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 Rebels move to strengthen front-row stocks for next season.
Stathi Paxinos The Melbourne Rebels' pre-season takes a knock with Jason Woodward being ruled out for six weeks.
Stathi Paxinos New-look Rebels back row up for the challenge to face the in-form Brumbies.
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 Gareth Delve has been replaced as Melbourne Rebels skipper by Scott Higginbotham because the struggling team needs a leader who can play the full game, coach Damien Hill said on Thursday.
Stathi Paxinos The Melbourne Rebels players say they realise the only way they can help coach Damien Hill keep his job is by winning.
Stathi Paxinos Whatever happens during the Melbourne Rebels' clash against the Highlanders on July 12, veteran loosehead prop Nic Henderson, who will be playing his 119th and final Super Rugby game, does not want...
Stathi Paxinos Whatever happens during the Melbourne Rebels' clash against the Highlanders on July 12, veteran loose-head prop Nic Henderson, who will be playing his 119th and final Super Rugby game, does not want...
Stathi Paxinos There are few things that Stirling Mortlock did not achieve in his career. Mortlock played 80 Tests for Australia and was captain for 29 of them. He played in two World Cups and won Bledisloe Cups.
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 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.
Stathi Paxinos Kurtley Beale would be welcomed back to the Melbourne Rebels if the troubled star chose to return.
Stathi Paxinos There has been a changing of the guard every year of the Melbourne Rebels' existence.
Stathi Paxinos Melbourne Rebels led for all of 10 seconds against the Highlanders - but when it mattered.
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 RUGBY UNION As things stand now, Adam Freier is one of the last players on the list to have not yet played a moment of football for the Melbourne Rebels.
Stathi Paxinos RUGBY UNION Melbourne Rebels leave out injured half-back Sam Cordingley and move novice inside-centre Cooper Vuna to the wing for clash against Brumbies.