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 Kurtley Beale would be welcomed back to the Melbourne Rebels if the troubled star chose to return.
Stathi Paxinos Departing Melbourne Rebels coach blamed his demise partly on off-field incidents.
Stathi Paxinos Skipper James Horwill says he could not be prouder of his team.
Stathi Paxinos Who says history never repeats? Etihad Stadium again proved a lucky hunting ground for the Wallabies who, as they did 12 years ago, kept the series alive by hanging to beat the British and Irish...
Stathi Paxinos Former Wallabies captain says Beale can either fold or come back stronger.
Stathi Paxinos Wallabies skipper James Horwill has stressed he's a clean player and insists he did nothing wrong in the "accidental" rucking incident which has inflamed tensions ahead of Saturday night's crucial...
Stathi Paxinos ARU’s experiment with private ownership of a Super Rugby franchise in Melbourne comes to an end with foundation shareholders of the Rebels giving up their stakes.
Stathi Paxinos Joe Tomane did not hesitate when asked on Wednesday what effect former coach Craig Bellamy has had on his career.
Georgina Robinson, Stathi Paxinos Wallabies James O'Connor and Kurtley Beale have been cleared by team management after being out until 4am on Wednesday.
Stathi Paxinos Kurtley Beale’s teammates remain confident that he is one of the team’s go-to man in clutch situations despite the troubled star missing two penalty kicks that could have secured Australia a win in...
Stathi Paxinos Joe Tomane reckons there is something about Queensland that just does not agree with him.
Stathi Paxinos Tourists beat Australia's youngest Super Rugby team 35-0 at AAMI Park.
Stathi Paxinos Major changes unlikely in Lions team for second Test despite big win over Rebels.
Stathi Paxinos The British and Irish Lions showed they learnt their lesson after their surprise loss to the Brumbies, bouncing back to squash the Melbourne Rebels at AAMI Park on Tuesday night.
Stathi Paxinos There are many things that are different about George Smith from the young talent who turned 21 during the 2001 British and Irish Lions tour.
Georgina Robinson, Stathi Paxinos The British and Irish Lions have bunkered down in Melbourne, galvanised by the loss of veteran second-rower Paul O'Connell within a day of Wallabies captain James Horwill was cleared of a stamping...
Stathi Paxinos If Rebels perform well, it could go some way towards saving coach's job.
Stathi Paxinos George Smith is keen for a Wallabies call-up to take on the Lions this weekend.
Stathi Paxinos Gareth Delve never thought he would one day play against the British and Irish Lions.
Georgina Robinson, Stathi Paxinos Returning Australian halfback Luke Burgess has been parachuted into the starting line-up for the Rebels' game against the British and Irish Lions on Tuesday.