Stathi Paxinos

Stathi Paxinos

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.

Storm duo may be fit for opener

Stathi Paxinos RUGBY LEAGUE Melbourne Storm's injury crisis might not be as bad as first thought.

Rugby League

I'll keep on learning: Nielsen

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 01:  Dane Nielsen of the Storm dives over to score a try during the round 21 NRL match between the Parramatta Eels and the Melbourne Storm at Parramatta Stadium on August 1, 2011 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Stathi Paxinos Dane Nielsen is confident his exit from Melbourne Storm will not stop his development.

Rugby League

Maroons on top in Origin opener

State of Origin

Stathi Paxinos Queensland has positioned itself in the box seat to extend its record-breaking run.

Rugby League

Carney tipped to rattle Maroons

Glenn Stewart, Jarryd Hayne and Josh Morris of the Blues train at Etihad Stadium yesterday.

Stathi Paxinos Blues believe five-eighth the man to help them break Queensland's state of origin dominance.

Rugby League

Storm defence must improve, says Slater

Billy Slater

Stathi Paxinos Injured Melbourne Storm star Billy Slater has admitted the team must have a look at itself.