart Sydney Roosters at AAMI Park yesterday.
Stathi Paxinos QUEENSLAND centre Greg Inglis last night admitted it was ''pure luck'' that he scored the match-winning try in the Origin series opener last night.
Stathi Paxinos QUEENSLAND centre Greg Inglis last night admitted it was "pure luck" that he scored the match-winning try in the Origin series opener last night.
Stathi Paxinos Queensland has positioned itself in the box seat to extend its record-breaking run.
Stathi Paxinos Injured Melbourne Storm star Billy Slater has admitted the team must have a look at itself.