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 has declared that despite the bitter history between the Storm and their preliminary final opponent, Manly, he wants his team to have some fire and emotion going...
Stathi Paxinos Melbourne Storm has backed the recovery powers of its players, naming four who missed its dominant qualifying final win against South Sydney in the team for Friday's preliminary final clash against...
Stathi Paxinos It has taken far less time than many had thought but Storm now has the chance it has been craving.
Stathi Paxinos Craig Bellamy insists that there is no place this week for any reference to Storm's recent history.
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 A special team is home to share its success.
Stathi Paxinos RYAN HOFFMAN said there was one way to show Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy how much he meant to the team and players.
Stathi Paxinos Ryan Hoffman said he believed there was one way to show Storm coach Craig Bellamy how much he meant to the team and players.
Stathi Paxinos Melbourne Storm captain crowned the club's player of the year for a fifth time.
Stathi Paxinos Wayne Bennett could not see any reason why Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy would want to leave this year's NRL premier when his contract was up next year, the seven-time premiership coach said...
Stathi Paxinos James O'Connor would like Kurtley Beale to remain in rugby and at the Melbourne Rebels.
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 Gareth Widdop knows he will have a greater target on his forehead this season.
Stathi Paxinos The gritty back-rower could be just one game away from playing for Australia.
Stathi Paxinos Melbourne remain undefeated after eight games, crushing the Warriors 32-14 at AAMI Park.
Stathi Paxinos Another representative position up for grabs, another plug from Bellamy for Ryan Hinchcliffe.
Stathi Paxinos Dane Nielsen is confident his exit from Melbourne Storm will not stop his development.
Stathi Paxinos and Glenn Jackson Queensland half-back not concerned that state-of-origin game will be his first in No. 7 jersey.