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 Gareth Delve has become the first foreign player to be named captain of an Australian Super Rugby team, with the Melbourne Rebels this morning making the announcement.
Georgina Robinson, Stathi Paxinos The Melbourne Rebels capped one of the most extraordinary clean-outs in Australian rugby history with the news they had parted company with Wallabies playmaker Kurtley Beale on Saturday.
Stathi Paxinos Scott Higginbotham says he regrets kneeing and head-butting All Black Richie McCaw.
Stathi Paxinos The Melbourne Rebels' pre-season takes a knock with Jason Woodward being ruled out for six weeks.
Stathi Paxinos Gareth Delve the first foreign player named captain of an Australian Super Rugby team.
Stathi Paxinos GARETH DELVE has become the first foreign player to be named captain of an Australian Super Rugby team after being appointed to lead the Melbourne Rebels.
STATHI PAXINOS JAMES O'CONNOR is expected to be fit for the Melbourne Rebels' season opener against Western Force despite the Wallabies star suffering a bad gash to his bottom lip that required 18 stitches during...
Stathi Paxinos Gareth Delve won't forget where the Rebels have come from.
Stathi Paxinos Rebels half-back Nick Phipps adjusting to presence of two Wallabies backs.
Stathi Paxinos Coach Damien Hill will not publicly state the target, but he knows the arithmetic.
Stathi Paxinos It was the result that the Melbourne Rebels wanted - a win against the Western Force to get their season off to a positive start for the first time.
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 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 James O'Connor had plenty of what he calls 'reflection time' last year.
Stathi Paxinos James O'Connor will captain the Melbourne Rebels in a Super Rugby game for the first time.
Stathi Paxinos JAMES O'CONNOR had plenty of what he calls ''reflection time" last year. The talented 22-year-old sat out much of the year because of a lacerated liver that ruined his Super Rugby season with the...
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 Talented Sydney University player will get his chance this week, earlier than expected.
Stathi Paxinos Wallabies coach Robbie Deans says he likes what he has seen in the emerging leadership of James O'Connor.