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 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...
Stathi Paxinos Kurtley Beale has again been suspended, after the troubled star broke the conditions of his return to rugby by drinking alcohol the night after returning for the Melbourne Rebels and missing a...
Stathi Paxinos Queensland Reds inside-centre says he was tempted to return to the city where he grew up.
Stathi Paxinos The Rebels were left to rue what might have been following their third consecutive loss after holding a half-time lead.
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 Melbourne Rebels skipper Stirling Mortlock is set to miss his final game in Australia despite the club maintaining that the retiring veteran would be given until the last possible moment to be...
Stathi Paxinos It was ultimately a night of disappointment for Melbourne as it went down 32-17 to the Reds.
Stathi Paxinos STIRLING Mortlock had been willing further damage his troublesome calf and miss the Melbourne Rebels' final two games of the season so that he could play his final game in Australia last night at...
Stathi Paxinos Stirling Mortlock took a chance so he could play the Rebels' last game at home this season.
Stathi Paxinos Retired Rebels forward Michael Lipman will tell ex-teammate Tom Chamberlain to play on.
Stathi Paxinos Gareth Delve suffered the disappointment of missing out on Wales' World Cup team.
Stathi Paxinos Melbourne Rebels Danny Cipriani and Kurtley Beale and injured Wallaby and Queensland Reds star Quade Cooper believed to be involved in a car crash.
Stathi Paxinos Assistant coach John Muggleton has no illusion that improvement is needed against Reds.
Stathi Paxinos Move over Cameron Smith, Billy Slater and Cooper Cronk, the Melbourne Rebels' 34-23 win over the more-fancied Blues on Thursday has shown there could be a new ''Big Three'' in town.
Stathi Paxinos KURTLEY BEALE'S Melbourne Rebels teammates do not doubt that the backline maestro could easily handle a switch to Test five-eighth after watching the difference he has made to the Super Rugby team.
Stathi Paxinos Adam Freier has a casual way of describing one of the hardest milestones in Australian rugby.
Stathi Paxinos Melbourne Rebels star Kurtley Beale may play two Tests for the Wallabies in five days.