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Catherine Armitage

Catherine Armitage is a senior writer at The Sydney Morning Herald. In a long career in journalism she has covered a wide range of topics including business, science, social issues, education, higher education, legal affairs, ideas and the future. She is a former higher education editor and China correspondent and has received numerous awards and scholarships for her work. She is currently writing about the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sex Abuse. 9282 3330.

'We took drugs': Chinese athletes confess to doping in secret letter

Catherine Armitage An astonishing run of world records among Chinese female distance runners has been unexplained - until now.

I'm over Jarryd Hayne, before he's even started

In the spotlight: Jarryd Hayne has made NFL bigwigs sit up and take notice.

Catherine Armitage Australia, sometimes you embarrass me. A few weeks ago I'd never heard of Jarryd Hayne. Now this guy they call the "Hayne Plane" is turning up on all my screens and I resent it.

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Chasing down the cheats

 Lance Armstrong

Catherine Armitage The forecast for the Tour Down Under in South Australia next week is hot and getting hotter, but the fall-out from Lance Armstrong's doping confessions will do even more than the sun to raise...