Jon Pierik is a sports writer with The Age, focusing primarily on AFL football, cricket and basketball. He has won awards for his cricket and basketball writing.
Jon Pierik National Basketball League players have expressed fears the competition is at the crossroads, declaring it is time to consider scrapping the player rankings system, lifting the salary cap and moving...
Jon Pierik The NBL is at a crossroads, and tough decisions must be made.
Jon Pierik Basketball Australia chief executive Kristina Keneally wants the Women's National Basketball League to be the country's premier women's sporting competition.
Jon Pierik Channel Nine seems reluctant to enter a bidding war for cricket broadcasting rights.
Jon Pierik London Olympian Elizabeth Cambage posted an intriguing message on Twitter on Tuesday, questioning whether the antics of disgraced swimmer James Magnussen had impacted on other female athletes during...
Jon Pierik MELBOURNE great Gerard Healy has hit out at AFL chief executive Andrew Demetriou and the AFL Commission and fears the Demons could be left financially depleted if found guilty of tanking.
Jon Pierik Former national chairman of selectors questions the overall philosophy of those in charge.
Jon Pierik Melbourne is talking to its players about dealing with the scrutiny experienced by footballers.
Jon Pierik and Chloe Saltau Shane Warne may have played his last competitive game of cricket if Melbourne Stars lose to Sydney Thunder.
Jon Pierik Head coach Leigh Nugent unsure whether Thorpe has determination needed to dominate.
Jon Pierik While the Melbourne Stars left Brisbane a beaten team, an animated exchange between Stars paceman Clint Mckay and the Heat's Dan Christian has helped to give the Big Bash League a legitimacy it has...
Jon Pierik Sri Lanka captain faces uncertain future in Test series against Australia.
Jon Pierik Ousted fast bowler says he is "absolutely shattered" after he was dropped as part of Australia's contentious rotation policy.
Jon Pierik Paceman urges leg-spin wizard Warne to scrap suggestions of a Test comeback.
Jon Pierik Kate Lundy warns racing officials sport will be undermined unless they maintain its integrity.
Jon Pierik Retired former NSW Supreme Court chief judge James Wood to head independent review of Cycling Australia.
Jon Pierik Queensland Cricket hopes to attract a record crowd when it hosts the opening Australia and South Africa test.
Jon Pierik Channel Nine says marquee series of season should be during the peak of summer.
Jon Pierik CHANNEL Nine says South Africa's decision to not tour over the Christmas and New Year period is less than ideal, declaring the marquee cricket series of the season should be held in the peak of...
Jon Pierik Cycling Australia president will urge board to authorise investigation of current staff.