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 All pre-season the Melbourne Rebels have been talking about how things would be different this season.
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 and Georgina Robinson Melbourne Rebels players Kurtley Beale and Cooper Vuna have been sent back to Australia on separate flights from the team's South African tour after being involved in a late-night fight.
Stathi Paxinos Former Rebels disappointed that argument between teammates got out of control.
Stathi Paxinos Melbourne Rebels show they are no longer the Super Rugby bunnies.
Stathi Paxinos The Welsh veteran admits it has been a steep learning curve.
Stathi Paxinos Damien Hill walked into last night's post-match press conference a happy man.
Stathi Paxinos Melbourne Rebels stand-in skipper Gareth Delve said he believes there's a time when you either put up or shut up.
Stathi Paxinos Melbourne Rebels show they would no longer be known as easybeats of competition.
Stathi Paxinos Melbourne Rebels were last night left seething at a disallowed try to James Hilgendorf that cost them a chance of snatching momentum and a possible victory against the Brumbies, with the Melbourne...
Stathi Paxinos Berrick Barnes had quite a few things to be grateful for last night.
Stathi Paxinos THE Melbourne Rebels has for the first time started a Super Rugby season with a win when they fought back against the Western Force to secure a 30-23 victory at AAMI Park on Friday night.
Stathi Paxinos SCOTT HIGGINBOTHAM was not quite sure how to take the first question he received following the Melbourne Rebels' 30-23 win over Western Force in Friday night's Super Rugby season opener.
Stathi Paxinos New-look Rebels back row up for the challenge to face the in-form Brumbies.
Stathi Paxinos A QUICK look through the Melbourne Rebels ranks deep into the second half of their 30-13 loss to the Brumbies on Friday night told the story.
Stathi Paxinos The stand-in Melbourne Rebels captain was eager to promote his forwards in Friday night's game against New South Wales.
Stathi Paxinos The Melbourne Rebels say a controversial refereeing decision cost them their chance of springing an upset over Queensland.
Stathi Paxinos Melbourne Rebels beaten 35-19 by the Waratahs in a spiteful clash at AAMI Park.
Stathi Paxinos Assistant coach John Muggleton has no illusion that improvement is needed against Reds.