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 The Melbourne Rebels have been described in various ways since a consortium of business people, fronted by media buyer Harold Mitchell, was awarded Australia's fifth Super Rugby licence before the...
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 A series of high-profile recruiting failures would not deter the Melbourne Rebels from attempting to lure Benji Marshall to the club, chief executive Rob Clarke said on Wednesday.
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 Melbourne Rebels led for all of 10 seconds against the Highlanders - but when it mattered.
Stathi Paxinos and Georgina Robinson Rebels cap extraordinary cleanout by cutting ties with Wallabies playmaker.
Stathi Paxinos The Melbourne Rebels led for all of 10 seconds against the Highlanders in their final Super Rugby game of the season.
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...
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 Former Wallabies captain says Beale can either fold or come back stronger.
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 Skipper James Horwill says he could not be prouder of his team.
Stathi Paxinos It will, according to Nic Henderson, be a classic Australian underdog story.
Stathi Paxinos It will, according to Nic Henderson, be a classic Australian underdog story when the Melbourne Rebels take on the British and Irish Lions at AAMI Park on Tuesday night.
Stathi Paxinos Rebels coach says win over Stormers marks coming of age for team.
Stathi Paxinos One year ago Jarrod Saffy was looking at the end of his career, which had spanned both rugby codes, because of a neck injury suffered at a Melbourne Rebels training session.
Stathi Paxinos Rebels coach believes the close results are a necessary part of his developing team's progress.
Stathi Paxinos Melbourne Rebels' Mitch Inman believes respect is slowly coming.
Stathi Paxinos Melbourne Rebels are investigating whether any of Kurtley Beale's teammates - including fellow Wallaby James O'Connor - were with the troubled star when he broke the conditions of his return to rugby...